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Batter Tauntingly Blows Kiss at Catcher, Who Then Gets Ejected High School Batter Tauntingly Blows Kiss at Catcher, Who Then Gets Ejected , Staff Writer 12:50pm, July 23

My basis for any catcher and batter interaction stems from "Ham" Porter chatting up a rival Little League team in…

Clumsy Tee-Baller Uses Her Face as a Glove, Hilarity Ensues High School Clumsy Tee-Baller Uses Her Face as a Glove, Hilarity Ensues , Staff Writer 4:28pm, July 13

Remember the scene from "The Sandlot"? The one where Scotty Smalls is standing in the outfield, camped under a fly…

Baseball Player Tackles Catcher After He’s Called Out High School Baseball Player Tackles Catcher After He’s Called Out , Staff Writer 5:18pm, June 30

It's basically July, which means football season is right around the corner. That isn't to say baseball season has ceased.…

Little Leaguer Throws Punch at Catcher, Gets Ejected High School Little Leaguer Throws Punch at Catcher, Gets Ejected , Staff Writer 4:00pm, June 21

They say all is fair in love and war. All is fair in baseball when a kid has a mohawk…

4-Year-Old Softball Player’s Bat Flip Lands on Her Head High School 4-Year-Old Softball Player’s Bat Flip Lands on Her Head , Staff Writer 3:04pm, June 17

T-ball is for fun. It's for drawing circles in the dirt. It's for learning why sunflower seeds and bubble gum…

The “Slip Pitch” is Softball’s Most Deceitful Trick College Softball The “Slip Pitch” is Softball’s Most Deceitful Trick , Staff Writer 1:11pm, June 11

Baseball has knuckleballs and eephuses and screwballs and spitballs, but what is softball's equivalent of a trick pitch? Sure, there…

Umpire “Robs” Home Run for Player Missing Home Plate MLB Umpire “Robs” Home Run for Player Missing Home Plate , Staff Writer 4:53pm, June 9

Kansas City Royals prospect Bobby Witt Jr. has to own the longest triple in baseball history. How's 430 feet sound…

Controversial “Obstruction” Call in WCWS Divides Softball World College Softball Controversial “Obstruction” Call in WCWS Divides Softball World , Staff Writer 12:58pm, June 9

The Florida State Seminoles took down the No. 1 Oklahoma Sooners in Game 1 of the Women's College World Series…

Ball Gets Stuck in Umpire’s Front Pocket & Allows Run to Score College Baseball Ball Gets Stuck in Umpire’s Front Pocket & Allows Run to Score , Staff Writer 12:12pm, June 8

Just when you thought you've seen everything on the diamond, college baseball is there to prove you wrong. A jousting…

Hitter Attacks Umpire With Bat After Ejection MLB Hitter Attacks Umpire With Bat After Ejection , Staff Writer 5:45pm, May 24

Baseball umpires are facing more criticism than maybe ever before. As the calls for robot umps grow louder, so do…

Taylor Pleasants’ Grand Slam Crushed Auburn & Got a Coach Ejected College Softball Taylor Pleasants’ Grand Slam Crushed Auburn & Got a Coach Ejected , Staff Writer 5:49pm, May 20

When LSU's Taylor Pleasants stepped to the plate against Auburn in the team's final game of the regular season, she…

MLB Manager Rips Out & Spikes Base in Crazy Meltdown MLB MLB Manager Rips Out & Spikes Base in Crazy Meltdown , Staff Writer 3:55pm, May 20

Old baseball heads would tell you going to a ballgame and hoping for a manager ejection ruins the sanctity of…

Controversial “Tag Up” Call Costs HS Baseball Team State Championship High School Controversial “Tag Up” Call Costs HS Baseball Team State Championship , Staff Writer 2:32pm, May 20

The Hartselle High School baseball team rushed the field and dogpiled near first base as if they had won the…

Softball Umpire Dance-Off Gives Fans a Surprise Show High School Softball Umpire Dance-Off Gives Fans a Surprise Show , Staff Writer 12:49pm, May 20

It's not every day you see an umpire bust a move that would make even Michael Jackson blush. When these…

12-Year-Old Hurdles Catcher for Game-Winning Run High School 12-Year-Old Hurdles Catcher for Game-Winning Run , Staff Writer 3:10pm, May 19

Baserunners will do whatever it takes to score a run. Some slide around the catcher. Some slide through their teammate's…

Dancing Umpire’s Slick Moves Cracked Everyone Up MLB Dancing Umpire’s Slick Moves Cracked Everyone Up , Staff Writer 3:14pm, May 16

There's no such thing as crying in baseball, but dancing is most definitely allowed. Remember the bullpen catcher who performed…

Controversial Home Run Celebration Lands Hitter in Hot Water College Baseball Controversial Home Run Celebration Lands Hitter in Hot Water , Staff Writer 6:06pm, May 11

Bat flips are relatively new to baseball. Older generations see them -- and their accompanying celebrations -- as disrespecting the…

Little League Brawl Gets 3 Coaches Banned for Season High School Little League Brawl Gets 3 Coaches Banned for Season , Staff Writer 11:47am, May 11

It's a crying shame when parents and coaches let their egos interfere in youth sports. Little League is (and probably…