While researching for this series it became quite difficult to narrow down just 10 stories because the legacy that surrounds us is actually much richer than just a couple handfuls of successful athletes or inspiring events.
The Washington Nationals are catching a lot of flak for their decision to shut down ace Stephen Strasburg at the 180-inning mark. Strasburg is hardly the first starting pitcher to encounter injury problems stemming from early overuse, though.
On this date back in 1999, Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres got his 3,000th hit of his major league career. Nicknamed Mr. Padre and Captain Video, Tony is a retired ball player who played 20 seasons (1982–2001)for the San Diego Padres...
On this date back on Aug 6, 1969, the first fair ball to be hit completely out of Dodger Stadium occurred. Willie "Pops" Stargell, of the Pittsburgh Pirates, hit the ball 506 feet from home plate. Here is your chance to be a winner with the Classic Rewards Club...
I guess it seemed like a good idea at the time, but the idea was shortlived. Aug 2, 1938 - Bright yellow baseballs were used in a major league baseball game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Chicago Cardinals.
Grrrrrrr! I see this enough so I felt obligated to post about it. Have you seen these turkeys? You're at a ballgame, you have great seats somewhere in the vicinity of behind home plate, otherwise how would your mug show up on camera during every at-bat?
As a baseball fan, you hate to let the opportunity to snag a foul ball pass you by. But a dad at Monday night’s game in Atlanta had a good reason not to go for a ball that was headed his way — the Braves’ fan was busy holding his baby.