Posted: July 31, 2019 Filed under: 20th Century, 21st Century | Tags: Baseball, Major League Baseball, Mariano Rivera, MLB, National Baseball Hall of Fame, New York Yankees, sports, videos
As many of you already are aware, The Sandman, Mariano Rivera, was inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame a couple weekends ago. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to his Hall of Fame induction speech. What a humble guy.
Posted: July 29, 2019 Filed under: Quote of the day | Tags: Baseball, Dizzy Dean, quotes, sports
It ain’t bragging if you can do it.
Posted: July 28, 2019 Filed under: 19th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baseball, history, Major League Baseball, Mickey Welch, MLB, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, sports
Pitcher Mickey Welch of the New York Giants reached the 300-victory milestone on July 28, 1890, making him the third pitcher in baseball history to reach the mark. Welch defeated Pittsburgh 4-2 that day, and would go on to record seven more victories before retiring from the game.
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Posted: July 27, 2019 Filed under: Pop culture | Tags: Baseball, comics, humor, sports, Steve Moore
When the play is too close to call and you want a moment to think about it….
Posted: July 25, 2019 Filed under: 20th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baseball, Cleveland Indians, League Park, Major League Baseball, MLB, Philadelphia Athletics, sports
At Cleveland’s League Park on July 25, 1930, the Philadelphia Athletics pulled off a rare triple steal in the first inning of a game against the Indians, then proceeded to repeat the feat in the fourth inning. The A’s pounded Cleveland 14-1 in that game.
Posted: July 24, 2019 Filed under: Quote of the day | Tags: Baseball, Johnny Damon, Major League Baseball, MLB, quotes, sports
I’m gaining weight the right way: I’m drinking beer.
Posted: July 23, 2019 Filed under: Pop culture | Tags: Baseball, comics, Family Circus, humor, sports
This one is really cute. A little tip for all the baseball dads out there.