“Take me out to the ballgame. Take me out to the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and Cra——oh fuck watch out for that drone!”
Fair warning, but this’ll probably make you cry.
When my sportswriter friend asked me, back in September of 2000, if I wanted to join him at an Atlanta Braves game that he was working, my first thought was, “That sounds fun!” When he suggested that I use an outdated photographer’s pass he had in his possession, issued for a different game vs. a different team,…
A train crashed into a station terminal in Hoboken, N.J., this morning, reportedly killing one and injuring over 100. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling has his own theories.
An overhead door to a Fenway groundskeeping closet got stuck open, delaying the start of the third inning tonight as Red Sox staffers tried desperately to get it shut. NESN announcers Dave O’Brien and Jerry Remy had quite a time with the incident.
Last week, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the Braves had quietly asked for and received new traffic ordinances from Cobb County lawmakers. The Accessory Special Event Parking rule, which is among those edicts, bans all privately owned parking lots near the team’s new stadium from operating on game days…
St. Louis Cardinals outfield prospect Oscar Taveras was reportedly killed in a car crash while driving to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. His girlfriend Edilia Arvelo, in the car with him, was also killed. Taveras's agent, Brian Mejia, confirmed the 22-year-old's death.
An important milestone on your inexorable march toward bleak death is the sudden realization that most professional athletes are younger than you are. To help this along, the tool below calculates the percentage of players in the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB who are already younger than you are at this very moment.
The old saying says that it's not illegal if you don't get caught. In baseball, sometimes it isn't illegal even if you do.
Hal McCoy, one of the go-to baseball writers on the Pete Rose investigation, the man that nicknamed the Reds the "Big Red Machine," and a winner of the J.G Taylor Spink Award (the highest that the BBWAA gives to its members) could use a favor:
ESPN's Buster Olney recently said this about Derek Lowe, on Bill Simmons' podcast: "It seems like he's made an evolution as a person, as he's gone along, as he's gotten older, he's made different choices." Uh?
Oh look, it's another Chevy Silverado here at SEMA. This one's got a baseball paint theme incorporating every major league team logo just in time to celebrate the time of the season when only two teams are able to continue to play ball. Because when a baseball uber-fan thinks about what kind of truck they want to…