Category Archives: Major League Baseball

Pirates and baseball fans: Kang vs Marte

So, two of the projected most important pieces to the Pittsburgh Pirates team are on the sidelines. There’s no indication when or if infielder Jung Ho Kang will be given a visa to enter the United States. He’s been denied … Continue reading

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Opening Day! But there were no players. No fans. No nothing!

The stadium was ready. Nothing else was. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel looks at what happened when a city still wanted its team, but the team’s owners wanted (and got) a new city. “The Stadium Tuesday morning was like the house of … Continue reading

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Would Dodger Stadium be built today?

If you grew up in Los Angeles and were a sports fan, you likely were a fan of the Dodgers. When the O’Malley family owned the team, there was a myth about the Dodgers: They were seen as an almost … Continue reading

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A boring MLB season?

The 2017 Major League Baseball season begins in one week; and if the various prognostications out there come true, then we might as well trim the league from 30 teams down to 12. Heresy? No doubt. But considering that the … Continue reading

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Pirates fans: Jung Ho DONE in Pittsburgh?

The Pittsburgh Pirates chances for success in 2017 are less likely without Jung Ho Kang. He reportedly has been denied a visa to enter the United States because of a DUI conviction. And that brings us to today’s poll question:

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First glance at the 2017 Major League Baseball season

You need to go back to 1909 to find the last time a Major League Baseball season began with the Chicago Cubs as the defending World Series champions. With a 108-year non-championship streak over, the Cubs hope to extend their … Continue reading

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The latest spoiled professional sports ownership is located in…

…Phoenix, AZ! The Arizona Diamondbacks have called Chase Field home for 19 years. Nineteen. Of the 30 teams in Major League Baseball, 13 play in older ballparks. But that’s not stopping the greedy ownership group from insisting the team needs … Continue reading

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