Category Archives: Major League Baseball

Attention, Major League Baseball fans. Imagine these changes to the sport.

Baseball America reports that several major changes could come to Major League Baseball in a couple years. If those changes happen, the addition of two teams would be the impetus. There seems to be a building consensus that baseball will … Continue reading

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Hey, baseball fans…

…I have one question for you. Straightforward. Simple. Which team are you rooting for in the 2017 MLB playoffs? Reply on the blog with your answer.

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A visit to Guaranteed Rate Field

White Sox win! White Sox win! A group of friends, my wife, my younger son and I enjoyed an evening at Guaranteed Rate Field, the home of the Chicago White Sox. And the White Sox won, beating the Houston Astros, … Continue reading

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Don Baylor passes away at 68; leader on the field, a gentleman off it

The Austin American-Statesman takes a look back at the life of former Major League Baseball star Don Baylor. He played 19 seasons in the major leagues and was a feared power hitter who was known for crowding the plate and … Continue reading

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Darren Daulton passes away after battle with brain cancer

The Philadelphia Inquirer takes a look back at one of the most valuable players to ever wear a Phillies’ uniform. But he will be recalled longest and most fondly in Philadelphia for his role as the cleanup hitter and locker-room … Continue reading

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So, when was the last time YOUR team went to the World Series?

Depending upon the kind of baseball trash-talking you like to do, this list might come in handy dandy. AL EAST Boston 2013 (won) NY Yankees 2009 (won) Tampa Bay 2008 (lost) Toronto 1993 (won) Baltimore 1983 (won) AL CENTRAL Cleveland … Continue reading

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A Canadian team wears a U.S. flag on its uniform sleeves, but…

Editor’s note: A reader correctly noted that the original post inadvertently equated Canada’s and America’s independence from the United Kingdom. I’ve edited that portion of the story. …an American team didn’t wear the Canadian flag on its uniform days earlier. … Continue reading

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