Sports geeks consider “Long Gone,” a 1987 made-for-TV film at HBO, the best baseball movie you never saw about a minor league ball club set in the Florida panhandle in 1957. William Petersen (“To Live and Die in LA”) stars as player/manager Stud Cantrell of the Tampico Stogies in Class […]
Pro baseball in Korea, known as the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO), has always been known for its flashy players when it comes to bat flips after home runs. In Korea, it’s not frowned upon to flip your bat (“ppa-dun”) after a home run. In fact, bat flips are the norm […]
Every summer, 10 teams of college ballplayers scattered around in various beach towns compete in the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL) in Massachusetts. Now, due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials voted unanimously to cancel the upcoming season for the first time in 75 years. The Cape Cod Baseball League originally […]
In 1992, Penny Marshall directed “A League of Their Own,” a baseball film set during World War II about two sisters, played by Geena Davis and Lori Petty, who join the Rockford Peaches of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). Tom Hanks plays Jimmy Duggan, the alcoholic manager of […]
The incoming 2020 class at Cooperstown only includes Derek Jeter and Larry Walker. Pitcher Curt Schilling received only 70 percent of all votes and missed induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame by 20 votes. Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, both high-profile steroid users, failed to earn entry in the […]
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The Tampa Bay Rays were down by five on Monday, 8-3, in the top of the ninth when they sent rookie infielder Mike Brosseau from second base to the mound. He was able to get some heaters over the plate at a nice arching 57-75 mph. He threw 19 pitches, […]