Today in Baseball: Catching fly balls with a Tuba

Today in 1964, a player that would not reach the Hall of Fame because of his splendid playing career, used a musical instrument to catch some fly balls during batting practice. This ball payer would be voted into the Hall of Fame because of his broadcasting career with the Milwaukee Brewers.  This should ring a …

Today in baseball: World Series’ first perfect game

Today, sixty-three years ago, Don Larsen accomplished what no-one had ever done before: pitching the first perfect game in World Series history. Game five was a pitchers duel from both sides. Not only did Don Larsen not allow a hit, his opponent, Sal Maglie, allowed only five hits and issued two walks as he gave …

The Red Sox / World Series logo conspiracy

Recently there is a conspiracy theory swirling around the internet. Certain World Series Logos sported pennants and in those years the Boston Red Sox won the World Series. The 2018 World Series Logos sport two pennants as well, so according to this conspiracy theory, the Red Sox will win it all again. On Twitter, this conspiracy …

David Robertson looking for more than 15.3 million…. Really?

This hot stove blog posted an article on David Robertson, last season's closer of the New York Yankees. David Robertson has turned down a qualifying offer by the Yankees. The purpose of a qualifying offer is to make sure that the team that offers this amount, will get a draft pick of the team that …

Worst World Series ever?

ESPN published this article on the upcoming World Series. According to ESPN the 2014 edition would be the worst World Series ever.... Why? Because there are two Wild Card teams in it and their win-loss record isn't quite something to write home about. Both teams had fewer than 90 wins in the regulars season. Why …