By: Robert Steadman
The 1969 World Series was played between the New York Mets and the Baltimore Orioles. Baltimore was heavily Favorites to win the World Series.The New York Mets had never finished higher than ninth place, thats next to last in their Division, nor have have...
Player profiles: Greg Maddux
By: Daniel Cote
As many of you are well aware, Greg Maddux has decided to retire from the game of baseball at the age of 42. Maddux split last season between the Padres and Dodgers going 8-13 with a 4.22 ERA. Last year was only his fourth...
By: Joseph S
The World Series of 1919 came with much anticipation. After World War I, baseball was looked for as a get away from the real world problems. The economic depression was beginning and there was a lot of tensions between races while baseball was a unifying...
By: Get Paid
Baseball culture is strongly affected by media, because they seem to view white players as heroes, despite steroid use. If one is to say that Barry Bonds should not be allowed into the Hall of Fame, then he or she needs to realize something about...
The most controversial calls in World Series history
By: Robin Lamb
The recent National League Wild Card game between the Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals provided yet another reminder to baseball fans that one call can change a game. In this October 2012 playoff, a controversial infield fly call by left field umpire Sam...
By: Todd Pheifer
First, there were the Seattle Pilots. Then, they left and Seattle was not too happy about it. After some legal haggling, the Mariners were founding in 1977 and baseball became a part of the Seattle culture. In true Mariner fashion, they lost their first game...
By: Leah Berry
Baseball was invented in America in the year 1845. But the original idea came from an English game called rounders, which was invented in the early 1600's and is still played today. In the 1700's Americans started to play their version of rounders and called...
By: Marlin Bressi
Baseball managers never get the respect that they deserve. Their pictures never grace the cover of the sports page, they never make the highlight reel, and when a team is in a slump they are the first ones to lose their jobs. The only time...
The all time best players on the San Diego Padres
By: Daniel Cote
There are many great players who played for the San Diego Padres during their career. However, some only played with them for a short time, while others played the majority of their career in San Diego. Some of the best include outfielder Dave Winfield, shortstop...
By: T. McSpadden
What started as an informal game played among gentlemen has quickly become one of the United States of America's best loved past times. While for many the origins of modern day baseball are the stuff of legends the reality is that in only a few...

 

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