The Houston Astros won their first World Series championship by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5–1 in Game 7 of the World Series on Nov. 1. It was the first World Series title for the Astros, a franchise in their 56th season. The list of teams without a World Series title has now dwindled to seven following Houston’s victory. Continue reading “MLB Teams Yet to Win the World Series”
Aaron Judge has taken Major League Baseball by storm. The slugging New York Yankees outfielder has dazzled and wowed watchers with his power at the plate and surprising agility in the outfield. Judge, 25, put on a clinic while winning the 2017 MLB Home Run Derby.
Get to know Aaron James Judge with these 10 facts: Continue reading “10 Facts About Yankees’ Aaron Judge”
Baseball players at the Triple-A level are one step away from playing in the big leagues—MLB in the United States. While they may be the closest they’ve ever been to becoming a major leaguer, these players, no matter if they’re a promising rookie on the rise or a grizzled veteran looking to make a comeback, may have to play in smaller markets with some unique uniforms and team names. Continue reading “Most Unique Triple-A Baseball Team Names”
The days of hot dogs, burgers, Cracker Jack, cotton candy and peanuts at baseball stadiums are long gone. Each year Major League Baseball teams come out with new, eye-catching and mouth-watering concoctions to offer to their patrons. Continue reading “Seattle Mariners Selling Grasshoppers This Season”
Athletes are very superstitious people, whether it’s utilizing the same routine (or pair of socks or underwear) while on a hot streak or drastically altering habits or hairstyles when cold. There is an air of the spiritually unknown when it comes to sports.
So maybe it’s no surprise rumors and sightings of ghosts and apparitions and whispers of curses can be found among stadiums worldwide. In honor of Halloween, we examine a few of those haunting stories and stadia. Continue reading “Haunted Sports Stadiums Around the World”
Dean Kremer travels to Israel each summer for a pair of reasons: to visit family and to promote baseball.
This past summer, though, he was unable to go because of his own commitments with the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. Continue reading “Dean Kremer a ‘Flag Bearer’ for Helping Grow Baseball in Israel”
Jordan Edmonds didn’t know a thing about baseball. He had never picked up a baseball. He didn’t know the rules. He had never seen a game on TV.
It wasn’t until he was persuaded by a friend to attend a local baseball seminar run by an American ex-pat when he would first become familiar with America’s pastime while growing up in England.