Cy Young: The Greatest Pitcher Baseball has Ever Seen

Cy Young

  Denton True Young was born on a farm in Gilmore Ohio to a former Civil War Private and his wife. At a young age Denton and his brothers were smitten by the game of baseball. They would sometimes travel twenty miles either on foot or horseback to play a single game. … Read more

History of ESPN

A sports television giant ESPN stands for “Entertainment and Sports Programming Network.” It is a cable and satellite network channel that serves millions of households in the United States, contributing to its enormous success. The first and only 24-hour sports cable channel, it’s the go-to destination for millions of American sports fans. … Read more

The Grand Slam – what’s the big deal?

Male Grand Slam winners If you’re Rod Laver or Don Budge (back in 1938) you’re the only male singles champions to win the Grand Slam which includes the US Open, Wimbledon, the Australian Open and the French Open. It literally criss-crosses the world and changes from clay to grass for the court. … Read more

Profile of Bo Jackson – An Amazing Athlete

He’s not called the Amazing Bo Jackson for nothing Jackson has played not only one, but two sports, at least on the professional level – and even so, he was successful in both fields (pardon the pun). The multi-faceted athlete has played professional baseball and football, and has earned the rare distinction … Read more

Exciting History of Baseball

Baseball: truly America’s sport Baseball history is as much a part of American history as hotdogs and beer. Three strikes and you are out has sounded down through the ages along with other important events in America. A billion dollar business that grew because of the many famous players who had the … Read more

Tennis – The Sport of Kings

Tennis is the grand sport… There is something magnificent about the game. And, there is a reason singles is far more popular than doubles. Its the world of mano-amano. Man against man and also quite frankly woman against woman which is growing in popularity. Two famous tennis quotes include: Kings of Tennis … Read more

The History of that Odd Olympic Sport – Curling

An odd-looking sport Have you seen an odd-looking sport on TV that involves “sweeping” a heavy discoid object on an ice field or ice rink? You’re scratching your head about how it is being played, and how the players score and win from playing that odd game. The sport is called curling, … Read more

All-Time Players with the Best Batting Averages

In this article we feature baseball players who are all-time leaders in batting averages. A batting average is a baseball statistic (although the term is also applied to softball and cricket) that assesses the performance of baseball batters or hitters. So what is a hit? It’s when a batter strikes a ball … Read more

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