History of the New York Yankees

New York Yankees

Origins of the New York Yankees The New York Yankees team is one of the most popular and most fabled teams, not only in the history of baseball, but also in the whole American sports history. This baseball franchise has been around for over a hundred years. The Yankees found its roots … Read more

Different Types of Major League Pitches

Different Types of Major League Pitches

There are a lot of different pitches in the game of baseball. This article will discuss many, if not all of the pitches used in major league baseball. These pitches have been developed over time and have been tried by every major league pitcher in the history of baseball. Four Seam – … Read more

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

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?

The Grand Slam

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

Bo Jackson

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

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

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

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

baseball

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

The Greatest Team in Baseball History – The 1927 New York Yankees

The Greatest Team in Baseball History – The 1927 New York Yankees

Many baseball historians unanimously consider the 1927 New York Yankees as the best baseball team not only in the history of the Yankees itself, but also of the whole Major Baseball League (MLB). Since then, no other baseball team has duplicated the 1927 New York Yankees’ formidable lineup, as well as their … Read more