Best Athletes of the 80s

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Along with music, TV shows, and iconic movies, pop culture in the 1980s also gave us some legendary sports history. In fact, this might be the decade with some of the most memorable events and awe-inspiring moments. Some games were unexpectedly won, now-famous players got their start, and some performances (like Mary … Read more

George Brett and the Pine Tar Incident

George Brett playing baseball

One of the most iconic and controversial sporting events that occurred in the 1980s was the Pine Tar Incident, which was also known as the Pine Tar Game. It was a debatable incident in 1983 during an American League baseball game that was played between the New York Yankees and the Kansas … Read more

Top Baseball Bat Reviews – BBCOR, High School & Youth Bats

Top Baseball Bat Reviews

Getting a new baseball bat can be a difficult process, however if you follow these Baseball Review guidelines, you’ll find a great bat quickly and easily. What Does BBCOR Stand For?  The first thing you should know is what BBCOR indicates. According to The Baseball Stop, It’s the acronym of Batted Ball … Read more

Learn Baseball Lingo

Learn Baseball Lingo

Enrich your baseball knowledge with baseball lingo Before you can start enjoying Baseball and picking out your favorite baseball teams, you should first get to know more about the game. Learning baseball fundamentals and of course the language that are applied in the sport will be very helpful. There are special and … Read more

Summary of Baseball Positions

Summary of Baseball Positions

Learn a bit more about baseball positions If you have been watching the game of baseball, you might have trouble understanding the defensive positions. Unlike other sports, baseball players play both offense and defense. There are 9 men playing on a baseball team in each game. Occasionally, a man gets hurt and … Read more

The History of the Baseball (the actual ball)

The History of the Baseball (the actual ball)

  What is the baseball made of? The baseball was designed with the intention to promote throwing the baseball as well as hitting it. This design was hard to achieve as throwing needs large seams for the grip while hitting is better flatter seams. Eventually the baseball reached an balance to where … Read more

Top Baseball Players of All Time

Top Baseball Players of All Time

  Who are in this list? This hub compiles a list of top baseball players who have made the history in this sport with its most eventful moments. This may be based on their overall career stats, special achievements, and their contributions and impact to baseball as a whole. It’s expected that … Read more

The Fundamentals of Baseball

The Fundamentals of Baseball

Getting to the basics Baseball, as we all know, is America’s national sport and pastime. But those who have watched baseball for the first time may be confused with the way the game is played. The fundamentals of baseball are of the utmost importance to those who want to play the game. … Read more

Overview of the USSSA Organization

Overview of the USSSA Organization

  The rise and fall, and the rise again of USSSA Organization This proud baseball organization was founded in 1968 with the original intention of being a slo-pitch softball association. This idea eventually grew into a multi-sport association with ties all over the world. In their first year they appointed 41 district … Read more

The Importance of a Good Pitching Repertoire

The Importance of a Good Pitching Repertoire

A good pitcher in the major leagues will normally have pitches that he can throw with command, power, and confidence. This is important because to maximize your effectiveness and be able to throw a higher percentage of strikes. When young baseball players first start out pitching, most of them are all about … Read more

The History of the Los Angeles Dodgers

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  Introduction to the Los Angeles Dodgers The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team. They are members of the National League West division of Major League Baseball. Like many other major league baseball teams, the Dodgers have had their share of ups and downs, victories and defeats, injuries, trades, … Read more

The History of Wrigley Field

The History of Wrigley Field th

  How did Wrigley Field begin? Wrigley Field has an illustrious history that dates back the year tumultuous year of 1914. This year was an infamous one because the USA joined in World War I. The establishment of Wrigley Field announced to the rest of the world, that, despite being in a … Read more

Introduction to the Triple Crown Sports Organization

Introduction to the Triple Crown Sports Organization

  The history of the successful sports body Triple Crown Sports was founded with the original intention of becoming a strictly slo-pitch softball organizations, and, indeed, it did, with only a few small tournaments played per year. But, it was not allowed to stay this way, as many people flocked to the … Read more

History of Baseball Card Trading

History of Baseball Card Trading

   Baseball cards have been around since before the 1900s. This was when both photography and baseball were gaining popularity. Baseball clubs started to pose for individual and group photos. Some of the photographs were printed and pasted on the cardboard backing. They were made to serve as mementoes and not for … Read more

The Story of Babe Ruth

The Story of Babe Ruth

  Babe Ruth and his illustrious life and career Babe Ruth is probably the most recognized and well-loved figure in the history of baseball, and undoubtedly one of sports world’s greatest legends. Over the course of his illustrious career, the star slugger went on to break the most important baseball records. They … Read more

The Frustrations of Youth Pitching

The Frustrations of Youth Pitching

Pitching… Most likely the hardest thing about the game known for constant failure – baseball. It is the most precise thing I have ever had to do in school or sports. Are you frustrated with pitching, or know someone who is? If so, you are not alone. I am going to share … Read more

The History of the Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox

From Ohio to Boston The Boston Red Sox is one of the most famous teams in American baseball. Like most baseball teams in the US, they participate in the Major Baseball League, and the East Division of the American League. They have appeared twelve times in the World Series and have won … Read more

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

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

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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

All-Time Players with the Best Batting Averages

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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