Jackie Robinson: Legacy Redefined

Jackie Robinson will always be remembered as the man who broke the color barrier in all of sports. He was the first African-American athlete who played baseball in the Major Leagues. Robinson also turned out to be an amazing baseball player. However, did you know he played football in college? In 1939, Robinson was on … Continue reading Jackie Robinson: Legacy Redefined

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MLB: Spring Training & Spring Fever

Baseball is back, and it couldn’t have returned soon enough. For this writer, there’s nothing quite like watching a game played on a mix of dirt and grass. Football has the gridiron. Basketball has the court. But baseball, however, has the diamond. That’s never been brought any closer than watching a spring training game. The … Continue reading MLB: Spring Training & Spring Fever

56: Chasing a Streak

Sunday August 14, 2011 Fifty-six is just another number to any person. However, it means more than just a number in the minds of baseball fans and players. Fifty-six is the number of consecutive games Yankees OF Joe DiMaggio got a hit. For some reason, the streak is unbeatable. Braves 2B Dan Uggla became the … Continue reading 56: Chasing a Streak

Shopping Spree: MLB Trade Deadline Wrap-Up

Monday August 2, 2010 Major League teams went wild as the deadline drew near this past Saturday. Teams got better for this season, and teams got better in the future. Here are some facts about teams that made moves, some that failed to, and one that might have made the right move by not making … Continue reading Shopping Spree: MLB Trade Deadline Wrap-Up