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Major League Baseball Venues from the Past

For baseball fans that are 50 years old or older (I for one am 61), these folks will remember some of the old stadiums that teams played in that now are a distant memory.

I Love Baseball, But I Don't Want a 2020 Return

In the last few weeks, Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) have been going back and forth with proposals to begin the 2020 season.

MLB Rule Changes for COVID-19 Will Make for Foul Ball

Major League Baseball and its leadership have submitted a proposal to the Major League Players Association to get their players back on the diamonds in the National and American Leagues.

Steroids in Baseball: Make Baseball Fun Again

Each year baseball holds a ceremony in Cooperstown, NY to honor its latest inductees into the hall of fame. Inevitably, many of baseball's best players are left out of this celebration.

The Good and Bad of the Mic'd Up Concept

Recently, Major League Baseball decided to test out some new technology for spring training games. They “mic’d up” Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs as he stepped into the batter's box while facing the L.A. Angels.

Diamond Gems: Best Players of the National League

In baseball, the most talented players rise to the top but to do that you either know how to hit, field, or pitch. Additionally, there are players who are not as gifted athletically but just know how to hit a ball, field a ball or throw a ball.

Diamond Gems: Best Players of the American League

In Part II of the greatest baseball players in history, I pick up with the older of the two leagues in Major League Baseball, the American League.

5 Candidates For "That Red-Hot Pitcher" In The MLB Playoffs

As MLB fans are well aware, a red-hot pitcher in October can make all the difference for a club.

The .400 Club

In Major League Baseball there is an exclusive club of players who have finished a season with a batting average above .400. It is such a rare feat that in the history of pro baseball only 28 players have achieved it.

Frenemies: The Complicated History of Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez

Derek Jeter, aka the captain, is one of the most beloved and respected names in sports. The flip, the dive, the 3000th hit, the walk-off knock on his last home at-bat; there are so many legendary moments in his storybook career.