When it comes to sports history, no sport has a history quite like baseball. Great players from the early 1900’s are still known by all baseball fans today, great moments still talked about and records still be broken. People in the U.S. are most familiar with Major League Baseball, which was founded in 1876, but as the years have past, baseball leagues have continued to emerge around the world. Baseball has long been referred to as “America’s Pastime”, has become the world’s game.
And that is evident, whenever you buy a ticket to see a baseball game. Players from around the world fill the rosters of Major League teams, and will continue to for as long as the game goes on. Baseball has recently capitalized on the growing popularity of the sport around the world with the implementation of the World Baseball Classic, or WBC. Teams representing countries battle it out to see whose country has the best players. Though still in its infancy, the WBC is becoming a popular event among baseball purists.
There are plenty of questions surrounding the timeframe of when the MLB season may begin, and even more questions around where games will take place. Insiders had previously reported Florida and Arizona as potential locations for the condensed season, utilizing the regions’ spring training parks to accommodate closed-door games.... Read more
Major League Baseball and its ticketing partners, including Ticketmaster and StubHub, have been hit with a lawsuit regarding ticket refunds as the season remains delayed. The suit was filed Monday with the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles and alleges violations of California’s Consumer Legal Remedies Act and Unfair Competition... Read more
The Anaheim Angels have gone above and beyond expectations to help gameday workers during this trying financial time. After the MLB announced that all 30 clubs would reserve $1 million to provide assistance to workers, the Angels began sending paychecks to ballpark employees. However, they have since contributed $1... Read more
The MLB is reportedly eyeing Arizona as the home of the 2020 season in order to keep players and personnel safe from the coronavirus risk and limit travel. Should that plan move forward, players are now facing the threat of pay cuts in order to account for lost team... Read more
The Red Sox might not be playing this season at Fenway Park, but a group of heroic Boston locals will be able to catch the team in action every year going forward. Former Red Sox star David Ortiz joined actor and Boston native John Krasinski in gifting lifetime Red... Read more
A national coronavirus antibody study is using thousands of MLB employees as test subjects. The study is being conducted by the Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory, Stanford University and the University of Southern California and aimed at determining antibody proteins the blood creates after a person has been... Read more
Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director and a key figure leading the nation’s battle with the coronavirus, has repeatedly stressed that only time will determine when and how America can bounce back from COVID-19. But now, he is offering some positive news for those... Read more
MLB is currently halted, and insiders believe that the only way to move forward with the 2020 season is by playing games in Arizona. Earlier this month, the league discussed a new idea: putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing empty ballparks. The potential plan could... Read more
Professional sports are still sidelined in Milwaukee, but the NBA’s Bucks and MLB’s Brewers are stepping up to help part-time employees at their respective venues. The teams have established their own relief funds to provide financial assistance for event staff at Fiserv Forum and Miller Park. The Bucks Emergency... Read more
Baseball fans are enduring quite the waiting period for the 2020 MLB season. But they may have to wait even longer to see the anticipated Field Of Dreams game the league was planning this summer. The historic game between the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees is set... Read more