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.
Weeks into negotiations, the MLB Players Association has reportedly delivered a counter-proposal to the league regarding the 2020 season. The union’s return-to-play plan is said to include a 114-game format, the option for players to opt-out regarding coronavirus concerns, and deferral of salaries, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Terms... Read more
Baseball fans have been deprived of the ballpark due to the coronavirus pandemic. But one minor league stadium is allowing fans a one-of-a-kind experience by staying over night. Florida’s Pensacola Blue Wahoos Stadium has taken on a new life as a vacation rental on Airbnb. For $1,500 a night,... Read more
The MLB Players Association is still in negotiations with the league surrounding a proposed plan for a truncated 2020 season. One of the issues presented to the union by team owners was a 67-page draft of new safety rules for the season, which has reportedly garnered a response from... Read more
In an effort to move forward with a truncated season, the MLB has laid out new safety criteria to ensure players and personnel stay healthy. The proposed MLB safety rules, which were obtained by outlets like the Associated Press, are subject to approval by the MLB Players Association as... Read more
The Texas Rangers’ Globe Life Field Stadium will host a new round of events this summer for the venue’s first drive-in theater concert series. The concerts, dubbed “Concert In Your Car,” will feature a performance from country stars Eli Young Band, as well as Whiskey Myers, Pat Green, Josh... Read more
The 2020 MLB season could start in early July according to a plan approved by team owners, outlets like ESPN and the Associated Press report. Owners are said to present the plan to the MLB Players Association Tuesday for approval in hopes of launching the season after a months-long... Read more
Baseball fans in the U.S. are still waiting to hear the words “play ball!” In Taiwan, however, games have been ongoing and recently featured a new addition: in-stadium fans. Taiwan’s Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) has now begun allowing fans back into ballparks for games after consulting with health... Read more
Baseball fans may soon have some answers as to when and how the 2020 season may begin. The league is reportedly gearing up to submit a proposal plan to the players union ironing out the details of the delayed season. ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported Wednesday that officials would present... Read more
With most sports on hold for the last two months, fans are eager to end their days of deprivation. According to a survey conducted by ESPN, a majority of sports fans would welcome the return of games and televised competition even if they are played without crowds in attendance.... Read more
As the MLB season delay continues, questions remain as to when and how teams could take the field. Optimistic reports in recent weeks said that games could start in late June or early July, though the reported logistics surrounding the site and environment of games has varied. Hype was... Read more