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.
After a lengthy and often acrimonious negotiation process, Major League Baseball has set a plan for its return to the field, with players set to return to training camps on July 1. The season will have its Opening Day on either July 23 or 24 and run for 60... Read more
The heads of six major sports leagues came together for a remote discussion on their potential return to the playing field – offering both optimism and frustration about their current situations. ESPN’s “The Return of Sports” special aired Monday night with commissioners of the NBA, WNBA, NFL, NHL, MLS... Read more
After weeks of being in a stalemate with owners over compensation agreements, the MLB Players Association has issued a statement saying it will no longer proceed with negotiations. The union has asked the league to set a 2020 season schedule after the two sides have proposed and rejected a... Read more
Baseball fans are growing increasingly doubtful that ongoing negotiations between Major League owners and players will produce a season agreement. But despite the stalemate, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred is assuring fans across the country that there will indeed be a season this year. In an interview with ESPN’s Karl... Read more
The MLB is still working towards an agreement for a potential 2020 season and negotiations continued this week when the league issued another proposal to the Players Association. The latest proposal is said to feature a 76-game season format plus 75 percent prorated salaries, playoff pool money and no... Read more
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