Here, Vin Scully, who announces for the LA Dodgers, pays tribute to long time Colorado Rockie Todd Helton who's hanging up his cleats after this season.
Classy move by the Yankees last night for Mariano Rivera's last appearance at Yankee Stadium in New York. Nice to see one of the class acts in baseball go out like this.
Here’s the Davey Johnson tribute shown at yesterday’s final home game for the Washington Nationals. Some of Davey’s teammates and current and former players got together to wish Davey Johnson well as he is retiring after the season. It’s quite evident Cal Ripken, Jr. is still upset at Jeffrey Maier (video of the incident at this link) eh?
Considering last year’s run to the playoffs, this is a little surprising. Via CBS DC/WNEW D.C. traffic on game nights might seem to indicate otherwise, but apparently the Nationals are one of the least popular teams in baseball. Harris Interactive’s annual report on the popularity of Major League Baseball teams is out, and the Nats ranked 26 on the list of 30. The team ranked above only the Oakland Athletics, Read more...