July 4, 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s “Luckiest Man” speech. He died of ALS in 1941.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is FINALLY going to enter the 21st century next season by expanding use of instant replay. Click this link to read about the decision at the Boston Globe. I’m wondering if replay would reverse calls like this one or this one at home plate. In any case, it’s about damn time!
See more impressive photos of the cloud formations at this link.
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(…)
Great read from Adam Kilgore at the Washington Post who’s one of the best beat writers in the baseball business. Adam writes how Bryce Harper had a blast at the 2013 Home Run Derby. Click this link to read it.