Tagged: baseball

MLB To Help Towns Hit By Tornadoes

Kudos to Major League Baseball for coming to the aid of fellow citizens. This is the essence of America – Friends, neighbors, strangers, businesses helping each other out. This is how the Founders envisioned the country.

Rangers Unveil Statue Of Fan Who Died At Game

Nice gesture by the Texas Rangers. Well done.

Nine months after a Texas Rangers fan died after falling over an outfield railing at a game, his 7-year-old son helped unveil a statue Thursday honoring his father and others who love America’s pastime.

The life-size bronze statue depicts Shannon Stone and his son, Cooper, wearing baseball caps. They are holding hands and looking at each other as if they’re talking. The inscription reads: In memory of Shannon Stone and dedicated to all fans who love the game.

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Worst Umpire Call Ever? [Updated]

In the tag seen round the world, Umpire Jerry Meals apparently didn’t think the Pirates catcher Mike McKenry tagged the Atlanta Braves Julio Lugo sufficiently and made a really gutsy call.