On July 31, 1897, St. Louis pitcher John Grimes hit six batters in a single, nine-inning contest, thus establishing a Major League record. After 1900, the most hit batsmen in a game is four, committed by multiple pitchers. 14 more words
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THE FUTURES MARKET IS OPEN
Today it’s about the futures markets. Not on Wall Street, in sports.
Today Tiger Woods opens defense of his WGC Bridgestone Invitational title at Firestone in Akron, perhaps his favorite course, having won there nine times. 509 more words
This has been a very frustrating season for me as a longtime Dodgers fan. The folks who go to the games, drink too much, roll Giants fans, curse loudly and somehow think Vin Scully might want to get a tat, put in gauges and listen to disposable pop music with them in the parking lot after games would probably disagree. 1,694 more words
Veteran third baseman and six-time Gold Glove award winner Eric Chavez announced his retirement Wednesday after a 16-plus-year career in baseball.
According to CBSSports.com, Chavez handed in his paperwork to the league, sacrificing over $1 million by volunteering to move from the Arizona Diamondbacks’ disabled list to retirement. 168 more words
Three other firms have made “unsolicited bids” for a West Palm Beach tract that’s also prime candidate for a Major League baseball spring training site, Mayor Jeri Muoio said Wednesday. 196 more words