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Rene Cardenas

A Nicaraguan sports journalist and announcer, Rene Cardenas became the first Spanish-language announcer to cover Major League Baseball, when he joined the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1958.   57 more words


DiMaggio's Streak Will Never Fall!

Hey baseball fans!

Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Boston Red Sox just had his hitting streak stopped at 29 games last night against the Rockies. With this streak stopped, let’s take a look back at some historic hitting streaks since Joe DiMaggio’s record-setting 56 consecutive games with at least one base hit. 373 more words

Dodgers Expand Global Reach

As you prepare for Memorial Day weekend and summer travel, keep in mind this great scene that happened at Dodger Stadium on Monday:

In February, Emirates airlines entered into a partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers and signed an agreement to be the “ 144 more words

Baseball Sociology

Bernie Gives Back

Today at the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama will be treated to a talent show featuring students and mentors from the Turnaround Arts program. 178 more words


The Golden Age of the Bean Ball

One of the tropes you commonly hear about major league baseball is how tough the players were back in the olden days and how quick pitchers once were to throw at hitters in a way they aren’t in these more civilized days.  367 more words

Baseball History

The Bobble Belly

Remember that home run from a few weeks ago? THE home run? The first career home run for Bartolo Colon? Well, it’s now been memorialized in a bobble head. 76 more words


Hall of Fame Profile: Effa L. Manley

Effa L. Manley was an American sports executive, and the first woman inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. She co-owned the Newark Eagles baseball franchise in the Negro Leagues with her husband Abe Manley from 1935 to 1946 and was sole owner through 1948 after his death. 44 more words