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Remembering Russ Hodges' Great Call on Bobby Thomson's Pennant Winning Home Run

It is not so arguably the greatest and most famous  broadcasting call in sports’ history.

Russ Hodges, a great broadcaster, called Bobby Thomson’s incredibly dramatic home run that gave the National League Pennant to the New York Giants over the Brooklyn Dodgers 64 years ago today. 243 more words

From Cuba To Cooperstown: The History Of Latinos In Baseball

On New Years Eve, 1972, Roberto Clemente said goodbye to his wife at the airport as he prepared to board a flight to Nicaragua in hopes of providing relief to those in need of help, following an earthquake that had devastated the region. 2,607 more words



The image that lingers is of Yogi Berra looking at the sky. He wears a New York Yankees jacket and a New York Yankees hat, and he seems to be shivering just slightly, though the air is warm. 2,734 more words

Joe Posnanski

Yogi Berra: 'Safe at home'

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By Mark Langill

Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher and baseball icon who passed away Tuesday at age 90, spent nearly six decades disputing one of the most famous moments in Dodger history. 378 more words


Andy Samberg Calls Out Hollywood Sexism, Racism In Emmys Monologue

Andy Samberg used his opening monologue at Emmys to remark on Hollywood’s persistent sexism and racism.

    “The big story this year, of course, is diversity. This is the most diverse group of nominees in Emmy history, so congratulations Hollywood. 164 more words
Ent Gist

Maybe tomorrow we'll all wear... 28?

The other day, I was doing some online shopping (for sports jerseys, because why would you wear anything else) when I came across this item from Ebbets Field Flannels. 592 more words