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Japan's Babe Ruth Is Coming Stateside

World, meet Shohei Ohtani.

Known as Japan’s Babe Ruth, he’s the talk of the international town. At 23 years old, Ohtani has his sights set on playing for a Major League Baseball team in 2018. 638 more words


MLB Players To Wear Nickname Jerseys August 25-27

By Matt Citak

Major League Baseball, together with the MLB Players Association, announced Wednesday that August 25-27 will be Players Weekend, where players will wear alternate jerseys inspired by youth league designs, and will be given the opportunity to replace last names with nicknames on each jersey’s nameplate. 263 more words


MLB, MLBPA Announce Creation Of 'Players Weekend' With Nickname Jerseys

Major Leaguers will let their personalities and passions shine during Players Weekend, a newly created event taking place during all MLB games scheduled between August 25th-27th, it was announced today by Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association. 416 more words


Product Highlight: 1999 Racing Champions MLBPA Superstar Yo-Yos Series 1

Between seventh and eighth grade there were two big fads sweeping through my school.  The first were those Tech Deck fingerboards.  I never fully understood people’s fascination with those tiny skateboards.   387 more words



When it comes to Major League Baseball, 2017 is no different than 1997.

For the past 20 years, sports writers and talking heads have chimed in on the significance of Jackie Robinson’s taking the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers on… 204 more words

Race & Politics

MLB Asks Rawlings To Create "Stickier" Baseballs

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — MLB announced their plans to provide tackier baseballs which would allow the league to crack down on foreign substances.

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! 115 more words


MLB, Players Union Announce Seven New Rules

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced a number of new rule changes for the 2017 season.

Here are the seven changes: 301 more words