Yes, of course! You didn’t have fun following all this stuff on Thursday? Obviously you did! That’s why we’re having this conversation, after all. Baseball needs to be more like this. Fan theories, wild conspiracies, Mean Girls memes … this is good for the sport. Would you rather have a bunch of old white men with goatees complaining about defensive shifts? This scandal is silly, entirely in line with what baseball has always been — generally harmless and absolutely irresistible. It can keep going forever as far as I’m concerned. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to pore over hundreds of Getty Images of Aaron Judge, looking for the slightest sign of a buzzer under his jersey. The scandal! The horror! I am shocked to find gambling in this establishment! … [Read more...] about A Baseball Expert’s Guide to the Nutty MLB Cheating Scandal
“It’s always kind of difficult to learn, you have to cater to every child’s needs. With some of their physical disabilities it makes it really difficult and frustrating for them, and just being able to sit there and tell them that it’s okay, and walk them through it, and help them out it gives me a lot of personal gratification,” he said. … [Read more...] about Mentoring Matters: Miracle League Of Miami-Dade Really Is A Baseball Field Of Dreams For All
Both players were deaf and used hand signs to communicate with their teammates. Around the 1950s, Hoy started getting credit for popularizing the use of hand signals as a strategic form of communication. Like so many baseball legends, the story stuck, and is the type of secondhand information forever knocking around in the brains of the sport's biggest fans. … [Read more...] about The truth behind baseball’s sign stealing legend
Cole also recalled that @S0_blessed1 had gone by other names before settling on a fictional relationship to the now ex-Mets manager. In this screenshot of a tweet from March, you can see that the account was calling itself “Gabby” and, prior to that, “Chrissy,” My own investigation revealed that two years earlier, its username had been @Chrissy_Escorts. A Twitter search for “@Chrissy_Escorts” only spat out a handful of reply tweets. All of them were responses sent to @S0_blessed1, and about half were to threads started by or about gambling tout accounts. (At some point in 2018, @S0_blessed1 also went by @blessed_Soul1.) And @Chrissy_Escorts had a knack of being present when newsworthy events transpired. … [Read more...] about Did This Notorious Internet Troll Dupe Baseball Players Into Believing a New Astros Conspiracy?
Two days later, he was struck by a car on his way to his dorm room. He was paralyzed from the waist down. Doctors said he could never walk again. But now, more than 10 years later, he danced at his wedding this month. … [Read more...] about His college baseball career ended when he was paralyzed. That’s not stopping him from dancing at his wedding