The Triple Crown of Hitting: Baseball’s Holy Grail

Few would dispute that baseball’s popularity has held up much better than that of the other two great sports of America’s early 20th century, boxing and horse racing. However, much like horse racing, one of baseball’s most coveted feats is … Read More

The Longest Home Runs in Major League History

Baseball prizes its record books more than any other sport does, and above all other statistics, home runs are king. That’s why races for historic home run feats always draw large crowds to ballparks for even the most routine regular … Read More

Mo’Ne Davis and Baseball Memorabilia

Although 13-year-old pitching phenom Mo’Ne Davis has been eliminated from the Little League World Series, her legacy as the first female Little Leaguer to pitch a shutout remains. And though some may write off her Sports Illustrated cover appearance as … Read More

Will Tulo Become a Yankee?

When a professional baseball team’s fortunes grow dimmer as summer winds down, fans often shake their heads and say, “There’s always next year!” However, making changes to the lineup isn’t merely a matter of adding a key player or three. … Read More

Ranking America’s Best Ballparks

For anyone who has had the good fortune to see several Major League Baseball (MLB) games in different venues, comparisons inevitably arise as to which of America’s ballparks is the best place to take in the country’s pastime. During an … Read More

Biggest Home Runs in Baseball History

Baseball, perhaps more than any other major sport, is a game obsessed with statistics and records. Some of the most monumental moments in baseball history have come not just from dramatic playoff wins or walk-off runs, but from late regular-season … Read More

Batting Practice Tips for the Cages

Hitting in baseball is a delicate art—timing, power, and precision all are key elements of success for a hitter, and practice is essential to master the motion. To the uninitiated, it may seem difficult to grasp the keys to success … Read More

Who Invented the Batting Cage? A History

The batting cage is such a ubiquitous resource to today’s athletes that it is easy to forget that it has not always existed! Indeed, the boom of baseball in America’s 19th century gave rise to the batting cage’s invention, but … Read More

Baseball’s Enigmatic Eephus Pitch

Baseball’s annals are full of zany bloopers, dramatic walk-off home runs, and thunderous grand slams. However, perhaps more so than other sports, baseball is renowned for its occasional eccentricity—bizarre twists of fate in the course of a sport that normally … Read More

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