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John Walker2 days ago
Baseball Player and SGA Senator
Fresh cut grass and the crack of the bat! Man oh man it's great to back! The MLB season has come to a close, and the Boston Red Sox are World Series Champions. That means in a few months college baseball will start yet another season, and our Hilltoppers will retake the field in the spring. Our baseball team is working hard towards another Heartland Conference Tournament Championship, and another appearance in the regional playoffs fighting towards the teams first Division 2 College World Series...
Tyler Marko 6 days ago
Harper and the Yankees Need Each Other
It's been too many years without a parade in the Bronx. Too often have Yankees fan had to look on with clenched teeth as World Series trophies found homes in Boston, and after a disappointing exit ver...
What's Next for the Miami Marlins?
Now that the World Series has concluded and the hot stove season has gotten warmer, it is probably a good time to take a look at what the Marlins could have planned over the next few months. The signi...
William Hickey17 days ago
Every Day Is Opening Day
On my desk, there’s a regulation major league baseball in the glass case. The reason why the ball is there is the most important reason of all. However, to understand the reason why the ball is there,...
Cayla Mariea month ago
Oakland A’s Memorable Season Comes to an End
The Oakland Athletics incredibly successful season came to an end last night, as they fell to the New York Yankees 7-2 in the AL Wild Card Game in the Bronx. The men in green and gold were just coming...
Rich Monettia month ago
Author Recalls Mt Vernon’s 1959 High School Championship Baseball Team and Season
Without a cloud in the sky, a spring day always begs for baseball. In one similar pristine moment for a Mt Vernon graduate of the late 50s, the High School Sectional Championship is on the line. The n...
Mike Ricchione2 months ago
The Court of My Opinion: Roberto Osuna
This season has been a roller coaster for Houston Astros right-hander Roberto Osuna. On the morning of May 8, Osuna was charged with assault in Toronto. As soon as the word got out, Osuna was placed o...
Brian Kapter2 months ago
The Chili Davis Effect
This is in no way meant to disrespect Chili Davis who had an excellent career in the majors and is a highly respected individual and coach. The Cubs offense has been in a downward spiral the entire se...
Rich Monetti2 months ago
Author Remembers Ardsley Baseball’s Four Straight State Titles
The Yankees did it twice. So did the Montreal Canadians. The Islanders may have the most impressive string of Championships by winning 19 straight playoff series. But right here in Westchester, Ardsle...
Fred Eugene Park2 months ago
Best Baseball Players of All Time
In the many generations since the founding of the sport, a number of phenomenal players have graced the baseball diamond. While there are so many greats to consider, there are a few outliers who can t...
Dr. Keith Anderson2 months ago
Golfing with a Big Leaguer
Last year I finished my first novel. The book is about being young and loving baseball. It’s about growing up in an era of social anarchy. It’s about the summer of 68 and a safe haven for a group of B...
Dave Wallace3 months ago
The Not-So-Superstar Story That Made Jose Bautista a Household Name
From a player whom many thought of as a bust, a major league hopeful, and, at best, bench player stuck on the bottom of the 40-man roster, to the most polarizing player in Canadian Sports History... And back to where nobody sees any significance. Here's how Jose Bautista went from worst, to first, and back to worst. Many know Jose Bautista not only just for his incredible power and prowess at the plate, but more for this clutch moment in the 2015 ALDS against the Rangers:
Dave Wallace3 months ago
The Remarkable Way the Boston Red Sox Are Taking the League by Storm
You may not like baseball, and thats fine a lot of people don’t. But if you live in Boston and don’t like the Sox, you’ve got a problem. The Red Sox are now almost five months into an improbable journ...
Nick Rackley3 months ago
Going Through the Best Players' Weekend Nicknames!
Major League Baseball released the names that would be featured on the back on jerseys worn on Player’s Weekend from August 24-26. This is a chance for the league to show itself as “having fun” and al...
Vaden Chandler3 months ago
My Other Job Was as an MLB Catcher: The Curious Case of World War II Spy Moe Berg
With just 441 hits, a career batting average of .243, and only six career home runs, Moe Berg is hardly worthy of his own exhibit at the MLB Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. However, it is present no...
Chris Schmid3 months ago
How Good Actually Is LeBron James Jr?
Being the son of arguably the best basketball player of all time can be hard enough without the media watching your every move. LeBron James Jr. is LeBron James's 13-year-old son who is already making...
Joshua Sanchez3 months ago
A Guide to Common Baseball Knowledge and Lingo
This article is for the benefit of any newcomers of the wonderful sport of baseball. The purpose of this article is to provide a helpful guide for any new fans that would like to learn more about form...
Joshua Sanchez4 months ago
Yankees Trading for J.A. Happ Is a Solid Move
On July 27, the New York Yankees traded utility player Brandon Drury and minor league outfielder Billy McKinney to the Toronto Blue Jays for starting pitcher J.A. Happ. This trade made by Yankees GM B...