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Rich Monetti12 days ago
The Lewisboro Lightning Never Quit as Their Three Year Journey Ends
In baseball when you start slow, a cold, wet spring always stands at the ready as an explanation. Whether the team will warm with the calendar certainly remains a question. But the uncertainty didn’t ...
Maurice Bernier17 days ago
Rooting for the Underdog
I am a very proud New Yorker. I was born in the grand ole year of 1956 in Manhattan. Why is this so important to my story? You will see why in a few minutes. Read on, my friend. As far back as I can r...
Vaden Chandlera month ago
Guess Who Just Received the Highest Free-Agent Player Contract in the History of the MLB?
So I'm sitting here in my makeshift office/bedroom trying to make a dime or two for me and my lovely wife, and what do I happen to read in the Wall Street Journal but this - Manny Machado is now the r...
Dan Reinharta month ago
Baseball Thoughts... (Pt. 2)
Obviously, if you are a baseball fan, you know the name Henry Aaron. He set the home run record, passing Babe Ruth. In fact, I can remember it like it was yesterday, as I sat at my Aunt Edna’s house a...
Dan Reinharta month ago
Baseball Thoughts...
I was born into a family where my dad worked many long hours to provide for our family. He was a “Sanitation Engineer” or as what we called him, “the sewer cleaner.” Don’t get me wrong, I knew he love...
Rich Monettia month ago
Part III: My Most Memorable New York Sports Minutes
The 1976 Word Series was humbling for Yankee fans. Putting up a crooked number would have been much appreciated, but a sweep was pretty startling after the game five heroics. So, when the Yankees sign...
Rich Monetti2 months ago
Part II: My Most Memorable New York Sports Minutes
When something occurs before you were born or in infancy, it seems like ancient history. So while 12 years absence from post season play isn’t really extreme, the drought seemed like an eternity to me...
Rich Monetti2 months ago
Part I: My Five Most Memorable New York Sports Minutes
Here’s part one of My Five Most Memorable New York Sports Minutes. Like it’s evil stepsister, my cherished moments came when I was younger, and for me, winning the title has always been anti-climatic ...
Patty McDaniels2 months ago
Baseball Bat Buying Guide: Find the Best Bats
Baseball has become one of the popular sports that is mainly played in the United States of America. In fact, it is also the national sport of the nation. Compared to several other sports, such as gol...
Dean Ayoob2 months ago
Who's the Problem?
"That guy is the worst." "He doesn't know what he's doing." "My kid needs some real coaching." Those were the comments coming from a friend of mine as we were discussing how his son's baseball season ...
Sean Leamen3 months ago
My Unqualified Hall of Fame Ballot
Let me be perfectly clear. I am not a baseball writer. I am not, and probably will never be a member of the BBWAA. At best, I am a casual baseball fan. That being said, I have become obsessed with the...
David McCleary3 months ago
Best Books for Baseball Fans
It was the mid-1940s and World War II caused a spike in civilian fear. Men were being drafted, families were rationing food, and there were major political changes afoot. Americans desperately needed ...
WatchMojo 4 months ago
Top 10 Rising Sports Stars in Baseball
These athletes are turning into some real heavy hitters! Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the "Top 10 Rising Sports Stars—Baseball." For this list, we’ll be loo...
John Walker4 months 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 4 months 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...
Christian Cevallos5 months ago
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 Hickey5 months 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 Marie5 months 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...