Tag: World Series

  • Derek Jeter Announces Retirement Following 2014 Season

    Derek Jeter announced today that he will retire at the end of the 2014 MLB season.  This is truly the end of an era.  The last true dynasty in MLB was the 1996 – 2000 Yankees team with Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada as the young core putting the Yankees back…

  • Boston is the City of Champions?

    If any of you were wondering if it was alright to go back to hating Boston or whether it was still too soon after the Boston Marathon bombing to feel that way…this 11 year old kid answers the question for you.  It’s ok to go back to hating Boston now.  The Boston Red Sox have…

  • Boston Red Sox win 2013 World Series

    The 2013 World Series is in the books and the Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 in one of the wildest and weirdest World Series that has been played in quite some time.  It began and ended with the Red Sox blowing out the Cardinals in Games 1 and 6 and everything…

  • World Series Games w/ Wacky Endings

    Everyone thought that it couldn’t get any crazier than how Game 3 of the World Series ended.  Obstruction? A dumb decision by the catcher to throw it to 3rd base to begin with? It had the makings of a historical ending filled in controversy and second guessing.  Was it the right call?  What would have…

  • Cincinnati’s Big Red Machine stand next to All-Star Ballot

    siphotos: Cincinnati’s Big Red Machine – Johnny Bench, Ken Griffey Sr., Pete Rose, Joe Morgan, Tony Perez, George Foster, Cesar Geronimo and David Concepcion – stand above an inflated All-Star ballot before a 1976 game. (Courtesy of Cincinnati Reds) —–The Big Red Machine was my grandpa’s favorite baseball team of all time. Made me a…

  • Sergio Romo celebrates after striking out Miguel Cabrera

    siphotos: Sergio Romo celebrates with his teammates after striking out Miguel Cabrera in the tenth inning to win the World Series. San Francisco defeated Detroit 4-3 to complete a four-game sweep and capture the franchise’s seventh championship and second in the last three years. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) ROSENBERG: Good chemistry key to Giants victory

  • in 1988, Limping Kirk Gibson hits homerun.

    siphotos: On this day in 1988, a limping Kirk Gibson hit a pinch-hit ninth inning home run off A’s closer Dennis Eckersley  to give the Dodgers a 1-0 series lead. It’s the first time a World Series game is ever decided on a come-from-behind home run in the final inning. (John Iacono/SI)

  • Derek Jeter: The Emperor of the Evil Empire

    Did anyone see Derek Jeter having such a resurgence in his career before the 2012 MLB season began?  He was entering his 18th season playing for the Yankees and was turning 38 years old.  In the new era of PED testing, the days of players getting ready to turn 40 and having career years were…

  • Cubs win the World Series commercial

    This is the greatest commercial of all time.

  • http://youtu.be/JVGAfA15U1I This is the greatest commercial of all time.

    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVGAfA15U1I?wmode=transparent&autohide=1&egm=0&hd=1&iv_load_policy=3&modestbranding=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&showsearch=0&w=500&h=375]http://youtu.be/JVGAfA15U1I This is the greatest commercial of all time.