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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Tom Seaver, Heart and Mighty Arm of Miracle Mets, Dies at 75

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Seaver transformed a franchise and captivated a city, setting enduring standards as he whipped his powerful right arm overhead for the Miracle Mets and dirtied his right knee atop major league mounds for two decades. A consummate pro and pitching icon, he finished fulfilled after a career remembered with awe…

WATCH: Manager Ejected, Puts on Mask to Argue with Umpire

The old Ump/Manager argument is still a part of baseball in our current COVID reality, but man does it look different than it did a year ago. Home plate umpire Jordan Baker was quite unhappy to see Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Derek Holland lounging around in the empty stands during Sunday’s game against the St. Louis…

WATCH: Every Player and Coach on the Yankees and Nationals Kneels Prior to the...

It was expected that several players from the Yankees and Nationals would take a knee during or prior to the national anthem on Opening Day. Though, it wasn’t widely expected that every player and coach from both teams would do it. But, that’s exactly what happened. All players and coaches on the Yankees & Nationals…

Major League Baseball Defends Anthem Kneeling, Supports Black Lives Matter

Major League Baseball came out in defense of players who knelt during the national anthem on Monday evening, taking on critics and tweeting in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. As Breitbart News reported, several members of the San Francisco Giants took a knee during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner during a preseason game…

WATCH: Several San Francisco Giants Kneel During National Anthem

There was much speculation that the return of sports would bring with it a return of protesting during the national anthem. Well, that speculation turned out to be accurate. Before Monday night’s Spring Training game against the Oakland A’s, Giants manager Gabe Kapler, first base coach Antoan Richardson and outfielders Jaylin Davis, Mike Yastrzemski and…

MLB Releases 2021 Schedule; all 30 Teams to Open on April 1

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will open the 2021 season on April 1 and hopes to have every team play its first game on the same day for the first time since 1968. The league released the full schedule Thursday, two weeks before it plans to begin a 2020 season that’s been delayed…

Dr. Anthony Fauci: Baseball Shouldn’t Play Past September

There probably will not be a Major League Baseball season this year. Though, if there is, Dr. Anthony Fauci says it shouldn’t extend past September. In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, the head of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Disease said that the baseball season would need to end before the…

AP Source: MLB Players Offer 114-Game Season, No More Salary Cuts

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball players proposed a 114-game regular season Sunday, up from 82 in management’s offer, but no additional pay cuts beyond the one they agreed to in March, a person familiar with the plan told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no details were announced.…

Beloved Detroit Tigers Star Al Kaline Dies at 85

DETROIT (AP) — Al Kaline, who spent his entire 22-season Hall of Fame career with the Detroit Tigers and was known affectionately as “Mr. Tiger,” died Monday. He was 85. John Morad, a friend of Kaline’s, confirmed to The Associated Press that he died Monday at his home in Michigan. Morad, who spoke first to…

Report: Astros Apologize for Sign-Stealing in Court Documents

The Houston Astros have reportedly said in court documents that they sincerely apologize for the sign-stealing scandal the team used, most notably during their World Series run in 2017. The admission is seen in recent court filings as season ticket-holders take the team to court contending that their tickets were devalued by the sign-stealing controversy…
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