A friend of mine sent along this graphical guide for baseball spring training 2013. I’ve admittedly been slow to get into baseball season this year and I found this information useful, especially the overview of a few of the bigger named prospects. One of the great joys of baseball is that you see new stars emerge each year, often from unexpected places. It is one of the few sports where true gems can be found that have been off everyone else’s radar until they make a huge impact.
Of all the sports, baseball is probably the most notorious for failed prospects. Players who have all the measurable qualities (body size, speed, college stats) but simply can’t make the transition to the major leagues. Sometimes it’s the slight increase in pitch speed and pitcher command. Often it’s a purely psychological issue. Because of all the team sports, baseball is the most distilled down to the one-on-one interaction between two players, the pitcher and the batter. The weight of the moment falls on the individual, rather than the team.
Once again America has proved to be the most athletically gifted country in the entire world. We own at every single sport we care about and other countries don’t stand a chance when it comes to competing against us. Take the Little League World Series for example. Japan put together a team of the best 11-13-year old baseball players that their country had to offer.
The United States of America just puts together a team with the best California has to offer and they end up beating Japan’s baby dream team. Once again the Little League World Series returns to its rightful owner. USA, USA, USA!!!
Baseball is such a slow game as it is, the last thing fans want to see are rain delays. Unless we’re talking about this game! I can’t thank these players enough for actually entertaining the fans instead of just sitting in the dugout throughout the rain delay.
I’m sure their coaches didn’t appreciate their little jousting show as much as the fans did, but oh well. College athletes are told all the time, “Just have fun out there.”
This catch is already being recognized around the world as the greatest Baseball catch of all-time. Be sure to send this video to everyone you have ever met in your entire life. This will forever go down in history as the best catch ever.
South Carolina managed to win their first College World Series ever on Monday night when the Gamecocks beat UCLA 2-1, providing the perfect send-off for Rosenblatt Stadium.
“It dawned on me, it would be wonderful to go deep into this thing and be around at the end,” Gamecocks coach Ray Tanner said. “I know the new stadium will be very special and a great facility.
“But this is history. And we’ll be a part of the College World Series and Rosenblatt for a long, long time.”
In previous years the CWS has been hyped up and highlights were seen all the time on ESPN, but for some reason this year the mainstream media didn’t really care to cover the event. I’m not sure why. All I can assume is that everyone is beginning to hate baseball.
Okay, maybe the next Babe Ruth is a bit of a stretch. But shoot him up with a shitload of steroids he can definitely be the next Barry Bonds at the very least! Check out the way he hits that little tyke in the head.
Oakland A’s pitcher Dallas Braden has just became a part of MLB history forever after he pitched the 19th perfect game ever and led his team to a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
“Pretty cool,” Braden said. “I don’t know what to think about it just yet. There’s definitely a select group. I’d like to have a career more than today.”
A ton of publicity has been made about Braden’s feud with A-Rod, but now he’ll finally start to get some recognition for his play on the mound.
However, it’s worth mentioning the first thing the mainstream media did once the perfect game became finalized was call A-Rod and get his thoughts on the historic moment. Here’s what he had to say:
“I’ve learned in my career that it’s always better to be remembered for some of the good things you do on the field, and good for him,” Rodriguez said before facing Boston. “He threw a perfect game. And, even better, he beat the Rays.”
I’m sorry, but if you can’t afford a belt how in the hell can you afford tickets to a baseball game? This picture is from some moron at a KC Royals game where he didn’t have the decency to wear a belt or pull up his pants when they were about to fall off his ass so he could moon the entire world.
If I had my way this douche would never be allowed into another sporting event for the rest of his life.
This video is without a doubt hilarious! But when you actually read about the poor four legged canine you have to feel sorry for him. Turns out that dog was at that game as the “Iams Adoptable Pet of the Game” from a local dog shelter. Sadly, I don’t think he helped his chances at finding a new home! Especially when he was shown off to a much of baseball fans and he took a shit right on their favorite sport.
I don’t know how a female can end up looking like the most masculine pitcher I have ever seen, but somehow WWE diva Eve Torres pulls it off. Seriously, look at her!! Are we even positive that’s a chick!?!? I wouldn’t be surprised if that broad isn’t packing two nuts and a trunk.