Category Archives: MLB

My review of the historic Wrigley Field

Last weekend, I spent time in Chicago. Living in Indianapolis, everything is completely different. Parking is at least $20, roads are jam-packed no matter the time of day, and public transportation is widely used. I can’t believe how much I spent on public transportation over the weekend. To get from the Intercontinental Hotel near O’Hare…

MLB: Second Half Predictions

We’re just over half way through the 2011 MLB season, as the first games after the allstar break begin today.  We’ve seen plenty of surprises: the Pirates are over .500, the Marlins were pushing the Phillies for a month and a half, then didn’t win for three weeks.  And as we head into the 2nd…

Texas Rangers fan falls nearly 20 feet going after baseball

The highs and lows of sports. Sometimes sports can be tragic. For one baseball fan Thursday night, a potential souvenir cost him his life. According to reports, after Conor Jackson of the Oakland Athletics hit a foul ball to left, a Texas Rangers fan yelled at Ranger outfielder Josh Hamilton for the foul ball. Hamilton…

Opening Day: Top 20 Players

In the spirit of opening day, here is my list of the top 20 players in the MLB, regardless of position.  Lets get started… 1. 1B – Albert Pujols – St. Louis Cardinals – As good as they come, maybe ever.  Went .312 42HR 118RBI in a “down” year last year.  He even stole 14…

Pujols Not Signing Contract is Good for Cardinals

Albert Pujols is arguably the greatest player to every take the diamond. He’s the only player to ever bat .300 hit 30HR and 100 RBI in each of his first ten seasons. And, after the 2011 season any team in the MLB will have the chance at him. And that’s a good thing for the…

A Great Week in Sports Underway

This week is by far one of the best weeks in sports. Opening day for Major League Baseball, the NCAA Final Four, The Masters, and the NBA wraps up their regular season. Beginning with the Final Four, it is arguable the 2nd most popular championship after the Superbowl. There’s something about the intrigue, the underdog…

Joe Buck Returns to Bloomington after 18 Years

Joe Buck returned to Bloomington, Indiana for the first time since 1991, after not returning for his senior year of college to replace his dad, Jack Buck as the play-by-play voice of the St. Louis Cardinals for local television and KMOX radio. The night began with Tim Franklin, director of the National Sports Journalism Center…