Sox Century: May 18, 1917

The White Sox usurp the Red Sox for first place by handing Babe Ruth his first defeat After winning two consecutive World Series in five games apiece, the Boston Red Sox rolled into the 1917 season as the team to beat, and Babe Ruth emerged as the leader of the staff. He went 23-12 with a league-leading 1.75 ERA over a league-high 40 starts during Boston’s second championship season...
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3 days ago

WATCH: Greg Bird on Mr. Delicious, Babe Ruth & more - YES or No

Get to know MLB 1B Greg Bird as he talks about his hairless cat, Babe Ruth and more in this episode of 'YES or No' with YES Network's Matthew Stucko.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

This Danica Patrick bobblehead needs a sponsor update

Athletes come and go, but bobbleheads are forever.The people over at Stewart-Haas Racing, though, might not wish that were the case.The first 30,00 fans in attendance at Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway will receive Danica Patrick bobbleheads. And they’ll probably want to hold on to them, as future Patrick bobbleheads likely will look much different...
April 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 3/2: So what is $70,000 a season worth today?

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting for Rangers-Bruins tonight.Happy birthday today to Reggie Bush, Henrik Lundqvist and Corey Webster. On this date in 1927 Babe Ruth signed a new contract with the New York Yankees making him the highest paid player...
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March 02, 2017  |  Discuss

It's time for Satchel Paige Day in Major League Baseball

As the corner turns to March, the spring picks up pace and the sounds of the national pastime begin ringing out again. The waning days of February also bring to a close yet another Black History Month and the reminders and reminiscing the month brings of the works of many great African-Americans throughout the nation’s history. It is at the intersection of these two institutions...
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February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Japan's MVP will not pitch in WBC

Japan’s “Babe Ruth” will not be pitching for the country in the upcoming World Baseball Classic.Shohei Otani plays for the Nippon Ham Fighters in Japan’s professional baseball league and is the country’s top MLB prospect. He is dealing with an ankle injury that will prevent him from pitching in the WBC, his Fighters manager said. MLB Network’s Jon Paul Morosi confirmed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

What was happening the last time the Indians won the World Series?

With their victory in the ALCS over the Toronto Blue Jays, the Cleveland Indians are in the World Series for the first time since 1997. A victory in the Fall Classic would be Cleveland’s first World Series title since 1948. That’s quite the drought and it begs a question. What was going on in the world in 1948? Whether in sports, politics or some other part of the global stage...
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October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Infamous Babe Ruth photograph up for auction

Touted as the “one of the most unusual and interesting Babe Ruth photographs ever offered for public sale,” an infamous photograph of The Great Bambino holding a bat between his legs dubbed the “Bat Penis” pic currently is being offered by Lelands auction house. The photograph of the Major League Baseball icon — officially called “Babe Ruth “Bat Penis” Snapshot...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Babe Ruth's 104-year-old glove could fetch $1 million at auction

According to a report by TMZ Sports, the family that owns a 104 year-old baseball mitt that belonged to Babe Ruth is placing it up for auction. For those interested in bidding on the glove, a live auction will take place at a New York City restaurant on April 30. Per the report, the auction will be live-streamed and the bidding will start at $125,000. It is reported by sources...
Via Sportsnaut
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

MLB is developing a scripted Babe Ruth miniseries

MLB will developing a miniseries based on the life of Babe Ruth, according to The Hollywood Reporter. There have been plenty of Ruth features throughout the years, but none in recent years with MLB throwing their weight behind the project. Allen Coulter will be the director and executive producer. MLB regularly has advised on baseball-centric Hollywood films, including 42, Moneyball...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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