Tag: Major League Baseball

The All-Star game's Stand Up To Cancer moment was as moving as it gets

The numbers scare you. In 2020, there were close to two million new cases of cancer diagnosed. There were more than six hundred thousand cancer related deaths in the United States. One out of four people will get some form of cancer in their lifetime. To make it more personal, in a traditional family of... Read more »

Would MLB have cancelled the season if it was the Yankees, Dodgers or Cubs testing positive for Covid-19 instead of the Marlins

Would MLB have cancelled the season if it was the Yankees, Dodgers or Cubs testing positive for Covid-19 instead of the Marlins
Brad Boxberger Brandon Kintzler Jesus Aguilar Jonathan Villar Corey Dickerson Those are¬†among the most well known players on the current roster of the Miami Marlins baseball team. Last season the Marlins finished in last place with a record of 57-105. In 2018, they were 63-98, also in last place. We can go on and on... Read more »

Remembering opening days from the past while wondering if the Coronavirus will cancel baseball in 2020

Remembering opening days from the past while wondering if the Coronavirus will cancel baseball in 2020
When it comes to sports, for me it’s always been about baseball. Yes, I admit I’m a sports junkie. If there’s a game going on, I’m watching, but baseball has always been the leader…and by far. My obsession started at a young age. WGN television would broadcast all the home games of the Chicago Cubs.... Read more »
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Why would you wear an Addison Russell jersey to the Cubs game?

Why would you wear an Addison Russell jersey to the Cubs game?
Thursday night. Wrigley Field. Cubs vs Pirates. Cubs have a 1/2 game lead over Milwaukee with four games to go. It’s the biggest game of a long season. I’m heading to the park, waiting for the bus. I see a man walking across the street wearing a Cubs jersey…nothing unusual about that. I notice the... Read more »

It's past time for major league baseball to install protective nets

It's past time for major league baseball to install protective nets
It’s a beautiful day in New York City. A great day to go to a baseball game. You head out to the Bronx with your family. Yankee Stadium. The Yankees vs the Minnesota Twins. Who would have thought¬†that your day would end up in a hospital because your toddler daughter was hit in the head... Read more »
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