Tag Archives: Baseball

The Sports Archives – Cubs Win! Overview of the Baseball Curse

A historical moment in U.S. baseball history took place just about a week ago, drawing the 2016 MLB World Series to a close. In an outrageous 10-inning finale to a heated set of 7 games, the Chicago Cubs claimed victory … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Cubs vs. Indians: A Fight to Remember

The 2016 Major-League Baseball championships have arrived and America is once again brimming with enthusiastic fervor. Every year, the MLB World Series nets tens-of-thousands of live spectators and millions of network viewers, all eager to watch a lively showdown between … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Baseball Team Roles

1 batter. 9 defenders. This has been, is, and will likely continue to be the standard in baseball. Like many sports, baseball is a game where possession of the ball is critical, and on a field so large, maximum coverage … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Retirement in Professional Sports

In November of last year, David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox publically announced his intention to retire at the end of the 2016 season. A renowned left-handed batter known infamously for his power-hitting abilities, Big Papi has indeed come … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Martin Luther King/Desegregation of Sports

When it comes to athletics and Martin Luther King, Jr., there is not much to say about him personally; aside from an enthusiasm for pocket billiards, his sports background is not particularly eye-catching. Despite limited involvement as an individual, however, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Know the Difference: Baseball and Softball

Some sports stand entirely alone, while others exist as deviations on other popular competitive activities; a few alterations to how a game is played, if made in the right place, can make an entirely different sport! Perhaps one of the … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Yogi Berra: Passing into Legend

On September 25th, 2015, the world lost one of the greatest, most beloved baseball players of all time. Lawrence Peter Berra, known more popularly by his nickname, “Yogi,” died in New Jersey. Berra purportedly passed away in his sleep, dying … Continue reading

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