On this day in 1977, former Atlanta Braves owner Ted Turner took a trip to the dugout to manage the team. For the longest time, his presence was all around.
Hollywood has its formula for feel-good sports movies; the 1979 cult classic “Dreamer” is no different. Yet, something makes this one a little more special.
Countless cases could be made for those not included in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Charles Ebbets not being in is shameful at best, unforgivable at worst.
In 1953, the Hollywood Stars and Los Angeles Angels had a series of brawls disguised as baseball games. And then the punishments came.
In 1976, Chris Chambliss hit a three-run HR to secure New York a pennant. And at the same time, a feeling of nostalgia for manager Billy Martin.
On May 15, 1912, Ty Cobb pummeled a man for hurling insults at him during a game. It resulted in a suspension, which prompted his teammates to go on strike.
He was just a kid from Sudlersville… who went on to win three MLB MVP Awards. Today, we take a look back at Jimmie Foxx.
On April 23, 1937, Roosevelt Stadium debuted in Jersey City. On April 18, 1946, Jackie Robinson made history in that very ballpark.
Mary Tyler Moore made it after all. We look back at the link between her 1970s hit, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and football.
December 2, 1985—the Chicago Bears were perfect, but the Miami Dolphins weren’t going to let that happen. Still, it would be Chicago who had the last laugh.
When Boston fans think of their Bruins, they think of Bobby Orr. And on January 24, 1974, they would defend him like none other.
Ahead of his age-30 season, the Cincinnati Reds traded Frank Robinson to Baltimore. But he wasn’t finished as he won for MVP while the Orioles won it all.
1941 was a good year for the Boston Red Sox, especially for Lefty Grove and Ted Williams. But in the end, not as good as they wanted it to be.
Phil Esposito thought he had found a home in Boston as part of the Bruins, but that all changed in 1975 when he was traded to the New York Rangers.
On January 11, 1973, the Designated Hitter was born. The AL would embrace the idea. The NL, not so much. And Ron Blomberg would become the first-ever DH.
“The Dandy Dominican,” Juan Marichal, had a heckuva baseball career. What would he accomplish in his rookie season? And, what went down in 1965?
For everything that Daniel Lucius “Doc” Adams has done for baseball, it’s downright astonishing he’s not in baseball’s Hall of Fame.
Imagining Don Drysdale playing for a team other than the Dodgers—whether it be in Brooklyn or LA—is difficult. And yet, he could have been a pirate.