If Tim Tebow wants to be remembered for helping others—he does plenty—he doesn’t have to be on the diamond to do it. And in this case, he shouldn’t be.
Minor League Baseball
Wichita, the air capital of the world. Wichita, the launching pad for Pizza Hut. And Wichita, home of a minor league ballclub—the Wingnuts.
On May 3, 1939, Gilmore Field—hosting a game between the Seattle Rainiers and Hollywood Stars—debuted. Less than 20 years later, it’d be gone.
Does Tim Tebow have a future in MLB? Maybe, maybe not. His workout went better than expected, and he’s already drawn interest. What path should he take?
Was Seattle’s Ryan Anderson a once in a generation talent? Maybe not. But was he very, very special? Absolutely. Unfortunately, his shoulder didn’t care.
Adam Miller, a 1st round draft choice in ’03, was Cleveland’s top prospect for four consecutive seasons. Alas, his body never allowed him to reach the show.
Unlike Corey Patterson—our last prospect—who spent 12 years in the majors, Ty Howington never made it past Double-A with Cincinnati. What happened?
Before Joe Durham made history in Baltimore, he was a Negro League All-Star who rose above various obstacles African Americans constantly faced in the 50s.
Scott Ruffcorn, drafted 25th overall, had plenty of hype around him for three consecutive years. Unfortunately, he could never throw strikes.
The story of Dernell Stenson is a tragic one—the former Red Sox prospect had his life (and career) horrifically taken away just when it was getting started.
There’s plenty to love, loathe, see, and do when it comes to Las Vegas. It’s also home to the 51s, a MiLB team out of the Pacific Coast League.
Atlanta has had plenty of success over the years in terms of top prospects—Andy Marté was never one of those stories. Yet, he’s found success elsewhere.
Prospects are just that, so what happens when they don’t pan out? Enter starter John Patterson, who began his career with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Savannah, Georgia has an incredibly rich baseball background. Starting this season, the Savannah Bananas continue that legacy.
A nod to Aerospace Appreciation Night, the Lancaster JetHawks, and the connection between space and baseball.
On Kevin Costner’s 61st birthday, we look back at another baseball classic.
Though short-lived, Bay City Blues aided in launching the careers of several, centering around minor league ball, and the game’s nostalgic wonder.