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In 1991, Chicago's Comiskey Park became a parking lot (for the new Comiskey Park). Thus Birmingham, Alabama's Rickwood Field, which turns 106 this season, earned the distinction of America's Oldest Professional Baseball Stadium.
"You got people getting $85 million that haven't made the All-Star [Game]."
What does this all mean? Maybe it's twofold: players feel like they don't need the lure of a major city to build their own
There's a quote to describe the return of Alex Rodriguez. "When life throws you a curveball, it's the opportunity to hit it out of the park." That simplifies the season he's been having thus far.
On Wednesday, May 27 at 12:30 p.m., the Birmingham Barons, currently 21-24 in the Southern League (AA-level minors), will host the last-place Jacksonville Suns. In and of itself, no, it's not the Game of the Year. Still, if you can see just one game in 2015, this is it. Because it's the only game of the year at Rickwood Field.
Roger Angell reminded us recently with a long memoir piece why he will be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame this weekend. As much as his selection is deserved, there is another Roger out there who has not yet gotten the nod.
The Thunder should be looking for two things right now: a dominant, low-post defender alongside the improving Ibaka, and
The NBA season has reached its midway point, and here's what we know: Miami and Indiana are on a collision course in the
Eric Simonson, who gets his kicks writing plays about sports figures, is jumping the gun on Valentine's Day by sending a lavish Broadway card to now 88-year-old Yogi Berra.
Baseball Hall of Famer and former New York Yankee slugger Reggie Jackson sat down Thursday with HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont
Jackson dropped by HuffPost Live on Thursday to discuss his forthcoming book "Becoming Mr. October." With the Yankees' archrival
Reggie Jackson sits down with Marc to talk about Big Papi, the Red Sox, and the state of baseball today.
Baseball legend and 'Mr. October' Reggie Jackson sits down with Marc to talk about his the controversy surrounding, and his friendship with, Alex Rodriguez.
Beltran's post-season credentials are a product of his strong play, but also of the era in which he played. When baseball moved to the expanded playoff system following the 1993 season, it pro-actively sought to change how its past is viewed.
Part of the fun of the game is watching a manager argue with an umpire who he feels made a bad call. It's exciting to see a manager thrown out of a ball game. It's one of the things that gets fans "up" in a game. With Instant Replay it becomes a much calmer, less exciting game.
Expanding the size of the All-Star Game roster, using a designated hitter and tinkering with how the roster is selected are all ways Major League Baseball has tried to ensure that the All-Star Game remains interesting for fans. These innovations have not achieved that goal.
It didn't take long for someone to bring up his name as soon as Pablo Sandoval slammed his third home run in the first game of the World Series. Reggie Jackson. And it didn't take long for it to trigger the biggest regret of my life.