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Baseball

  1. coronavirus
    How Major League Baseball Is Handling Its COVID-19 OutbreakBaseball is tightening up its social-distancing requirements after two team outbreaks in just two weeks.
  2. vulture sports
    Yankees Reportedly ‘Surprised’ to Hear Trump Throwing Out First Pitch Next MonthAs neither the club nor the White House had heard about it.
  3. president trump
    Trump Made Up His Yankees Opening Pitch Invite: ReportLast Thursday, Trump announced he would throw out the opening pitch at an August 15 Yankees game, to the surprise of the New York Yankees.
  4. games
    Baseball Without Fans Is Best Enjoyed From AfarIf you find yourself envious of those who are able to set foot inside the ballpark, you shouldn’t be.
  5. vulture sports
    With the Cubs’ Seventh-Inning Stretch, Here’s Bill Murray and a Giant Teddy BearLike you, Bill Murray seems like he’s really missed baseball.
  6. vulture sports
    Dr. Fauci Is Exactly As Good at Throwing a Baseball As You Think He Would BeWhich is to say, not very.
  7. play ball
    Dr. Fauci to Throw Out First Pitch at Washington Nationals’ Opening DayThe director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will bring the heat Thursday, July 23.
  8. vulture sports
    MLB Cancels All-Star Game in Los Angeles Amid Coronavirus ConcernsThis will be the first year without an All-Star Game since 1945.
  9. games
    Baseball’s Disastrous Spring Feels Like an Existential CrisisAt this point, does it even matter when the sport comes back?
  10. bars
    New York’s Best Baseball Bar Has Closed. What Will Happen to Its Memorabilia?Foley’s leaves behind more than 4,000 signed baseballs. We may not have seen the last of them.
  11. just asking questions
    This Is What It’s Like to Watch Live, Professional Baseball Right NowA conversation with Lotte Giants staffer Sung Min Kim.
  12. vulture sports
    Jennifer Lopez Wants to Buy the Mets and We Should Let HerJ.Lo and A-Rod are reportedly sussing out financing for a potential bid.
  13. vulture lists
    16 Essential Movies That Tell the History of BaseballFrom Eight Men Out to Moneyball, the sport has produced a rich filmography.
  14. vulture sports
    Ken Burns Revives Sports, Lets You Stream His Epic Baseball Documentary for FreePeanuts and Cracker Jacks not included.
  15. coronavirus
    Most U.S. Sports Leagues Have Suspended Their Seasons Due to CoronavirusThe NHL, MLB, MLS, and NBA are all either suspending or canceling play due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  16. games
    What the Story of the Vermont Reds Tells Us About Bernie SandersThe way the minor-league baseball team came to Burlington is the candidate’s career in miniature. So is the way they left.
  17. games
    Pete Rose’s Plea to Be Unbanned From Baseball Is Right From the Trump PlaybookThe legendary hitter (and gambler) admits no fault while harkening back to the sport’s bygone golden age. It just might work.
  18. games
    A Baseball Expert’s Guide to the Nutty MLB Cheating ScandalThe story dominating the major leagues has now moved into the realm of conspiracy theory — and remains highly enjoyable.
  19. games
    Finally, a Fun Baseball ScandalThank God for the Houston Astros and their ridiculous trash-can scheme.
  20. games
    The Wisdom of the CrowdBooing the president probably won’t help. But hey, it can’t hurt, either!
  21. donald trump
    Trump Booed at Washington Nationals Game, Fans Chant ‘Lock Him Up’There’s a reason Trump doesn’t get out much in the capital, where just four percent of residents voted for him in 2016.
  22. games
    How the World Got Too Crowded for the World SeriesThe crowning event of America’s Pastime is now just another thing on TV. But there may be another way forward.
  23. republicans
    Georgia Republicans Think Braves Lost Playoffs Because of Insufficient RacismUsed to be Southerners thought it important to be polite. Now those who love a rude Yankee president call it political correctness.
  24. games
    The Postseason Is Sleepless Season for Baseball DiehardsThere’s a simple logic driving the late start times and low TV ratings.
  25. games
    Winning Ain’t What It Used to BeThe twin goals of maximizing profit and maximizing championships aren’t aligned anymore for modern sports franchises.
  26. games
    Baseball’s Latest Identity CrisisMLB players are hitting more home runs than ever, and that’s all right with me.
  27. crime
    Bizarre New Details From the David Ortiz Shooting in Santo DomingoHit men were paid a little less than $8,000 to kill Ortiz, and one suspect was allegedly involved in execution-style murders in 2013.
  28. sports
    Cuban Players Helped Build the Modern MLB. America Doesn’t Want To Help Them.For decades, Cuban players have risked everything to play baseball in America. The Trump administration has cancelled a plan to make it safer for them
  29. baseball lit
    The ‘Miracle Mets’ Golden Anniversary Nostalgia Books Are Worth the PriceJust in time for the home opener, several accounts of the glory of ‘69.
  30. games
    Hardly Anyone Knows Mike Trout, the Greatest Baseball Player of All TimeOur generation’s Mickey Mantle is going to play his whole career in total obscurity.
  31. games
    Baseball’s New Rock N’ Jock EraHow much should a sport try to change?
  32. games
    If You Could Play Any Sport, Which One Should You Choose?(I don’t think it’s football or baseball.)
  33. baseball
    Boston Celebs Absolutely Cannot Get Over the Red Sox Win Last NightSpotted: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, post-divorce.
  34. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: The Legend of the A-Rod Centaur PaintingOf course he needed a permanent reminder that he was a special stallion of fanciful proportions.
  35. It Might Be Impossible to Be an Ethical Sports FanWhat should we do when good players are bad people?
  36. cool nuns
    This Cool Nun Threw an Amazing Opening Pitch at a White Sox Baseball GameSister Mary Jo threw a spectacular first pitch at a White Sox baseball game.
  37. the seasons
    How to Avoid Summer RegretGo to a baseball game before it’s too late!
  38. last night on late night
    Put Brett Kavanaugh in the Suburban Dad Scandal Hall of Fame, Implores ColbertName a more boring scandal, we’ll wait.
  39. sports
    Phillie Phanatic Injures Fan With Flying Hot DogThe sausage in question came flying out of a cannon.
  40. sports
    Why I’m Excited for Baseball’s 2018 Opening DayHopefully #MeToo leads to change in Major League Baseball.
  41. play ball!
    Where to Watch Opening Day in New YorkIt’s always a great day to take the afternoon off.
  42. stadium concessions
    Yankees Unveil New Milkshakes That Are Pretty Obvious Black Tap KnockoffsYankee Stadium concessions enter the Instagram-dessert copycat game.
  43. games
    Baseball’s Very Tepid Offseason Is Finally OverWhy was there so much less free-agent activity this year? Moneyball.
  44. Yankees Fire Joe Girardi, Will Reportedly Seek a New ‘Analytics-Driven’ ManagerAfter ten seasons in the Bronx, the former Yankee catcher will move on.
  45. nacho problem
    Hero Baseball Player Gives Fan New Nachos After Knocking Over His First OrderClassy move, Addison Russell.
  46. select all
    The Red Sox Used an Apple Watch to Cheat at BaseballFinally, a use for the Apple Watch.
  47. select all
    A Guy Called wetbutt23 Scooped the Mainstream Media on Big Baseball NewsBooty, booty, booty, booty, scoopin’ everywhere.
  48. sports
    Extremely Fun Grandma Flashes Everyone at Dodger StadiumShe also showed off some truly impressive dance moves.
  49. sports
    Dad Almost Drops Baby Trying to Catch Foul Ball, and the Mom Isn’t Having ItHe jumped up to catch the ball with his baby in his arms.
  50. sports
    This Is the Cutest First Pitch of All TimeLuna threw the first pitch at a Seattle Mariners game.
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