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Gift Ngoepe: South Africa to the Pittsburgh Pirates

Tweet Gift Ngoepe might not be on your fantasy radar or in MVP discussions, but he probably has one of the top moments of the baseball season. Ngoepe became the first African-born player to appear in a Major League Baseball game back on April 26. He has made plenty of appearances for the Pittsburgh Pirates […]

Derek Jeter Night at Yankee Stadium

Tweet Derek Jeter had his number retired by the New York Yankees on Sunday evening. While the Yankees won the first game of a double-header, they couldn’t pull off the sweep to send the fans home 100% happy. The best part of the day though was the ceremony in-between games that honored Jeter. The Yankees […]

Ballplayer by Chipper Jones

Tweet I recently finished reading Ballplayer by Chipper Jones. The book was on my immediate read list because I grew up a Braves fan, and Chipper was my favorite player. When I played growing up, third base became my primary position, and it was only natural that my admiration for Chipper grew even more. Ballplayer […]

Baseball’s Best Player (without stats)

Tweet Baseball’s best player (or two) is usually awarded annually to the MVP – hence the reason for the award. There are years when more than one player is a viable candidate to be called the best in baseball. This is when stats and numbers are crunched and compared to figure out who is most […]

Tim Tebow Signs Deal with New York Mets

Tweet Tim Tebow showed enough in his recent baseball workout to garner a contract offer from the defending National League champion New York Mets. He will report to the Mets’ fall instructional league in Port St. Lucie, FL. The former Heisman Trophy winner and 1st round NFL Draft pick will undoubtedly be the oldest player […]