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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 […]

Derek Jeter ‘Re2pect’ Commercial Celebrity Cameos

Tweet Derek Jeter is the center of attention for the 2014 Major League Baseball season and especially the All-Star Game.  Yesterday I wrote an article on the release of his new commercial.  Today I take a look at the cameos made by celebrities. The Jordan Brand paid homage to the legendary shortstop with a tribute […]

Derek Jeter Commercial from the Jordan Brand

Tweet Derek Jeter has a new tribute commercial from the Jordan brand. He has been signed on with the brand since 1999 and has the most shoes of any the company’s athletes not named Michael Jordan. The commercial has plenty of cameos from star athletes and celebrities, including Phil Jackson, Rudy Giuliani, Tiger Woods, and […]

Curtain Call: Baseball Terminology

Tweet A curtain call doesn’t have to do with an actual play in baseball, but rather the reaction of the fans to a great feat by a player. It is something unique to baseball since fans cannot see the players as well once they go into the dugout while waiting to go back on to […]