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New Season New Rules

By Trevor McKey – If you have watched or listened to much baseball lately, chances are you have seen the new rule changes across the board, especially if your favorite team has played in extra innings receiving a baserunner automatically placed at second base. The game of baseball is a team game involving a ball, Read More

MLB Spring Training

By Trevor McKey – Opening Day Weekend has come and gone and it sure feels good for MLB Baseball to be back! For more information pertaining to the history of Opening Day, it can be found in a past article on this blog. Here are some headlines from Opening Day, as well as a letter Read More

MLB Winter Meetings

By Trevor McKey – Major League Baseball is a wonderfully long 162 game marathon starting in April and ending in September culminating in the Fall Classic. At the conclusion of the World Series, most baseball aficionados not celebrating their championship see the end of one season as the start of another, baseball player acquisitions and Read More

World Series 2020

By Trevor McKey – Major League Baseball’s 2020 season made it! There will be a World Series to crown a baseball champion. From the delayed Opening Day due to COVID-19, very few people thought it was possible or even likely that the MLB would have this opportunity.  This year’s World Series will mark the 116th Read More

Major League Baseball Opening Day

By Trevor McKey – “You always get a special kick on Opening Day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you’re a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen.”  – Joe DiMaggio “A home opener is always exciting, no matter if it’s home Read More

Should College Baseball Players Be Paid?

By Trevor McKey – There is probably no other topic in College Sports more relevant today than whether collegiate athletes should be paid. With packed out stadiums, multi-million dollar television contracts, highly paid coaching staffs, and lavish college experiences with ever rising tuition costs, it only makes sense to the onlooker that the lowly college Read More

History of Ballgloves

By Trevor McKey – Peanut butter and jelly. Bacon and eggs. Pen and paper. If baseball is America’s Batman, then ballgoves are Robin.  There are countless examples of things that just go together, or better yet, fit like a glove.  In sports, there is probably nothing more beautiful and timeless than well crafted ballgloves. Today, Read More

Typical American Stuff: What the U.S. Is Best Known for Today

The cultural heritage of American past-times generally revolves around food and comradery; coming together to celebrate and eat. American celebrations take many forms — from music to athletics, to holidays and parades — and when it comes to all of these celebrations, it isn’t uncommon to gather around the grill surrounded by family and friends. Read More

The 5 Most Dangerous High School Sports

High school football players in a game.

High school sports play an important role in the lives of many students and parents. They provide exercise at a critical time for many young people that are learning to develop healthy living habits, they build teamwork skills and camaraderie, and contribute to school spirit like nothing else. However, like many physical activities, participating in Read More

Are Any Products Still Made in America?

It’s no secret that U.S. manufacturing jobs have been moving overseas to other countries where labor and land are cheaper, allowing companies to mass produce goods at a lower price. Labels like “made in China” are becoming more and more ubiquitous, with over 10% of U.S. spending on durable goods going to Chinese products, according Read More

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