For once, we are treated to a sports star ascending the national stage and talking not about his own greatness, his Hollywood girlfriend or his pimped-out fleet of Bentleys, but about self-awareness, the wisdom of his mentors, and the Zen of the knuckleball.
George Will pays a lot of attention to baseball statistics. He's a rabid Cubs fan, and he's written two books on the game. Unfortunately he doesn't show nearly the same interest in climate data. He's obviously a numbers guy, but when it comes to global warming, Will strikes out every time.
There has not been a rookie super-nova this dazzling who has entered baseball since the days of New York Yankee outfielder Mickey Mantle. Let me repeat: Mickey Mantle.
I don't like to brag about my athletic prowess, mainly because I don't have any, but I must say that I was a pretty good baseball player in my day.
My involvement with CURE Childhood Cancer began when a child in our son's school was diagnosed with cancer.
It was in the mid-80s and fairly humid, but even though my sun lotion-less arms got burned, I felt nothing. This was only my second SABR convention, and magic was clearly happening.
We are fortunate to have a team full of Yankees who do so much work in the community, with many of the players having their own foundations. We thought that The Jorge Posada Foundation would be the perfect choice for a few reasons.
There was magic on a baseball field late on Sunday afternoon, May 20, 2012, in Potomac, Md.
Here the the All-Star centerfielder reflects on his poor performance in 2010 and the criticism he received for his play. He also discusses his $160 million contract extension and being denied the 2011 MVP award.
I love stories in other sports, such as golf and tennis, where an athlete fesses up, even at the risk of losing the event and prize money. Is it because baseball is a team sport that the offender is reluctant to come forward, because he doesn't want to let down the team?
The only competition going on right now is between the Giants pitchers. For the first time in the history of the franchise, they have recorded four-consecutive shutout games.
It's an exciting time in baseball. As we're looking at a new playing field in the MLB, let's look at the players who will emerge as its new stars.
The Minnesota Twins believes deeply in youth athletics and its official charity, the Twins Community Fund, is focused on providing opportunities for everyone to play.
Every May thousands of golf fans head to Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida for The Players, arguably the most noted tournament outside the four majors and certainly the most fan-friendly. The rest of the year, this amicable town located in St. Johns County, Florida, just south of Jacksonville, is a haven for golfers.
If you want to watch the Dodgers race for the pennant, there are tons of places around the country to catch all the contested action without having to...
Kids can unleash their inner baseball star via MLB 2K12 consoles at Target field in Minneapolis or tackle the Coca-Cola Superslide that stands 465 feet from home plate at San Francisco's waterfront AT&T Park.