By Elyssa Kirkham, Finance Writer The 2016 Major League Baseball season opened April 3 with ...
This week, Latino USA explores the past, present and future of baseball. From the history of how Latino players bent the rules of the color line in the years before Jackie Robinson, to the story of how and why Dominican fans started showing up at Boston's notoriously white Fenway Park, to the challenges that immigrant players face on their journey to the major leagues.
Beset by scandal and facing exciting rival sports, baseball is again seeking to recapture its past glory, with a focus on future players and young fans, with an assist from veterans who played the game the way it should have been played.
Players who take shortcuts to success may advance for a while, but end up hurting themselves and their teams in the end. Campaigns who ignore the fundamentals of a campaign by failing to turn the self expression of activism into movement-building or organizing will fall short.
The Braves' departure from Atlanta feels worse than breaking up with someone, possibly because there is so much injustice and the whiff of public corruption interwoven in the narrative of how it happened.
Advanced baseball stats, or sabermetrics, are an integral tool for fantasy baseball managers. You don't need multiple advanced degrees in applied mathematics to use advanced baseball stats effectively, and this article will be strict a "no math zone."
I know there are certain things I'm not rational about and one of them is my husband playing baseball. It all started when we were dating. He was playing baseball after work. I was spending time with my two young sons after work. I never got to see him play. I've been waiting patiently ever since.
What a difference a year makes. Last year during Spring Training in Port St. Lucie, Florida, the Mets were expected to contend with the cellar. The Nationals were predicted to win the National League East. Then something crazy happened on the way to last place -- they never reached it.
Opening Day is so close we can smell the peanuts and popcorn! The 2016 Major League Baseball season kicks off this Sunday, April 3, in ballparks acros...
Since most headlines are filled with unadulterated honesty (ahem), it can be very liberating to take one day out of the year and imagine some top stories that could never, ever, ever happen.
Flags are flying at half mast around the world today, in the wake of the terrible multiple explosions that occurred in Brussels, Belgium, that left 34 dead and over 200 injured.
In the fall of 2014, I had the opportunity to spend a semester studying at the University of Havana, living in the Vedado neighborhood of the capital, playing competitive baseball in the Cuban system.
Dirk told us about his book at the South Dakota Festival of Books. David is a huge baseball fanatic, so the subject was of great interest to him. Dirk was fun, knowledgeable, smart and passionate, all wonderful ingredients for an author.
Cuba has welcomed a sitting president of the United States -- the first such visit in 88 years. Even in a place as sheltered as Cuba, the victim of a decades-long trade embargo with the U.S., the world cannot stay the same forever.