whitesox:

The Sox went the silent treatment route after rookie Jose Abreu’s first Major League blast.

whitesox:

The Sox went the silent treatment route after rookie Jose Abreu’s first Major League blast.

(via mlb)

@MLB: The @Dodgers pose for a team photo with the Sydney Cricket Ground grandstands in the background. #OpeningSeries http://t.co/udDDfea8gr

@MLB: The @Dodgers pose for a team photo with the Sydney Cricket Ground grandstands in the background. #OpeningSeries http://t.co/udDDfea8gr

One of my new Cubs caps reports to Spring Training.

One of my new Cubs caps reports to Spring Training.

Absence of snark does not mean absence of humor: We guarantee you no fewer than 500 jokes in this book. — Preface, 2014 Baseball Prospectus
It was the mid 70’s. I managed, barely, to get the #WhiteSox Harry Carey and Jimmy Piersall radio broadcasts in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. They advertised Stroh’s beer. That was my beer du jour back then because of them.

Harry and Jimmy totally rocked.

It was the mid 70’s. I managed, barely, to get the #WhiteSox Harry Carey and Jimmy Piersall radio broadcasts in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. They advertised Stroh’s beer. That was my beer du jour back then because of them.

Harry and Jimmy totally rocked.

I remember now. It was yesterday, dark and snowing. I had a coupon for 20% off. I splurged. I bought two Cubs caps.

Come on Cubs, let’s do this. I only have 3,728 days left to live.

@Phillies: Happy Presidents’ Day. #PhilsSpring http://t.co/6S04AgttJ1

@Phillies: Happy Presidents’ Day. #PhilsSpring http://t.co/6S04AgttJ1

@MLBMilestones: Happy 83rd birthday to the all-time face of the @Cubs, Ernie Banks. Let’s play two! http://t.co/JmcJ0pNRGz

@MLBMilestones: Happy 83rd birthday to the all-time face of the @Cubs, Ernie Banks. Let’s play two! http://t.co/JmcJ0pNRGz

@BeschlossDC: This is DiMaggio & Sinatra, Yankee Stadium, 1949:      #NYDN http://t.co/mRi9tVjaUQ

@BeschlossDC: This is DiMaggio & Sinatra, Yankee Stadium, 1949: #NYDN http://t.co/mRi9tVjaUQ

this-day-in-baseball:

December 26, 1919
Though it won’t be official until January, the Yankees buy Babe Ruth from the Red Sox for $100,000 cash and a $300,000 guaranteed loan for owner Harry Frazee, with Fenway Park as collateral.

this-day-in-baseball:

December 26, 1919
Though it won’t be official until January, the Yankees buy Babe Ruth from the Red Sox for $100,000 cash and a $300,000 guaranteed loan for owner Harry Frazee, with Fenway Park as collateral.

this-day-in-baseball:

November 15, 1886
The Cincinnati Red Stockings send catcher Jack Boyle and $400 to St. Louis in exchange for Browns outfielder Hugh Nicol. The transaction is the first recorded trade in major league history.

this-day-in-baseball:

November 15, 1886

The Cincinnati Red Stockings send catcher Jack Boyle and $400 to St. Louis in exchange for Browns outfielder Hugh Nicol. The transaction is the first recorded trade in major league history.