This is why baseball is so white – Vox

This is why baseball is so white – Vox

In 1949, the Brooklyn Dodger’s lineup for Game 1 of the World Series was pretty astounding for African Americans. At second base was, of course, Jackie Robinson — the first African American in Major League Baseball. At catcher was Roy Campanella, whose mother was black and father was Sicilian; he had joined the Dodgers a […]

World Series 2017: Why America's Pastime Is Fun Again – RollingStone.com

World Series 2017: Why America's Pastime Is Fun Again – RollingStone.com

Everywhere you look, everywhere you listen, every newscast you’ve watched has told you the same thing: That 2017 is nothing but a shit sandwich so far. One month after an unpopular president took office, North Korea celebrated Donald Trump’s admission into the World Leaders Club not with fireworks but with missiles fired into the Sea […]

Why the Wild Horse is wonderful for the Dodgers, baseball – New York Post

Why the Wild Horse is wonderful for the Dodgers, baseball – New York Post

LOS ANGELES — You don’t know Puig. For all his bat-flipping, chest-thumping, tongue-wagging antics there is another side to Dodgers star outfielder Yasiel Puig, a player who has grown up under the watchful eye of manager Dave Roberts, who has not been afraid to discipline Puig when needed. Puig, who owns a .414/.533/1.250 slash line […]

Top baseball commit turning heads this fall – 247Sports

Top baseball commit turning heads this fall – 247Sports

(Photo: John Whittle, 247Sports)   The top pitcher committed to South Carolina in the 2018 recruiting class, right-hander Owen White (Mt. Ulla, N.C./Jesse Carson), is turning heads this fall. White’s most recent top-notch outing came at the PG World Championships in Jupiter, Fla. on Thursday, which earned him a glowing write-up from Baseball America. […]