Baseball Played With 1861 Rules Is Almost Unrecognizable [Video]As easy as it is to get nostalgic for the past, baseball is much better served these days.
Former Cub Chris Coghlan Amazingly Avoids Catcher By Flipping Into Home PlateYou never see anything like this!
Raise the Banner: Your Ultimate 2017 Chicago Baseball PreviewThere's a magic in the smell of the air. College basketball is heating up, and of course the boys of summer are getting ready down in Arizona.
Musicians React to Chicago Cubs' World Series VictoryThe Chicago Cubs finally broke one of the longest droughts in the sports world. And Cubs players and their unwavering fans are still celebrating after the franchise won its first World Series championship since 1908.
Jack White Knocks It Out Of The Park At Celebrity Baseball GameWhite is honing his chops in case the Cubs or the Sox need a pinch hitter!
5 Odd Baseball Events That Are Bizarre But TrueThe Cubs left field relief pitcher shuffle last night was bizarre, but it's far from the strangest thing to happen in a ballgame
Oops! Wade Boggs Wears New York Yankees Championship Ring To Boston Red Sox CeremonyRule #1, don't wear the championship ring of your team's biggest rival when you're being honored.
Batter Up! Lin Brehmer's Songs For Baseball SeasonFor those of us who believe the date “catchers and pitchers report” is more important than Valentine’s Day, the long lustrous reverie that is baseball has already begun.
Will Ferrell Is America's Worst Baseball Player in 'Ferrell Takes the Field' TrailerThis September, sports on HBO are about to get a lot weirder.
The Sox, The Cubs, And Little LeagueLast night I attended a gathering of literate baseball nerds at Tony Fitzpatrick and Stan Klein’s Firecat Gallery in Wicker Park. The event was framed by an exhibit of baseball art. I loved Margie Lawrence’s paintings especially one of Ernie Banks and Ron Santo. It was hosted by the Editor and Publisher of Bard Ball, James Finn Garner, who welcomed some of Chicago’s best writers of baseball poetry and fiction. Novelist and poet Billy Lombardo told a poignant and funny story about The Sox winning it all in 2005. The story revolved around how his experience was shaped by sharing it with a young son. Tom Wolfe (the legendary Skip Castro to XRT listeners) read from his great uncle’s alleged 1930’s ‘diary’ in which his uncle’s attempt to make it as a writer was derailed by the distractions of The Yankees, The Brooklyn Dodgers, and The New York Giants. And my old friend Don Evans shared his essay about his Cub fan father’s dying last request.
Sleepy Yankee Fan Is Suing A Yankee fan was in a slump or more like slumping over the seat next to him asleep. Two ESPN commentators caught sight of him and poked some fun. According to the New York Post, Andrew Rector, the sleepy fan, has filed a $10 million defamation suit against those who made him the butt of their jokes. They commented on how he was leaning so far he might fall over and how he slept through a homer.
Billy Corgan, Los Lobos & Hundreds Of XRT Listeners Celebrate Opening Day In Wrigleyville