Browse By

Daily Archives: February 4, 2014

No Thumbnail

Jewish Baseball Players

jewish baseball players

During the 2013 season, there were sixteen Jewish baseball players in the big leagues. They are Ryan Braun, Craig Breslow, Ike Davis, Scott Feldman, Nate Freiman, Sam Fuld, Ryan Kalish, Ian Kinsler, Ryan Lavarnway, Boston Red Sox, Jason Marquis, Kevin Pillar, Josh Satin, Michael Schwimer,

No Thumbnail

Cardinal Baseball Schedule


The Stanford Cardinal baseball team is coming of somewhat of a down season for their lofty standards. In 2013 Mark Marquess’s squad finished 33-22, but only eked out a 16-14 record in the PAC-12 and missed the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2010.

No Thumbnail

The Different Minor League Levels Explained


The minor leagues consists of independent leagues, foreign leagues and development leagues for MLB teams. For the purpose of this article we are going to focus on the developmental leagues, which are made up with what commonly called “farm” teams.  (Because they are “growing” players

No Thumbnail

Combat Baseball

combat baseball

Combat sports is a sporting goods company which makes composite baseball bats. Founded by GE executives in the late nineties, the Canadian company started out by making composite hockey sticks. They moved into the baseball in the early twenty first century, first supplying composite bats

No Thumbnail

Infield Fly Rule


The infield rule played a big role in the 2012 National League wild card game. In the eighth inning of the winner-take-all game between the Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons came to bat with runners on first and second

No Thumbnail

Nokona Baseball Gloves

nokona baseball gloves

The Nocona Athletic Goods Company has been making Nokona baseball gloves in Nocona, Texas since 1934. The reason they are called Nokona gloves instead of Nocona gloves is that the US Patent Office would not allow the name of an incorporated town to be part

No Thumbnail

JMU Baseball

JMU baseball

James Madison University has been participating in collegiate baseball since 1974. They are members of the Colonial Athletic Association. Their nickname is the Dukes and their team colors are purple and gold. The play at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park, a twelve hundred seat