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NY Times Unloads Last of Red Sox Stake

May 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NY Times unloads last of Red Sox stake (via AFP) The New York Times Co., has sold its remaining stake in the Boston Red Sox baseball team for $63 million as the struggling media group moves to focus on its core operations. A regulatory filing Friday said the New York Times Company sold its remaining […]

Gene Michael, Peter O’Malley, and Jimmy Fallon Among Nominees on 2012 Ballot for The Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame

March 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Voters Include Past Inductees and a Panel of Baseball Experts; Hall Recognizes Players, Executives, Journalists and Entertainers of Irish Descent New York, NY (March 15, 2012) – The Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame (IAB HOF) today announced the names of the nominees on the 2012 induction ballot.  They include: Big Ed Delahanty, whose lifetime […]

GQ Interviews Bryce Harper in April Issue

March 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Will Leitch recently spoke with 19-year-old Washington Nationals phenom, Bryce Harper, for an interview that will appear in GQ’s 2012 MLB Preview Package.  Leitch and Harper discuss the ballplayer’s approach to the game, his cocky attitude, his on-field antics and being called the “Lebron of baseball.” Harper during a stint in the batting cage: “When I […]

Pitchers and Catchers And Technology…The New Rite Of Spring

February 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

This is one of the weeks that baseball fans cherish, the week pitchers and catchers report, and hope springs anew for each of the 30 Major League Baseball clubs. Everyone feels like they have a chance to catch the defending champion Cardinals, all starting with a clean slate in the warm weather of Florida and […]

Kemp Unanimous Pick For NL Stan Musial Award

October 28, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Bautista holds off Ellsbury in American League There were some outstanding performances this year in Major League Baseball.  However, one clearly stood out from the pack. Los Angeles Dodger outfielder Matt Kemp was named the National League Stan Musial Award winner for 2011 in voting held by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance.  Kemp received all 15 […]

Justin Verlander, Clayton Kershaw Named Walter Johnson Award Winners by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance

October 23, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

You can debate whether Justin Verlander should be win the “best player in the league” award.  There was no debate on if he’d win the “best pitcher” version. The Detroit Tiger ace was an unanimous selection for the Walter Johnson Award, given out by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance.  Verlander was the top name on all […]

“INVISIBLE MEN”

October 21, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Veteran Producer/Writer Joe Cacaci Announces Plans For “INVISIBLE MEN,” A New Feature Film Based On The Real Life Stories Of The Negro Baseball Leagues Original film, produced in conjunction with Odyssey Networks, to tell the real story of many of the trailblazing personalities, problems and successes of some of America’s greatest, and most forgotten, athletes […]

BBA Selects Kimbrel, Valverde For Goose Gossage Award‏

October 19, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

In earlier voting this postseason by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel won the Willie Mays Award for top rookie handily while the American League race for that award was much tighter.  With the Goose Gossage Award, handed out to the best reliever, Kimbrel got to see how the other half lives, […]

Kimbrel, Hosmer, Hellickson Selected Top Rookies By BBA‏

October 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves easily won the Baseball Bloggers Alliance‘s Willie Mays Award for top rookie in the National League.  The American League award, though, was a much different story. Kansas City first baseman Eric Hosmer and Tampa Bay pitcher Jeremy Hellickson both received 67 points in American League voting, creating the first […]

BBA Names Arizona’s Gibson, Tampa Bay’s Maddon Top Managers

October 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Top Blogger Organization Awards Connie Mack Award For 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson and Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon were named the 2011 Connie Mack Award winners today by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance.  The Connie Mack Award recognizes those considered the top manager for the season. Gibson took over an Arizona team that […]

Seamheads.com Partners With Simkus, Outsider Baseball Bulletin!

September 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

We at Seamheads.com are proud to announce that we’ve joined forces with Scott Simkus, head writer and editor of the Outsider Baseball Bulletin, “a weekly e-zine devoted to the game’s rich and (sometimes) peculiar history.”  Scott has developed a fabulous product that focuses primarily on his research of the Negro Leagues–he served as the lead […]

Take Batting Practice Like The Pros At Wrigley Field For Just $100.00!

September 14, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

From Steiner Sports: Ever wanted to take batting practice like the pros? Now is your chance to do so at historic Wrigley Field! Right now, Steiner Sports has a very limited number of spots to participate remaining, at the unheard of and never before offered price of just $100.00 per person! This Batting Practice event […]

Seamheads.com to Debut “High & Tight” Minicasts

July 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

We at Seamheads.com are proud and happy to announce a new feature that we hope you’ll enjoy.  Starting on Monday, July 18, we’ll be adding “High & Tight,” a series of audio minicasts of approximately five minutes in length that will contain news, notes, scores, highlights, injuries and other baseball-related tidbits from around the major […]

Michael Weiner Issues Statement Regarding 2011 All-Star Game

July 9, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

New York, NY, Friday, July 8, 2011 … Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Michael Weiner today issued the following statement regarding the 2011 All-Star Game and related activities to be held in Phoenix, AZ, July 10 – 12. “The coming All-Star festivities in Phoenix have renewed attention on Arizona’s 2010 immigration initiative, SB […]

A Look at Crime in Sports

July 6, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

This graphic was designed by Lorena O’Neal, you can check out more of her work here. Source:Sports Management Colleges

Baseball Industry Network 2011 All-Star Game Meet-Up

June 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Baseball Industry Network is coming to Phoenix!  We’ve had networking events throughout the East thus far but we are now coming out West to Phoenix, Arizona just in time for the 2011 MLB All-Star Game.  Join us for a great night of baseball people getting together to celebrate the halfway point of the season. […]

Out of the Park Baseball 12 Available Now!

June 22, 2011 by · 5 Comments 

Now Batting: Out of the Park Baseball 12! Own the Greatest Baseball Sim We’ve Ever Shipped For Just $39.99! Swing, batta, batta! Sa-wing, batta! The baseball season is underway, and now you can launch your digital version of the annual pennant chase in Out of the Park Baseball 12, the most comprehensive version yet of […]

To Shave Or Not To Shave?

June 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

THE ANSWER MAY BE A BIT MORE COMPLICATED FOR PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES Philips Norelco and Elias Sports Bureau crunch the numbers to see whether crushing a sinker starts at the sink. Stamford, CT – While only a few teams in baseball have official policies on facial hair, Philips Norelco and the Elias Sports Bureau have learned […]

Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame Announces 2011 Inductees

June 1, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Media Contact: John Mooney, (908) 720-6057, johnrmooney@yahoo.com , Foley’s (212) 290-0080 Nolan Ryan, Big Ed Walsh, John McGraw, Gene Monahan, Steve Donohue, and “Baseball’s Balladeer” Terry Cashman Will Be Inducted into The Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame in New York on June 14, 2011 Hall Recognizes Players, Executives, Journalists and Entertainers of Irish Descent […]

2013 World Baseball Classic Field Expands To 28 Teams

June 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

New 16-Team Qualifying Round to Include 12 New Countries Host Venue Selection Process Launches New York, NY, Wednesday, June 01, 2011 … World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) today announced, with the endorsement of the tournament Steering Committee, the introduction of a new World Baseball Classic Qualifying Round for the 2013 World Baseball Classic which will […]

Join Us Tonight For Live Chat During Red Sox/Cubs Game

May 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

We’ll be doing a live chat during the Red Sox/Cubs game tonight at 8:00 pm EDT in our new chat room.  Click the “Chat Here” link in the “Live Chat” widget located in the right-hand sidebar to join us for baseball talk!

Donnie Baseball Hits Another Home Run

May 17, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Toms River, NJ, Apr. 23, 2011—Bob Salomon, Co-Creator and driving force of “A Glove of Their Own,” an award winning book, is pleased to announce Don Mattingly and Mattingly Charities has joined the “Glove Team.” Mattingly, or Donnie Baseball, as he is so often referred to as is a lifelong baseball figure. After playing 14 […]

Rays To Honor St. Petersburg’s Fallen Police Officers

May 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ST. PETERSBURG, FL—The Tampa Bay Rays will “retire” the official radio call signs of the three St. Petersburg police officers killed in 2011, the first officers lost in the line of duty in St. Petersburg in more than 30 years.  The ceremony will take place at Tropicana Field prior to the Rays-Orioles game on Friday, […]

Talkin’ Baseball with Jeff Juden

April 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Here’s a great interview of my friend Jeff Juden conducted last October by my pal Shawn Anderson over at The Hall of Very Good. I’m pretty sure that Jeff Juden has been called plenty throughout his eight year Major League career. But given his outward appearance (an imposing 6’8” and close to 270 pounds), I […]

15 MLB Newcomers to Watch in 2011

April 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Here’s an article at onlinedegree.net that lists the 15 youngsters who are expected to make the biggest impact during the 2011 MLB season: http://www.onlinedegree.net/15-mlb-newcomers-to-watch-in-2011/

Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame Announces Nominations for 2011 Induction

April 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Foley’s NY Pub & Restaurant Recognizes Players, Executives, Journalists and Entertainers of Irish Descent New York, NY–  Foley’s NY Pub & Restaurant (18 W. 33rd St.) today announced the nominations for 2011 induction into the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame.  Voters include past inductees into the IABHOF and a panel of baseball historians.  Results […]

The Greatest Character of the Game: Casey Stengel’s Baseball

April 6, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

In its longstanding relationship with baseball, New York City has been home to four Major League teams: the Yankees, Giants, Dodgers, and Mets. But the first man to wear all four uniforms and only one to do it while each team still resided in New York was Casey Stengel. Dubbed by sportswriters “The Professor” for […]

Major League Baseball And Major League Baseball Players Association Announce New Protocols On Concussions

March 29, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

New York, NY, Tuesday, March 29, 2011 … Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) announced today that they have adopted a series of protocols under its new joint policy regarding concussions, which will be in effect from Opening Day forward. On behalf of MLB and the MLBPA, a committee […]

10 Reasons You Should Already Be Especially Psyched for Opening Day

March 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The smell of freshly laid sod, ballpark hot dogs and seven-dollar beer is in the air (or on the ground). Baseball season is quickly approaching, and fans everywhere — well, perhaps except for Houston, Pittsburgh and Seattle — are champing at the bit to find out how the 2011 MLB season will unfold. Opening Day […]

2011 World Baseball Coaches’ Convention to Feature Garciaparra, Leiter, Valentine

January 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

For Immediate Release Contact: Rick Orluk (o) 860.674.1770 (c) 860.670.2905 Rick_Orluk@GoldOrluk.com NOMAR GARCIAPARRA, AL LEITER, KEVIN LONG, AND BOBBY VALENTINE HEADLINE 2011 MOHEGAN SUN WORLD BASEBALL COACHES’ CONVENTION UNCASVILLE, CT – The 2011 Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches’ Convention will take place at the spectacular Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut, from January 20 […]

Marvin Miller Again Denied Hall of Fame Induction

December 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

From the MLBPA: New York, NY, Monday, December 06, 2010 … The following statement was issued today by Major League Baseball Players Association founding Executive Director Marvin Miller regarding the Hall of Fame Expansion Era Committee election results. “The Baseball Hall of Fame’s vote (or non-vote) of December 5, hardly qualifies as a news story. […]

Josh Hamilton, Joey Votto Take Home Stan Musial Award

October 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Baseball Bloggers Alliance concluded their award season today by naming the best player in each league for 2010. When all the votes were tallied, two men were comfortably ahead. Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton, who hit 32 home runs and fashioned an OPS of 1.044 while leading the Rangers into the playoffs, won the award […]

Roy Halladay, Felix Hernandez Overwhelming Winners Of Walter Johnson Award

October 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

2010 was often referred to as “the year of the pitcher.” However, not all pitchers are created equal. The Baseball Bloggers Alliance announced today that Philadelphia’s Roy Halladay was the unanimous selection for the National League Walter Johnson Award, receiving all nineteen first place votes. In the American League, Seattle’s Felix Hernandez was almost as […]

Rafael Soriano, Brian Wilson Dominate Goose Gossage Award Voting

October 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

For an inaugural vote, it wasn’t much of a contest. Tampa Bay closer Rafael Soriano and San Francisco closer Brian Wilson handily won the Baseball Blogger Alliance’s first-ever Goose Gossage Award, handed out to the best reliever in each league. Soriano and Wilson, besides leading their teams to the postseason, posted numbers that well-distanced themselves […]

Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation: Pepsi Refresh Project

October 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The month of October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, brings with it an exciting opportunity for our Foundation and the children whose lives we affect. The Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation has been selected by Pepsi to compete for a $250,000 grant and the only way to ensure our success is through the support of […]

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