from ABC News at www.abcnews.go.com:CLICK HERE to view the entire article….. PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has opened the door for professional sports to return to the state. Ducey said on Tuesday that professional sports, including MLB, NBA, NHL and NFL can resume without fans on Saturday. The state is slowly starting to reopen… Continue reading Arizona Governor Says Pro Sports CAN RETURN to his state this Saturday, May 16(With NO Fans)
The word coming in early this week is MLB/Major League Baseball is hoping for a return of baseball in early July…. MLB would love to get going/throwing again right around America’s birthday on July 4…. A July 4 start would be a big spark in the return of baseball, but Major League Baseball would look… Continue reading Major League Baseball hoping for Early July Return with Fan-Free Stadiums:Minor League Baseball can not make it with Fan-Free Stadiums
from SportsBusiness.com and you can CLICK HERE to go there, and what they are talking about is reducing the number of Minor League teams that are playing professional baseball…. Reduce the number of Minor League franchises from 160 to 120 teams/franchises… That would eliminate the entire Appalachian League, which fields teams in Burlington, N.C.(Burlington Royals),… Continue reading As Les Nessman used to say, “Sometimes Less Means More”:MiLB reportedly ready to agree to Franchise Contraction
Is it too soon to be talking about bringing all of this back into focus, and it makes it looks like they’re pushing and rushing the issue, to bring all of the sports back….Maybe this is all too soon, but league owners are looking for a plan…. from the Action Network at CLICK HERE, and… Continue reading The Action Network tells us when ALL Sports Seasons might continue plus:Coronavirus & Updated 2020 Sports Calendar(MLB’s Wacky Idea to Bring Baseball Back)/Most Updated Report you’ll find anywhere!!!
It was either a 32 or a 34 and it sure wasn’t a 28, but that baseball bat you used to use as a kid, that was probably at one time or another, an Al Kaline bat, and the man that made those Al Kaline bats and those Al Kaline gloves famous, it was the… Continue reading Remember that Baseball Bat you used as a kid? That was the Al Kaline bat, and the man known as “Al Kaline, a Detroit Tiger great”, died on Monday(Check out the Al Kaline baseball bat)
I remember Bill Buckner from his early days with the Los Angeles Dodgers, when the Dodgers were so good, it was hard to find a starting spot for/on Tommy Lasorda’s club… You had Steve Garvey at first base, Davey Lopes at second base, Bill Russell at shortstop, Ron Cey at third base and Steve Yeager… Continue reading Former LA Dodgers, Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox’ key player Bill Buckner gone at age 69:Buckner dies after battling dementia
MLB, ATLANTIC LEAGUE ANNOUNCE EXPERIMENTAL PLAYING RULES AND EQUIPMENT CHANGES FOR 2019 **********Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) announced today the experimental playing rules and equipment that will be in place during the 2019 Atlantic League Championship Season. The list of changes is as follows:********** § Home plate umpire… Continue reading MLB, Atlantic League Announce Experimental Playing Rules and Equipment Changes for 2019:NO Mound visits except for Pitching Changes or Medical Issues/Many more changes!!!
*****This is one of the more interesting stories/posts that we have seen on the sports front this week……***** from www.yahoo.com and YAHOO! Sports: Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley, when talking with YAHOO! Sports, revealed a rather embarrassing fact about himself….. He pooped his pants in the bullpen this season and then immediately had to go… Continue reading The Pitcher who Pooped in his Pants
Today/Wednesday: RHP Matt Frisbee(UNCG) selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 15th Round, overall pick, #436….. INF/CF Cesar Trejo(Ragsdale HS/UNCG) selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 17th Round, with overall pick #508… RHP Cole Aker(Northwest Guilford HS/University of Tampa) 18th round to St. Louis Cardinals with overall pick #543…His dad was the baseball… Continue reading MLB Draft with Rounds 11-40:Looking back at Tuesday and looking back at Rounds 11-40 through the years
The best thing going on down in Atlanta this Summer, could be the fact that the Braves are winning again, and then it helps to have that brand new Sun Trust Baseball Stadium/Sun Trust Park to play in, but most of all, the hottest attraction in Atlanta and maybe in all of baseball for the… Continue reading The hottest attraction of the Summer Baseball Season:”The Freeze”
They met in the World Series in 1995, when the Atlanta Braves faced the Cleveland Indians and Chipper Jones and his Braves got the best of Jim Thome and the Indians that time….. Jim Thome got the best of Chipper Jones when they got into a bench-clearing brawl back in 1993….Jones was with the Richmond… Continue reading Old fighting buddies Chipper Jones and Jim Thome might end up entering the Baseball Hall of Fame together
Justin Guy, Southeast Guilford High School Class of 2017, is headed to N.C. Central University to play college baseball…Guy, a center fielder, has great speed, in fact his speed is in the D.J. Artis neighborhood, and Guy can get on and the around the bases in a hurry and he is so very quick to… Continue reading Justin Guy(Southeast Guilford HS) headed to N.C. Central for College Baseball:Jalen Guy, Devin Sweet, Dallas Newton and Mitch Atkins still looking for the ‘Green Grass’
from www.myfox8.com: Beloved baseball announcer and former MLB player Joe Garagiola has died at the age of 90, the Arizona Diamondbacks confirmed Wednesday. Garagiola started broadcasting games for NBC in 1961 and became the familiar play-by-play voice for fans across the country for nearly three decades after. Thanks to his NBC contract, Garagiola served as… Continue reading FOX 8 remembers former baseball announcer Joe Garagiola who has died at age 90/Ken Howard(The White Shadow) dies today too at age 71
from Twitter road agent Brian Hall with WFMY NEWS 2 Sports….Tobas has signed with the Phillies and has reported to Williamsport in the New York-Penn League….We saw Josh on the Williamsport Crosscutters roster Sunday and now Brian Hall has confirmed the signing…Congrats to JT…. Brian Hall ?@bhallwfmy 17m17 minutes ago North Carolina, USA SE Guilford… Continue reading From Brian Hall(WFMY NEWS 2 Sports): Josh Tobias(Southeast Guilford HS) has signed with the Phillies[On the way to Williamsport Crosscutters]
Special to GreensboroSports.com from Stuart Barefoot who is BFL/Baseball for Life: The 2014 World Series is set. The San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals will do battle. On Tuesday night, in a best of seven series with the winner being crowned the champions of the world. This probably isn’t the World Series matchup… Continue reading GreensboroSports.com’s 2014 World Series Preview with Stuart Barefoot