Vin Scully tells a little-known story about how he inspired Kirk Gibson of the Los Angeles Dodgers to hit his famous home run in the 1988 World Series.
A look back on the career of three-time World Series-winning manager, Tony La Russa, who has the third-most wins in MLB history.
The Boston Red Sox couldn’t hire Billy Beane in 2002. Now, Beane’s new company is reported to be in negotiations to buy part of the team.
A look at what’s fact and what’s fiction about the Oakland A’s in the 2011 film, “Moneyball,” in which Brad Pitt portrays Billy Beane.
Businessman Jim McIngvale, known as ‘Mattress Mack’ around town, is once again making a huge bet on the Houston Astros to win the World Series.
Longtime MLB outfielder Luis Polonia served jail time for a sexual assault conviction in 1989. He nonetheless played for another decade. How?
Billy Beane, the inspiration for the ‘Moneyball’ book and movie, is raising half a billion dollars to invest in the sports industry.
Oakland Athletics coach Ryan Christenson unintentionally made two Nazi gestures on live TV. The Athletics need to take action immediately.
Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem in 2016. Who was the first MLB player to kneel during the anthem?
Miguel Tejada was one of baseball’s best shortstops in his prime. The former Athletics star became a bankrupt chicken farmer in retirement.
Oakland Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty mourned his beloved mother after her death in 2018. Piscotty honored her in the perfect way.
The Oakland Athletics aren’t a financially stable team. If the current state of things keeps going, they’ll be another victim of COVID-19.
Pat Neshek has been an excellent relief pitcher over the years. His most memorable performance, though, came after his son’s death.
In 1998, St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Mark McGwire and Chicago Cubs right fielder Sammy Sosa took baseball fans on a wild ride in pursuit of Roger Maris’ single-season home run record, a season that some still say saved baseball. The story of the legendary home run race is the subject of ESPN’s latest documentary, …
The Oakland A’s made one of the greatest undrafted free-agent finds ever in Claudell Washington, who would go on to play 17 MLB seasons.
Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa both made the 1998 MLB season one to remember. Both Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire have a high net worth too.
Michael Jordan’s baseball career is now the stuff of legends. But part of Jordan’s baseball career often gets overlooked, why?
Former Oakland Athletics slugger Jose Canseco helped clean up Major League Baseball’s steroids problem, but can he help save America?
Jason Giambi spent 20 years in the pros and made more than $130 million in the process with the help of a golden thong.
New York Yankees Hall-of-Famer Derek Jeter’s flip against the Oakland Athletics remains one of the best defensive plays ever.
Kyler Murray passed on the Oakland A’s to sign for millions more with the Arizona Cardinals. His move looks genius now with the A’s cutting out payments to its minor leaguers.
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray and one-time NBA champion Scott Burrell share an amazing piece of history in professional sports.
Jose Canseco and his brother Ozzie were not strangers to trouble during their time in professional baseball. What were their worst misdeeds?
Art Howe was not happy with the way he was portrayed in ‘Moneyball,’ but he was complimentary toward the work of Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Whatever happened to MLB fan-favorite and power-hitting catcher Mickey Tettleton and his love of Froot Loops?
Jose Canseco made $45 million during his baseball career, but saw ‘divorce and taxes’ devastate his net worth.
Former New York Yankees first baseman Jason Giambi had a successful and rich MLB career. So why is Giambi now an internet meme?
Mark McGwire hit home runs at a prolific rate for the Athletics and Cardinals. He got paid quite well in the process.
A look back at notable MLB players not named Jackie Robinson that wore No. 42.
Herb Washington was a world-class sprinter when the Oakland A’s employed him as a full-time pinch-runner. He had one of the weirdest stat lines in MLB history.
Barry Zito’s baseball career peaked with a Cy Young Award, but dropped off after signing a huge deal with the San Francisco Giants.
MLB Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers grew his mustache as a joke, but he wound up choosing his facial hair over baseball.
Jose Canseco is famous for being the face of the steroid era in Major League Baseball, but the story of his lost finger might be even better.
Before he was arguably baseball’s biggest star in the 1990s, Ken Griffey Jr. was simply a 19-year-old hoping to make an immediate impact with the Seattle Mariners. In a time before service time debates, the Mariners chose to open the 1989 season with a young minor league player who gave them the best chance at …
While we all know Rickey Henderson as a Hall of Fame Baseball player, he could have been an NFL star. His mother, however, intervened.
Japanese outfielder Ichrio Suzuki arrived in America with high expectations. Suzuki began a legendary MLB career when he debuted on April 2, 2001.
Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani made his pitching debut on April 1, 2018. How did the Japanese rookie fare on the mound?
Nick Swisher was big for the New York Yankees during the team’s 2009 World Series run. What is Swisher up to now?
On this day 12 years ago, Boston Red Sox left fielder Manny Ramirez had four RBIs in the earliest Opening Day in MLB history.
Female coaches in men’s sports leagues has been a thing for years and Major League Baseball is finally catching up.
Mark McGwire surprised MLB fans by leaving the Padres to attend his sons’ baseball games. His exit seemed so simple it was hard to believe.
No other sport features anything quite like the MLB wild-card games. Here are some crazy facts about the history of the wild-card teams
The Oakland Raiders and the A’s share a stadium, but pitcher Liam Hendriks can’t wait for the Raiders and neighboring Warriors to leave town.
With less than a month left in the 2019 regular season, these three teams are trying to improve their positions in the MLB standings.
Making it to MLB typically takes years of high school and college baseball, combined with countless hours of training. Or in this case, just going viral.
Can the Oakland Athletics pull it together after a slow start to the season and make it back to the MLB playoffs? Let’s find out.
Baseball stadiums are a unique experience, unlike what you can experience in any other sport. Here are the 10 worst MLB stadiums currently in use.
While bad teams won’t draw many fans, some good clubs have the same problem. Here are the 7 MLB stadiums with the worst attendance.
Fans might be annoyed by their tanking teams, but today’s clubs are no match for the 5 worst MLB teams in modern history.
Baseball is all about tradition and history. With that in mind, here’s a look at the 5 Best MLB throwback jerseys the sport has ever seen.