Baseball Archive

It’s been 22 years since Sid Bream’s “slide into home”

Everyone remembers Sid Bream rounding third and sliding safely into home to beat the Pirates in the 1992 NLCS, but nobody remembers who drove him in.  It was Francisco Cabrera.  Now, I know this because I happened

Tigers celebrate clinching AL Central (VIDEOS)

Behind Ian Kinsler’s solo home run which broke a scoreless tie and David Price’s seven shutout innings, the Tigers clinched the American League Central division Sunday. The win allowed them to avoid a game 163 Monday. A

Son of Dodgers’ Juan Uribe dances his face off in Dodgers clubhouse (VIDEO)

The son of Dodgers’ third baseman Juan Uribe stole the post game show after the Dodgers clinched the National League West Wednesday night.  “Lil Uribe” didn’t cling to the cliche dances, but instead chose to freestyle on

Derek Jeter hand-out thanks fans at last game at Yankee Stadium

Derek Jeter’s last game at Yankee Stadium (forever) is Thursday night.  20 years, 3,462 hits (at the time of the post), 1,923 runs, 358 stolen bases.  Five World Series rings. The Yankees handed out the thank you

Who can forget the Derek Jeter flip? Correct answer: Nobody

Derek Jeter is playing his last game in Yankee Stadium as I type this.  It was 13 short years ago that Jeter found himself sprinting toward the first base line from his shortstop position to complete what

Remember Ozzie Smith’s walk-off in 1985?!

Do you remember Ozzie Smith’s walk-off home run in the 1985 National League Championship Series?  Remember how you went “crazy folks”?  My crack research team says it may have been the only one he ever hit (they’re

Josh Beckett was left hanging forever (VIDEO)

Dodgers utilityman Justin Turner homered for the second time Tuesday night against the Giants.  He came back into the dugout to butt pats, teammates doing weird dances and a high five from Josh Beckett that hung there forever.

The Curt Schilling bloody sock game was 10 years ago (come October)

Curt Schilling fought through a (potentially fake, if you believe the conspiracists) bloody sock in Game 6 of the 2004 ALCS to beat the Yankees.  That was ten years ago October 19.  It’s crazy how time flies.