Even the uninitiated know a few basic facts about the rules of baseball. Everyone knows the game is played on a diamond-shaped arrangement of four bases, and if the batter swings three […]
The baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Giants on August 17, 1957, is one for the history books. What made the game so memorable wasn’t anything like a […]
Gaylord Perry developed a reputation as a world-class professional baseball player. His skills earned him a place in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Those skills did not include a penchant for hitting […]
Most pitchers want to be known for throwing lightning-fast pitches. Ray Caldwell is remembered for something else related to lightning.
For baseball fans, few things are more exciting than watching a no-hitter. Surprisingly, under the original rules of the game, not only would a no-hitter not occur, but it would have resulted […]