Aroldis Chapman broke into the Major League record books last Monday night after throwing a fastball high and tight to Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen. The pitch registered at 106 MPH on the gun. This proves Chapman to be one of the greatest baseball picks ever. In an article written by Brandon McClintock of the bleacher report; he highlights the 15 fastest pitches ever recorded in … [Read more...] about The Fastest Pitchers Ever Recorded; Aroldis Chapman #1
Here is an interesting tid-bit of baseball history from the HallofVeryGood. When Johnny Damon hit a walk-off home run in the 10th inning of Thursday night’s Tampa Bay Rays-Minnesota Twins game, the 10,042 in attendance probably didn’t know that they witnessed history. How do you ask? Well…check out this offering from Marc Tompin of the St. Petersburg Times: Damon … [Read more...] about Johnny Damon Makes History
Cliff Lee woke up this morning and grabbed a cup of coffee – possibly to help mend his decision making process. And if he was looking for a sign, he sure found one! Sources from Yahoo Sports have claimed that Cliff Lee was served a hot mocha drink this morning with a letter “T” written in some sort of syrup floating at the top of the drink. A barista from a coffee house … [Read more...] about A Texas Logo In Cliff Lee’s Mocha?
If you ever tried to throw a curveball during a game, you know that it is physically easier to throw a fastball rather than a curveball. Concerns about possible injuries from excessively throwing a curveball always lurk in a pitcher’s mind as the wrist and elbow snap downwards each and every time the pitch is thrown. Has this study proven that a curveball is as harmless to a … [Read more...] about Is Throwing A Curveball Potentially Harmful?
Take a look around the major leagues, team by team, and there are numbers that define the franchise. In Boston, it is Ted Williams’ familiar Number 9. Number 44 in Atlanta is synonymous with Hank Aaron. And in New York, well…in New York, the Yankees have too many to mention. On May 3, the Chicago Cubs will be adding a new number to their team’s historic legacy. … [Read more...] about What The Number 31 Means To Chicago