Atlanta Braves Win the 2021 World Series

“Smith, the 0-2. Left side … Swanson … to first … the Braves are World Champions!” Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman raised his arms in elation, tucked the final out baseball into his back pocket, and ran to the mound to join

Good Team Wins Again

Ask anyone in my family and they will tell you I do not like the St. Louis Cardinals. When I was six years old, the Cardinals defeated my beloved Detroit Tigers in the 2006 World Series. I was crushed. I’ve held a

Universal Designated Hitting or Bust

Among baseball fans there are certain topics so contentious that they can tear families apart, destroy relationships, and launch a thousand Twitter wars. One of those is the position of the designated hitter. For those of you who aren’t familiar with baseball

The Nationals Finish the Fight

Last week the Nationals defeated the Astros in Houston, Texas, to claim their first World Series championship in franchise history.  By all accounts and measurements, the Houston Astros were the better team. They had won more games throughout the whole season than

Powered-packed World Series Matchup Underway

The David and Goliath story, of biblical origin, is a classic one in sports. The Goliath stands on one side, a team that has won 100+ games in three consecutive seasons, whose most recent world championship came just two seasons ago. On

NCAA Votes Against Adding Third Baseball Assistant

The NCAA Division I Council recently voted to disallow Baseball and Softball programs from adding an additional paid assistant coach. As it currently stands in NCAA Division I Baseball and Softball, programs are only allowed to have three “countable” coaches, meaning coaches

Garnet Baseball Start the Season Hot in Steamy Florida

When a team finishes their season standing amongst the six best teams in the country, they can face fairly lofty expectations the next year. Such is the case for this year’s baseball team that advanced to last year’s Division III College World

The Winning Mentality of a (C)loser

Hall of Fame Yankees’ catcher Yogi Berra famously once said, “Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical.” These words have never rung more true than with baseball pitchers’ changing roles, where they now pitch innings that they historically would

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