It happens to me every year: I go into the Home Run Derby thinking, “Aw, this will be a fun little diversion!” And every year, I get precisely the same sick, weak feeling, like I’ve been kicked in the gonads. Wait a minute, I realize. This really sucks. And the thing is, it sucks on […]
This year, with the MLB All Star game being at Yankee Stadium, the MLB All Star FanFest was also brought to New York City. Thanks to my mother’s friend, I procured two free tickets to a night session for people who received tickets exclusively from Bank of America. It was held at the Jakob Javits […]
Writing about Josh Hamilton‘s 28-HR, first-round performance in the 2008 MLB Home Run Derby would do him a disservice. So, in respect for Hamilton, here is video footage of his final four record-breaking home runs. Bobby Abreu had the previous record with 24 first-round home runs.