AL & NL All-Star rosters announced

2013 MLB All-Star Game, Citi Field, New York Mets

The 84th edition of the Mid-Summer Classic is just 10 days away, earlier today the rosters were unveiled. This years game will be played at Citi Field in New York. Here are your rosters: American League Starters C:  Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins 1B:  Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles 2B:  Robinson Cano, New York Yankees 3B:  Miguel [...]

Dodger Stadium receiving new look

Dodger Stadium, LA Dodgers, MLB

The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced plans to upgrade Dodger Stadium for the 2013 season. The 51-year-old stadium will receive improvements in all areas including facilities, food service, clubhouse and more. “The mission of Dodger ownership is to create ways to enhance the experience for all of our fans,” Dodger President and CEO Stan Kasten [...]

D3 Hockey Camp

Dave Clark, Dave Clark Foundation, Disability Dream Day

The Dave Clark Foundation hosted their inaugural D3 Hockey Camp Thursday in Elmira, New York. They teamed up with the Elmira Jackals.  Dave never stops and we commend him for all he does.  The complete story is below, courtesy of Doug Cornfield. On a side note, Dave’s next D3 Day with the Fort Myers Miracle [...]

Clemente award nominees

Roberto Clemente, MLB, Roberto Clemente Award, Hall of Fame

Each year every team in Major League Baseball nominates one of their players for the “Roberto Clemente Award”.  This prestigious award is named for right fielder Roberto Clemente and recognizes players for their work in the community. The Hall of Famer played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and had his life cut short on December 31, [...]

Uecker statue to be unveiled Friday

Bob Uecker, Mr. Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers

One of the most well-known voices of the game will be honored with a statue Friday at Miller Park in Milwaukee.  Bob Uecker has been announcing Milwaukee Brewers games since 1971 and he does so today with as much passion as the day he started. The Uecker statue, designed by Brian Maughan, measures over seven [...]

Could the Pirates make the playoffs?

Pittsburgh Pirates, MLB

Over the past 19 years, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been one of the most inept franchises in all of sports.  The Pirates haven’t reached the postseason or finished above .500 since 1992. But, over the weekend the Pirates released information on, wait for it, playoff tickets.  That’s right, the Pirates have a good enough shot [...]

Jake Peavy donates money for friend

Jake Peavy chicago white sox san diego padres charity donates pancreatic cancer

Long-time San Diego Padres Bullpen coach, Darrel Akerfelds, lost his two-year battle with pancreatic cancer on June 24th.  Akerfelds held that position with the Padres since 2001. On June 22, 2002, Jake Peavy made his MLB debut with the Padres. Peavy pitched for the Padres until he was traded to the Chicago White Sox in [...]

Mets honor Gary Carter

Mets Opening Day

The New York Mets honored their former Hall of Fame catcher, Gary Carter, Thursday during opening day.  Carter passed away on February 17th.  From the beginning of the day, it was apparent the day was about “The Kid”.  Mets players took the field to warm up and take batting practice wearing Carter’s number eight jersey, teammates [...]

The Joe Niekro Foundation

Joe Niekro Foundation

Player:  Joe Niekro Sport:  Baseball, MLB, Retired Team:  Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Detroit Tigers, Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins Website:  The Joe Niekro Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website):  The Joe Niekro Foundation was established in 2007 in honor of the founder’s father, Joe Niekro, who lost his life from a [...]

Dan Uggla’s Diamonds In The Rough Foundation

dan uggla diamonds in the rough foundation charity florida marlins atlanta braves

Player:  Dan Uggla Sport:  Baseball, MLB Team:  Atlanta Braves Website:  Dan Uggla’s Diamonds In The Rough Foundation Mission/Info:(Via the website):  Dan Uggla’s Diamonds in the Rough Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, was established in 2011.  The mission of the foundation is to provide opportunities, support and resources to children and families in-need.  Our primary focus is to improve [...]