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Are Baseball Cards Worth Anything?

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Back in the early 1900s, baseball cards and tobacco were sold together to baseball fans. What initially began as a fun collectors’ item quickly grew into a lucrative hobby for fans to buy and sell. Some cards today are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, while some are worth millions. Here is the breakdown of […]

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Why Do Baseball Players Chew Bubble Gum?

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What Kind of Gum Do Baseball Players Chew

There are many reasons why baseball players choose to chew bubble gum during baseball games. Some reasons to chew gum include out of habit, superstition, keeping their mouth moist, and more. Another reason for the increase in chewing gum is MLB’s way to phase out smokeless tobacco during games. Here is the breakdown of chewing […]

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Can Umpires be Ejected?

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Can Umpires be Ejected

While baseball players and managers can receive an ejection from an MLB game, many wonder if umpires can receive ejections. Can umpires eject each other from the game after missing a call, for example? Are fans able to obtain an ejection as well from an umpire during a match? Below are the answers to these […]

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How Many Stitches Are on a Baseball?

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How Many Stitches are on a Major League Baseball? A total of 108 double stitches make up an official Major League Baseball, with the first and last stitch hidden on the ball. That means 216 total stitches cover the seams of the ball. Two figure-8 patterns of cowhide covering pieces of material are sewn together […]

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Why is Fighting Allowed in Hockey?

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Why is Fighting Allowed in Hockey

Ice Hockey is an extremely rough sport and one of the few that promotes fighting outside the standard gameplay. NHL players in 2019 took place in .19 fights per game, which is down considerably from .60 fights per game in ten years ago. In total, 238 hockey fights took place during 2019. A common question […]

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Why is Toronto in the NBA?

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Why is Toronto in the NBA

Little Known Fact about Canadians and The Origin of Basketball You may know that James Naismith invented basketball in Springfield, Massachusetts, but did you know he was Canadian? Basketball was developed during the winter in 1891, and the sport quickly grew in popularity over the years. Fast forward to 1946, and you had the first […]

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Bob Sheppard

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Old Yankee Stadium From the Upper Deck Behind Home Plate

Robert Leo Sheppard, the voice of the Yankees, was the public address announcer at the old Yankee Stadium from 1951 – 2007. During his time as the public address announcer at the ballpark, fans and players referenced Bob Sheppard as the Voice of God. Throughout his career, Sheppard’s voice introduced many famous New York Yankees […]

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Judge’s Chambers Yankee Stadium

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Aaron Judge and the Judge's Chambers at Yankee Stadium

  “All Rise, Here Comes the Judge” is a saying by Yankees radio announcer, John Sterling, for the Yankee’s right fielder, Aaron Judge. Aaron Judge made his MLB debut on August 13, 2016, and quickly became the face of the Yankees team after that. From his stellar defense in right field to his moonshot home […]

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Brewers Sausage Race

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Running of the Sausages at Miller Park

Miller Park (Brewers Stadium), sits out in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The MLB venue is home to the Milwaukee Brewers team. The stadium is known for its retractable roof, Home Run Slide, fantastic food at Miller Park, and a great baseball team. In addition to those known features, it’s also known for The Famous Racing Sausages. In […]

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Kauffman Stadium Fountains

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Kauffman Stadium Waterfalls

Each season, millions of fans visit the thirty MLB ballparks in the United States and Canada. Each ballpark has its quirks, charms, and appeals to bring fans to their venue. From the home run apple at Citi Field, swimming pool at Chase Field, and Rays tank out in Tropicana Field, you will find something different […]