TIM ROBBINS

How A Series Of Rejections By Hollywood’s Biggest Stars Made ‘Bull Durham’ The Perfect Baseball Movie

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Had the studio and director Ron Shelton had their ways, 'Bull Durham' may have had a completely different cast and not been the perfect baseball movie.

TEXAS

Meet The El Paso Chihuahuas, The Newest Sports Team With A Totally-Not-Racist Name

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El Paso's minor league team is now known as the El Paso Chihuahuas, a decision that has enraged the city's Hispanic community.

WHAT THE WHAT?

Lehigh Valley IronPigs To Fan: ‘Congratulations On Your Upcoming Death’

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The Minor League Lehigh Valley IronPigs had a CELEBRATION OF LIFE night, featuring a funeral giveaway to a man with Lou Gehrig's Disease. No, seriously.

TIGER WOODS

A Minor League Team Wants Fans To Tweet Their Hot Dogs For Anthony Weiner

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Oh how Minor League Baseball loves courting controversy with the most salacious of promotional events.

NRA

A Minor League Baseball Team Is Hosting 'Second Amendment Night' With A Gun Raffle

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I don’t do things like “watch the news” or “read” but I’m awake long enough during the day to know that gun control is a pretty controversial topic here in the good, ol’ U.

THIS WEEK IN AWWWESOME

An Army Dad Surprised His Daughter At A San Antonio Missions Game

I've been to a few San Antonio Missions games at Wolff Stadium, and here's a quick list of pros and cons.

#Star Wars

Let The Wookiee Win: The Toledo Mud Hens Are Wearing Chewbacca Jerseys

The Toledo Mud Hens are celebrating Star Wars on May 4 and 5 by wearing Chewbacca jerseys.

#PRO WRESTLING

The Best Of Chikara Pro Wrestling At The Reading Phillies’ FirstEnergy Stadium

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Professional wrestling at a Minor League Baseball ballpark, right as the Minor League season is ending and wrestling enters that weird lull period between the summer and WrestleMania.

Sports

Jason Repko’s Amazing Catch Robs Grand Slam

Pawtucket Red Sox outfielder Jason Repko goes up and over the wall to rob a grand slam from Kosuke Fukudome.

USA! USA! USA!

Videos Of Troops Coming Home To Surprise Their Families At Ballparks Never Get Old

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Seriously, I don’t ever get tired of videos of American troops coming home and surprising their families at baseball games.

#MLB

Roger Clemens Is On His Way To Being The New Jose Canseco

Just two days after I hosted my 2-month anniversary celebration for his acquittal – including jalapeno poppers.

WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?

The Reading Phillies Crazy Obstacle Course Home Run Derby Actually Happened

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Back in January, we shared with you a video introducing Minor League Baseball's best (and possibly worst) idea ever: a Baseballtown All-Star Home Run Derby organized by the Reading Phillies to include a points-based obstacle course in the outfield, a party for fans in the infield dirt while the home run derby was happening and a jazz musician squatting and playing rockin' acoustic guitar in front of home plate.

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An Amazing Catch You Won’t Believe (No, Seriously, You Won’t Believe It)

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During Saturday's game in Reading, R-Phils outfielder Jiwan James scaled the wall to rob Bowie Baysox slugger Jonathan Schoop of a home run.


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