Sports

23 Incredible Photos of Abandoned Sports Venues Around the World

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The construction and renovation of sports venues across the world has and always will be a hot topic of debate due to exorbitant price tags and lucrative partnerships. As billions of dollars are pumped into flashy new stadiums, arenas, golf courses and other facilities, we continue to hear the unfortunate stories of those facilities that

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MLB

Here’s A Really Cool Animated .Gif Made Out Of Baseball Cards

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Redditor  Cardinal_FpS shared this really cool animated .gif yesterday, using baseball cards of Major League pitchers at various points in their delivery combining to deliver a single pitch. And, because it’s Reddit, another user came along to stabilize and speed up the image to make it even better. [Reddit, via Sploid]

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Watch Eight Of The Longest Home Runs Ever Hit In Baseball

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Home runs are an exciting part of baseball. It’s difficult to hit one, but when it’s done, there’s no better feeling than blasting that ball out of the park. The longest home run is credited to Mickey Mantle, the distance is said to be somewhere near 630 ft. That impressive number is nearly impossible to

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MLB, NCAA

Baseball Rain Delay Antics To Get You Through The Day

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In honor of yesterdays rain delay between the Chicago Cubs and SF Giants… we thought it would be appropriate to dig up the best rain delay shenanigans. Some of these baseball teams put on a damn good show for their fans. Enjoy! Nebraska vs. CSU Bakersfield

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A 12-Year-Old Boy With One Arm Amazes At Youth Baseball Tournament

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Your browser does not support iframes. Dawson Batts may have been born without a left arm but that hasn’t stopped him from pursuing his passion in baseball.  The twelve year-old Dawson hails from Fayetteville, N.C. and he impressed everyone at the Baseball Youth NYBC All-Star Challenge with his skills. Dawson began hitting baseballs off a

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MLB, Sports

Here’s The Albuquerque Isotopes-Reno Aces Brawl That Resulted In 10 Ejections

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A massive brawl broke out in Triple-A minor league baseball action between the Albuquerque Isotopes (Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate) and Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate) on Saturday night, leading to 10 ejections. It made for quite the play-by-play recap on MiLB.com: Yep, even Aces manager (and 2001 National League All-Star) Phil Nevin was ejected following the

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MLB, Sports

Birmingham Barons Outfielder Makes Incredible Leaping Catch

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In January, Baseball America named Trayce Thompson as the ‘Best Athlete’ and ‘Best Defensive Outfielder’ in the Chicago White Sox’s farm system. After seeing a play Thompson made Saturday night in the Birmingham Barons’ (White Sox’s Double-A affiliate) game against the Mississippi Braves, you understand why Baseball America recognized his athletic and defensive skills. Thompson

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