Sometimes, no matter how talented a person may be, certain aspects of their personality prevent them from being recognized and honored by the public. It’s happened in just about every line of work under the sun, including the game of baseball. And perhaps no one has seen their career expunged from the nation’s consciousness as [...] [...more]
Dodger Stadium was built in 1962 and since then it has been one of the greatest venues to watch a baseball game. Walter O’Malley’s stadium was built into the side of a hill in a part of town that was undesirable and worth little. Since the opening of the stadium, real estate property prices have [...] [...more]
The University of Wake Forest has the one of the most distinctive mascots in college sports, the Demon Deacon. First of all, the nickname Demon Deacon didn’t come into play until 1923, when one of the school’s sports writers noticed their “devilish” play the night before. It was a nickname that stuck with the university [...] [...more]
My question is this. Why would you cheer for a school who had the nickname, Dirtbags? It is just crazy to me, but hey, if that what the students of Long Beach State University wants to call their student athletes, then I guess they can.
The nickname “Dirtbags” was coined by Cal State Long Beach State [...] [...more]
One of the most pivotal media moguls of the last century, Ted Turner has meant more to America than even his stable of television channels would suggest. Besides his contributions to broadcasting, charity, and professional wrestling (WCW, remember?), he was also one of the men most responsible for the Atlanta Braves’ rise back to the [...] [...more]