Bo Jackson ran up a wall. He homered in his first at-bat after hip replacement surgery. Those are just a few of the stories that make up the legend of Bo.
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by: Jesse Rogers, ESPN Staff Writer — ESPN 8h
With teams in the minors so reliant on attendance for revenue, even their best-case scenario isn't great -- but it's better than the alternative.
by: Tim Kurkjian, ESPN Senior Writer — ESPN 8 Apr
The Braves' relievers held a lottery for the best spot in the bullpen where the homer might land. When Tom House caught the ball, he ran it to home plate to give to Aaron. He saw something he'd never seen before.
... with Dave Flemming, Eduardo Perez and me in the booth for four innings of a Braves game on national TV. For 90 minutes, he told stories, with amazing recall, a ...
by: Associated Press — ESPN 8 Apr
With new cases of the coronavirus falling in South Korea, the country's baseball league is targeting an early May restart with teams ready to play preseason exhibition games as early as April 21.
by: ESPN News Services — ESPN 8 Apr
Players and managers are intrigued by Major League Baseball's Arizona option: putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks.
... them in hotels for double the usual time (no true home games, except for the D-Backs)? There presumably would be savings with not needing charter flights for roa ...
by: Associated Press — ESPN 7 Apr
If he wanted, Mark Hamilton could show off his World Series ring at work.
St. Louis Cardinals
... College World Series. The next year, he was a second-round draft pick by the Cardinals. "Good size, live bat, good pop," La Russa remembered. "Good intelligence. H ...
by: Joon Lee, ESPN — ESPN 7 Apr
Red Sox ace Chris Sale said he didn't make the decision to have Tommy John surgery on his left elbow until all other options had been explored.
Boston Red Sox
... ded going under the knife until he felt all other options had been explored. Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom previously said the team expects Sale's r ...
by: Associated Press — ESPN 7 Apr
Cal Ripken Jr.'s current focus is helping feed families impacted financially by the coronavirus pandemic, but he's also looking forward to a time when baseball teams are back on the diamond.
... Associated Press 21m Orioles legend Cal Ripken Jr. heads charity campaign, longs for baseball's return , ...
by: ESPN.com — ESPN 7 Apr
The possibility of playing the 2020 season in the desert has the baseball world buzzing. Here's what we know (and don't know).
by: N/A — ESPN 7 Apr
The sport was still stinging from the 1994 strike, but all was forgotten when the Orioles shortstop broke Lou Gehrig's unthinkable record for consecutive games played.
... with the record breaker. All the Orioles relievers sprinted in from the bullpen to congratulate him. Ripken emerged f ...
Los Angeles Angels
... d not have wished for more. -- Claire Smith • One thing you might miss: The Angels were in the midst of a historic collapse. They had led the American League W ...
by: Tim Kurkjian, ESPN Senior Writer — ESPN 7 Apr
Playing third base in the majors and not wearing a cup seems like a bad idea. But Adrian Beltre, a future Hall of Famer, believed his defense was good enough to save him.
by: Buster Olney, ESPN Senior Writer — ESPN 7 Apr
Cal Ripken Jr. brought baseball back after the strike with his record-breaking run in 1995. Here are some stories of the summer of 2,131 you might not have heard.
... t to the clubhouse for a quick bite to eat, and then take a seat next to the Orioles' dugout -- in my mind's eye, I can still see him with a towel draped over hi ...
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