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  • Daily Fantasy Baseball: April 28

    Ah, the weekend!  We made it. Not sure about you guys, but I spend a lot of my downtime looking at baseball players and stats.  Might as well share some of the knowledge! Here are a few hitters that you might… Read More ›

  • Past Time: Ruth Opens the House that He Built

    On April 18, 1923 — 95 years ago today — Yankee Stadium opened its gates for the first game in its storied history. In the third inning, Babe Ruth took Howard Ehmke (the same from our previous post on 4/16)… Read More ›

  • The Wily Waiver: Week of 4/16

    Exciting times! The Leadoff Batter has long wanted to step into the world of Fantasy Baseball, as we are Fantasy Baseball enthusiasts. I enjoy sifting through players with a comb, looking for some hidden sparklers that are right there for… Read More ›

  • Past Time: The Little Known Controversy of Howard Ehmke

    Many fans of baseball history know the accomplishment of Johnny Vander Meer.  In 1938, Vander Meer pitched no-hitters in two consecutive starts, the second of which was Ebbets Field’s first night game.  This is a well known and revered baseball… Read More ›

  • Past Time: Hammerin’ Hank and the Wayward Pilots

    April 8th has a very important place in baseball history. Coming to bat in Atlanta’s home opener, Hank Aaron took Al Downing deep for his 715th home run, passing the immortal Babe Ruth and claiming his place as the baseball’s… Read More ›

  • Past Time: The Doctor Sneaks In

    On April 6, 1984, a 19-year-old pitching phenom sat in his hotel room, eager to make his Major League debut. So antsy was this pitcher that he didn’t wait for the team bus to the Astrodome. Instead, he walked, and… Read More ›