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Ball Sports Safety to Motorsports Safety: Then and Now

A century ago, safety equipment in sports barely existed. Baseball batters didn’t wear helmets; in fact, in the 1920s, Washington Nationals’ catcher Herold “Muddy” Ruel called them “tools of ignorance,” … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Cardboard Combat: 1975 Topps Vicente Romo vs. 1993 TSC Oscar Azocar

After my last Cardboard Combat, I’m sure of one thing: People are still scared to hell of Lew Burdette, even though he died a few years ago. How else do you … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a Comment

The Iron Sheik Documentary Will Humble You!

I follow the Iron Sheik on Twitter, and I was a HUGE fan of WWF. (Yes, I know it is WWE now.) And now there’s going to be an Iron … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a Comment

5 Awesome Athletes Vehicles to Envy

You can tell sports is big business by the salaries of the stars. It isn’t surprising these professional athletes vehicles are pretty awesome, either. For example, some reported salaries include … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Cardboard Combat: Jerry Reuss vs. Lew Burdette

Once again, we’re back for another Cardboard combat matchup, where we pit two of the ugliest baseball cards ever to exist against each other. Stepping into the rectangular ring this … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · 4 Comments

5 Guys You Meet at a Ballgame

Going to the ballpark is always entertaining. One of the great things about watching baseball live is that no matter who is playing that night, there can literally be any … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · Leave a Comment

The Quest For The Keg: Another Red Sox vs Yankees Rivalry!

I met one of my best friends during my college days at URI.  Mooch, who also now writes for FPL, and I lived it up all 5 years we were … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Opening Day 2013: Baseball’s Texas-Sized Mistake

Aaaaaaah! Sunshine, peanuts, Cracker Jack, fantasy baseball and performance-enhancing drug allegations. Opening Day 2013 is upon us. Opening Day is Monday, but, in recent years, the season’s first pitch has … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a Comment

R.I.P. Big East Tournament (Soon to Be The Big Least!)

DEAD MAN WALKING! As a kid growing up I was the biggest Providence Friars fan there was. My brothers went to Rick Pitino’s, Gordy Chiesa’s, and Rick Barnes’ basketball camp. … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · Leave a Comment

NCAA Tourney Time: 11 Best Performances Ever!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It is NCAA tourney time and I absolutely love filling out a bracket! I love coming home from work and watching games … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a Comment

MLB 2013 Batting Practice Jerseys – NL Central Edition

Check out the batting practice jerseys reviews for these other divisions: AL East, NL East, and AL Central. For years, I have been saying that re-alignment was necessary in baseball. It … Continue reading

March 4, 2013 · Leave a Comment

MLB 2013 Batting Practice Uniforms – AL Central Edition

The third installment of this majestic series is upon us and this time I’ll be taking a look at the AL Central.  The Central has some of the most tradition … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a Comment

MLB 2013 Batting Practice Uniforms – NL East Edition

Back for Round 2? Thanks for joining me. This time we are taking a look at the 2013 Batting Practice Uniforms being sported by the clubs in the NL East. … Continue reading

February 24, 2013 · Leave a Comment

MLB 2013 Batting Practice Uniforms – AL EAST Edition

Uniforms are uniforms and often times, teams are scared to have fun with the day-to-day ballpark uni. Batting Practice uniforms, however, are a different story altogether. Teams pull out all the stops … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Angels OF Josh Hamilton Being Hamilton

ESPN – Former Texas Rangers and current Angels OF Josh Hamilton said the Dallas-Fort Worth area is not a true baseball town, in an interview with the DFW CBS television station on Sunday. “There … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a Comment

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