What says "summer is finally here" better than being smacked repeatedly in the chest by a small child? Lemonade? Sure. The distant jangle of ice cream trucks? Absolutely. Fireworks and BBQ? Okay, fine, we get it. Lots of stuff is more summery than this, but none of those are nearly as funny as the indignation of a child whose father had the audacity to not catch a foul ball that was whiz
Having your picture taken and taking a picture both require a certain degree of concentration. So when you're taking a "selfie" (and performing both of these tasks at once) you tend to be pretty oblivious to anything else going on around you.
Now that winter is finally behind us, we can soon expect the Boys of Summer to take the field in America's favorite pastime. But for every powerhouse baseball player like Alex Rodriguez, Albert Pujols, Johan Santana or Roy Halladay, there are others who aren't nearly as successful. This strict division between all-stars and scrubs is represented nowhere better than in movies.
We really weren't that excited about baseball season starting until we saw this video. Now we are filled with a burning desire to go to a game, catch a ball in a cup of beer, chug the beer and hold the ball in our mouth.
It's a little strange to lose a body part. But that's what happened to St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter when surgeons removed one of his ribs in an attempt to alleviate pressure that was running up his pitching arm.
After the surgery Carpenter was presented with the bone, and he knew just what to do with it:
When Boston Red Sox fans saw Dustin Pedroia leave the field mid-game after a discussion with Bobby Valentine, they were probably thinking the worst. A dust up between the team's manager and star second baseman would be an unpleasant capper to a season full of clubhouse chemistry problems and losing.
But, when you watch the video of their on-field conversation, you'll notice that Pedroia and Valent
This isn't the first time baseball umpire Jim Joyce has been in the news. Two years ago, a famously blown call that cost Detroit’s Armando Galarraga a perfect game put him in the headlines. This week, however, he's better known as the hero who saved the life of a woman with a heart problem.
America's pastime -- the yawn-enducing sport of baseball -- has finally figured out a way to make the batting lineup announcements anything but horribly dreadful. Recently, comedians Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis were present at a Chicago Cubs home game, where they not only hilariously delivered the team's introductions, but also tossed out some pitches.