Out of the Park Baseball is Back for 2015 – Will Review Soon

Out of the Park Baseball is Back for 2015 – Will Review Soon

30 March 2015

If you haven’t read about it, Out of the Park Baseball is back again. This is by far the best sim game on the market and there are so many new changes and upgrades to the game. You can read the press release here. This year it is licensed by MLB, so you will see […]

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The Best Baseball Sim Game is Back for 2015 – Out Of The Park

The Best Baseball Sim Game is Back for 2015 – Out Of The Park

30 March 2015

Press Release from OOTP Developments March 23, 2015 Out of the Park Baseball 16 Available Now on Steam and OOTP Developments Web Site Official Licensee of MLB.com & MiLB.com, Featuring Opening Day Rosters, Revamped Systems, New Leagues, and More Out of the Park Developments, an official licensee of MLB.com, today announced the worldwide release of Out […]

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France: Division 1 Scores and Standings After Week 1

France: Division 1 Scores and Standings After Week 1

30 March 2015

The French Division I season kicked off for 2015 this weekend with the Senart Templiers entering as defending champions. But don’t look now the Rouen Huskies will look to reclaim the throne they have held the previous nine years. Rouen started their claim for another title with a bang outscoring the Beaucaire Knights 19-1 over […]

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Spain: 2015 Division de Honor Season Kicks Off

Spain: 2015 Division de Honor Season Kicks Off

30 March 2015

The Spanish Division de Honor kicked off the season this weekend with a full slate of games. The Tenerife Marlins are looking to repeat once again. The season will feature eight teams as El Llano is not back in the division this season. The season will consist of a 14-game round robin and the leader […]

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Korea: A Quick Look at the Foreign Imports in the KBO

Korea: A Quick Look at the Foreign Imports in the KBO

30 March 2015

The 2015 KBO season has kicked off in Korea. For the first time in the league’s history it features ten teams as the KT Wiz begin play this year. Once again the team to beat is four-time defending champion Samsung Lions. As we kick off the season, we thought we would take a look at […]

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New Baseball Facility Coming to Austria

New Baseball Facility Coming to Austria

30 March 2015

Press Release by WBSC LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Austria is the latest nation to invest in the future and growth of baseball worldwide, as ground has broken for the construction of an international standard baseball facility in Wels, northern Austria, neighboring the Czech Republic and Germany. The planned baseball facility and training center is part of […]

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College: Vanderbilt back on top of Baseball America Top 25

College: Vanderbilt back on top of Baseball America Top 25

30 March 2015

Baseball America released its weekly College Baseball Top 25 Poll with Vanderbilt retaking the top spot after LSU stumbled a bit this week. LSU dropped to No. 3 after losing a weekend series to Kentucky. Twice it lost in extra innings. Vanderbilt took over the No. 1 spot again after winning 2-of-3 in a weekend […]

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High School: San Clemente Wins NHSI

High School: San Clemente Wins NHSI

30 March 2015

CARY, North Carolina – The National High School Invitational was this past week at the National Training Complex. The tournament, in its fourth year, featured some of the best high school teams from all over the country. This year the tournament featured schools from Texas, Florida, California, Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Washington, and North Carolina. […]

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Today in Baseball History – March 24

Today in Baseball History – March 24

24 March 2015

March 24, 1911 Helene Hathaway Britton becomes the first woman to own a franchise when her uncle Matthew Stanley Robison dies unexpectedly. Robison lef the team, the St. Louis Cardinals, to his niece. She will go on to own the team from 1911 to 1916. March 24, 1982 Fernando Valenzuela ends his holdout and reports to […]

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Today in Baseball History – March 23

Today in Baseball History – March 23

23 March 2015

March 23, 1962 William DeWitt purchases the Reds for $4.625 million. DeWitt made a trade immortalized in the 1988 movie Bull Durham when Susan Sarandon’s character says, “Bad trades are a part of baseball; I mean who can forget Frank Robinson for Milt Pappas, for God’s sake?” DeWitt traded Robinson to the Orioles claiming he was […]

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Today in Baseball History – March 22

Today in Baseball History – March 22

22 March 2015

March 22, 1972 The New York Yankees trade first baseman Danny Cater to the Boston Red Sox for pitcher Sparky Lyle. The Yankees got the better end of this deal as Lyle went on to post a record of 57-40 and save 141 games over the next seven years with the Yankees. In addition, he […]

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Today in Baseball History – March 21

Today in Baseball History – March 21

21 March 2015

March 21, 1978 The San Diego Padres fire manager Al Dark. He becomes just the second manager (Phil Cavarretta – 1954 Cubs) to be fired during spring training. Dark took over the Padres midway through the 1977 season when they would finish fifth place. The team was 48-65 (.425) under Dark during 1977. He would […]

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Today in Baseball History – March 20

Today in Baseball History – March 20

20 March 2015

March 20, 1973 In a special election by the BBWAA, Roberto Clemente earns entry into the Hall of Fame. The Board of Directors at the Hall waive the five-year wait rule for Clemente who died in a plane crash bringing relief supplies to victims of an earthquake in Nicaragua. March 20, 1989 The commissioner’s office […]

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Today in Baseball History – March 19

Today in Baseball History – March 19

19 March 2015

March 19, 1960 Sammy White, catcher for the Boston Red Sox, announces he would rather retire than report to where he has been traded to, Cleveland. March 19, 1984 Denny McLain is indicted on various charges including cocaine possession, extortion, racketeering, and loan-sharking. Born on this day: 1871 Joe McGinnity 1927 Richie Ashburn

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Today in Baseball History – March 18

Today in Baseball History – March 18

18 March 2015

March 18, 1953 The Milwaukee Braves become the first team since 1903 (Baltimore to New York) to shift. The Braves make the move from Boston after being there for 77 years. The Braves move to the Western Division replacing the Pittsburgh Pirates for scheduling purposes. The Braves would spend 13 seasons in Milwaukee before moving […]

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College: Vanderbilt – Arkansas Game Provides Wild Play at the Plate

College: Vanderbilt – Arkansas Game Provides Wild Play at the Plate

17 March 2015

One of the best plays at the plate happened this past weekend when the Vanderbilt Commodores faced off with the Arkansas Razorbacks at home. During the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday and the game tied at seven in the bottom of the tenth inning, Vanderbilt’s Ro Coleman was at third with one out. […]

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Groups Unveiled for the U12 Baseball World Cup

Groups Unveiled for the U12 Baseball World Cup

17 March 2015

The World Baseball Softball Confederation announced the groups for the upcoming U12 Baseball World Cup to take place in Taiwan later this summer. Twelve teams will compete for the title that the US will defend after winning the 2013 edition of the tournament in Taiwan. The top four nations will compete in the event with […]

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Today in Baseball History – March 17

Today in Baseball History – March 17

17 March 2015

March 17, 1871 The National Association of Professional Base Ball Players is founding setting the stage for the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs or the National League. Several of the NAPBBP teams would eventually make their way into the N.L. including the Boston Red Stockings which would eventually turn into the Atlanta Braves. March […]

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USA wins Women’s Baseball Pan Am Qualifier

USA wins Women’s Baseball Pan Am Qualifier

17 March 2015

Press Release WBSC SANTIAGO, Dominican Republic — World No. 2 USA won the first-ever Women’s Baseball Pan American Games Qualifier in the Dominican Republic, defeating Venezuela, 3-0, in the finale. The 2015 Toronto Pan American Games will be the first-ever multi-sport “mega-event” to stage women’s baseball. In total, four baseball/softball disciplines will be featured at […]

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Europe gets historic victory, defeats No. 1 Japan 6-2 in global baseball showing in Tokyo

Europe gets historic victory, defeats No. 1 Japan 6-2 in global baseball showing in Tokyo

17 March 2015

Press Release WBSC TOKYO – Debuting in a two-game series at the Tokyo Dome against the top-ranked nation in the world, Europe recorded its historic first victory for the continent, defeating Japan 6-2 to split the two-game series. Like in Game 1, Europe managed to get out of the gates early, tagging Samurai starter Takahiro […]

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College: LSU Still on Top of Baseball America Top 25 Poll

College: LSU Still on Top of Baseball America Top 25 Poll

17 March 2015

This week’s Baseball America Top 25 poll is out. LSU still ranks atop the nation after going 3-1 this weekend. They are joined by four other SEC teams in the top 10 alone. Florida comes in right behind LSU at No. 2 followed by No. 4 Vanderbilt, No. 5 Texas A&M, and No. 6 South […]

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Today in Baseball History – March 16

Today in Baseball History – March 16

16 March 2015

March 16, 1994 Former San Diego Padres pitcher Eric Show is found dead of an overdose at age 37. Show won 100 games with San Diego but might be better known for giving up Pete Rose‘s record-breaking 4,192nd hit. Born on this day: 1906 Lloyd Waner

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Today in Baseball History – March 15

Today in Baseball History – March 15

15 March 2015

March 15, 1978 The Oakland A’s trade 1971 Cy Young Award winner Vida Blue to the San Francisco Giants. In return the A’s receive seven players in return along with $300,000. Blue would go on to win 54 games for the Giants over the next four seasons including 18 in 1978. The A’s got nobody […]

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Today in Baseball History – March 14

Today in Baseball History – March 14

14 March 2015

March 14, 1956 Satchel Paige signs with the Birmingham Black Barons to both play and coach. He is 50 years old. Born on this day: 1961 Kirby Puckett 1965 Kevin Brown

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