God I Love Baseball Parks

Football Stadiums aren't really that different. Same dimensions, same field, same boring oval. Basketball Stadiums are essentially the same as well. Hockey stadiums are all the same too (they have to be because they all need the exact same dimensions) but BASEBALL said: "screw that shit we are going to make each ballpark the way we want it".

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Our Kings of Queens: Panic Citi Can Wait

“I told the players, ‘last year we lost David wright, and he’s out again this year. We lost [Cabrera], we lost [Walker], we lost Lucas Duda, we lost [Cespedes], we lost Harvey, we lost Jacob deGrom, we lost Steven Matz. We still made it through. We can do it again, but it’s gotta start right now. Okay, the weather’s going to start changing. You can no longer use that as an excuse. Not that we have, but that can no longer be the excuse. It’s now time to go out and grind as we did last year. It’s still April, I understand that also, but we can no longer sit back and say, ‘Hey, look, you know, it’s ugly weather, we’ve got some guys hurt.’ No one cares.” – Terry Collins, Mets Manager.

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The Biggest Boner in Baseball

Boner is a word we hear every so often in our modern day society. It can refer someone who works with bones, a fan of the show Bones, but mostly it refers to an engorged, erect penis. That's the most common usages, but when a week ago, while I was researching baseball slang I stumbled upon what might be my favorite baseball story of all time. Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to "Merkle's Boner."

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