MLB to Cancel Little League Classic Game Due to Disappointing Beer Sales

Williamsport, PA - According to Sports Media Watch, Sunday’s Cubs-Pirates Little League Classic averaged 1.76 million viewers on ESPN, an 8% increase in viewers over last year’s contest between the Mets and Phillies. Despite the terrific ratings, Major League Baseball has decided to discontinue the Little League Classic after beer sales failed to meet projections.... Continue Reading →

Revisiting Ron Necciai and the 27-Strikeout No-Hitter: 67 Years Later

On May 13, 1952 Ron Necciai wrote himself into the record books by recording each of the 27 outs in a nine-inning game via the strikeout. At the time, Necciai was a 19-year-old hurler with the Bristol (Virginia) Twins, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Class-D Appalachian League affiliate. Before this unforgettable appearance, “Rocket Ron” had already amassed... Continue Reading →

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