Monthly Archives: July 2008


This article has one important figure attached to it. 4,256. That’s the amount of hits Pete Rose equated in his 23 year playing career. Whilst passing Ty Cobb to become Major League Baseball’s all-time hit leader, he made one fatal mistake. Pete Rose bet on baseball. He finally admitted that […]

Pete Rose: An acceptable punishment?


There has been much debate recently about the effect the Home Run Derby has on players who participate in it. Some players have declined to take part alleging that participating causes players to change their swings, which has an adverse affect on their subsequent performance. Many fans have expressed their […]

Home Run Derby ruined my swing – Fact or Fiction


With major league teams ready to shut down for the all star break the age old debate is ready to return from hibernation. Should the All-Star game’s outcome have any significance other than bragging rights? And if we persist to give it significance should the farce that is fan voting […]

Mid-Summer Mystery