Sunday afternoon in Houston, the body of former Major League outfielder and baseball broadcast analyst Darryl Hamilton was discovered at a suburban home. Police believe Hamilton was shot by his girlfriend, 44-year-old Monica Jordan.
African-American participation in baseball has been on a rapid decline for years. There are several reasons that can be attributed to this phenomenon. Comedian Chris Rock took on the topic during a recent episode on HBO’s Real Sports.
Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton suffered a relapse this offseason with alcohol and cocaine use. Hamilton alerted Major League Officials in New York, before they discovered it during his mandated weekly drug tests.
The kids from Jackie Robinson West, a Chicago little league team that became the first all black team to make it to the Little League World Series championship since 1981.
The 2014 will be Yankees’ star Derek Jeter’s final MLB season. As Jeter embarks on his farewell tour, different teams will be sending him off with retirement “gifts.” The Houston Astros kicked things off giving him a pair of pinstriped cowboy boots.
Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun made his return to the diamond Monday night after serving a 65-game suspension following a PED scandal.
Here’s yet another way that LA beats New York, although, I’m not sure if this is the victory you’re looking for. The Dodgers have overtaken the Yankees’ 15-year run as the team having the highest payroll in the MLB.