That Time Mike Schmidt, Age 38, Scored From First On A Wild Pitch

A reader named Brad wrote in to ask if we could track down the video for this one. It's Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmidt scoring from first on a wild pitch during a game against the Mets on April 18, 1988. Hardball Times remembered it several months ago, on the occasion of its 25th anniversary. But this is… » 11/01/13 5:13pm 11/01/13 5:13pm

Here's Vin Scully Calling Don Larsen's Perfect Game 57 Years Ago Today

On Oct. 8, 1956, in Game 5 of the World Series, Don Larsen took the mound at Yankee Stadium against the Brooklyn Dodgers and threw what remains the only perfect game in MLB postseason history. Behind the microphone in the broadcast booth that day was 28-year-old Vin Scully, already in his seventh season as the voice… » 10/08/13 5:17pm 10/08/13 5:17pm

Here's The Most Famous Play From The Last Reds-Pirates Playoff Game

The Reds play the Pirates in the NL wild-card game tonight, and while it's been forever-and-a-half since the Pirates last made the postseason, the two teams actually have quite a history with one another. And because I'm a Yinzer dork who can barely sit still in anticipation—hurry up, eight o'clock!—I started sifting… » 10/01/13 6:02pm 10/01/13 6:02pm