High School Baseball Game In Japan Takes 50 Innings, Four Days

A baseball game in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan that started Thursday took 50 innings and four days to determine a winner, which is amazing in its own way, but wait until you see the two starters' pitch counts. » 8/31/14 10:44am 8/31/14 10:44am

Audio: Raging H.S. Baseball Coach Berates His Team For 15 Minutes

Yesterday, we posted a brief, edited audio clip of a high school baseball coach from California absolutely losing it and cursing out his players. Now we've gotten our hands on the full, unedited audio clip. It's long, and it's incredible » 5/21/14 10:03am 5/21/14 10:03am

High School Baseball Coach Loses His Shit, Curses Out Team [UPDATE]

From the Whittier Daily News comes a wonderfully profane audio clip of Kim Brooks, the baseball coach at La Mirada High in La Mirada, California, absolutely laying into his team after a recent loss. » 5/20/14 6:03pm 5/20/14 6:03pm

High School Coach Now Regrets Letting His Pitcher Throw 194 Pitches

On Tuesday, Dylan Fosnacht of Rochester (Wash.) high went 14+ innings, striking out 17 batters and finishing the afternoon with a pitch count of 194. In a year where a disturbing numbers of MLB's best young arms are going in for ligament replacement surgery, Fosnacht's undeniable accomplishment is being tempered with… » 5/15/14 1:18pm 5/15/14 1:18pm

Here's Jim Carrey On A School Bus With A High School Baseball Team

So last Tuesday, Iowa's Pella High School baseball team played their final game of the regular season against Fairfield. They got smoked, 7-1. After their loss, they stopped at a Fairfield Burger King for ice cream. This is where our story begins. » 7/20/13 10:00am 7/20/13 10:00am

Runner Scores On Busted Squeeze Play By Falling Down

This new twist on the squeeze play comes our way from Texas high school baseball. Rather than waste time and energy running back to third after the batter whiffs on a bunt attempt, our guy just drops to the ground, lets the catcher run over him, and quickly pops back up for an unimpeded run home. » 4/27/13 11:01am 4/27/13 11:01am

This Is How A Baseball Game Ends 65-0 After Three Innings

The short answer: One team is very good, one team is not so good, and Ohio's high school mercy rule doesn't account for games getting this ugly, this early. » 4/18/13 11:21am 4/18/13 11:21am

High School Umpire Orders Players To Stop Speaking Spanish

Gadsden (N.M.) High School is in a district where 97 percent of the students are Hispanic, so members of the Panthers baseball team are used to speaking to each other in Spanish. But in a game on Tuesday, they were told to cut it out by an umpire who threatened to eject anyone who spoke anything but English on the… » 4/12/13 4:43pm 4/12/13 4:43pm

High School Baseball Team's Hazing Ritual Allegedly Involves Biting…

Is there a better way to promote team character and camaraderie than by sinking one's teeth into the flesh of a younger member of the program? How about having several teammates take part in chomping down on the newbie? How about biting hard enough "to break the skin"? Yeah. That's it. Now we're talking. That's how… » 4/09/13 2:25pm 4/09/13 2:25pm

Rob Dibble Fired From High School Coaching Job Because He Sucked At It

Rob Dibble has something new to add to the list of things he sucks at, which now reads: not being a misogynist, knowing anything about arm injuries, and coaching high school baseball. » 3/28/13 2:23pm 3/28/13 2:23pm

Glory Days: A Bloop Single Cost Me My Perfect Game, But I Redeemed…

An occasional series featuring our readers' tales of momentary sports glory. If you've got a video of your own brush with athletic greatness, send it to tips@deadspin.com, subject: Glory Days. » 6/29/12 3:30pm 6/29/12 3:30pm

Memorial Tournament Means Chance To Brawl For High School Baseball…

The Chicago Sun-Times says what you see in the video above we've been asked to take down because of a copyright claim is what ensued with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning last Friday, when St. Laurence and St. Rita played one another in a tournament named for another player from the Chicago Catholic League… » 5/22/12 7:15pm 5/22/12 7:15pm

High School Ace Strikes Out Five—In One Inning

La Crescent senior pitcher Eric Veglahn was already having a pretty solid game before he set a Minnesota state record by striking out five batters in the same inning last month. Heading into the seventh inning, Veglahn had eight strikeouts when he decided to try and double his tally in one inning. » 5/19/12 10:31am 5/19/12 10:31am

Christian School Forfeits State Championship Game Rather Than Compete…

An Arizona high school baseball team forfeited the state championship game Wednesday rather than face an opponent whose squad featured a black* player. » 5/11/12 12:50pm 5/11/12 12:50pm

Premature Jocularity At Home Plate Costs Would-Be Winners State

One young man thought he was coming home with the winning run in extra innings of a Connecticut State Championship. In his rush to celebrate, he missed touching home. His team would go on to lose. » 6/13/11 4:15pm 6/13/11 4:15pm

High School Baseball Player Gets Awesomely Creative With His Slide At…

Caleb Walker, a player for Tupelo High in Mississippi, rounded third with his team down a run last Thursday and decided he would score. Walker told WTVA that this play was "one of the greatest moments of my life" — and since our share of high school glory moments are nothing like this, we'll give him that. But we… » 4/20/11 5:35pm 4/20/11 5:35pm