Who Hit The Most Home Runs During Each Pope's Reign Since 1876?

We already knew that John Paul II was the best baseball player of all the Popes. But which major leaguer took the home run crown under every Pope since the National League formed in 1876? This is an important question, and thankfully, someone took the time to figure it out. » 3/15/13 11:05am 3/15/13 11:05am

Hanley Ramirez Does Most Hanley Ramirez Thing Ever, Takes A 30.3…

According to Baseball Prospectus, which is home to the wonderful Tater Trot Tracker, Marlins third baseman Hanley Ramirez—no stranger to taking his time on the diamond—took one of the longest home run trots in history on July 1st. It took Ramirez 30.3 seconds to make it around the bases, which is only the second… » 7/04/12 2:12pm 7/04/12 2:12pm

The Marlins Finally Hit A Home Run In Miami, And So We Got To See…

It took a few weeks, but the Miami Marlins finally have a home run in their new ballpark (thanks to Omar Infante in the first inning of today's game against Houston) which means we've gotten our first glimpse at that wonderful center field structure in action... and now we've seen it. Back to work, everyone. [Fox… » 4/15/12 1:48pm 4/15/12 1:48pm

Giants Rookie Conor Gillaspie Had A Very Rookie Inside-The-Park Homer…

There are two things that make this—Conor Gillaspie's first major league home run—a very rookie home run: 1. The stumble and trip as he is waved home ( "Honestly, I was pretty embarrassed," he said after the game. "I didn't want to get up"); and 2. The fact that once he had made it home and set all of AT&T Park into a… » 9/28/11 9:30am 9/28/11 9:30am