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Spring Preview: Baseball

Spring Preview: Baseball

February 8, 2017

By Jack McLoone Fordham Baseball is going to have to replace a lot of talent in 2017. Whether it is to graduation or the MLB Draft, the Rams lost six vital pieces of the 2016 team that went 29-29 (14-10 in Atlantic 10 play) and won one game in the A-10 Champio...

Vin Scully Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Vin Scully Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

November 23, 2016

By Theresa Schliep Vin Scully, FCRH ’49, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony on Tuesday surrounded by figures like Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Ellen Degeneres. On Nov. 16, the famed Los Angel...

The Best World Series Ever?

November 9, 2016

By Peter Valentino Last Wednesday, 40 million people tuned in to watch what many are describing as the greatest baseball game ever, as the Chicago Cubs ended their 108 year championship drought to the Clev...

Another Chance for Alderson

Another Chance for Alderson

November 9, 2016

By Sam Belden  Everyone loves a good redemption story, but sometimes the real world has different plans. In life, second chances are rare. In baseball, they’re even rarer. But while the pursuit of perf...

Cause for Celebration in Chi-Town

Cause for Celebration in Chi-Town

November 9, 2016

By Matthew Michaels  Misery does not endure eternally. If you want proof, talk to a Cubs fan. Chicago’s lovable losers became America’s heartthrob, and with their backs against the wall, the Cubs did not...

The Cubs Have Ruined Baseball

The Cubs Have Ruined Baseball

November 9, 2016

By Jack McLoone  Well everyone, it’s been fun. Time to pack it all up. The Cubs have won their first World Series since 1908, and baseball as we know it is through. Teaching baseball to a young kid for...

Time to Forgive Steve Bartman

October 26, 2016

By Matthew Michaels Sports fans understand the thrill of victory, the elusive and fleeting feeling that comes when the team you support comes out victorious. In sports, only one feeling is more intense ...

Baseball is More Alive Than Ever

Baseball is More Alive Than Ever

October 26, 2016

By Peter Valentino There has been a long-standing rumor that baseball is a “dying sport” and that rumor has had some credibility in the past. Pitching dominated the sport from the late 90s up until last year, and...

Time to Reward the Best

Time to Reward the Best

October 26, 2016

By Drew Casey  As the 2016 World Series continues, it’s time to change the way home field advantage is determined for the annual Fall Classic. Despite dominating the early rounds of this year’s playo...

Two Spectacular Shortstops

Two Spectacular Shortstops

October 26, 2016

By Sam Belden  The World Series gets underway this week, and the degree to which the two combatant teams resemble each other is remarkable. Both represent Midwestern cities. Both will be fighting to raise th...

A Cubs-Indians World Series is Destiny

A Cubs-Indians World Series is Destiny

October 19, 2016

By Peter Valentino No matter what happens from here on out, the World Series will be entertaining. None of the four remaining teams have won a title in at least 23 years, and the last time one of these teams made the Wor...

Long Gone: Papi Walks Off

October 19, 2016

By Brendan O'Connell After being swept by the Cleveland Indians last week in the American League Divisional Series, the Boston Red Sox’s turnaround season came to a screeching halt. Though the best offense in baseball c...

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