World Baseball Classic

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Last Chance to See Cooperstown in Anaheim

    ​If you don't have tickets to tonight's Major League Baseball All-Star Game at the Big A, you can still check out a piece of the national pastime's history.Actually, make that more than 100 pieces.

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Move Over Mickey--MLB All-Star FanFest Comes to Anaheim

    Kevin Short​Swap out your Mickey ears for a baseball cap this weekend--the Disney Empire will forfeit its reign over Anaheim to the Major League.The 20th Annual MLB All-Star FanFest, "an interactive baseball theme park and the largest baseball fan event in the world," opens in the Anaheim Conventi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Why Some People Hate Baseball

    Flickr user Brainware3000​ "America's favorite pastime" may not have the passionate following the NFL enjoys, or the global marketability of the NBA, but few would argue against its popularity. America loves its baseball. From the Murderers' Row of the '20s to the World Baseball Classic today, bas ... More >>

  • News

    March 23, 2006

    Anything Could Happen

    The U.S. vs. Mexico

  • Columns

    March 23, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    March 15 - March 21

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2006

    Atomic Action Beanball

    A coincidence, but one which raises a question. The coincidence: last night Japan won the title game in the World Baseball Classic, and last night I happened across a curious minor relic of the relationship between baseball in the U.S. and baseball in Japan. The question it raised in my mind: do th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2006

    The Anaheim Example: How grammar will save baseball

    Last night, Anaheim was home to both The Happiest Place on Earth™ and a little corner of Mudville, where there is no joy, because last night in Anaheim, Team USA was eliminated from the World Baseball Classic. Mexico beat the major leaguers representing United States, 2-1. Only four teams now ... More >>