Category Archives: American League

Rookie Hazing: New York Yankees Pop Stars Parade!

The New York Yankees annual rookie hazing tradition took a musical turn Sunday night. Per ESPN’s Ian Begley, Joba Chamberlain created his own little ‘pop’ stars. Pictured left to right:  Preston Claiborne as Billy Ray Cyrus, Cesar Cabral as Rick … Continue reading

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Video: Orioles Chris Davis Fouls a Ball into his Own Jersey!

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis managed a near impossible feat last night by pitch fouling a ball off the ground, then off his knee and into his own jersey. The sinker was toss by New York Yankees starter C. … Continue reading

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Hit the Deck! Oakland A’s Josh Reddick’s Twitter scavenger hunt!

Even though Oakland Athletics outfielder, and on-again, off-again beard-off challenger, Josh Reddick is on the DL with a sprained wrist, it didn’t stop him from organizing an impromptu scavenger hunt in Walnut Creek, Calif., for his tweeps last week. Watch … Continue reading

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Video: Justin Verlander Stars in Hilarious New Commercial – Verlander vs. Verlander

The first MLB 2K12 commercial is out! AL Cy Young award winner Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson are parked outside the Perfect Club, a private club reserved for everything perfect — including … Continue reading

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Reality or Comedy? Twins Auction Ball Signed by Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries

Desperate times, desperate measures. This is what happens when you finish in last place, lose 99 games and lose almost two-thirds of your games in your almost-new stadium. Below is the official press release. The Minnesota Twins today announced that bidding has … Continue reading

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Funny Picture: Missouri Gas Station’s Message to Albert Pujols

Cardinal Nation is not taking the news of Albert Pujols signing with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim very well. One chain of sporting goods stores in St. Louis was giving all Pujols jerseys, shirts, etc. away for FREE yesterday. … Continue reading

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Hit The Deck! Player buzz to Pujols going (almost) Hollywood

 Not surprisingly, Twitter blew up this morning after King Albert signed a monster deal with the so-called “Mystery Team” – also known as Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Fans in Cardinal Nation were optimistic when they went to bed last night after learning … Continue reading

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Pictures: New York Yankees Rookie Hazing – 80s Music

The New York Yankees finally got around to rookie hazing and they had a great theme – music idols of the 1980s! Milli Vanilli, George Michael, Prince, Madonna MC Hammer and Slash are all represented. Now that what I call … Continue reading

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Hazing Pictures: Boston Red Sox Exhale after Defeating Yankees

Here’s the first of hopefully many photos from the Boston Red Sox rookie hazing ritual. NESN reporter Heidi Watney posted the photos as the Sox were on their way to Baltimore after they defeated the Yankees in 14 innings to … Continue reading

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Pictures: Oakland A’s Rookie Hazing Bumble Bees and Wolverines, Oh My!

After dealing the Los Angeles Angels a crushing defeat, the Oakland Athletics decided it was time for a little rookie hazing! Susan Slusser, who covers the A’s for sfgate.com, posted the whole gallery here. (BTW – If the bumble bee costume … Continue reading

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Video: New Alec Baldwin John Krasinski Commercial – The Odd Couple!

The sequel to the infamous 912 commercial finds New York Yankees fan Alec Baldwin now living with Boston Red Sox freak John Krasinski. It’s the bottom of the ninth and Alec has to use the bathroom. Superstition leads to disastrous … Continue reading

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Picture: Toronto Blue Jays Rookie Hazing Day 2011

The Toronto Blue Jays celebrated Rookie Hazing Day in style this year. I wonder who was sent to the local costume shop for those nifty duds? (And loved every minute of it!)

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Pictures: LA Angels Rookie Hazing Day: Mike Trout Dressed as Lady GaGa and more!

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim joined the rookie hazing fun yesterday and hot prospect Mike Trout ended up with the best costume: Lady GaGa! After being named by Baseball America as the 2011 Minor League Player of the Year, … Continue reading

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Picture: Minnesota Twins Rookie Hazing Class Balloons!

The Minnesota Twins have been battling it out with the Kansas City Royals for last place. After a decade in which the team won the American League Central an amazing six times, the Twins fell on hard times this year, … Continue reading

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Picture: Tampa Bay Rays Rookie Hazing 2011 Style

The Tampa Bay Rays continued their amazing run back into playoff contention by sweeping the Boston Red Sox yesterday to move to 3.5 games behind the BoSox for the Wild Card. So you would think they would be a bit … Continue reading

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