Tag Archives: MILB

Hit The Deck! @Decker6: Funniest player you’re not following on Twitter

So, who is @Decker6 aka Cody Decker? While at UCLA, the slugger was named twice to the All-Pac-10 team and was known for his unique “batters box stomp” featured in this video. Now in the San Diego Padres organization, the … Continue reading

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Funny Video: Baseball Player’s Hilarious Batter’s Box Ritual

Cody Decker is a minor league first baseman drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2009. While at UCLA, the slugger was named twice to the All-Pac-10 team and was known for his lengthy, unique “batters box stomp.” (He developed … Continue reading

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Hit The Deck! “But Dad, It’s Shark Week!”

Q: What is the most anticipated TV event for baseball’s tweeps?  A: Shark Week! Here’s what the guys had to say about great whites. READ THE COLUMN HERE

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Video: The Phillie Phanatic Hit by Foul Ball at Minor League Game

The Philadelphia Phillies iconic mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, made a rare visit to team’s Triple-A club, the Allentown IronPigs – my favorite team name this season. And it’s no wonder the big green thing probably prefers the safety of a big ballpark … Continue reading

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Funny Video: Fan Clotheslines Minor League Baseball Mascot

This video captures one of the reasons why I love minor league baseball – stupid human tricks. Fan participation on such a goofy, yet creative way, has been mastered by the marketers of minor league teams.  The Triple-A New Orleans … Continue reading

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Hit The Deck! My New Column – The Real Scoop on Baseball Through Players’ Twitter Posts

In May 2011, I launched a new column covering tweets from current and former major and minor baseball players. The columns can be found on Through The Fence Baseball. July 15: All-Star break edition! Baseball’s tweeps go fishing, eat Cheetos and … Continue reading

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Hilarious Video: Durham Bulls Pitcher’s Unique Approach to Throwing Strikes in the Bowling Alley

Dirk Hayhurst is a pitcher for the Durham Bulls in the Tampa Bay Rays organization. Other than pitching, he is perhaps best known for two things: 1) The New York Times bestseller, “The Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a … Continue reading

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