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Baseball takes a Sunday off for Chicago Pride Parade


Harry Caray and the Cubs took a backseat to the Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday. (R. Lincoln Harris) For those who follow the Chicago Cubs from afar, Sunday’s day off might not make any sense. Sunday and baseball have gone together since time immemorial, or at least since cities lifted their ban on Sunday games in the 1930s. Sunday is the day for More...

by R. Lincoln Harris | Published 8 months ago

By admin On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

TTFB editor discusses Tony Gwynn legacy on WNSR

TTFB senior editor Jon Sumple joined the 811 morning crew at WNSR in Nashville this morning to discuss Tony Gwynn and his legacy. Listen to the interview below:      More...

Tony Gwynn
By Jake Mastroianni On Monday, June 16th, 2014

Tony Gwynn unlike anything we’ll ever see again

So long, Tony. You will be missed. Today — June 16, 2014 — is a sad day for all of baseball. For someone who grew up watching baseball in the early 1990s, Tony Gwynn was definitely a player who had More...

Tony Gwynn
By Matthew Orso On Monday, June 16th, 2014

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dead at 54

Tony Gwynn — one of baseball’s all-time great hitters, passed away today at the age of 54. Baseball Hall of Famer and Padres’ legend Tony Gwynn died of cancer at the age of 54 today. “Major More...

Don Zimmer
By R. Lincoln Harris On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Don Zimmer’s impact on the game is greater than we realize

So long, Don Zimmer. ( Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Characters like Don Zimmer, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 83, help make baseball great. And this has nothing at all to do with WAR or any of that other statistical More...

Domino's pizza promotion
By R. Lincoln Harris On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Domino’s pizza promotion owes name to two Pirates of old

Dock Ellis won 138 games in a 12-year big league career, mostly with the Pittsburgh Pirates. But one of those wins stands above all the others, and it contributed an important term in baseball’s lexicon. More...

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