Wow—You Like the Mets? Wow. 

Hamilton Nolan · 10/12/15 10:45AM

Wow—you like the Mets? Okay—congrats. A thousand apologies for my failure to immediately fall to my knees and worship your great moral courage.

Derek Jeter Was OK

Tom Scocca · 09/25/14 11:35AM

After tonight—or as of yesterday, depending on the rain—Derek Jeter will have played his final game in Yankee Stadium. It's as fine a time as any to note, for the record, that Derek Jeter was an OK ballplayer. He was pretty good at playing baseball, overall, and he did it for a pretty long time.

"Disco Demolition 2" Asks Fans to Torch Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus CDs

Andy Cush · 07/16/14 01:05PM

In 1979, the Chicago White Sox hosted Disco Demolition Night, inviting fans to bring disco records to Comiskey Park, then blowing them up on the field between doubleheader games. Saturday, a minor league franchise will destroy a bunch of Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber CDs in an attempt to replicate the zany stunt.

Baseball Columnist Pens Passionate Musings on Nonconsensual Touching

Adam Weinstein · 06/09/14 12:55PM

George Will, national treasure, has spent a life championing America's diamond pastime. He wants to make sure that you appreciate our other cherished pastime: "the ambiguities of the hookup culture, this cocktail of hormones." Hang on to your Cracker Jack, gents.

Sarah Hedgecock · 04/09/14 04:00PM

Miles Scott, otherwise known as Batkid, throws the first pitch next to Regular Batman before an opening day game between the San Francisco Giants and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday in San Francisco. Image via Eric Risberg, Pool/AP.

The Atlanta Braves Will Not Be Stuck Playing in a 20-Year-Old Ballpark

Tom Scocca · 11/11/13 04:35PM

"Nostalgia's a fad," Stan Kasten, then president of the Atlanta Braves, said in 1996. "This is classic." He was talking about the brand-new Centennial Olympic Stadium, which was designed to be converted after the Atlanta Olympics into a state-of-the-art baseball stadium for the Braves, at a total construction cost of $209 million.

Boston Red Sox Win World Series

Lacey Donohue · 10/30/13 10:40PM

[With a score of 6-1 the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six to win the World Series in Boston Wednesday night. It's been 95 years since the Red Sox won the World Series at Fenway Park. Photo by Matt Slocum via AP]

Who Deserves to Be Baseball Mayor of New York?

Tom Scocca · 08/21/13 11:03AM

The New York Times today alerted its readers to the urgent political news that Bill de Blasio, the current maybe co-front-runner for the Democratic mayoral nomination, identifies as a fan of the Boston Red Sox. According to the paper, tradition appears to require that the city's chief executive be a fan of the Yankees. Javier C. Hernandez writes:

Everything You Need to Know About R.A. Dickey, the Man Who Throws Baseball's Best and Strangest Pitch

Jack Dickey · 09/28/12 04:45PM

R.A. Dickey, a starting pitcher for the New York Mets, earned his 20th win of the season two nights ago. Now everyone is talking about him, and you are standing off to the side smiling and nodding like an idiot because you thought the Met was a museum. You're a nerd, it's fine, but we wanted to help you out: Here, Deadspin's Jack Dickey (no relation, just obsession) breaks down the wonder that is R.A. Dickey's 2012 season.

Baseball Player Hits Self in Face With Bat

Louis Peitzman · 05/12/12 10:54AM

I don't know much about sports, but I do know everyone wants to see an image of Washington Nationals rookie Bryce Harper up to bat with blood dripping down his face.