Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Category: baseball

Taking a look at the new MLB pop-up store in London

Exterior of MLB pop-up in London

This lunchtime I went for a walk to Long Acre in Covent Garden to have a mooch around the brand new pop-up store dedicated to everything Major League Baseball. Read the rest of this entry »

A word from our sponsors #1

First in a new series of non-posts…I reckon I could go for a long time posting nothing but George Plimpton commercials.

My new favourite sportsman

Here is my new favourite sportsman. Or at least baseball player. It started this morning with a silly tweet about the amateur draft. Read the rest of this entry »

Yu Darvish throws five pitches at once

Yu Darvish throws five pitches at once

Well, he doesn’t quite, as awesome as that would be. But nearly as awesome is this GIF overlaying each of his different pitches. It is a great illustration of how well he disguises what he is going to throw – he releases the ball from pretty much the same place and in the same way each time, yet the trajectory varies widely. Which I guess explains why he is so hard to hit.

GIF from Reddit, and half the internet today

Almost Perfect

Don’t worry folks. I’ll soon get tired of posting about the new baseball season. But until then… Read the rest of this entry »