Nationals Take Game 1, Astros Controversy and A-Rod’s Strong Suit Game
By Tab Bamford
Game 1 Goes To Washington
If you hadn’t heard before Tuesday now you know: Juan Soto is good at baseball. And he etched his name in the history books with a show-stopping performance in Game 1 of the World Series.
Headed to the Hall
Soto’s home run ball landed on the railroad tracks in left field. It was retrieved and is headed to Cooperstown.
Controversy in Houston
The Baseball Writers’ Association of America released the following statement supporting Stephanie Apstein of Sports Illustrated on Tuesday.
A-Rod, Big Papi Style
Game 1 style from Álex Rodríguez and David Ortiz. Looking good, gentlemen!
LVB Live! Poll of the Day
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Pro Post of the Day
He’s in the Hall of Fame because he played right field well, but Vladimir Guerrero Sr. has apparently been spending time at shortstop during his retirement.
Fan Post of the Day
The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History is also on the Nationals bandwagon. If that’s a baby shark, we’re all in trouble!
2012 – Ozzie Guillen relieved of his duties as manager of the Miami Marlins.
1974 – The Chicago Cubs acquired infielder Manny Trillo and pitchers Darold Knowles and Bob Locker from Oakland for outfielder Billy Williams.
1945 – Branch Rickey announced the signing of Jackie Robinson by the Brooklyn Dodgers organization.
Denny Bautista (b. 1982)
Pedro Liriano (b. 1980)
Ramon Castro (b. 1979)
Giomar Guevara (b. 1972)
Luis Silverio (b. 1956)
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