“Tony Lazzeri: Yankees Legend and Baseball Pioneer” by Lawrence Baldassaro; University of Nebraska Press (352 pages, $34.95) ——— Before DiMaggio, there was Lazzeri. A home run hero, Tony Lazzeri was essential to the Yankees’ legendary Murderers’ Row. A son of immigrants, he broadened the game’s appeal and gave millions of Italian-Americans a role model. He was a shy, serious gentleman who did ...
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The Boston Red Sox made history by hiring Bianca Smith, the first Black woman to coach in the history of professional baseball.
Major League Baseball has achieved the impossible.
Bichette's three-run homer that clanked off the left-field light tower gave the Blue Jays a 4-1 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Andrew McCutchen, who played in Sahlen Field as a member of the Indianapolis Indians in 2008, offered his own salute to Buffalo's return to baseball Tuesday.
"What they did to brand it and make it feel like the Toronto Blue Jays' home, it really is kind of jaw-dropping," said the Blue Jays' GM.
The slugger was injured running on the bases Saturday at Tampa Bay.
The Blue Jays posted a video of Guerrero in batting practice blasting two shots out to the street, or "highway power."
Today at Sahlen Field, Major League Baseball picks up in Buffalo where it left off 105 years ago.
MLB Network will be using the Sportsnet feed out of Toronto.
Sahlen Field, the home of the Buffalo Bisons, had to undergo some renovations before it was ready for its Major League Baseball debut.
Only a few finishing touches remain, but the Toronto Blue Jays revealed a full rebranding of Sahlen Field a day before the team's "Home Away from Home Opener" against the Miami Marlins.
The Blue Jays will play their homes games at Sahlen Field starting Tuesday night through the end of September.
The Toronto Blue Jays will play their first home-away-from-home game in Buffalo on Tuesday. So near they're here, and yet so far we can’t see them.
While Otto Velez was never a big star with a big name, he had something else. Otto's Army.
The Blue Jays have their pitching rotation set up with their two big names getting the start for their opening two games in Sahlen Field.
"A lot of us who were there since the beginning can't deny the nostalgia in all of this," Bob Rich says.
The game meant a whole lot to Buffalo baseball, coming just over 12 months from the opening of Pilot Field.