Tales From Baseball


Mattingly’s Mullet and The ‘Mystic’ Simpsons

It has been well documented that the long-running cartoon show ‘The Simpsons’ has a habit of portraying events that would later take place in the real world. This led to the joke that the writers for the show can predict the future. Two of the program’s more famous ‘predictions’ were the Donald Trump presidency 16…

The Belles of Baseball City

This Sunday is Women’s National Championship finals day at Brighton Baseball Cub and sees a matchup between London Mayhem, who topped the regular-season standings and their nearest pursuers Belles Baseball. The Belles, who ply their trade at the National Baseball and Softball complex in Farnham Park, Slough, are a story of overcoming adversity amidst a…

Jim Morris – The Rookie

“You’re born with your name, you die with your name. What you do with it in-between is a legacy you leave behind for everybody else. Who do you want to be?” Jim Morris recollects these words of his grandfather while speaking at an event in 2018. “The Oldest Rookie” is how Jim Morris describes himself on his website.…

The Most Unlikely 3-Run Home Run In MLB History

Rajai Davis was already a 13-year MLB veteran when he signed a minor-league contract with the team he grew up supporting, the New York Mets. At 38 years old, the Connecticut-born outfielder’s career was winding down after an eventful run in the big leagues. His long career peaked during the 2016 season as a Cleveland…