Remembering the Disco Demolition

Perhaps known as one of the most extreme promotions in the MLB, Disco Demolition Night took place at Comiskey Park in Chicago, IL, on Thursday, July 12, 1979, and ended in a riot. At the height of the event, a crate full of disco records was blown up on the field between games of a twi-night doubleheader between the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit … Continue reading Remembering the Disco Demolition

Sweet Home Chicago: The Dogs Return to Impact Field

Being one of the younger teams in the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball (AAIPB), the Chicago Dogs are ready to take the field and get back to baseball at Impact Field. Though the team was originally slated to be based at the Milwaukee hub for the season, Illinois’s Phase 4 opening allows the team to play their home games in Chicago, following local and … Continue reading Sweet Home Chicago: The Dogs Return to Impact Field

Baseball is for Everyone

Fans are always proud to show their support of their favorite teams. Baseball clubs across the country, from majors to minors, have begun to host Pride Day (or night) games, as a way to celebrate their fans in the LGBT+ community. Last year, the Cubs hosted their first pride game. Staff were wearing “LOVE” pins and handing out matching stickers to fans. Many went above … Continue reading Baseball is for Everyone

The American Association Says “Play Ball!”

On Friday, June 12, the American Association of Independent Baseball (AAIPB) put out a press release announcing their plan of action to begin the 2020 season. On Monday, June 15, the league released the season schedule, as well as a more thorough description of their plan. The league will begin a six team, 60 game season with fans in attendance starting Friday, July 3. The … Continue reading The American Association Says “Play Ball!”

Behind the Dream: Justin Friedman

Justin Friedman is a former RHP in the Arizona League for the Chicago White Sox. Five Fun Facts about Justin I lived in France for a year. I was home-schooled for a year. I was an extra in a few TV shows and one movie. I went to four different schools in four years. I make digital artwork. What is your favorite baseball movie? I … Continue reading Behind the Dream: Justin Friedman

The History Behind Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field is one of the oldest and most historic and iconic Major League ballparks in the country. With historic moments like Babe Ruth’s “called shot” to the first night game in 1988, I’m going to cover some of the history of Wrigley Field. **** Different Name, Same Place Built in 1914, Wrigley Field (originally named Weeghman Park) is the second oldest ballpark in America. … Continue reading The History Behind Wrigley Field