In major sports, both cricket and baseball are unique because it is the defence that controls the ball.
Jim Hunter became baseball’s first free agent. After contractual issues, he was allowed to leave the Oakland A’s.
Baseball team owner, Joe Engel, in 1931 decided to trade his shortstop for a turkey. Johnny Jones was a Chattanooga Lookouts player that, if we are being honest, wasn’t any good. He was such a weak-hitting shortstop that even the press complained about him. Joe Engel decided to trade him to the Charlotte Hornets of the Piedmont League. In return, ... Read More
Official baseball rules state that an umpire may not be replaced during a game except if he becomes ill, injured or if he dies!