Post Tagged with: "Mike Trout"

PARK: Lack of Star Power Has Sullied Baseball’s Popularity

PARK: Lack of Star Power Has Sullied Baseball’s Popularity

In a continuation of an alarming trend, the MLB All-Star Game’s television ratings declined in this year’s game. This decline in ratings comes in spite of MLB’s ill-advised to make the All-Star Game matter by giving home-field advantage in the World Series to the league that wins the game. This[Read More…]

by July 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MAGUIRE: New Jersey Contributes Great Talent to MLB

MAGUIRE: New Jersey Contributes Great Talent to MLB

In honor of the United States’ 239th birthday this July, YouGov, a national database company, asked Americans how they felt about each of the 50 states. The results of the poll revealed New Jersey as not only the most hated state but also the only state with a negative favorability[Read More…]

by July 26, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
FOOTE: Trout, Harper Rivalry Captivates Baseball World

FOOTE: Trout, Harper Rivalry Captivates Baseball World

Throughout the years, numerous great athletes have sprouted from the world of sports. They have won championships and broken records, but more than anything, these athletes entertain. They charm fans with their charisma, mesmerize others with their confidence and, no matter the outcome, keep fans on the edge of their[Read More…]

by July 23, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
DEPAOLO: Baseball Remains Alive and Well

DEPAOLO: Baseball Remains Alive and Well

After enjoying another MLB All-Star game this week, I soon learned that its ratings had dropped from last year — in fact, they were the lowest All-Star game ratings ever. This can only mean one thing: Baseball is dying. Ok, so that’s an overreaction and I don’t believe it, but[Read More…]

by July 18, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
MAGUIRE: Youth Movement Brings Energy to MLB

MAGUIRE: Youth Movement Brings Energy to MLB

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa made his major league debut this week. The highly touted rookie managed one hit in his first career game against Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, homered in his second and through three games was hitting .333. I am not naive enough to believe this[Read More…]

by June 12, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

Revisiting Mike Trout And His Record Contract

Monday was Opening Day, and it didn’t take long for Mike Trout to reaffirm the trajectory of his meteoric rise from touted rookie to best player in the game of baseball. Although it is rare for even the top sluggers in the game to hit a homerun on their first[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

Predicting ’13 Award Winners

There may never have been a more contentious debate regarding an individual award than the one surrounding last year’s American League MVP battle between Los Angeles Angels rookie phenom Mike Trout and the ultimate winner, Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera. The discussion highlighted two contending views regarding player analysis, with Trout winning[Read More…]

by March 19, 2013 0 comments Sports