American League batting champ award named after Hall of Famer Rod Carew

The name of Hall of Fame first and second baseman Rod Carew is already etched into baseball history, but Major League Baseball furthered his legacy by naming the winner of the American League batting title as the Rod Carew AL Batting Champion. Though it came as a surprise for Carew, a look at his career statistics shows how deserving he is of … [ Read more]

Kevin Youkilis to open California brewpub

Former MLB first baseman Kevin Youkilis is teaming up with his brother Scott to open Loma Brewing Company in Los Gatos, California. The two-time World Series champion and three-time All-Star says he will primarily work on the brewpub’s brand and events while his brother, who owns three other restaurants in the San Francisco area, will … [ Read more]

Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra dies at age of 90

Yogi Berra, New York Yankees’ Hall of Fame catcher and former manager, passed away at the age of 90 and is being remembered today for his on-field statistics, his off-field humility and leadership, and his ever-quotable Yogi-isms. Berra got his start in baseball in 1943, but World War II put his playing career on hold. According … [ Read more]