UK Baseball

This Is What Happens When You Get Hit In The Face With A 90 MPH Baseball (GRAPHIC PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Sport

Meet Delino DeShields Jr, an American professional baseball player... Shoutout to my brother for taking a 90mph fastball to the face like a champ. ...

You Say Tomato, I Say Tomato - One Brit's Love Affair with American Culture

George Gabriel | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
George Gabriel

Readers of my very first blog will remember I couldn't have been more excited when preparing for my inaugural trip across the Atlantic Ocean back in the early stages of 2012. There I sat, carving out the words of my long-anticipated adieu to the green and pleasant land of my birth, to live my very own American dream...

Thawing Off With Thoughts of American Baseball

Todd Cochran | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Sport
Todd Cochran

With the start of the Winter Olympics and in the midst of a cold winter, what better way to keep warm than to think about the imminent start of baseball in the U.S.? With the Arizona Diamondbacks pitchers and catchers reporting to camp yesterday, the new season is nearly upon us.

The Trial of Alex Rodriguez

Matt Clough | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Matt Clough

In the event that Rodriguez is ordered to serve his ban, despite Cashman's assurance of his pivotal role in the organisation, it's hard to imagine the Yankees losing much sleep over it.

A Third Of Pupils Want More PE At School

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

More than a third of students want to do more PE at school, with many saying they'd like to try American sports such as baseball, a survey revealed. ...

L4L Clothing Lookbook: The Black & White Collection

Bwoywonder | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Myself & Lyrics4Lyrics Clothing have been releasing images from our collaborative Autumn/Winter '13 Lookbook throughout our respective social media outlets.

Five Baseball Jerseys to Swing Into This Autumn

Bwoywonder | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We enter September with London Fashion Week to look forward to as well as new looks for our autumn wardrobe. One such style is the Baseball theme look. I collated the selection below from established to independent London and European based brands to bring together five fashionable baseball jerseys to pitch this season. Batter up!

'I'm Fighting For My Life'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Sport

New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez acknowledged he was facing the "toughest fight" of his life after confirming he will appeal against his ban for v...

WATCH: Muscle Man Struggles To Open Bottle Of Water

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Think you're having a bad day? Spare a thought for this beefy fella, whose inability to open a small bottle of water at a baseball game not only caugh...

WATCH: Red Sox Hitter Ortiz Smashes Phone After Strikeout (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Sport

David "Big Papi" Ortiz will not be suspended after he smashed up a phone after striking out against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday. Boston Red S...

WATCH: Sports Mascot Dance-Off

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Comedy

You know what the Ashes could do with? More people in giant animal costumes dancing around like this between wickets. Take it away, the All-Star baseb...

Sports Fan Paradise: 10 Must-see Sports Venues | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Sport

Most sports fans are staunch supporters of their team and the venue it calls home, but there are some sports venues around the world that are worth visiting for their history, grandeur, and amazing atmosphere.

WATCH: If Baseball Had British Commentary

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Comedy

Hello, rounders fans! Yes, if you've ever been confused by the American sport of baseball, then we're sure this brilliant clip of a Red Sox vs New ...

'Home Run Hitler'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Sport

A yearbook typo has nicknamed a young baseball slugger as "Home Run Hitler". In an advert intended to boost a graduating senior (they're around 13-...

WATCH: Woman Pours Drink On Boyfriend After He Ignores Her On 'Kiss Cam'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

What should a woman do when her boyfriend refuses to kiss her, on camera, in front of thousands of people? Pour a drink over him and storm out, of cou...

Sports Reporter Kelly Nash Nearly Struck By A Baseball While Taking A Selfie (PICTURE)

Elliot Wagland | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Sport

Sports reporter Kelly Nash narrowly avoids being hit in the head by a flying baseball. The Sun Sports journalist was taking a 'selfie' at the Gree...

Sport Pictures Of The Week (GALLERY)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK Sport

After Manchester United became Barclays Premier League champions, the Bundesliga teams took centre stage. Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund's batter...

The Football Throwback

Jack Target | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Sport
Jack Target

Wouldn't it be made better if you can reminisce about the 'good old days' watching teams playing in retro kits? Take last Boxing Day. Wouldn't it have been great to see QPR in their old Rodney Marsh style kits v the Laurie Cunningham West Brom green and yellow away kit?

A Good Ol' Fashioned Baseball Brawl (VIDEO/PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Sport

Sports spats are few and far between nowadays, so be upstanding for the LA Dodgers and the San Diego Padres, who produced a superb flare-up that evoke...

Spring Semester Shenanigans: A Mid-Semester Study Abroad Update

George Gabriel | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
George Gabriel

Having seen the remainder of February fly by and with March nearly in the books, it's remarkable to think that only a small portion of the academic year remains here at Washington College.

Michael Rundle

MLB 13: The Show UK: Virtual Rounders Finally Comes To The UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Tech

MLB 13: The Show (PS3 / PS Vita) is a slick, entertaining and hugely polished sports sim which also manages to break down an impenetrable ga...

Is Liverpool's Search for Sabermetrics a Futile One?

Matt Clough | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Sport
Matt Clough

The notion that Liverpool were to become the beacon of sabermetrics in the football world has been all but extinguished. The chief dampener came in the form of several high-profile signings by the club which have flown in the face of the system's principles, such as Andy Carroll.

Film Review - Trouble With the Curve

Jack Pelling | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jack Pelling

Despite the best efforts of an experienced cast, the performances can't save Trouble With the Curve from its troublesome script.

Howdy! F1 Roars Into Austin, Texas!

Tim Goodchild | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

I will be crossing my fingers, eyes and toes (sexy look, I know) in the hope that F1 in America at the Circuit of the Americas is a success. For Formula One to be a true WORLD Championship it has to include America.

Happy Times in San Francisco!

James Willstrop | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Baseball is scrutinised with passion here. Like football in England, people watch and analyse it endlessly. I watched twenty minutes of the big game on Friday, and I couldn't quite grasp the situation. There were long phases where very little happened, and some of the participants were fat.