Villanova University Law School celebrated a $5 million donated by ex-super agent Jeffrey Moorad by hosting Billy Beane to discuss Moneyball with ex-Governor Ed Rendell and Omar Minaya. The Phillies Bill Giles was one of the 1700 interested baseball fans in the audience. by BallparkBob Moneyball came to Villanova University on Thursday when Billy Beane [...]
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As if enough hasn’t already been stolen from the taxpayers of Miami, here are never before seen pictures of the new Marlins Park aquariums were stolen from a mole inside Marlins Ballpark. No fish are yet inhabiting the aquariums much like no fans are going to be going to the Marlins games after the initial [...]
Nyjer Morgan proved that he can move on the ice as well as on the baseball diamond as he laced up his skates to practice with his boyhood team, the San Jose Sharks. Morgan even scored a rather “soft” goal during the shootout.
An investigative report by BallparkBob. Marlins New Stadium Rapes Miami Residents On my recent visit to the Orange Bowl, I had a chance to visit the new Miami Marlins stadium. We’ve written before about the new uniforms that the Marlins will be wearing and the cool fish tanks that will be behind home plate in [...]
Remember, the 1950 movie The Jackie Robinson Story? In that movie, Jackie Robinson was played by none other than himself. This time around, Chadwick Boseman will play Jackie Robinson. Boseman is the same actor that played Ernie Davis in The Express so you have to think he’s qualified for the role. But, now another megastar [...]
New Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine claims to have invented an American culinary institution–the wrap. Bobby V. says that he invented the wrap at his Stamford, Connecticut restaurant Bobby Valentine’s.
For all of you who couldn’t decide if you wanted to be a hitter or a pitcher, now you can do both! All you have to do is get a job as an astronaut!
Not to be outdone by the other 5 MLB teams with new uniforms, the Cleveland Indians unveiled its new duds for the 2012 season. The new uniforms debut just in time for the Black Friday shopping holiday. At first glance, there isn’t a lot new about the Cleveland uniforms for 2012. On closer inspection, however, [...]