As the Cincinnati Reds play the Louisville Bats this week at Louisville Slugger Field, it seems a good time to remember that Louisville used to be a major league city.
With the 2017 World Baseball Classic in full swing, the baseball world reflects and celebrates how global the sport has become. This is the tournament that introduced me and many American baseball fans to Yu Darvish, Aroldis Chapman, Daisuke Matsuzaka, and Yoenis Cespedes, just to name a few.
How a fan-favorite original exhibit, came to life...one LEGO brick at a time.
Dave Hoskins isn’t a household name or a Hall of Fame level player, but his story during a time when separate was not equal in terms of baseball and society intrigued me- especially as he kept popping up at interesting points in baseball history.