ACC Baseball Release – May 13

Applications for media and photo credentials are now being accepted for the 2021 ACC Baseball Championship scheduled for May 25-30 (Tuesday through Sunday) at Truist Field in Charlotte, North Carolina. Due to ongoing COVID-19 precautions, in-person working space for this year’s event is limited, but media may also request a virtual credential … All 15...

Log in or register to access our exclusive PennState sports coverage!
Log In Register

Peoples Natural Gas Field to Return to Near 100% Capacity on June 8

SINGLE GAME SEATS WILL BE AVAILABLE BEGINNING MAY 17th Curve, PA – The Altoona Curve, in cooperation with the Blair County Department of Emergency Services, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Major League Baseball, is pleased to announce that Peoples Natural Gas Field will return to near 100% capacity for the final 48 home games scheduled...

Log in or register to access our exclusive PennState sports coverage!
Log In Register

Back When There Was Baseball: Fred Beene

Our guest this week is Fred Beene. Fred was in the Baltimore Oriole organization during their great years in the 1960s to early 1970s. He had trouble breaking into the Big Leagues until he was traded to the NY Yankees. He had two great years with the Yankees in 1972 and 1973, during the CBS (more…)

Look away; baseball is hideous

In columns from years gone by, I have opined on the search for the game I grew up loving. Baseball. In the nearly fifty years I’ve been an ardent fan of the game I have watched it change to the point of being nearly unwatchable. Yes, I know being a Pirate fan doesn’t help my (more…)

Back When There Was Baseball: Steve Balboni

Our guest this week is Steve “Bye Bye” Balboni. Our co-host, Steve Schaaf, played in the 1977 Division II College World Series with Steve Balboni, which ads an interesting take to this podcast. Balboni was introduced to America during the MLB strike of 1981. ESPN started to cover minor league baseball and Steve played for (more…)

Back When There Was Baseball: Duke Sims

Who was the last player to hit a home run in the original Yankee Stadium (1973) before the massive remodel? His name is Duke Sims and he is our guest this week. Duke also had the privilege of catching one of the greatest pitching staffs in the history of the game, the 1968 Cleveland Indian (more…)