The Lighter Side of Baseball: Interesting Stories and Facts

January 19, 2017

Baseball is still one of the most favorite sports in the United States. It has been so for years. The game is simple and easy to follow, making it one of the most watched sports of all time. Despite the competitive nature of baseball, there have been a lot of famously funny and interesting moments over the years. Let’s take a break from following updates from the league and take…

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Review: Moneyball the Movie

July 19, 2016

We’re taking a new direction here at BadJocks. After more than 16 years of reporting on the bad things people in sports do, we’re going to turn our attention to sports media: the movies, TV shows, sports radio stations, podcasts, books and other related resources that talk about sports. And for my first review, I’d like to talk about Moneyball (the movie, not the book, although I also read the…

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The Real Question: Who Took the Fun OUT of Baseball?

June 1, 2016

Earlier this year, Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper wore a hat that read “Make Baseball Fun Again” and proceeded to explain that his mission this season was to do just that: bring fun back to Major League Baseball.  And, as laudable as that is, the real question was never asked: who took the fun OUT of baseball to begin with? In the wake of Harper’s announcement, sports pundits seemed to agree that…

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