Friday Feed #75: Baseball

It has been some time since we’ve done the Friday Feed. It has been just a little over a month to be exact, but don’t worry, we’re bringing it back in the month of April. The first of April traditionally begins the baseball season, so why not have baseball as our first topic as we start back up the Friday Feed? Let’s go around the horn:

Baseball Quiz

So you’re a huge baseball fan. You know the stats. You know the stars. Well, put your knowledge to the test by checking out the baseball quiz site that separates the wheat from the chaff when it comes to knowing which Major League pitcher threw the most strikeouts in the 1950s. Here’s a free on for you. It was Early Wynn.

Baseball Reference

You’re watching a game and get in an argument with a friend as to how many hits Tony Gwynn had in his career. The easy solution is to look it up on Baseball Reference, AKA The Baseball Brain. To answer the argument, he ended his long, Hall of Fame career with 3,141 hits.

North Carolina Minor League Baseball

Minor League Baseball games are great family affairs. Check out some teams in North Carolina this year. Just click on the team nearest you to check out their website and schedule:

  • Asheville Tourists
  • Burlington Royals
  • Carolina Mudcats
  • Charlotte Knights
  • Durham Bulls
  • Greensboro Grasshoppers
  • Hickory Crawdads
  • Kannapolis Intimidators
  • Kinston Indians
  • Winston-Salem Dash

The United Countries of Baseball

Check out what Major League team people root for by their geography.

How is a baseball bat made? I’m glad you asked.