The National League defeated the American League 8-0. Their largest margin of victory in the history of the All Star Game. While Melky Cabrera was named MVP, the greatest moment came when Chipper Jones stepped up to the plate to a standing ovation. The crowd cheered and Chipper delivered in what will most likely be his last all star appearance.
With the 2012 Home Run Derby set to take place on Monday night in Kansas City, SB Nation takes a look at this year's contestants, some of the longest derby dingers in recent history, and whether or not the field will be able to put on a show at a stadium not all that known for surrendering the long ball.
Bill Murray is the Charleston RiverDogs' co-owner and, most importantly, their Director of Fun. He was inducted into the Class A South Atlantic League Hall of Fame on Monday, and Amy K. Nelson was there to document his love of baseball, his love of Charleston and his overall badassness.
Anthony Rizzo, Balk Rule, Troy Tulowitzki, Baseball Politics, and More - Rob's Mailbag, Episode 5
2010 Strike Zone Ump-by-Ump. Please excuse the self-promotion, but I thought some here would have fun with this. Full link is here: http://princeofslides.blogspot.com/2011/03/umpire-strike-zones-in-2010.html
In case you haven't seen it yet, here is Scott Stapp singing the 2010 Marlins anthem. It's amazing.