Atlanta Braves Legend Phil Niekro Dead at 81

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Hall of Fame pitcher Phil Niekro, known for his mastery of the knuckleball, is dead at the age of 81. The five-time All-Star pitched 24 seasons in the majors, with 21 coming for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves. He passed in his sleep Saturday night after a “long battle with cancer,” the Braves said in a press […] READ MORE


2021 MLB Hall of Fame Inductees According to the LWOB Staff

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The MLB Hall of Fame is one of the most prestigious and exclusive clubs in American sports. On January 26th, 2021, the BBWAA will announce the newest members of the Hall. Due to the cancellation of the 2020 ceremony because of COVID-19, the 2021 class will join Derek Jeter and Larry Walker, Marvin Miller, and […] READ MORE


Hall Of Fame Pitcher Bob Gibson Dies

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Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson has died after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. Gibson was 84 years old and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1981. While Stan Musial is considered the best player in St. Louis Cardinals history. Gibson is the best pitcher in the history of the Cardinals. Bob […] READ MORE


Albert Pujols Passes Willie Mays in Career Home Runs

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Pujols Passes Willie Mays with Multi-Homer Game Albert Pujols 60th career multi-homer game was special for the Los Angeles Angels slugger. Five days after tying Hall of Famer Willie Mays with home run No. 660, Pujols went deep twice against the Texas Rangers to pass the baseball legend. He now sits alone in fifth place […] READ MORE




Honus Wagner Card Sale Exceeds Million Dollars

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A private sale of the legendary 1909 T206 Honus Wagner tobacco card is the first sports memorabilia transaction of 2019 to surpass $1 million. The card commanded $1.2 million in a private collector-to-collector dealing handled by SCP Auctions.   Honus Wagner Brings $1,000,000+ A different T206 Honus Wagner, in better condition, holds the record for […] READ MORE