Meet A Hall Of Famer: Charles Albert Bender

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It’s funny how we watch the game we love and don’t wonder about its beginnings. From Abner Doubleday to the stirrup sock to sunflower seeds in the dugout. When did they become part of the game and how were they added? This is the story of one such tiny facet of the game. For this […] 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


The MLB Hall of Fame Case for PED Users

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The MLB Hall of Fame Case for PED UsersĀ  There is a debate in baseball that gains traction every year around the same time. After the MLB came cracking down on PED users in the mid-2000s, the league began to see many of the most prominent accused users began to retire. When those same users […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Phillies to Retire Roy Halladay’s Number

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Philadelphia Phillies to Retire Roy Halladay’s Number Announced in the morning hours of Tuesday, Feb. 4, the Philadelphia Phillies made a big announcement. On May 29th of the 2020 season, the Phillies will retire the number of pitching great Roy Halladay. The significance of the day comes from the fact that it will be the […] READ MORE


Larry Walker in the Hall of Fame

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Larry Walker in the Hall of Fame As members of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BWAA) are casting their vote for players deserving of the Hall of Fame in 2020, there are many great candidates on the ballot. Among them, Larry Walker stands out in the eyes of Canadian baseball fans. As a native […] READ MORE