By David Toronto
Chris Davis, the one time all-star and 2013 silver slugger winner, recently went the worst batting streak in Major League Baseball history, batting a 0-for-54. Davis signed a 7 year 168 million dollar contract in 2014, solidifying his spot in Baltimore until 2021. Critics think that the contract was a terrible idea, but at the time the Orioles didn’t really have a choice. Davis had just come off a 55 homerun and 138 RBI season and the Orioles thought they struck gold.
By Chase Hensing
In Glenelg’s 61 year history as a school, it has had many athletic accolades in many different sports. One of the most prominent sports that Glenelg had success in is baseball. Since Opening, the school has won five state championships, including one in 1983. However, the last time Glenelg was able to win a state championship in baseball was 1999, making it a 20 year drought. The team despite this drought, was hoping to run the table this year and hang another banner on the walls in the gym at Glenelg.
By Zachery Kersh and David Toronto
The odds of having a perfect bracket are one in 9.2 quintillion. You’re more likely to sink a hole-in-one, get a 5-card royal flush, and win $1 million dollars in the lottery all in the same day. Than predict a perfect bracket. Nonetheless, Americans are still fascinated by the idea of achieving perfection. This year alone, the American Gambling Association estimates 47 million Americans to wager $8.5 billion on the March Madness tournament. How and why are Americans so passionate about accomplishing the perfect bracket?
By Chase Hensing
In 1850 baseball was introduced as the first professional sport in the United States. It then quickly spread from the United States to the rest of the world by the start of the 20th century, becoming an international sport. It continued to grow throughout the years and was the most popular sport up until the late 90’s. However at the moment baseball is at an all time low, not as many people want to watch or even play it. One question that arises is why less people are interested in baseball in the latest generations?