By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — Now that the Wild Card stuff is outta the way, it’s time to move ahead in baseball’s annual postseason party. Buckle your seatbelts for the Division Series. Today, we’ll focus on the American League matchups. RED SOX vs. ASTROS Season series: Astros 4-3 The skinny: […]Read more "MLB Playoffs: ALDS Matchups"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — It’s been a few days since the Cleveland Indians’ American League record 22-game winning streak came to an end last week. It’s the second-longest in MLB history behind the 1916 New York Giants’ 26-game win streak. But to really appreciate what the Central Division champions […]Read more "A Tribe Quest: The Streak and Beyond"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — On Wednesday, July 19, the Cleveland Indians ended their Bay Area tour with the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Alameda County Coliseum and San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, losing five of six games and the AL Central Division lead. Remember it is Cleveland. Bay Area Native […]Read more "CLEVELAND’S WAR PATH"
By Gary Norris Gray-BASN Staff Reporter “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. OAKLAND, Ca. — On Friday, July 14, 2017, the Cleveland Indians wore their dark blue road jerseys with the grinning chief on their caps and on their left sleeve […]Read more "CHIEF WAHOO’S LAST STAND"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN (BASN) — This past weekend, Major League Baseball celebrated the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut as the first Black player in modern baseball history. While Robinson’s feat is something that should always be celebrated — not just on April 15th — the story of the […]Read more "BASN Classics: 14 Things You Should Know About Larry Doby"