Come next season you'll be able to legally bet on baseball in Philadelphia

The U.S. Supreme Court legalized sports betting in May, and now some local Philadelphia casinos are gearing up to open sports books in early 2019. Earlier this month, Parx Casino in Bensalem announced plans to build a $10 million sports betting complex. The casino was one of the first in Pennsylvania to receive a sports gaming license. The SugarHouse Casino on Delaware Avenue and Harrah’s in Chester have also procured…

November 28, 2018

Three MLB players connected to Philadelphia to remember this Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2018

Philadelphia is rich in baseball tradition, so it’s appropriate that the Phillies and Athletics have a strong association with United States military. With Memorial Day Weekend upon us, here’s a look at three former ballplayers with connections to Philadelphia that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms today. Eddie Grant: A Harvard grad, the Phillies purchased his contract from the Jersey City of the Eastern League in August 1906. He…


Israel upsets South Korea in extras to open World Baseball Classic

March 6, 2017

Israel entered the World Baseball Classic without a single major leaguer on its roster and the steepest odds to win the tournament, but none of that mattered Monday morning as the club defeated South Korea, 2-1, in an extra innings affair in Seoul to open the 2017 edition. Though low-scoring, both teams had plenty of opportunities to put runs on the board. Israel jumped ahead in the second inning, loading…