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Best Sports Stadiums

As Detroit prepares to demolish and say goodbye to the storied Joe Louis Arena, Onion Sports examines some of the greatest stadiums of all time.

Mom Finds Disturbing Reading Material In Teenage Son’s Bedroom

OMAHA, NE—Saying she felt disgusted and saddened by the shocking discovery, local woman Beth Loomis told reporters Thursday that she was deeply disturbed after finding recruitment reading material from the Baylor University football team in her teenage son’s bedroom.

Rookie First Baseman Nervous To Chat With Baserunners

ATLANTA—Noting how important it is to make a good first impression, Pittsburgh Pirates rookie first baseman Josh Bell told reporters before Tuesday’s game against the Atlanta Braves that he’s still nervous about chatting with opposing baserunners.

Notable Athlete-Branded Products

With sports stars lending their names to everything from furniture to salsa, Onion Sports breaks down some of the most notable athlete-branded products.

MLB Bans Cruel Practice Of Castrating Mascots

NEW YORK—Saying that the “antiquated and barbaric procedure” has no place in modern baseball, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday that the league was banning the brutal practice of castrating mascots.

Area Man Convinced He Could Have Been NFL Bust

DES MOINES, IA—Insisting that he possessed the physical and mental attributes to be one of the most disappointing draft picks of all time, local man Keith Parker, 34, was reportedly convinced Thursday that he could have been an NFL bust.

Dwight Howard Clearly Doesn’t Know Team’s Name

WASHINGTON—Noting his confused expression and uncertainty while shouting incorrect nicknames throughout the playoff game, sources confirmed Wednesday night that Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard clearly does not know his own team’s name.
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Lesser Known MLB Hall Of Fame Artifacts And Exhibits

With over 40,000 baseball artifacts calling Cooperstown home, Onion Sports outlines some of the lesser known exhibits in the MLB Hall of Fame.

  • Tommy Lasorda Game-Worn Jersey

    This Dodger legend’s uniform is displayed behind 6 inches of solid lucite to protect guests from the noxious odor

  • Bill James’ Copy Of Microsoft Excel 1995

    With software donated by the father of sabermetrics, visitors to the Hall can experience firsthand the thrill of running correlation analyses

  • Babe Ruth’s Bat Donut

    The extreme durability of this 14-oz. rubber ring made it the Sultan of Swat’s favorite on-deck chew toy

  • 3D Replica Of Second Base

    A CT scan and the latest in 3D printing technology were used in 2007 to create this highly detailed digital model of a second base bag

  • The Umpire’s Prayer

    Unearthed in Damascus in 1901, this stone tablet is printed with the ancient incantation recited by every professional umpire at their ordination

  • Ebbets Field

    This longtime home of the Brooklyn Dodgers was painstakingly transported brick by brick to Cooperstown in 1960

  • Curt Schilling’s Bloody Jock

    The blood-encrusted jockstrap remains the enduring symbol of the Red Sox pitcher’s gutsy performance playing through a painful urinary infection during Game 6 of the 2004 ALCS

  • Uniform Worn By Mike Scioscia During Kirk Gibson’s 1988 World Series Home Run

    Scioscia wore this very jersey while acting as loyal teammate whose friendship and positive encouragement certainly helped Gibson in one way or another

  • Gary Sheffield’s 350th Home Run Bat

    They needed more bats and this one is pretty good

  • Abner Doubleday’s Seminole Scalp

    The former military general wore this bloody war trophy around his neck every game for good luck

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