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Cubs demote Samardzija to grounds crew?

Jeff Samardzija has been a disappointment for the Cubs this year, getting knocked around pretty good when he wasn't being shuttled back down to Iowa. In 17 appearances with the big club he's compiled… Read more »

iPhone App for Yankee Stadium Released

iPhone app for Yankee Stadium gives fans inside scoop on Bronx Bombers’ new home  Fans can get tips about the new Stadium, play trivia game on phone NEW YORK –Fans making a pilgrimage to the… Read more »

Yankee Stadium - Here's why it's Homer Heaven

When the new Yankee Stadium opened the team noted that the dimensions were exactly the same as at the old place:  left-field line: 318 feet left-center: 399 center field: 408 right-center:… Read more »

A gift for the Cubs fan who's dying to show their loyalty... or just dying

The argument has been made that Cubs fans aren't really that dedicated, that they're mostly a bunch of yuppies who turn Wrigley Field into the world's largest outdoor saloon, and that they couldn't t… Read more »

More Good Press on Wise Guide Wrigley Field

The Web site PublishChicago.com, which supports Chicago-area publishers, likes our guidebook to Wrigley Field ... a lot. Here's the review from one Julie Hunt. She's apparently a Michigan Wolverine… Read more »

A Texan Juice Box

Minute Maid Park opened in 2000 on the spot downtown where Houston’s Union Station used to stand – a railroad station that is credited with bringing growth and prosperity to the city in the early par… Read more »

Wise Guides in the News...

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What is the Infield Fly Rule ?

The infield fly rule declares that a batter is out when he hits a fair fly ball that could be caught by an infielder with "ordinary" effort, there are less than two outs and runners are on first and … Read more »

How the Yanks Got to the Bronx

Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the defunct Baltimore franchise for $18,000 and moved it to New York for the 1903 season. The team played at Hilltop Park at 168th and Broadway, and because of… Read more »

Are Cubs fans racist?

Another racist t-shirt has popped up outside Wrigley Field, which raises the question: Are Cubs fans racist? Or is it just the street vendors outside Wrigley? Or maybe the t-shirt makers?&n… Read more »

Yankees All-Time Line-Up

Imagine having to fill out a line-up card for an all-time Yankees team … Mantle or DiMaggio in center? Jeter or Rizzuto at short? Whitey, Lefty or Red on the mound? And who’s going to manage this gro… Read more »

Let the Disneyfication of Wrigley begin

The Chicago alderman whose ward includes Wrigley Field wants to ban street vendors and the so-called 'bucket boys,' those kids who pound on overturned buckets with drumsticks, from the perimeter of t… Read more »

Working the Scoreboard at Wrigley

One of the eternal mysteries of Wrigley, right up there with how they get the grass so green in April, is what it’s like inside the scoreboard. Fred Washington, who’s been flippin’ numbers at Wrigley… Read more »

All-Time Mets Line-Up

From Tom Seaver to Darryl Strawberry to Mike Piazza, the New York Mets have had many great players over the years. It’s not easy picking an all-time team, but here’s a try:C – Mike Piazza &… Read more »

Road Trip: Wise Guides' itinerary to Miller Park

Tailgating may be more associated with football than baseball, but no one in Milwaukee seems to know that or care. Miller Park is by far the best spot in the Majors to do some pre-game partying in th… Read more »

Beer Report: New Yankee Stadium

“Beer needs baseball, and baseball needs beer – it has always been thus”—writer Peter RichmondWhile beer remains a ballpark staple for many fans, they can also indulge in a wide selection of wines, m… Read more »

Road Trip: Wise Guides visits the new Yankee Stadium

Wise Guides visited the new Yankee Stadium and we put together this photo album from the day: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fansherpa/sets/72157620411079725/. Enjoy, and add your own to our Yankee Sta… Read more »

Road Trip: Barbeque and baseball history... an itinerary to Kauffman Stadium

Whether you're a Cardinals fan heading west on I-70 for the series in Kansas City this weekend or just looking for another ballpark to check off your list, Wise Guides has an itinerary to Kauffman St… Read more »

A Cubs Fan admits, "I Am Confident"

While watching the Cubs second game of the year - yes, the one they lost in the 10th - I absolutely knew they were going to lose when Lou brought Cotts out for the second inning. All Cub fans are fam… Read more »

Yankee Stadium - Old vs. New

''I'm sure they'll have limos or vans to take the ghosts over to the new ballpark.' - Joe Torre For all its wonderful ambiance and matchless tradition, even old Yankee Stadium had to bow to the ec… Read more »

Hear from a Paddler - AT&T Park

When Dave Edlund took early retirement from Hewlett-Packard at the age of 45, he shared his plans with co-workers: "I'm gonna go get a home run ball in the bay." He's been a McCovey Cove regular ever… Read more »

Liberty and Cheesesteaks for All

Citizens Bank Park is a part of Philadelphia’s South Side stadium complex with neighbors Lincoln Financial Field (NFL’s Eagles), the Wachovia Center (NBA’s Sixers and NHL’s Flyers), and the Wachovia … Read more »