St. John’s Joe Panik Back in Queens

It’s fitting that infielder Joe Panik, the newest member of the New York Mets, actually played a game at Citi Field before the Mets themselves.

‘Sister Strike’ Receives ESPY Nomination

Sister Mary Jo Sobieck, a theology teacher at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, is no stranger to the pitcher’s mound or the spotlight.

Failure Inspires Minnesota Catholic to Pen Baseball Book

Tom Murray’s novel about fathers, sons and baseball in rural Iowa is a product of failure. “The biggest reason why I want people to read this story is it forces you to consider your own legacy,” he said.

Priests Offer Prayers for the Mets, Yanks

To ring in the baseball season, Father Bill Sweeney (Mets) and Father Kevin Sweeney (Yankees) offer their takes on their respective favorite teams.

Orioles Star CF Rises Above Racist Taunts

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said a group of fans directed derogatory taunts at him and even threw a bag of peanuts toward him during a recent game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

Baseball Bash 2017

Just in time for the start of the 2017 baseball season, Good Shepherd parish, Marine Park, held its annual “Baseball Bash” to ring in Opening Day.

Former Dodger Hurler Is Dead at 90

Ralph Branca, who pitched for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1944 to 1953 and earned all-star status three times, died Nov. 23 at the King Street Home in Rye Brook, NY, where he had been living. He was 90.