Baseball http://www.kunc.org en Dad Catches Rockies' Home Run With One Hand; Baby Is Safe http://www.kunc.org/post/dad-catches-rockies-home-run-one-hand-baby-safe A San Francisco Giants fan holding a baby caught a two-run home run hit by Colorado Rockies player Troy Tulowitzki during a Father's Day game at AT&T Park.<p>San Francisco's ABC7 News <a href="http://abc7news.com/sports/giants-fan-makes-spectacular-catch-while-holding-baby/115808/">reports</a> that Rob Winner, a fire captain from San Rafael, Calif., calmly snagged the ball with one hand while holding his 1-year-old son, Thomas, in the other. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:30:00 +0000 57832 at http://www.kunc.org Dad Catches Rockies' Home Run With One Hand; Baby Is Safe Don't Overlook The Unsung Umpire; Referees Can Be Pretty, Too http://www.kunc.org/post/dont-overlook-unsung-umpire-referees-can-be-pretty-too Not so long ago, while enjoying a libation in a decorous saloon, the proprietor — who happened to hail from the fabled Windy City — suddenly jarred the genteel assembled by turning on the Cubs game. Just at that moment, a Cubby was heading toward the plate when the throw came in, and the runner (spoiler alert!), being a Cub, was tagged out.<p>Visualize the tableau: The runner. The catcher. But also a third figure: the umpire. And see him now: feet spread well apart, solidly grounded, mask off in his left hand, and his right arm flies up, thumb to the heavens. Wed, 28 May 2014 07:36:00 +0000 Frank Deford 57062 at http://www.kunc.org Don't Overlook The Unsung Umpire; Referees Can Be Pretty, Too Chicago Celebrates A Century Of Baseball At Wrigley Field http://www.kunc.org/post/chicago-celebrates-century-baseball-wrigley-field When the first pitch is thrown between the Chicago Cubs and the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, it will mark the start of the 100th professional baseball season at iconic Wrigley Field.<p>The ball park on Chicago's North Side, known as the Friendly Confines, opened as the home of the Chicago Federals 100 years ago this month.<p>The Cubs moved there two years later, and in all that time the Cubs have never won a World Series. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:39:00 +0000 David Schaper 55183 at http://www.kunc.org Chicago Celebrates A Century Of Baseball At Wrigley Field Batter Up: Baseball Just Got Its Most Decorated Corn Dog http://www.kunc.org/post/batter-baseball-just-got-its-most-decorated-corn-dog Inside the kitchen of the Arizona Diamondbacks, chef Michael Snoke has created a monster: 18 inches of meat that's skewered, wrapped in cornbread, stuffed with bacon and infused with cheddar cheese and jalapeños.<p>All that rests on a bed of fries. Sat, 29 Mar 2014 09:38:00 +0000 55014 at http://www.kunc.org Batter Up: Baseball Just Got Its Most Decorated Corn Dog In Sports, There's No Such Thing As A Bad Hustle http://www.kunc.org/post/sports-theres-no-such-thing-bad-hustle Surely, "hustle" is the single most beloved word associated with sport. As color is to rainbows, as chocolate to the palate, as sweet nothings to love, hustle is to sport.<p>Hear it now:<p><em>Hustle up! </em><br /> <em>Hustle down the line!</em> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:32:00 +0000 Frank Deford 54613 at http://www.kunc.org In Sports, There's No Such Thing As A Bad Hustle