Did Dennis Eckersley Coin the Term “Walk Off” the Same Year He Gave Up Kirk Gibson’s Legendary Walk-Off Home Run in the World Series?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about baseball and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the baseball urban legends featured so far. BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: Dennis Eckersley coined the term “walk off” earlier in the same season that he gave up one [...]

Was the Super Bowl REALLY Named After the Super Ball?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about football and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the football urban legends featured so far. FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: The Super Bowl is named after the Super Ball. In the late 1960s, the National Football League [...]

Baseball Legends Revealed #29

This is the twenty-ninth in a series of examinations of baseball-related legends and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of all the previous baseball legends. Let’s begin!

Baseball Legends Revealed #23

This is the twenty-third in a series of examinations of baseball-related legends and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of all the previous baseball legends. In honor of the opening of the 2010 baseball season, each legend installment this week (and last week and most of next week) will [...]

Baseball Urban Legends Revealed #18

This is the eighteenth in a series of examinations of baseball-related urban legends and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of all the previous baseball legends. In honor of Opening Week 2010, each legend installment this week will be a baseball one, spotlighting legends from one of the eight [...]

Baseball Legends Revealed #13

This is the thirteenth in a series of examinations of baseball-related legends and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of all the previous baseball legends. This installment is a re-format edition, so these legends have already been posted on this site, just not in this format. Let’s begin!