SA's baseball ace Gift Ngoepe traded by club

2017-11-21 07:05

South Africa's history-making Pirates second baseman Gift Ngoepe is on the move, having been traded to the Toronto Blue Jays.

Man blinded by baseball sues the sport

2017-10-10 07:01

A man blinded in the left eye by an errant ball in one of a series of recent baseball stadium injuries is suing Major League Baseball and the Chicago Cubs.

Ngoepe’s MLB debut couldn’t be scripted any better

2017-05-02 16:00

From the streets of Randburg to the Major Leagues in Pittsburgh ... Gift Ngoepe achieved the impossible when making his MLB debut.

WATCH: 'We live for these moments' -  SA's Ngoepe on Major League debut

On Wednesday, Gift Ngoepe, who hails from Polokwane, became the first African player to appear in a Major League Baseball game when he was called up to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Watch his locker room interview about the experience.

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Supermodel Upton rages after fiance's award snub

2016-11-17 10:39

Supermodel Kate Upton took to Twitter to vent her fury on Wednesday after fiance Justin Verlander controversially missed out on a Cy Young Award.

SA beaten, Australia into World Baseball Classic

2016-02-14 11:29

Australia scored six runs in the eighth inning to clinch a win over SA and advance to next year's World Baseball Classic

Jeter successor 'Sir Didi' arrives in NY

2014-12-13 09:58

Didi Gregorius arrives in New York with title the one title Derek Jeter never had... Sir Didi!

Giants win World Series

2014-10-30 10:57

Sparked by Madison Bumgarner's historic pitching performance, San Francisco won their third World Series in five seasons.

Yankees fan strikes back

2014-07-08 12:57

A New York Yankees fan has lodged a lawsuit against two commentators for $10 million after he was caught sleeping live on air.

Red Sox win World Series

2013-10-31 10:15

The Boston Red Sox clinched their first World Series at home since 1918 and capping a remarkable worst-to-first transformation.


Astros down Dodgers for World Series crown

2017-11-02 10:03

The Houston Astros have won a first World Series title with a game-seven triumph over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Pirates demote Ngoepe, first African-born major leaguer

2017-06-03 06:48

The Pittsburgh Pirates have optioned Gift Ngoepe to the minor leagues about a month after he debuted as the first African-born player in the majors.

DA congratulates Ngoepe on ground-breaking MLB debut

2017-04-28 22:04

The Democratic Alliance has congratulated Gift Ngoepe on becoming the first player from the African continent to make his debut in a MLB game.

South Africa's Ngoepe makes MLB history

2017-04-27 17:03

South Africa's Gift Ngoepe became the first African player to appear in a Major League Baseball game

Cubs end 108-year World Series title drought

2016-11-03 08:50

Ending America's longest sports title drought, the Chicago Cubs captured their first World Series since 1908 by defeating the Cleveland Indians in a 10-innings thriller.

Yankees great Yogi Berra dies

2015-09-23 11:41

Iconic New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra, an athlete as beloved for his folksy sayings as for his legendary baseball career, has died.

Strop uninjured after crash

2014-11-29 08:25

Chicago Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop was involved in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic but was not injured.

Baseball fans imitate pitcher's stance

Sports fans will go to great lengths to give their team an advantage, even if it's imitating the opposition pitcher. Watch as Philadelphia Phillies fans imitate Atlanta Braves pitcher Craig Kimbrel's rather odd stance.

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NY Yankees honour Mandela

2014-04-17 09:00

Former South African president Nelson Mandela has been honoured by the New York Yankees baseball side.

A-Rod sets grand slam record

2013-09-21 09:25

Alex Rodriguez has hit his 24th career grand slam, breaking a tie with Lou Gehrig for most in Major League Baseball history.

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