Wednesday, February 1

Tag: Major League Baseball

Jill Biden Phillies fan: First ladies throughout history who loved baseball
Politics

Jill Biden Phillies fan: First ladies throughout history who loved baseball

 Democrats are making their final pitches to to hold onto control of the House and the Senate, and hoping to see first lady Jill Biden join them on the campaign trail. But the pitches she focused on Wednesday night involved her beloved Phillies in the World Series. She attended Game 4 against the Houston Astros at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The first lady represented the Biden administration's Cancer Moonshot, and she joined players, umpires, coaches and fans in Major League Baseball's annual Game 4 tradition of honoring those affected by cancer as part of the league's support and partnership with Stand Up To Cancer.  Jill Biden sat in box with her grandson Hunter (Beau Biden's son) and Luke Theodosiades, a cancer survivor and Phillies fan from nearby Pennsy...
David Ortiz highlights Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony
Entertainment

David Ortiz highlights Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony

David Ortiz promised to speak from the heart. As usual, Big Papi delivered. His megawatt smile tinged with a tad of emotion, the former Boston Red Sox slugger was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday — after his daughter Alexandra sang the national anthiem — and was humbled by his surroundings. "I want to thank God for giving me the opportunity to be here today and for giving me the joy of being able to travel this path, this path that has allowed me to be here today and hopefully inspire everyone to believe in yourself," Ortiz said. Ortiz was greeted by a raucous crowd chanting "Papi! Papi!" as many fans made the four-hour drive from the vicinity of Fenway Park to attend the festivities.When he took the stage, Ortiz pointed skyward ...