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The Strangest At-Bat in History

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Tens of thousands of games have been played in the history of Major League Baseball. But on August 19th, 1951, the strangest baseball at-bat ever recorded took place in Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis. It was on that [...]

That’s One Way to Respond to a Complaint Letter

As someone born in Pittsburgh, it takes a lot for me to say anything nice about any Cleveland sports franchise. But even I have to give the Cleveland Browns organization their due for penning this hilarious response to a fan letter. While it’s difficult to say whether this is actually authentic, it’s way more fun [...]

Another Side of Browns Coach Eric Mangini

Because mental_floss has an office outside Cleveland and a couple writers from Ohio, I end up chatting a fair amount about the woeful Browns and their embattled coach, Eric Mangini. (Here’s Bud Shaw’s recap of the time Mangini fined a player $1,701 for taking a bottle of water from a hotel minibar.) The 1-7 Browns are [...]