The first ever Major League Baseball regular season games in Europe were an overwhelming success. The crowds were engaged, creating an atmosphere of friendly rivalry with a buzz of excitement for this new project. The weather was as good as it gets in the UK.
The phrase “the art of pitching” does not seem to belong in sports however, both fans and pitchers alike take great pride in the deliberate and strategic elements of a good pitching performance. If the upcoming London Series is your first exposure to baseball, appreciating the deliberate nature and purpose of each pitch will almost certainly improve your experience!
The New York Yankees are baseball’s most famous franchise, their logo worn on baseball caps around the planet. The Yankees are one of the most valuable sporting organisations on the planet, ranked fifth in the world by Forbes, behind the Dallas Cowboys, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United.