Best Baseball Movies – By Annex Baseball

Throughout the years there have been some hits and misses when it comes to baseball movies. I have compiled my top ten list of baseball movies to date. There are a lot to choose from and it was a hard decision to make! My best baseball movie list contains comedies, fiction and true stories. But what makes a great baseball movie? I would have to say it must tell a great story, it can include … [Read more...]

MLB Best Plays of All Time

I love web gems! I was looking around for a great collaboration of the best plays from 2012, I then came upon this clip of the Best MLB Plays of All Time! Of course the best plays will always be subjective, there are so many awesome web gems from over the years cropping up online for everyone. Take a look and lets hear what your favorite plays are. Let us know what time in the video it occurs. If … [Read more...]

Aluminum Bat History

Have you ever wondered, how and why aluminum baseball bats ever came to be?   The first ever patent for an aluminum bat came by a man named William Shroyer in 1924, patent # 1,499,128. In his design there was a spot at the end of the barrel where you could add more weight if desired. It is said that this idea of aluminum bats came to him due to the splintering of wood bats. That was a long … [Read more...]