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June 20, 2024 at 3:56 AM

Celebrating the life of baseball great Willie Mays

Ballparks around the country are paying tribute to the legendary baseball player who died at the age of 93.
June 20, 2024 at 3:56 AM
VIDEO: Celebrating the life of baseball great Willie Mays
June 19, 2024 at 2:34 PM

Willie Mays dies at 93

Mays, considered one of the greatest baseball players in history, had a career that spanned two decades and included two MVP awards, 24 All-Star games and a World Series championship.
June 19, 2024 at 2:34 PM
VIDEO: Willie Mays dies at 93
June 19, 2024 at 12:48 PM

Baseball legend Willie Mays dies at 93

Willie Mays, widely considered to be one of the greatest baseball players in the history of the game, has died at 93.
June 19, 2024 at 12:48 PM
In this March 2, 1964, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Willie Mays is all set for workout at the baseball club's training camp at Casa Grande, Ariz.
June 19, 2024 at 6:50 AM

Baseball legend Willie Mays dies at 93

Baseball's 1979 hall of fame inductee Willie Mays has died at 93, the San Francisco Giants confirmed Tuesday night.
June 19, 2024 at 6:50 AM
VIDEO: Baseball legend Willie Mays dies at 93
June 16, 2024 at 3:23 PM

MLB umpire latest to face discipline for allegedly violating gambling rules

The MLB umpire, Pat Hoberg, is being disciplined by the league for allegedly violating the league’s gambling rules.
June 16, 2024 at 3:23 PM
VIDEO: MLB umpire latest to face discipline for allegedly violating gambling rules
June 16, 2024 at 1:51 AM

Major League Baseball disciplines umpire

Pat Hoberg denies violating the league's gambling rules and is appealing the decision.
June 16, 2024 at 1:51 AM
VIDEO: Major League Baseball disciplines umpire
June 11, 2024 at 12:16 AM

‘Antiques Roadshow’ appraiser stunned by historic baseball bat used by Yankees legend

The appraiser on “Antiques Roadshow” was astonished by a historic baseball bat once used by Yankees legend Mickey Mantle.
June 11, 2024 at 12:16 AM
VIDEO: ‘Antiques Roadshow’ appraiser stunned by historic baseball bat used by Yankees legend
June 5, 2024 at 10:12 AM

MLB shortstop permanently banned for betting on baseball

San Diego Padres shortstop Tucupita Marcano has been permanently banned from MLB for gambling more than $150,000 on baseball, according to the league.
June 5, 2024 at 10:12 AM
Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Tucupita Marcano takes a throw down to second base during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, July 7, 2023, in Phoenix.
June 5, 2024 at 10:10 AM

Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter pleads guilty in gambling case

Ippei Mizuhara, the former interpreter for MLB star Shohei Ohtani, pleaded guilty to federal charges related to stealing nearly $17 million from the Dodgers player.
June 5, 2024 at 10:10 AM
Ippei Mizuhara, the former interpreter for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball star Shohei Ohtani, arrives at federal court in Los Angeles, Tuesday, June 4, 2024.
June 4, 2024 at 12:06 AM

MLB player facing potential lifetime ban for allegedly betting on baseball

ESPN reports that Padres infielder Tucupita Marcano is under investigation for betting on Pittsburgh Pirates-related games last season.
June 4, 2024 at 12:06 AM
VIDEO: MLB player facing potential lifetime ban for allegedly betting on baseball
May 31, 2024 at 10:57 PM

Granddaughter of Negro League baseball great 'stunned' by stats merger with MLB

Major League Baseball has merged Negro Leagues statistics into its record books. The granddaughter of one of the Negro Leagues' greats calls it "a dream come true."
May 31, 2024 at 10:57 PM
VIDEO: MLB adding players from the Negro Leagues to its official record books
May 30, 2024 at 9:21 PM

Granddaughter of Negro League star speaks on stats merger with MLB

"It's a dream come true", Turkey Stearns granddaughter says of stats merger.
May 30, 2024 at 9:21 PM
"It's a dream come true", Turkey Stearns granddaughter says of stats merger.
May 30, 2024 at 1:02 AM

MLB adding players from the Negro Leagues to its official record books

Former Negro League players' statistics will be officially incorporated into Major League Baseball’s historical records.
May 30, 2024 at 1:02 AM
VIDEO: MLB adding players from the Negro Leagues to its official record books
May 29, 2024 at 8:14 PM

Baseball records changing MLB forever

ABC's Demarco Morgan reports that Major League Baseball has officially embraced the Negro Leagues numbers in its official historical record.
May 29, 2024 at 8:14 PM
VIDEO: Baseball records changing MLB forever
May 29, 2024 at 2:44 PM

MLB to add Negro League statistics to record books

Major League Baseball is set to announce statistics from the Negro Leagues will now be officially integrated into the MLB’s historical record books.
May 29, 2024 at 2:44 PM
VIDEO: MLB to add Negro League statistics to record books
May 26, 2024 at 5:23 AM

New bronze statue of Jackie Robinson soon heading to Kansas

Plus, the tallest waterslide in the U.S. debuts in Wisconsin’s Olympus Water Park.
May 26, 2024 at 5:23 AM
VIDEO: New bronze statue of Jackie Robinson soon heading to Kansas
1 month ago

MLB player Bryce Harper helps with 'promposal'

ABC News' Danny New explains how the Major League Baseball star helped one lucky teen ask a girl to the prom.
1 month ago
VIDEO:  MLB player Bryce Harper helps with 'promposal'
1 month ago

Shohei Ohtani honored with LA Dodgers bobblehead

The Japanese baseball star also surprised young fan Albert at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital before the game and invited the 13-year-old to throw out the first pitch against the Cincinnati Reds.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Shohei Ohtani honored with LA Dodgers bobblehead
1 month ago

Shohei Ohtani's interpreter to plead guilty to stealing millions from baseball star

Ippei Mizuhara, the former interpreter for MLB star Shohei Ohtani, has agreed to plead guilty to bank fraud in relation to stealing nearly $17 million from the player.
1 month ago
Interpreter Ippei Mizuhara of the Los Angeles Angels looks on against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Aug. 25, 2023, in New York.
2 months ago

Bees delay Diamondbacks baseball game

The Arizona Diamondbacks game against the Los Angeles Dodgers was delayed nearly two hours on Tuesday after a bee colony decided to form at the top of the protective netting behind home plate.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Bees delay Diamondbacks baseball game
2 months ago

Changes coming to sports uniforms

The MLB will address several issues players have with the new "see-through" uniforms. Meanwhile, the NFL will now allow "guardian caps" for the top of helmets during games.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Changes coming to sports uniforms
2 months ago

Umpires under fire

ABC News' Andrew Dymburt explains why MLB fans are slamming a string of recent controversial calls and are demanding a change.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Umpires under fire
2 months ago

Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter surrenders

The former interpreter is now free on bond, but is facing a charge that could land him in prison for decades if convicted for allegedly stealing money to pay for his gambling debts.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter surrenders
2 months ago

Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter released on bond

Ippei Mizuhara, the former interpreter for the LA Dodgers star has been released on bond after allegedly stealing millions from in a gambling scheme, the Department of Justice said.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter released on bond
2 months ago

Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter released on bond in federal bank fraud case

The former interpreter for Los Angeles Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani now faces federal charges over allegations he stole millions from MLB's highest-paid player.
2 months ago
Shohei Ohtani #17 of the Los Angeles Dodgers and interpreter Ippei Mizuhara arrive to a game against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch Feb. 27, 2024 in Glendale, Arizona.
2 months ago

Feds announce they are charging Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter

Ippei Mizuhara has been charged with bank fraud after he allegedly stole more than 16-million-dollars from Ohtani's account without any knowledge from the MLB all-star.
2 months ago
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Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter charged with bank fraud

Ippei Mizuhara is accused of using $16 million stolen from Los Angeles Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani to cover gambling debts.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter charged with bank fraud
2 months ago

Ohtani’s former translator reportedly facing federal charges for gambling scandal

According to The New York Times, Ippei Mizuhara is in negotiations to plead guilty to federal charges related to an illegal gambling scandal.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Ohtani’s former translator reportedly facing federal charges for gambling scandal
3 months ago

MLB fans celebrate opening day

Baseball fans packed stadiums nationwide as Major League Baseball's 2024 season commenced.
3 months ago
VIDEO: MLB fans celebrate opening day
3 months ago

The stadium foods of 2024 MLB season

Steven Maak of Levy Restaurants chats about some of the fun food found at ballparks across the country this year.
3 months ago
VIDEO: The stadium foods of 2024 MLB season
3 months ago

Baseball’s biggest star under scrutiny over interpreter scandal

Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani is set to make his home debut amid a scandal involving his former interpreter.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Baseball’s biggest star under scrutiny over interpreter scandal
3 months ago

Shohei Ohtani breaks silence on gambling scandal involving ex-interpreter

The star athlete said he has “never bet on baseball or any other sport” amid the illegal gambling and theft allegations levied against his former interpreter and close friend, Ippei Mizuhara.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Shohei Ohtani breaks silence on gambling scandal involving ex-interpreter
3 months ago

Columnist Christine Brennan on Ohtani’s gambling scandal

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with USA Today columnist Christine Brennan about LA Dodgers player Shohei Ohtani’s statement after allegations his interpreter used Ohanti’s money to pay gambling debts.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Columnist Christine Brennan on Ohtani’s gambling scandal
3 months ago

Shohei Ohtani breaks silence on gambling scandal

The L.A. Dodger star opened up to the press for the first time after his translator was fired after allegations of a "massive theft" tied to gambling debts.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Shohei Ohtani breaks silence on gambling scandal
3 months ago

Shohei Ohtani says he never bet on sports as he addresses media

Shohei Ohtani broke his silence Monday about the gambling scandal that prompted his baseball team, the Los Angeles Dodgers, to fire his interpreter.
3 months ago
Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Dodgers, right, speaks during a press conference, March 25, 2024.
3 months ago

MLB player Shohei Ohtani addresses gambling scandal: 'Saddened and shocked'

In a prepared statement, through an interpreter, Ohtani said, "I am very saddened and shocked that someone who I trusted has done this."
3 months ago
In a prepared statement, through an interpreter, Ohtani said, "I am very saddened and shocked that someone who I trusted has done this."
3 months ago

Ohtani to speak on interpreter controversy

Victor Oquendo reports ahead of superstar Shohei Ohtani addressing the media about allegations his money was used to pay off the alleged multimillion-dollar gambling debt of his longtime interpreter.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Ohtani to speak on interpreter controversy
3 months ago

Shohei Ohtani now part of MLB gambling investigation amid interpreter’s scandal

One of baseball’s biggest stars is embroiled in an investigation by Major League Baseball while the IRS also zeroes in on an alleged illegal gambling scandal involving his former interpreter.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Shohei Ohtani now part of MLB gambling investigation amid interpreter’s scandal
3 months ago

Shohei Ohtani's interpreter fired as gambling allegations emerge

The baseball superstar's former interpreter reportedly racked up millions of dollars in gambling debts. The MLB has announced it's opening an investigation.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Shohei Ohtani's interpreter fired as gambling allegations emerge
3 months ago

MLB opens investigation into Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani's interpreter

The LA Dodgers fired the interpreter after he was accused of stealing millions from Ohtani to cover his gambling debt.
3 months ago
VIDEO: MLB opens investigation into Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani's interpreter
3 months ago

MLB opens investigation into Shohei Ohtani interpreter allegations

Major League Baseball said Friday it has begun formally investigating allegations involving Shohei Ohtani and his interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara.
3 months ago
Los Angeles Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani reacts during the first inning of the 2024 MLB Seoul Series baseball game between Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres in Seoul, March 20, 2024.
3 months ago

Dodgers fire Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter amid gambling debts

The Los Angeles Dodgers fired Ohtani's longtime friend and interpreter Ippei Mizuhara after he allegedly stole more than $4.5 million from Ohtani to pay off gambling debts.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Dodgers fire Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter amid gambling debts
3 months ago

Bomb scare interrupts MLB game in South Korea

Officers found no bombs at the stadium before the Dodgers faced the Padres.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Bomb scare interrupts MLB game in South Korea
4 months ago

Philadelphia Phillies end long standing tradition due to foul fans

The Philadelphia Major League Baseball team announced plans to scrap Hat-Field Dollar Dog night after some unruly fans repeatedly threw the hotdogs onto the field.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Philadelphia Phillies end long standing tradition due to foul fans
4 months ago

Phillies change up dollar dog night promo for 2024 MLB season

Philadelphia Phillies fans know and love Dollar Dog Night, but this season the promotion has changed to a buy-one-get-one deal instead.
4 months ago
The Phillie Phanatic shoots Hatfield hot dogs into the crowd during a game at Citizens Bank Park Philadelphia, PA, Sep. 15, 2021.
4 months ago

Dodgers player Shohei Ohtani announces he's married

The athlete revealed he is married to a woman from Japan.
4 months ago
Los Angeles Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani addresses the media about his surprise marriage announcement, Feb. 29, 2024, during spring training baseball workouts at Camelback Ranch in Phoenix.
4 months ago

MLB players, fans call new uniforms too transparent

A league-wide uniform overhaul is now in effect and issues with the jerseys and pants have caused an uproar among players and fans.
4 months ago
VIDEO: MLB players, fans call new uniforms too transparent
4 months ago

Woman umpire could call Major League Baseball game

Plus, history was made last night at the Screen Actors Guild Awards with Lily Gladstone being the first Indigenous actor to win for female actor in a leading role.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Woman umpire could call Major League Baseball game
4 months ago

Suspect charged in connection with theft, destruction of Jackie Robinson statue

A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the theft and destruction of a statue of baseball legend Jackie Robinson that was stolen from a Kansas park.
4 months ago
A statue of legendary baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson was stolen from the League 42 field in Wichita, Kansas.
5 months ago

Stolen Jackie Robinson statue found burned, dismantled in trash can: Police

A statue of baseball legend Jackie Robinson stolen from a Kansas park was found dismantled and burned in a trash can fire Tuesday morning.
5 months ago
A statue of legendary baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson was stolen from the League 42 field in Wichita, Kansas.