When a worthy and gracious ‘adversary’ leaves us…

Mo exits to heartwarming ovation MLB.com 9/26/2013

Mariano Rivera is overwhelmed with emotion as he receives a heartfelt ovation upon exiting his final career game at Yankee Stadium


Congratulations, Derek Jeter!

We are Red Sox fans at CAJ, but we love baseball and respect the extraordinary talents and excellent accomplishments of our rival team’s Derek Jeter.

Derek Jeter Joins 3,000 Hit Club with a Home Run at Yankee Stadium

Brian Freedom’s Lighthouse 7/9/2011

Read the article at Freedom’s Lighthouse.


Baseball’s Greatest Play, 35 Years Later

CAJ note: This was a huge news story at the time, so we decided to include it despite the late date. H/T Doug Powers at MichelleMalkin.com from whom we take our headline and the video below. Note the article is from April 2006.

Outfielder Rick Monday of the Chicago Cubs dashes between […]

Congratulations, Texas Rangers!

22 October 2010

Common American Journal extends our hearty congratulations to the Texas Rangers. Tonight they defeated the New York Yankees and will be representing the American League in the World Series for the first time in their franchise’s history.

Hot damn! Good luck, Rangers!

‘Doc’ Halladay pitches a perfect game

“I see great things in baseball. It’s our game – the American game.” ~Walt Whitman, Poet, 1819-1892

FoxNews.com 5/29/2010

May 29: Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay, center, celebrates with Carlos Ruiz, right, and Ryan Howard after Halladay threw a perfect game during a baseball game against the Florida Marlins.