May 9, 2011 - 10:22am
When somebody thinks about sports in the city of Louisville they immediately either go to the Derby or the Louisville Slugger, but who was the first Louisville Slugger? We look at that in our next sports legends of the 'Ville.
No name is more synonymous with the global sports legacy cultivated by Louisville athletes than that of Louis Rogers “Pete” Browning, a man often called the original Louisville slugger, Browning’s global impact on the game of baseball was far reaching in the infancy of the modern...
February 19, 2011 - 10:58pm
Talk of professional basketball is no new discussion in the city. As evidenced by the Kentucky Colonels; but what does that mean?
Over the last couple of days, I have attempted to highlight professional sports and the city of Louisville. First, we had the Louisville Colonels in baseball; then, there was the Brecks in the NFL; and finally, with some hesitation, we move to professional basketball. I say hesitation because any...
February 18, 2011 - 10:28am
As men across the city openly weap about the conclusion of the football season, it's now a time to look back upon an untold history- that of a Louisville team in the NFL. You read that right.
Previously I took it upon myself to prove my hypothesis that the largest city in Kentucky did in fact have a somewhat storied tradition with professional sports that is often overlooked. Prior to this, I filibustered to prove the tradition of baseball in the city.
February 18, 2011 - 10:14am
With the steady buzz that surrounds the city of Louisville about a professional sports team we often forget about the major league past of the city. Ever heard of the Louisville Eclipse, Colonels, or Grays?
It might just be that the city of Louisville is the most underrated town for major league sports in America. Much of that is because Louisville’s major league past is often forgotten. The Derby City—which bridges teams like the Reds in Cincinnati, the Cardinals in St. Louis, and the Braves in...