Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya


I Liked Baseball Before It Was Cool

By Carolyn Maguire July 26, 2014

My father always said that one of his proudest accomplishments is that all three of his daughters know how to score a baseball game. I don’t know where it actually ranks among the monumental moments...


A Word of Caution Before the Trade Deadline

By Robert DePaolo July 26, 2014

The New York Yankees lackluster offense was on full display Tuesday night when they failed to score for 12 innings against Texas Rangers rookie pitcher Nick Martinez. Luckily, earlier that day, the...


The All-Star Game: A Game for the Fans

By Carolyn Maguire July 11, 2014

This past offseason, Robinson Cano signed a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Seattle Mariners, the third largest contract in Major League Baseball history and the largest among all second basemen. The...


A Midseason Review of Baseball’s Instant Replay System

By Robert DePaolo July 11, 2014

In the top of the eighth inning last Saturday between the Blue Jays and the Athletics, Blue Jay outfielder Melky Cabrera tried to score from first base on Jose Bautista’s double down the left field...

The Die-Hard Fans Blind Ode to Derek Jeter

The Die-Hard Fan’s Blind Ode to Derek Jeter

By Carolyn Maguire June 27, 2014

Throughout his career, Derek Jeter has achieved some of the most coveted awards in Major League Baseball. He has won five World Series, five Gold Gloves and five Silver Slugger Awards on top of being...

Keeping History Alive at Old-Timers Day

Keeping History Alive at Old-Timers’ Day

By Robert DePaolo June 27, 2014

I’ve never had the fortune of making it to Cooperstown, but I’ve been lucky enough to attend one of the next best collections of baseball history: Old-Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium. For the...

Unwritten Rules of Baseball: Is It Time to Let Them Go?

Unwritten Rules of Baseball: Is It Time to Let Them Go?

By Robert DePaolo June 13, 2014

In Game 2 of the ALDS, Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz’s second home run off Rays pitcher David Price capped one of the worst outings of Price’s career — seven runs in seven innings. Visibly...


The Waning Relevancy of an Honest Game

By Carolyn Maguire June 13, 2014

With the 837th pick of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, the San Diego Padres selected Johnny Manziel. Although Manziel — a football player, a Heisman trophy winner and NFL quarterback — has...

The Year of the No-Hitter

The Year of the No-Hitter

By Robert DePaolo May 30, 2014

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett threw the first no-hitter of the season last Sunday against the Philadelphia Phillies, the 21st in Dodgers history and the 283rd in baseball history, but as...

Guilty Woes of Being a Sox Fan

By Carolyn Maguire May 30, 2014

Ten games. Ten straight losses. They were embarrassed. I was embarrassed. Late inning collapses. Lackluster offense. Poor pitching performances. For 10 straight games, I watched horrific baseball. SportsCenter...

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