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Category Archive for 'The American Game'

This is kinda cool

Thank God, baseball season is finally here! .@AstroTerry is photographing all @MLB cities from space w/ #ISSPlayBall. Details: http://t.co/dEBQnsX79y #OpeningDay pic.twitter.com/2t0KWlupTh — NASA (@NASA) April 6, 2015 Bookmark It

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Van man

Daniel Norris has a 92 MPH fastball and the best strikeout ratio in the minors. Oh, and he lives in a van: THE FUTURE of the Toronto Blue Jays wakes up in a 1978 Volkswagen camper behind the dumpsters at a Wal-Mart and wonders if he has anything to eat. He rummages through a half-empty […]

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Changing the game

It’s a start, I suppose. I love the game, but it has not escaped my attention how few kids watch baseball anymore, and the marathon games have a lot to do with it. If we want a future for the sport, they have to speed things up! They could always start enforcing Rule 8.04, which […]

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Hah

I knew this would happen: NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has eliminated its requirement that Cuban players obtain a license from the U.S. government before they are eligible to sign with big league teams. The decision could speed the negotiating process for Yoan Moncada, a well-regarded 19-year-old infielder who left Cuba last year […]

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R.I.P. Ernie Banks

Ernie Banks, 83. “Hey Ernie, let’s play two!” Bookmark It

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Wow, look at all the press following her around! And of course she threw a perfect strike: Bookmark It

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See, this is why I was okay with JRW beating the Taney Dragons. Bookmark It

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Chicago won! #JRW's "National treasures" on A1 of Sunday's @chicagotribune. Very cool: pic.twitter.com/kZRFhaZVzn — Rich Campbell (@Rich_Campbell) August 24, 2014 Bookmark It

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Taney loses to Chicago, 6-5

If we had to lose to any other team, I’m glad it’s Jackie Robinson West. And here’s hoping the other city team kicks Vegas butt, now that I know their wingnut coach told them they were playing “for American freedoms.” It was a great game, and Taney almost pulled it out. But they didn’t. (Sports […]

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I knew it wasn’t going to be easy. Mo’Ne was good but she didn’t have her A game. And out of the 13 kids on the Vegas team, 12 of them bat over .300, so Vegas bats got them an early lead. Then they tacked on five insurance runs at the top of the 5th, […]

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