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Man Finds Millions of Dollars in Baseball Cards in Attic

Posted July 10th, 2012 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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People spend their lives dreaming of buried treasure right in their own backyards. That dream just came true for Karl Kissner, a restaurant owner in the small midwestern town of Defiance, Ohio. Cleaning out his late grandfather’s attic, Kissner opened a dirty cardboard box to find it filled with old baseball cards in near-mint condition. […]

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US Baseball Manager Suspended Over Pro-Castro Comments

Posted April 10th, 2012 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The manager of a professional Major League Baseball team based in Florida, home to a large population of Cuban exiles, has been suspended for five games without pay because of remarks he made in support of former Cuban president Fidel Castro. Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen made a public statement of apology Tuesday, shortly after […]

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US Baseball Manager Suspended Over Pro-Castro Comments

Posted April 10th, 2012 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The manager of a professional Major League Baseball team based in Florida, home to a large population of Cuban exiles, has been suspended for five games without pay because of remarks he made in support of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen made a public statement of apology Tuesday, shortly after his […]

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Ichiro Sparks Mariners Win in Japan for MLB Opener

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Japanese baseball legend Ichiro Suzuki had four hits and drove in a run, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 3-1 win over the Oakland Athletics in the opener of U.S. Major League Baseball’s 2012 season in Tokyo Wednesday. Suzuki finished 4 for 5 batting third for the first time after playing lead-off nearly all his […]

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Ichiro Returns to Japan for MLB Opener

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese baseball legend Ichiro Suzuki and his Seattle Mariners will open Major League Baseball’s 2012 season Wednesday in Tokyo with a game against the Oakland Athletics. The game is the fourth time the MLB has opened its season in Japan. But it is the first time Ichiro will return with the Mariners to play in […]

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Ichiro Returns to Japan for MLB Opener

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese baseball legend Ichiro Suzuki and his Seattle Mariners will open Major League Baseball’s 2012 season Wednesday in Tokyo with a game against the Oakland Athletics. The game is the fourth time the MLB has opened its season in Japan. But it is the first time Ichiro will return with the Mariners to play in […]

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Rangers Sign Japanese Baseball Star Darvish

Posted January 19th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese baseball superstar Yu Darvish has signed a contract to play for Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers. The Rangers signed the 25-year-old right handed pitcher to a six-year deal worth $60 million on Wednesday. They will also pay a posting fee of about $51 million to his old team, the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters. The […]

Rangers Sign Japanese Baseball Star Darvish

Posted January 19th, 2012 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese baseball superstar Yu Darvish has signed a contract to play for Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers. The Rangers signed the 25-year-old right handed pitcher to a six-year deal worth $60 million on Wednesday. They will also pay a posting fee of about $51 million to his old team, the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters. The […]

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World Series Manager Retires

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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The manager who last Friday guided the Saint Louis Cardinals baseball team to the World Series championship over the Texas Rangers is calling it quits. In a surprise announcement Monday, 67-year-old Tony La Russa said he is retiring after 33 years as a big league manager — the last 16 with the Cardinals. He said […]

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Freese’s Heroics Give Cardinals Game Six World Series Win

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Ryan Freese came through with a game-winning solo home run in the 11th inning to cap a dramatic come-from-behind 10-9 victory over the Texas Rangers and force a decisive seventh game in Major Leage Baseball’s World Series. Freese delivered two crucial hits late in the game. With the Cardinals down […]

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