1. Farewell, Tom Tresh

    Great Yankees outfielder Tom Tresh was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1937. As a 25-year old rookie, he won Rookie of the Year. As a rookie, he had 20 homers, 93 RBI and a .286 batting average for the World Series Champion Yankees...

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  2. Don Newcombe: An Up-and-Down Story

    Don Newcombe was the first great African American pitcher in the majors. He was the ace of a great Dodgers staff. He was the only player to ever win Rookie of the Year, MVP, and Cy Young...

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  3. The Interesting Story Of Leroy "Satchel" Paige

    Satchel Paige is the greatest pitcher the Negro Leagues ever had and is definitely the most hyped. When Paige was brought into the majors, Sporting News writer J.G...

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  4. Charley Radbourn's Eye-Opening Story

    Charles "Old Hoss" Radbourn was one of the greatest pitchers ever—and one of the meanest. He was very difficult to like. He was a hard drinker, erratic, capricious, and ill-tempered...

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  5. Honus Wagner: The Intriguing Story

    Johannes Peter "Honus" Wagner was born on February 24, 1874 in Mansfield, now the Pittsburgh suburb of Carnegie, Pennsylvania. Wagner (above) is considered one of the most complete ballplayers ever...

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  6. Dan Brouthers: A Forgotten Baseball Legend

    First baseman Dan Brouthers is known as the first great slugger. But few know that, not only was he a very good hitter for average, he hit 100 career home runs, which is remarkable, knowing he played in the dead-ball era...

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  7. The Touching Story of Pete Gray

    Pete Gray is a player you may not have heard of. He only hit .218, with no homers and 13 RBI in his lone season, 1945. He played for the St. Louis Browns as a left fielder. I know what you're thinking...

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  8. The Uplifting Story Of Chief Bender

    Charles Albert "Chief" Bender is regarded as one of the best pitchers of all time. He was born on May 5, 1884 in Crow Wing County, Minnesota. He was a member of the Ojibwa Tribe...

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  9. Top-Ranked Oklahoma Stunned By Colt McCoy's Texas Longhorns

    In Lubbock, Texas and Austin, Texas, it's all good. Today, the Texas Longhorns went on the road to defeat the top-ranked Oklahoma Sooners, 45-35. Colt McCoy tore up a pretty good Oklahoma secondary...

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  10. Orioles: Here's What You Do This Offseason!

    The Baltimore Orioles had a pretty disappointing season, but fans pretty much expected that from the outset after the team downsized by shipping off former MVP Miguel Tejada and 2007 Cy Young candidate Erik Bedard, mostly for prospects...

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  11. Who Will Win Tonight

    Brewers @ Phillies: It will be Cole Hamels going for Philadelphia against Yovani Gallardo for Milwaukee. This season, Hamels was 14-10 with a 3.09 ERA...

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  12. Ravens-Steelers: Joe Flacco Surprises in OT Loss to Pittsburgh

    The Pittsburgh Steelers rallied and beat the Baltimore Ravens, 23-20. This was going to be a very competitive game. Everyone knew it, because the Ravens and Steelers have the best defenses in football...

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  13. Maryland Overcomes Deficit, Upsets No. 20 Clemson

    The Maryland Terrapins beat a Top 25 team for the second time in three weeks, upsetting No. 20 Clemson, 20-17. With an absent run blocking offensive line, it was quarterback Chris Turner's time to shine...

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  14. Maryland Avoids Late Comeback to Upset California, 35-27

    California has been incredible thus far offensively. They have averaged 52 points a game and have almost 1,000 net yards already. They beat down Washington State last week, 66-3, are 23rd in the nation and have a 2-0 record...

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  15. Flacco, Palmer Lead In Ravens Win

    Joe Flacco threw for 129 yards and rushed for a 38 yard touchdown as the Baltimore Ravens defeated their rival Cincinnati Bengals, 17-10. Head coach Jon Harbaugh was very happy about winning his debut and grateful...

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  16. Willie Anderson to Sign with Ravens

    And no, Ravens fans, it's not Derek Anderson. Read it and weep. Willie Anderson told NFL.com today that he will sign a three-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens worth around $11 million...

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  17. Texas Wins, McCoy Has Making Of a Heisman

    Colt McCoy dominated as the Texas Longhorns crushed Florida Atlantic, 52-10. McCoy was 24-of-29 with 221 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions. He also rushed 12 times for 102 times and a touchdown...

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  18. Offense Hotter Than Donut Grease, But.......

    The Baltimore Orioles offense hasn't been doing well the last two series, but is one of the most surprising aspects of baseball this year. The O's have danger up and down. Brian Roberts has 32 steals and is hitting ...

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  19. Orioles Throttle Tigers, Report Card

    The Baltimore Orioles crushed the Detroit Tigers, 11-2 at Comerica Park. The O's put the Tigers on the wrong side of the rally. The O's scored four in the first three and six in the top of the 9th...

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  20. With Matusz Signed, What Will Baltimore Look Like In 2011?

    Yesterday, the Baltimore Orioles signed top draft pick and left handed starting pitcher Brian Matusz (matt-is). With Matusz signed, the O's have an incredibly talented nucleus of starting pitchers in the minor leagues...

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  21. The Best of All Time? That's Easy...

    There has been some debate over who is the best player at each position. But no need to worry, I got it covered for you...

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  22. Can Vince Young Rebound?

    Tennessee Titans quarterback, Vince Young, has had a very illustrious first two years of an NFL career. In his first season, his numbers weren't great. He was 184-357 with 2199 yards, 12 touchdowns and 13 interceptions...

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  23. What Are The Most Historic Baseball Stadiums?

    1. Yankee Stadium I have never been there, but I will be going there later in the summer and I look forward to it. The house that Ruth built was built was built 85 years ago, in 1923 for a value of two billion dollars...

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