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Bob Elliott's Baseball: '92-93 Blue Jays are worth remembering

And a good time was had by all … That was often the last line of a story in the newspaper when I’d read about an event my mother had attended. Maybe it was a church bake sale, a charity bazaar or an afternoon tea.  The Toronto Blue Jays hosted some members of the 1992-93 World Series champions on Saturday at the ...

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Cooperstown stirs emotions for dad of young baseball player

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two places have triggered tears of joy in my life: The Vatican and Cooperstown. I wasn’t surprised when it happened in my mother’s homeland while kneeling and praying in St. Peters as the nephew of a Roman Catholic priest and the great nephew of a Dominican nun. Even though I’m an emotional Italian-American, I did not ...

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Baseball signed by inaugural HOF class sells for record amount

It’s difficult to put a price on history, but apparently not impossible. A baseball signed by 11 of the 12 members of the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame class of 1939, including Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, and Walter Johnson, sold on Saturday night for $ 623,369. The ball was previously owned by former MLB third baseman Marv Owen, ...

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Baseball Player Literally Trashes Umpire's Call

A baseball player in Fargo, North Dakota, who was called out on a strike decided to strike back at the umpire who made the call. Brennan Metzger, an outfielder for the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks of the American Association, was called out on a third strike Monday evening during a game with the Chicago Dogs, according to <a href="… Sports

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Watch the Little League Baseball Canadian Championship

Click on the video player above to watch the Little League Baseball Canadian Championship in Mirabel, Que. Live action continues Wednesday at 9 a.m. ET with Alberta facing the Atlantic, followed by B.C. battling Quebec at 12 p.m. ET before the day’s action wraps up with Diamond facing the Prairies at 3 p.m. ET.  Live-streaming coverage of round-robin games will feature play-by-play commentary from ...

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Vancouver-based baseball streaker facing trespassing charge in Seattle

David McClearn — the Vancouver resident who ran naked onto Safeco Field during a Toronto Blue Jays-Seattle Mariners’ game on Saturday — has been charged with criminal trespassing. “Criminal trespass is a gross misdemeanour and that has a maximum of 364 days in jail or a $ 5,000 fine. But that is the maximum and I wouldn’t expect the penalty to be that high,” ...

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