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Kevin McAlpin Is On Josh Donaldson Watch From Orlando

Kevin McAlpin Is On Josh Donaldson Watch From Orlando

I can’t recall a simulated game on a back field in early March with more attention than the one I watched on Wednesday morning at the Braves complex at Disney. Josh Donaldson, who has yet to be a participant in a lineup for Atlanta was seen going through the paces on Field Four. It certainly…More

#60 – Carl Hubbell: The Giants Pitcher Known As “The Meal Ticket!”

#60 – Carl Hubbell: The Giants Pitcher Known As “The Meal Ticket!”

Click Card For Stats #60 – Carl Hubbell Nicknamed “The Meal Ticket” and “King Carl“, Hubbell was a member of the New York Giants in the National League from 1928 to 1943 and  remained on the team’s payroll for the rest of his life, long after their move to San Francisco. Twice voted the National…More

Oregon St. Wins 5-3 To Force Game 3; Hogs Crying Over Foul

Oregon St. Wins 5-3 To Force Game 3; Hogs Crying Over Foul

By ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State hadn’t been able to catch a break in the College World Series finals. And then the ninth inning happened Wednesday night. Three Arkansas fielders watched a foul ball drop between them with two outs. If one of them catches the ball, the Razorbacks would…More

Who’s In and Out At the World Cup In Russia

Who’s In and Out At the World Cup In Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Ten teams have secured spots in the knockout stage at the World Cup , a dozen have been eliminated and 10 still have a chance. With half of the groups finished and the other four groups still playing, here’s a look at who’s in, who’s out and possible scenarios. GROUP A Uruguay…More

Daly Out of US Senior Open, Says USGA Won’t Let Him Use Cart

Daly Out of US Senior Open, Says USGA Won’t Let Him Use Cart

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — has withdrawn from the U.S. Senior Open, citing a deteriorating knee condition and blaming the USGA for not allowing him to use a golf cart. The 52-year-old two-time major champion went on Twitter to say the USGA turned down his request to use a golf cart, which could have been…More

Tris Speaker – “The Grey Eagle”

Tris Speaker – “The Grey Eagle”

Click Card For Stats #64: Tris Speaker https://express-images.franklymedia.com/1453/sites/2/2018/06/25125145/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__64-1529943320.mp3 Considered one of the best offensive and defensive center fielders in the history of Major League Baseball, Tris Speaker compiled a career batting average of .345, HIS 792 career doubles represents an MLB career record, and his 3,514 hits are fifth best all-time. Defensively, Speaker holds career records…More

#65: Frankie Frisch –  “The Fordham Flash” Was All Abut Speed!

#65: Frankie Frisch – “The Fordham Flash” Was All Abut Speed!

Click Card For Stats #65: Frankie Frisch https://express-images.franklymedia.com/1453/sites/2/2018/06/25112446/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__65-1529597560.mp3 Frisch played baseball, football, and basketball at Fordham University (New York City) where his speed earned him the name “The Fordham Flash” which stuck with him throughout his baseball career. Frisch went directly before graduating to the Giants in 1919. He played the infield, mainly at second…More

#66: Reggie Jackson – Called “Mr. October” For His Amazing, Post-Season, Clutch Hitting

#66: Reggie Jackson – Called “Mr. October” For His Amazing, Post-Season, Clutch Hitting

Click Card For Stats #66 – Reggie Jackson https://express-images.franklymedia.com/1453/sites/2/2018/06/25110654/Dimino_s_TOP_100_of_ALL_TIME___No__66-1529508306.mp3 Nicknamed “Mr. October” for his clutch hitting in the postseason, Reggie Jackson played for the Athletics and the Yankees helping Oakland win five consecutive AL West divisional pennants, three consecutive American League pennants and three consecutive World Series titles, from 1971 to 1975. Jackson also helped…More

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