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Alfond Youth Center Wraps Up TBall

It was a great turnout at Little Fenway in Oakland on Thursday when the four T-Ball teams gathered to play their last game of the summer.

And next year, Anderson moves up to the Cal Ripken Little League!

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KELLY NASH SELFIE
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Reporter Almost Gets Her Head Taken Off By Baseball While Taking Selfie

Having your picture taken and taking a picture both require a certain degree of concentration. So when you're taking a "selfie" (and performing both of these tasks at once) you tend to be pretty oblivious to anything else going on around you.

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See the Cast of ‘Rookie of the Year’ Then And Now

In the '90s baseball classic 'Rookie of the Year,' 12-year old Henry Rowengartner (Thomas Ian Nicholas) really wants to be a major leaguer. The only problem is he's more of klutz than a diamond king.

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Top 10 Boston Red Sox Base’Brawls’

The bench-clearing brawl this week between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres was one of the biggest and most costly in years. Dodger's pitcher Zack Greinke has a broken collarbone and Padre's hitter Carlos Quinten has been suspended for 8 days. The scrum got us thinking about some of the battles the Red Sox have been involved in. The most notable, Jason Varitek taking down Alex Rodriguez in 2003.

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Hank Aaron
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Hank Aaron Sets Baseball’s Home Run Record

It Was Mickey Mantle that once said; ‘Hank Aaron is the best ball player of my era’. That’s saying a lot considering the players he played with, like Joe DiMaggio and Roger Maris, but like Mantle said, he never got his due. His nickname was “Hammerin’ Hank”, and for 23 years played for the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers and was regarded as one of the greatest hitters of all time.

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epic baseball catch
YouTube

This Is the Only Way to Catch a Baseball

We really weren't that excited about baseball season starting until we saw this video. Now we are filled with a burning desire to go to a game, catch a ball in a cup of beer, chug the beer and hold the ball in our mouth.

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75 Years Of Asking ‘Who’s On First?’ [VIDEOS]

Baseball season opens today, and one of the things brought to mind by baseball is the classic "Who's on First?" routine made legendary by Abbott and Costello. That timeless routine is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, and is still as funny as when it was first performed

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Harper Dickey
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Fantasy Baseball Busts: 10 Players Who’ll Underperform in 2013

It’s hard not to wonder if there aren’t at least a few MLB Players out there that peek around the internet to see if their names show up on these lists. So if any of you are reading, I apologize in advance

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Fantasy Baseball 2013: Top 5 MLB Sleepers & Top 5 Breakouts

The term, “sleepers,” is a little bit of a cuss word in the Fantasy Expert circles. Everyone has a different definition of a sleeper, and many people throw the term around loosely. It’s dangerous. You could put an eye out.

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Manny Ramirez to Play In Taiwan

Former major league headcase Manny Ramirez is scheduled to arrive in Taiwan on Monday and sign a contract to play with the EDA Rhinos in the China Professional Baseball League, his agent said. No terms have been disclosed.

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