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Will the Yankees Void Alex Rodriguez’s Contract Over Alleged PED Use?

A report late Tuesday said the New York Yankees were investigating ways to potentially void the contract of third baseman Alex Rodriguez if he were to be suspended by Major League Baseball for his alleged involvement with a Miami clinic that dispensed performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs).

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This Day in History — Brooklyn Dodgers Hire Emmett Kelly as Mascot

On this day in 1957, the Brooklyn Dodgers announced that they had hired the infamous circus clown Emmett Kelly to entertain their fans at games. (Read: On this day in history, a lot of people developed a debilitating phobia at a friendly afternoon baseball game in Brooklyn.)

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Delmon Young
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Phillies Will Pay Delmon Young Not To Get Fat (Updated)

Plate discipline is often a problem for Delmon Young. If he can show more restraint at the dinner table than he does in the batter's box, Young can earn another $600,000 in 2013.

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Stan Musial
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Baseball Hall of Famer ‘Stan the Man’ Musial Dies at 92 Years Old

One of the great baseball players of all time #6, Stan ‘Stan the Man’ Musial, died on Saturday at the age of 92. He was not only one of the greats but a great baseball name.

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Does Terry Francona’s New Book Reveal Too Much? — Sports Survey of the Day

Former Red Sox manager Terry Francona has penned a new book that discusses his team's infamous late-season crash in the fall of 2011, one of the biggest collapses in baseball history. But the big news apparently is that Francona is willing to reveal a bit of the inner workings of the franchise's ownership, and it doesn't sound pretty.

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Dugout Cell Phone
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The Call to the Bullpen is Going Mobile

One of the traditions of baseball is about to get replaced by modern technology. The ‘dugout’ phone is going to be replaced by cell phones. No longer will you see the manager tell the pitching coach to grab the phone on the wall and call the dugout to tell the relief pitcher to get warmed up.

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Will There Ever Be a ‘Steroid Era’ Player in the Baseball Hall of Fame? — Sports Survey of the Day

The 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees are in and there won't be any plaques added this year.

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1865 Brooklyn Atlantics Baseball Card Found at a Maine Yard Sale

You might have seen the television show 'American Pickers' on the History Channel. Mark, Frank and Danielle travel the United States in their van searching for treasures while meeting some interesting people. Maybe you've been to a yard sale and wondered to yourself if you are picking a valuable item. That's exactly what happened at a yard sale in Baileyville, Maine.

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Bonds, Clemens, Piazza, Biggio, Sosa, Schilling
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Who Should Be Elected to Baseball’s Hall of Fame? — Sports Survey of the Day

On Wednesday, baseball's Hall of Fame will announce the players who comprise the 2013 class of inductees—or they will announce that no one has surpassed the 75 percent voting mark required for induction. Which would be remarkable, given that some of the greatest players ever to step on a baseball diamond are on the ballot this year. So why the uncertainty? Steroids, of course.

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Roberto Clemente
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Baseball All Time Great Roberto Clemente… 40th Anniversary of His Tragic Death

Monday December 31st, 2012 was the anniversary of the death of (to me) the greatest baseball player that ever lived. I know everyone has their favorite and mine was and still is Roberto Clemente. He played right field for the Pittsburgh Pirates and batted over .290 for 14 straight seasons.

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