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Pedro Martinez: A Hero to His People

Like Hank Greenberg three quarters of a century ago, Pedro Martinez’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame is a victory for his home nation the Dominican Republic. A fierce competitor, Martinez strung together some of the most dominant pitching … Continue reading

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Erica Scherzer Supports “Night Out” for LGBT Nationals Fans

Next Wednesday, June 17, the Nationals are hosting their annual “Night Out” for LGBT fans.  Erica Scherzer, wife of Nationals’ pitcher and former Detroit Tiger Max Scherzer, will be on hand to lend her to support for the event.  Scherzer herself … Continue reading

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Hank Greenberg Eclipsed Sport

According to an article by Lawrence Richards from The National Pastime Museum, Hank Greenberg was an athlete who “eclipse[d] sport,” much like Jackie Robinson.  Born in New York City, Greenberg was a shy, awkward kid with a passion for baseball, … Continue reading

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Ty Cobb May Not Have Been the Villain the Press Made Him Out to Be

For years, baseball player Ty Cobb had been painted a racist villain by the media.  However, when Charles Leerhsen began investigating the claims for his new biography, “Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty,” he was surprised to find that Cobb may … Continue reading

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Jewish Baseball Player Kevin Pillar is Taking the Game by Storm

Jewish Baseball News has written an article about a young baseball player.  Kevin Pillar may just be the best Jewish baseball player who you’ve never heard of.  In high school, Pillar participated in many sports, including football, basketball, and baseball.  However, … Continue reading

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Orioles and White Sox Played Without Audience

After the events of the Baltimore riots this week, The Orioles and the White Sox played yesterday’s game with no fans in the audience.  This is quite the rarity for a sports game.  Even back during World War II, when players … Continue reading

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Bob Feller Museum to Become City Hill

The Bob Feller museum in Van Meter, Iowa is closing and being converted to a city hall.  The museum was a tribute to the Hall of Fame pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, who was featured in Aviva Kempner’s film The Life and … Continue reading

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