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Wrigley 100 August 19: Ken Holtman's No-Hitter

A no-hit game is a well-pitched game with a lot of luck. – Ken Holtzman

Was there ever a happier day at Wrigley Field than August 19, 1969? 1,786 more words

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Time Traveling through Baseball’s Past

For fans of a certain British television show about a guy and his companions who travel around in a bigger on the inside blue police box, today marks the start of a very important week. 1,073 more words

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Jeter passes Wagner for most hits by a shortstop

It was just a dribbler that the Cleveland third baseman, Lonnie Chisenhall, attempted without success to field bare-handed in the sixth inning Saturday as Derek Jeter crossed first base with his 3,431st career hit. 426 more words

Men Who Burglarized Hank Aaron’s Home Receive Real Hefty Sentences

Don’t mess with Atlanta’s beloved Hank Aaron (pictured)! Two men accused of robbing the baseball great’s Atlanta home are probably regretting their criminal deed. The suspects have been found guilty of stealing, among other valuables, Aaron’s priceless player rings that have been earmarked for the Baseball Hall of Fame and now both are facing inordinately lengthy prison terms for their crimes, according to the… 241 more words

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THE HIGH AND THE MIGHTY

August 7 in history:

George Washington established one of the highest U.S. military awards on this date in 1782, when he ordered the creation of the Purple Heart for the Continental Army.   111 more words

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Men Who Burglarized Hank Aaron’s Home Receive Real Hefty Sentences

Don’t mess with Atlanta’s beloved Hank Aaron (pictured)! Two men accused of robbing the baseball great’s Atlanta home are probably regretting their criminal deed. The suspects have been found guilty of stealing, among other valuables, Aaron’s priceless player rings that have been earmarked for the Baseball Hall of Fame and now both are facing inordinately lengthy prison terms for their crimes, according to the… 259 more words

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Men Who Burglarized Hank Aaron’s Home Receive Real Hefty Sentences

Don’t mess with Atlanta’s beloved Hank Aaron (pictured)! Two men accused of robbing the baseball great’s Atlanta home are probably regretting their criminal deed. The suspects have been found guilty of stealing, among other valuables, Aaron’s priceless player rings that have been earmarked for the Baseball Hall of Fame and now both are facing inordinately lengthy prison terms for their crimes, according to the… 259 more words

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