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Is Shohei Otani the Next Babe Ruth?

Japanese baseball star Shohei Otani is a hot topic this off-season, and for good reason. The young star is one of the rarest breeds, a player who pitches  759 more words


Securing a Better Baseball Future Releases Community Economic Impact Numbers from the 2016 Babe Ruth World Series

OTTUMWA-Securing a Better Baseball Future (SBBF), the non-profit organization that hosted the 2016 13 Year-Old Babe Ruth World Series in Ottumwa has released economic impact results from the event, held in August of last year. 655 more words

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Nuts to Babe Ruth: A Retrospective

As a college freshman in 1991, my final paper of the term was to be a persuasive piece, advocating for one particular side.  The professor warned that she would be wary of any sports topics, however, looking to avoid turning the assignment into a “corner bar argument.” 82 more words


Japan's Babe Ruth Is Coming Stateside

World, meet Shohei Ohtani.

Known as Japan’s Babe Ruth, he’s the talk of the international town. At 23 years old, Ohtani has his sights set on playing for a Major League Baseball team in 2018. 638 more words


Office Talk Episode 1: A Trip to Cooperstown

I am proud to introduce the first podcast in a series of four I will produce the rest of this semester entitled Office Talk. 

Tune in on SoundCloud below!


A Tale from my Baseball Career

So I literally have no idea what to write about for today’s blog, so I decided to try out a new segment where I recount some stories from my athletic career, some good, some bad. 1,053 more words