Division races do not get much tighter than this: two teams separated by only a half-game both locked in 1-1 games entering the ninth inning. That was the case for the Yankees and the Blue Jays Tuesday night. 494 more words
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“Racial Prejudice, Racism Intertwined with Baseball” was cowritten with the Rev. Dr. Grace Ji-Sun Kim for EthicsDaily.com. Check out more blogs, videos and interviews on… 828 more words
Sports fans, and especially baseball fans, the media circus has begun regarding Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod as he is popularly known as is one home run away from Willie Mays, storied accomplishment for home runs in a career for a right hand hitter. 278 more words
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The moment has been lauded for over 40 years. It trumped, for a short time, the more ominous brand of “white flight,” that of white folks selling their houses and fleeing to the suburbs.
Prior to joining the Marlins this winter, third baseman Martin Prado had spent the first 9 seasons of his major league career earning the immense respect of teammates with the Braves, D-Backs and Yankees as well as the admiration of other big leaguers, like many Marlins, who’d watched him from across the field over the years. 702 more words