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With eighth long ball of NWL season, Sean Hurley inches closer to Vancouver Canadians home run record

Sean Hurley’s taking a run at the Vancouver Canadians’ record for home runs in a season.
The 6-foot-4, 235-pound Hurley, Vancouver’s right fielder, jacked a three-run shot in a 6-4 win over Boise Thursday night for his eighth long ball of the season. 277 more words

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Tokyo Swallows Baseball Game

Over the last year Fonzy and I – and I’m sure other JETs – have missed events or fun things to do because, well, we’re new here and we don’t know any better.  350 more words

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Boston Red Sox retire Pedro Martinez's No. 45 in pregame ceremony

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox are honouring Pedro Martinez.

In a pregame ceremony to retire his uniform No. 45, the Red Sox have brought back some old teammates. 141 more words

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Stu Cowan: Hall of Fame trip rekindles diamond dream in Montreal

As the two buses carrying 93 members of ExposNation approached the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, they passed Cooperstown Dreams Park, which is dubbed “The Crown Jewel of Youth Baseball.” 1,206 more words

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The Morning Skate: Blue Jays fans swarm Seattle, so could MLB in Vancouver work? plus winning Whitecaps and more...

The announced attendances this weekend for the Blue Jays vs. Mariners series at Safeco Field: 43,328, 45,027 and – the firs two were among the five biggest crowds on the season in Seattle. 2,342 more words

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Indians to unveil Larry Doby statue, broke AL color barrier

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians will unveil a statue of Hall of Famer Larry Doby, the first Black player in the American League, on Saturday at Progressive Field. 118 more words

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First openly gay professional baseball player throws shutout

On Thursday night, 23-year-old pitcher Sean Conroy became the first openly gay active professional baseball player.

From the AP:

Major League Baseball historian John Thorn confirmed Conroy is the first active professional to come out as gay.

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