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Pudge Rodriguez Pleads With Rangers Fans To Donate To Hurricane Relief For Puerto Rico

Things are dire in Puerto Rico, where people are running out of supplies. The cleanup from Hurricane Maria will take months, but the entire grid has been destroyed – meaning recovery will take much longer. 87 more words

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Pudge Rodriguez Pleads With Rangers Fans To Donate To Hurricane Relief For Puerto Rico

Things are dire in Puerto Rico, where people are running out of supplies. The cleanup from Hurricane Maria will take months, but the entire grid has been destroyed – meaning recovery will take much longer. 87 more words

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Pudge's No. 7: Rangers Retire Hall Of Fame Catcher's Jersey

ARLINGTON (AP) — A plaque in Cooperstown and now the No. 7 retired by the Texas Rangers for Pudge.

Two weeks after Ivan Rodriguez was inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame, the Rangers retired the jersey number the perennial All-Star catcher wore in Texas. 734 more words

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Rollercoaster Of Emotions For Rangers Fans In July

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A major trade, a milestone hit, and a hall of fame induction. In just two days, Texas Rangers fans have gone through a rollercoaster of emotions. 231 more words

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'Pudge' Rodriguez Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, New York (AP) – Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Before he started, Rodriguez received a standing ovation from hundreds of fans, many wearing red-and-white jerseys with Puerto Rico emblazoned on the front, and proceeded to give half his speech in Spanish. 229 more words

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Rosin D’être: An Evolutionary Fandom

Baseball is tribalism.

People used to organize around city-states (which we still do) and, later, ethnicities or work associations, but nothing is bigger today than the tribes of sports fandom. 876 more words

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The Magnificent 7

January 18, 2017. Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez receives 336 Hall of Fame votes in his first year of eligibility, becoming the 19th catcher to enter Cooperstown, and the first to be elected on his first ballot since Johnny Bench in 1989. 364 more words

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