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#108- Jim Rice, LF

Year Inducted: 2009 (BBWAA, ballot #15, 412/539)

Score: 24446

Tony Conigliaro was one of the greatest bats to ever come out of the Red Sox farm system.   430 more words


#109- Hal Newhouser, SP3

Year Inducted: 1992 (Veterans Committee)

Score: 24438

Players who blossomed in the WWII years of the game used to be looked at with a certain stigma.   495 more words


#110-Goose Gossage, RP

Year Inducted: 2008 (BBWAA, ballot #9, 466/543)

Score: 24150

There are some positions that are incredibly underrepresented in the Hall of Fame.  The BBWAA has been loathe to vote in many DH’s (Frank Thomas making it primarily due to his time at first base, and Paul Molitor due to his time at third base), but has also failed to elect many third basemen and relief pitchers.   496 more words

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Tennis: Kerber seals year-ending world number one ranking

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

ST PETERSBURG, United States (AFP) – Germany’s Angelique Kerber, who won two of the season’s four Grand Slam titles, secured the year-ending world number one ranking on Thursday (Oct 20), the WTA announced. 193 more words

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FIFA RANKING: Super Eagles Now 11th In Africa, 60th in World

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved up four places in the latest FIFA rankings to become the 11th best in Africa and 60th in the world. 130 more words

Super Eagles

#111- Gaylord Perry, SP4

Year Inducted: 1991 (BBWAA, ballot #3, 342/443)

Score: 23967

The spitball has been an officially banned pitch in the Major Leagues since Burleigh Grimes’ retirement in 1934.   418 more words