Tag Archives: baseball

I’m Ready

It’s fun to watch youngsters play baseball and softball. Sometimes they don’t listen to their coaches very well, which leads to some frustration on the part of the coaching staff. However, sometimes they do listen. One little girl’s coach had … Continue reading

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Out of Position

On Sunday, May 6, both teams ran out of pitchers in a 17-inning game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Red Sox. It was described as “a crazy game at Fenway Park”. It was the first major league game … Continue reading

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He Dropped the Ball

 Fred Snodgrass was a successful major league baseball player for the Giants, but he was remembered for one of his failures. In the 1912 World Series, he dropped a pop fly. His error set up the wining run, because … Continue reading

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Divine Donation

Kevin Jordan, left; Tom Walter, right Wake Forest baseball coach Tom Walter recently donated a kidney to one of his baseball players, Kevin Jordan. Jordan suffers from a disease that can lead to kidney failure. Jordan’s father, Keith, said, “For … Continue reading

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Versatility

Boston Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams was known primarily for his hitting ability. The slugger is regarded as one of the best hitters to ever play the game. However, on August 24, 1940, Williams pitched the last two innings of … Continue reading

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Always Give Your Best

On July 17, 1930, Ken Ash of the Cincinnati Reds entered the game as a relief pitcher. He got his team out of a jam with only one pitch, enticing Chicago’s Charlie Grimm to hit into a triple play. Ash … Continue reading

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So You Had a Bad Day

Brooks Robinson was known for his excellent defense as third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles. He won the Gold Glove award an amazing sixteen times during his stellar career. Yet on July 28, 1971, Robinson committed three errors in the … Continue reading

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