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  • Statement from the New York Yankees regarding the passing of former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger

    11/30/2023 11:01:20 AM PST · by JSM_Liberty · 3 replies
    MLB and Yankees ^ | 11/30/2023 | New york Yankees
    "The Yankees are profoundly saddened by the passing of former United States secretary of state Henry Kissinger, who performed varied and vital diplomatic and advisory roles throughout his distinguished career. A lifelong friend of the Yankees organization, he was a frequent welcome guest of the Steinbrenner family at Yankee Stadium. We offer our heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and all who had the privilege of knowing him. He will be deeply missed.”
  • Mariners Legend Ichiro Suzuki Dominates Girls Baseball Team With Complete Game Shutout

    11/21/2023 4:46:19 PM PST · by DFG · 16 replies ^ | 11/21/2023 | Andrew Mies
    The legend of the great Ichiro Suzuki continues to grow. snip That league, called Nippon Professional Baseball, has brought us many great MLB stars, including league MVP Shohei Otani, but none have had the impact of Ichiro Suzuki. After playing 9 suburb seasons in the NPB, he made his MLB debut back in 2001 and had one of the greatest “rookie” seasons of all-time, winning the Rookie of the Year and MVP after batting .350, stealing 56 bases, and racking up 242 hits, all while being pretty much the best outfielder the league has ever seen. He played for 19...
  • MLB admits they were LIED to about Georgia Voting Laws! Returns ALL STAR Game to Atlanta in 2025!

    11/18/2023 3:45:34 AM PST · by Texan4Life · 49 replies
    Black And White Sports ^ | 11-16-2023 | John Matrixx
    Voter turnout actually increased after Georgia's Voter Laws were changed... The opposite of the supposed voter "suppression" that the MLB saw.
  • MLB Rumors: Oakland A's Move to Las Vegas Approved by MLB Owners After Fans' Protests

    11/16/2023 12:13:30 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 47 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | 11/16/23 | Adam Wells
    The Oakland Athletics are one step closer to leaving their hometown for the past 56 years and relocating to Las Vegas. Per ESPN's Jeff Passan, MLB owners unanimously voted Thursday to approve the A's move amid season-long fan protests in Oakland and ongoing legal issues regarding the site of a new stadium in Vegas. A's owner John Fisher spoke about the team's impending move to Las Vegas after the relocation vote went his way
  • Lee Richards (Chicago White Sox) passes at age 74

    11/12/2023 7:54:47 AM PST · by texas booster · 4 replies
    Lee Richard, a speedy utility infielder who played for the Chicago White Sox from 1971-1975, and for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1976, died back on August 6 at age 74 (per Baseball Player Passings). According to his B-Ref bio page, the Lafayette, Louisiana native was at the plate in 1974 when Nolan Ryan threw what was believed to be the first pitch clocked over 100 mph by a radar gun.
  • Ichiro Suzuki proves he can still mash home runs — and break windows — at age 50

    11/07/2023 8:32:00 AM PST · by texas booster · 10 replies
    X-Twitter NekoSuke5_5 ^ | Nov 7 2023 | NekoSuke5
    Ichiro, now 50, spent last weekend coaching young ballplayers at Asahikawa Higashi High School in Hokkaido, Japan. While showing players how he hits, Ichiro got ahold of a ball and sent it flying over the fence that separates the field from the school. It ended up breaking a window and flying into an unsuspecting math class.
  • Texas Rangers Win World Series, Players & Coaches Give 'God The Glory'

    11/03/2023 11:14:13 AM PDT · by ViLaLuz · 26 replies
    CBN ^ | 11/2/2023 | Talia Wise
    The Texas Rangers are World Series Champions for the first time in the franchise's 63-year history after beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 on Wednesday in Game 5. And many of the players have remained thankful to God for their success in the post season.
  • Rangers take out D-backs for franchise's 1st World Series title

    11/01/2023 9:02:49 PM PDT · by dfwgator · 98 replies
    ESPN ^ | November 1, 2023 | Alden Gonzalez, ESPN Staff Writer
    PHOENIX -- The Texas Rangers spent seven months of this season terrorizing opponents with a menacing offense that feasted on home runs and hardly ever let up. The first night of November showcased the other aspects that make them dominant -- gritty starting pitching, sound defense and a lineup versatile enough to manufacture runs when needed. It sealed them a title.
  • United flight attendants blocked from Dodgers charter for not being ‘white, young, thin’: lawsuit

    10/30/2023 4:36:02 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 51 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 30, 2023 | Peter Aitken
    Two flight attendants from United Airlines claim in a lawsuit that a charter flight for the Dodgers denied them a position because the players preferred women who were “white, young, thin.” “United fosters an environment of inclusion and does not tolerate discrimination of any kind,” United Airlines told Reuters in a statement. “We believe this lawsuit is without merit and intend to defend ourselves vigorously.”
  • Official 2023 World Series Thread

    10/27/2023 4:48:53 PM PDT · by fhayek · 303 replies
    World Series 2023 TV Schedule Game 1: Friday, Oct. 27, 8:03 p.m. ET, Fox (at Arlington, Texas)Game 2: Saturday, Oct. 28, 8:03 p.m. ET, Fox (at Arlington, Texas)Game 3: Monday, Oct. 30, 8:03 p.m. ET, Fox (at Phoenix)Game 4: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 8:03 p.m. ET, Fox (at Phoenix)Game 5 (if needed): Wednesday, Nov. 1, 8:03 p.m. ET, Fox (at Phoenix)Game 6 (if needed): Friday, Nov. 3, 8:03 p.m. ET, Fox (at Arlington, Texas)Game 7 (if needed): Saturday, Nov. 4, 8:03 p.m. ET, Fox (at Arlington, Texas)
  • José Altuve Tragically Stepped On During Rangers' Post-Game Celebration

    10/25/2023 10:25:49 AM PDT · by Fai Mao · 5 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 10/23/2023 | Babylon
    HOUSTON, TX — In a horrific yet tiny accident, Houston Astros second baseman José Altuve was accidentally stepped on as the Texas Rangers stormed the mound to celebrate making it to the World Series. "Poor little guy," said Yordan Alvarez, cradling Altuve's miniature frame in his palm. "He's like a 'Flat Stanley', but smaller and flatter."
  • Diamondbacks win NL pennant: Phillies stunned in NLCS as Arizona wins Game 7, advances to 2023 World Series

    10/24/2023 9:05:34 PM PDT · by TBP · 30 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | October 24, 2023 | Mike Axisa
    For the first time since 2001 and the second time in franchise history, the Arizona Diamondbacks are champions of the National League. The D-backs outlasted the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 7 of the Championship Series at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday night (ARI 4, PHI 2). Arizona completed a shocking series comeback after falling behind 2-0 and 3-2 in the best-of-seven series and will take on the Texas Rangers in the World Series starting on Friday. Right from the start, Game 7 had action and tense moments -- the D-backs scored four batters into the game -- and the Arizona...

    10/24/2023 8:36:51 PM PDT · by Az Joe · 43 replies
    AZ vs TX
  • Texas Ramgers celebrate advancing to the World Series for the first time since 2011

    10/24/2023 12:47:24 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 35 replies
    Fox 4 News Dallas - Fort Worth ^ | 10/24/23 | Fox 4 staff
    Houston: The Texas Rangers are headed back to the World Series and put together a championship-worthy celebration on Monday night. Following the 11-4 win over the Houston Astros the Rangers made their way to the locker room , where they had plenty of beer and champagne to celebrate.
  • Say a prayer for this fan who ran onto the field at the Phillies game cuz I'm pretty sure his soul just left his body 😭

    10/18/2023 6:40:34 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 16 replies
    Not The Bee ^ | Oct 18, 2023 | Staff
    Every sporting event security guard's dream right here: VIDEO AT LINK................... BOOM!!! I just love how the pitchers are eating this up, one of them even falling to the ground in laughter. That was quite the hit, and maybe the Eagles wanna look into this guy to fill some gaps in their defensive backfield. Just sayin.
  • Dodgers Wondering If They Should Have Spent More Time Training For Playoffs And Less Time Honoring Satanic Drag Nuns

    10/12/2023 6:54:12 AM PDT · by DFG · 44 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 10/12/2023 | Babylon Bee
    PHOENIX, AZ — After being swept by the Diamondbacks in humiliating fashion, the Los Angeles Dodgers were left wondering if perhaps they ought to have spent more time practicing baseball and less time honoring Satanic nuns dressed in drag. During the offseason, Dodgers management will be looking at what went wrong in yet another disappointing postseason, and everything will be under the microscope: whether they should have acquired better starting pitching at the trade deadline, why the bats went cold in October, and whether perhaps promoting heretical Satan worship in front of families at Dodger Stadium this year caused the...
  • Phils' 'pen erases doubt after Thomson's early hook on Suárez

    10/08/2023 3:28:23 AM PDT · by xxqqzz · 5 replies
    MLB ^ | October 7, 2023 | Mathew Ritchie
    ATLANTA -- If you’d been paying attention to the American League Wild Card Series in Minnesota last week, there was likely a feeling of déjà vu when you saw Phillies manager Rob Thomson pacing out to the mound in the fourth inning of Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Saturday night at Truist Park. Akin to the Blue Jays’ decision to pull starter José Berríos against the Twins, Thomson made the long walk to remove Ranger Suárez from his start vs. the Braves after just 3 2/3 innings. Suárez was yanked at the first sign of trouble...
  • The South Dakota 6: Teenage baseball team players, aged 17 to 19, are charged in connection with the rapes of two minors - including one male - and face upwards of 50 years in prison

    10/05/2023 4:03:23 PM PDT · by Morgana · 42 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | October 5, 2023 | Mackenzie Tatananni
    Six South Dakota baseball players aged 17 to 19 have been charged in connection with the rape of two minors - with one of their victims identified as a male. Lincoln Bates, 18, Hudson Haley, 18, Carter Miller, 18, Landon Waddell, 19, Peyton Mandel, 17, and Karter Sibson, 17 are all accused of the sex assaults while participating in a tournament between June 1 and 4. All six are charged with second-degree rape and aiding and abetting second-degree rape. Haley faces an extra rape charge for a second victim, while Waddell was charged with two counts of aiding and abetting...
  • Orioles Legend Brooks Robinson Dead at 86

    09/26/2023 3:39:07 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    New York Post ^ | Sep. 26, 2023 | Andrew Battifarano
    Baseball Hall of Famer and Orioles legend Brooks Robinson died Tuesday, the team announced. He was 86 years old. “We are deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of Brooks Robinson,” the team said in a statement on X. “An integral part of our Orioles Family since 1955, he will continue to leave a lasting impact on our club, our community, and the sport of baseball.” Robinson, who spent his entire 23-year career with the Orioles, is widely recognized as one of the greatest defensive third basemen of all time, racking up 16 Gold Gloves.
  • Hall of Fame 3B, Orioles legend Brooks Robinson dies at 86

    09/26/2023 4:57:03 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 22 replies
    ESPN ^ | 26 Sep 2023 | News Services
    Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson, whose deft glovework and folksy manner made him one of the most beloved and accomplished athletes in Baltimore history, has died. He was 86. "We are deeply saddened to share the news of the passing of Brooks Robinson," his family and the Baltimore Orioles said in a joint statement. "An integral part of our Orioles Family since 1955, he will continue to leave a lasting impact on our club, our community, and the sport of baseball." The statement did not say how Robinson died. The Orioles held a moment of silence before their...