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Sports & Entertainment Authority to host baseball classic youth tournament

HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) – The Henrico Sports & Entertainment Authority will host the inaugural Henrico Baseball Classic as its first event during Memorial Day weekend. Created with Glen Allen-based Premier Sporting Events of Virginia, the event will showcase dozens of youth teams ages 8 and under through 14 and under. The tournament will begin on …

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2023 Baseball Hall of Fame: Seven storylines to watch and a prediction ahead of Tuesday’s announcement

The results of the BBWAA vote for the 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame class will be revealed Tuesday night. Much of the intrigue in this vote will revolve around the chance Scott Rolen makes it, the gains made by several players (specifically Todd Helton) and how Alex Rodríguez and Carlos Beltrán fare. The full 2023 …

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Josh Naylor says his ‘Rock the baby’ celebration wasn’t aimed at Yankees’ Gerrit Cole

CLEVELAND — The “Who’s Your Daddy?” chants might still be reverberating around the now empty, frozen Yankee Stadium. They were certainly loud enough to leave an impression. Even if Josh Naylor, to whom those taunts were aimed, loved every second of it. But on Saturday, speaking at the club’s Guards Fest in downtown Cleveland, he …

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The Baseball Hall of Fame’s character clause confuses steroids with more serious moral shortcomings

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s stated mission is to “preserve history, honor excellence and connect generations.” With the Baseball Writers’ Association of America — the voting body that elects players into the Hall of Fame — displaying a committed effort to keep everyone associated with performance-enhancing drugs out, history is being lost, …

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Former Oakland A’s three-time World Series champion, Brewers GM Sal Bando dies at 78

Sal Bando, a standout third baseman and core member of the Oakland A’s teams that won three straight World Series in the 1970s, has died at the age of 78. According to the family’s statement, Bando passed away on Friday, Jan. 20 after “losing his battle with cancer that started over five years ago.” The …

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Jeff McNeil is looking forward to playing behind the Mets pitching staff that’s ‘gotten even better’

New York Mets second baseman Jeff McNeil (1) at Citi Field / Wendell Cruz – USA TODAY Sports The New York Mets had an extremely busy winter this offseason. They’ve seen plenty of big name players come and go elsewhere, but have also made some solid additions to help replace them. One of the biggest …

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How did the ephesus start?

Art or Photo Credit: Art by Tom Forget Scroll Bob Tewksbury remembers the day well. Mark McGwire arrived in Minnesota in the middle of his record-smashing 1998 campaign with the Cardinals. He had hit 36 ​​home runs in just 73 games, including a monstrous shot off Twins pitcher Mike Trombley the night before. The 37-year-old …

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