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Hall of Fame inductees Harold Baines, Lee Smith, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina and Mariano Rivera, and Brandy Halladay, widow of Hall of Fame inductee Roy Halladay, hold up their plaques after the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center Sunday, July 21. Gregory J. Fisher / USA TODAY Sports

Mariano Rivera Guilty of Playing Baseball While “Right Wing”

Mariano Rivera Guilty of Playing Baseball While “Right Wing”

As many of you readers probably know, I’m a bit of a baseball fanatic. A Yankees fan since I was a little boy growing up in Alaska. My teen years, from the mid-1990’s on, were spent watching greats like Paul O’Neill, Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, and Mariano Rivera take the field. This weekend

Intolerance: Fan Upset At Cross Drawn On Mound To Honor Deceased Baseball Player

St. Louis Cardinals great Stan Musial died earlier this year, and during this baseball season a groundskeeper at Busch Stadium has been drawing a cross and the number 6 (Musial’s number) in rememberance on the pitcher’s mound. But it wasn’t until just recently that a fan noticed, and he’s gone to the media with his

Movie Review: How Capitalism Ended Racial Segregation In Baseball

Last night my wife and I went to see 42, the Jackie Robinson story. It was an enjoyable enough movie (as they said in Moneyball , it’s hard not to be romantic about baseball), though the story was more fairy tale than reality. But what do you expect when a movie about real people doing

Man Arrested For Mass Stabbing At Texas College

So, time for knife control right? CYPRESS, Texas (TheBlaze/AP) — A sheriff’s official says one person has been arrested in a suspected stabbing attack at a Houston-area community college campus. Alan Bernstein of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office doesn’t know how many people were hurt in the Tuesday attack on the Lone Star community college

When You Tax Rich People You Get Fewer Of Them

Professional golfer Phil Mickelson is talking about making some drastic changes in his life thanks to both to federal tax hikes and tax increases in his home state of California: The 42-year-old golfer said he would talk in more detail about his plans – possibly moving away from California or even retiring from golf –

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