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Late Husker fan’s hat found in stands lands in the hands of Scott Frost

  LINCOLN, Neb. — Christian Reese-Newquist was cleaning the stands at Memorial Stadium after Saturday’s game against Illinois when he found something special. “Section 31 in the stadium, I came across a hat just sitting on the bleachers,” Reese-Newquist said. … Continue reading

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Kirk Gibson and Dennis Eckersley revisit classic World Series moment for a good cause By Bill Shaikin

The donors had been thanked. The dinner had been served. The program was about to start, but not before the assembled ladies and gentlemen were asked to watch a 12-minute video. The man with the free-flowing hair and the salt-and-pepper … Continue reading

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Little Big League Umpire

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Welcome to Cooperstown

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The Wait Is Over; Manny Machado Is Traded To The Dodgers by Adrienne Perry

Keith Allison via Flickr   After weeks of speculation, the deal is finally done. The wait is over; Manny Machado has been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers. As a lifelong Dodger fan, I was originally hesitant when I heard the … Continue reading

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Ten Non-Fiction Books I Want to Read This Summer

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Did umpires develop hand signals because of deaf player Dummy Hoy?

  BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: Notable deaf ballplayer William “Dummy” Hoy led to the creation of hand signals by umpires. As loud as baseball fans can be at times, it comes as no surprise to see that there exists an elaborate … Continue reading

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