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September 4 1986 - The NCAA suspended 53 Nebraska football players for one game and seven other players for two games for misuse of complimentary tickets. 1991 - Robin Yount hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning, rallying the Milwaukee Brewers...
He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played. He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio. And it won't be...
KTLA NewsNEW YORK (KTLA) -- Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter homered in his second at-bat Saturday versus the Tampa Bay Rays, making him the 28th player in Major League history -- and first player in pinstripes -- to join the exclusive 3,000-hit club. Jeter hit a...
Tags: Baseball, New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Ty Cobb, David Price
AP Sports WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee's Ryan Braun won the NL Most Valuable Player Award on Tuesday after helping lead the Brewers to their first division title in nearly 30 years. The left fielder received 20 of 32 first-place votes and 388 points in voting...
TV SPORTS Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU) Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
Last December, Bobby Wilson married a woman he met in 2004 while playing minor league baseball in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. But the Angels' reserve catcher readily admits she was not his first love. Wilson wistfully recalled that his first soul mate had a nice...
Californian has always had eyes for Ripken It was way back in 1983 when a 15-year-old California girl and her baseball fanatic father were watching the World Series on television and she became smitten with the ice-blue eyes of the Orioles' young...
Tags: All Stars, Baseball, Travel, Brooks Robinson, Eddie Murray
Sun ReporterThe ribbing began yesterday as soon as the bus carrying Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn rolled near the field where they would be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. "Look at the people on those distant hills," the older Hall of Famers told the newest...
Tags: Baseball, Arts and Culture, Earl Weaver, Arts, Frank Robinson
Sun ReporterCOOPERSTOWN, N.Y.Cal Ripken Jr.'s lifelong love affair with Baltimore and baseball, which began at the knee of his father and ran through 20 years of playing and one incredible streak, will reach another pinnacle today - the Hall of Fame. "It still feels...
Tribune staff reporterNow that the pressure is off, the Cubs have played their best ball in two months. They entered Friday's game against San Francisco at SBC Park with six victories in the first seven games of their 10-game trip, the Cubs' hottest streak since winning eight...
sun reporterWhen the three perennial All-Stars retired five years ago, the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Class of 2007 had the potential to be one of the best in history. Then came the congressional steroid hearings of March 2005, when former Oakland Athletics...
Tags: Baseball, Jim Rice, Voting, Cal Ripken, Jr., Referenda
The Associated PressPlayer, Year, Cast, Votes, Pct. Tom Seaver 1992 430 425 98.84 Nolan Ryan 1999 497 491 98.79 Cal Ripken Jr. 2007 545 537 98.53 Ty Cobb 1936 226 222 98.23 George Brett 1999 497 488 98.19 Hank Aaron 1982 415 406 97.83 Tony Gwynn 2007 545 532 97.61...
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