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  • JRW Supporters Suggest Decision To Take Title Racially Motivated

    02/12/2015 6:45:55 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 40 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | Feb 11, 2015
    JRW Supporters Suggest Decision To Take Title Racially Motivated February 11, 2015 2:58 PM (CBS) – There are accusations that racism was behind the decision by Little League International to strip the Jackie Robinson West team of the national title over cheating by the adults who run the team. “We know that we’re champions, our parents know that we’re champions and the team’s parents know we’re champions and Chicago knows we’re champions,” said JRW catcher Brandon Green. Green said the players did nothing wrong as he stood with his mother, Rev. Jesse Jackson and Fr. Michael Pfleger at the headquarters...
  • A Good Game, Finally! (Vanity)

    10/29/2014 7:52:46 PM PDT · by kik5150 · 56 replies
    none ^ | Oct. 29, 2014 | vanity
    Seventh and deciding world series game in the 8th inning. Giants with a one run lead. Madison Bumgarner on the mound in relief. A visiting team hasn't won a game 7 since 1979. It doesn't get any better than this!
  • World Series Live Thread

    10/24/2014 6:59:19 PM PDT · by fhayek · 163 replies
    I know baseball doesn't occupy the same level of pre-eminence that it may have had fifty years ago, but it is the championship, and it still a great game. Royals up 3-0 in the sixth. Great defense all around.
  • World Series live thread, Game 6

    10/28/2014 5:07:49 PM PDT · by fhayek · 60 replies
    San Francisco up 3 games to 2, the Series moves back to Kansas City.
  • World Series live thread (game five)

    10/26/2014 5:00:54 PM PDT · by fhayek · 74 replies
    It is now a best of three. Play ball!
  • World Series live thread, Game Four

    10/25/2014 4:58:50 PM PDT · by fhayek · 81 replies
    Holding a 2-1 Series edge, Kansas City starts Jason Vargas against the Giants' Ryan Vogelsong in Game 4. Pull up a chair, grab a brew, and chat about the World Series, baseball, politics, the human condition - whatever.
  • Mysteries of the #MarlinsMan Revealed!

    10/22/2014 7:47:48 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 4 replies
    mlblog ^ | 9-22-14 | mlb
    Need to go to the link to see the pictures and comments. This is a small excerpt: 1 – He Pays it Forward – Laurence keeps a promise from his grandfather to always pay it forward, to give back to those around you. On top of the regular season tickets that Laurence has for himself and his guests, he has another set of incredible seats open for families coming to the game. Laurence will stand outside of Marlins Park before first pitch to pass out his tickets to give to families, as a way to give back to the Marlins...
  • Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants over Royals 7-1

    10/22/2014 12:13:13 AM PDT · by Hugin · 11 replies
    AP/MSN ^ | 10/21/2014 | RONALD BLUM
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead. It might as well have been 100 with the way MadBum and this orange-and-black bunch play in the World Series. Bumgarner carried a shutout into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence homered early and the Giants showed off their October poise, putting a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll by romping 7-1 in the Series opener Tuesday night.
  • World Series: It's the Royals VS Giants

    10/15/2014 9:12:56 PM PDT · by This Just In · 138 replies
    October 15, 2014 | This Just In
    Well, Freepers. We have the winners.
  • Royals head to World Series after sweeping Orioles in ALCS

    10/15/2014 4:17:38 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 49 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | October 15, 2014 | BY ANDY MCCULLOUGH
    In the moments after the Royals won the pennant, after their 2-1 victory carried them to a sweep over the Orioles in the American League Championship Series, joy flowed like the fountains beyond this ballpark’s outfield fences. The last embers of afternoon sunshine still illuminated Kauffman Stadium. The voices of 40,468 revelers merged with a fireworks display. Greg Holland jumped into the arms of catcher Salvador Perez. Lorenzo Cain flung his glove skyward and skipped like a child. In the center of the diamond stood the Kansas City Royals, conquerors of the American League, ready to contend for their first...
  • Vanity

    10/15/2014 4:05:53 PM PDT · by centurion316 · 50 replies
    There is a rumor that the Kansas City Royals are bound for the World Series. Hard to believe, but true.
  • Sandy Koufax Chose His Faith Over The World Series And Won It All

    10/04/2014 1:08:54 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 50 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | October 4, 2014 | Chris Greenberg
    On the field, Sandy Koufax wasn't just any baseball player. Off the field, he wasn't viewed that way either. The Hall of Fame pitcher isn't just remembered by baseball fans as "the man with the golden arm," but is revered by his Jewish admirers as "the left arm of God" for his talent as well as the public observance of his faith, most notably during the 1965 World Series. A legendary left-handed pitcher who spent his entire career with the Dodgers, Koufax dominated batters like few ever have, atop mounds in Brooklyn and Los Angeles -- as well as just...
  • Watch rare video footage of the 1919 World Series (Black Sox)

    05/03/2014 10:09:27 AM PDT · by Scoutmaster · 11 replies
    CBS ^ | May 1, 2014 | Matt Snyder
    For the baseball fan who loves history, this is pretty awesome. From Dawson City Museum and Historical Society Collection as well as Library and Archives Canada comes some actual video footage of the notorious 1919 World Series (or the "world's series" as it was known at the time) between the Chicago White Sox and Cincinnati Reds. It's difficult to tell what exactly in happening in several portions of the video and there is no audio, but that's not really what it's all about, is it? Check this out:British Canadian Pathé News, 81A: [1919 World Series excerpt]Great stuff. Seasoned baseball minds...
  • David Ortiz brings Ring Number 3 home

    10/31/2013 7:22:00 AM PDT · by big'ol_freeper · 21 replies ^ | 31 Oct 13 | Michael Silverman
    He’s got three rings now, but it’s No. 3 that David Ortiz can wear with the most pride.Pride for this city he plays in, and pride in the way he plays for this city.David Ortiz won the 2013 World Series Most Valuable Player award in a decision that could only be described as a complete lock midway through the series. It was as much of a lock as this entire Red Sox season came out of the blue in so many ways, both tragic and ecstatic.Ortiz dominated Cardinals pitching in the first five games to the point that, by Game 6...
  • Red Sox Live Blog: Sox Win World Series

    10/31/2013 3:25:32 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 36 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | October 31, 2013 | Michael Hurley
    Final, 6-1 Red Sox: It’s all over. The Boston Red Sox are world champions. David Ortiz had a World Series like few others, hitting .688 and driving in six, and was named the MVP of the series.
  • Lackey, Victorino lead Red Sox to World Series title

    10/30/2013 8:41:17 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 83 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/30.2103 | Fox News
  • BPD: Nobama ... presidential visit a no-go for Game 6 -

    10/29/2013 6:53:05 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 14 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 10/29/13 | Joe Dwinell, Ariel Rodriguez
    A potential Obama visit to World Series Game 6 at Fenway Park is off again, after sources told the Herald that Boston police were planning for the possibility. Boston police said President Obama is not expected to go to Fenway. “The discussions that would have had to have taken place prior to that happening have not occurred. There is no indication he is going to the game,” said Superintendent in Chief Daniel Linskey. City officials today announced preliminary security plans for the home game at a press conference today. They are asking fans with tickets to take the T if...
  • Where's Craig Kimbrel? Not in the game (Oct. Baseball Live Thread)

    10/08/2013 10:04:36 AM PDT · by campaignPete R-CT · 1,446 replies
    ESPN ^ | October 8, 2013 | David Schoenfield
    Craig Kimbrel is supposedly the heir to Mariano Rivera. In his postseason career as closer, Rivera recorded 27 appearances of 2+ innings. Uribe bunted two balls foul, ... and then tomahawked a high fastball from David Carpenter into left-field stands for a shocking two-run homer .... Note that I wrote "David Carpenter" and not "Craig Kimbrel." The Braves had to win this game. Lose, and they go home. Somehow they lost -- in the late innings, no less -- without using the most dominant relief pitcher in the game. The sad thing is, Gonzalez apparently didn't even think of using...
  • Fan Buys World Series Ticket on StubHub for $3

    10/22/2013 3:40:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    WSBtv ^ | Charles McKeague
    A baseball fan got the steal of a lifetime. Someone selling a ticket to game 1 of the World Series at Fenway Park accidentally sold a ticket on StubHub for $3 dollars. Not $300, not $3,000 but 3 bucks! The receipt of the sale was posted on Deadspin. With the service fee the lucky fan named Eric was able to wrap up the whole sale for $6 dollars. Here’s a map of where the ticket is and its not even in the upper deck! The lucky fan might even be able to snag a foul ball from the seat. The...
  • (Vanity)Congrats Red Sox! Good Luck!

    10/19/2013 9:02:24 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 40 replies
    10/19/2013 | wheresmyusa
    Congrats to Boston!! See you in the World Series! (Go Cards) ;)
  • (Vanity)Go Cardinals! =D

    10/18/2013 8:49:12 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 44 replies
    10/18/2013 | wheresmyusa
    Congrats to the RedBirds, and a shout out to Cardinal Nation!
  • Nightengale: Gibson's magical HR resonates 25 years later

    10/16/2013 1:35:48 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 10 replies
    USA Today | October 15, 2013 | Bob Nightengale
    Link only per agreement with Gannett
  • [Vanity] NBA Finals Game 7 - Spurs vs. Heat

    06/20/2013 3:58:55 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 83 replies
    self | 2013-06-20 | Me, myself and I
    Game Seven. In the realm of sport ($1 to RINO Romney), those are two stirring words. And in just a few hours, the San Antonio Spurs have a shot at redemption after frittering away what should have been a slam dunk for a fifth NBA title and a deserved crowning of a dynasty. Game six is still fresh in my mind. Not only Tuesday's collapse when the Spurs were up by 5 with 20 seconds left. Yet another game six is still painful for this Texan. That of course was the 107th World Series when the Rangers were two...
  • Giants top Tigers in 10th for World Series sweep

    10/28/2012 9:03:03 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 45 replies
    espn ^ | 10/28/12 | espn
    DETROIT -- Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years. Ryan Theriot, who went hitless for St. Louis in Game 7 of last year's Series, singled softly into right field off Phil Coke opening the 10th. Brandon Crawford sacrificed, nearly bunting the ball past Coke. Angel Pagan struck out and Scutaro singled into short center field as Theriot slid home ahead of Austin Jackson's throw.
  • Park your car for $130 at the World Series! (Photo)

    10/26/2012 7:07:48 PM PDT · by DFG · 11 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/25/12 | David Brown
    Not that anyone in California would be allowed by law to pollute the environment with such a behemoth of a vehicle, but one garage near AT&T Park in San Francisco was charging "Full Size" SUVs and trucks $130 to park for Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday night. Hummers get no breaks, you know? But, if you drive a "compact SUV" or a "Minivan," it'll cost you only a cool hundred. It's 90 bucks for a car the size of a Prius or a '69 Dodge Dart. No word on what it'd cost to stunt park your Bullitt...
  • Obama Says He Kinda Hopes the Tigers Win the World Series (SF Mad at Backstabbing)

    10/26/2012 2:59:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | Thu., Oct. 25 2012 | Erin Sherbert
    Political suicide? President Obama appeared on the Tonight Show last night where he admitted that he's leaning toward rooting for the Detroit Tigers in the World Series. And what a real slap in the face this is to San Francisco, which has practically bankrolled his 2012 presidential campaign. His words exactly: "I will say, I've spent a lot of time in Detroit lately, and I didn't want to let Detroit go bankrupt. So in this particular World Series, I might be a little partial," Obama said in comments taped before the Tigers lost the opening game of the series to...
  • MLB 2012 World Series

    10/24/2012 3:52:36 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 105 replies
    October 24th 2012 | Cripplecreek
    Wednesday, October 24 @San Francisco 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Thursday, October 25 @San Francisco 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Saturday, October 27 @Detroit 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Sunday, October 28 @Detroit 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Monday, October 29 @Detroit 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Wednesday, October 31 @San Francisco 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Thursday, November 1 @San Francisco 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio
  • The Giants Win the Pennant!

    10/22/2012 9:43:17 PM PDT · by stillonaroll · 79 replies
    The Giants Win the Pennant! The Giants Win the Pennant! The Giants Win the Pennant! The Giants Win the Pennant!
  • Yankees' Derek Jeter fractures ankle, out for the year

    10/14/2012 6:13:39 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 85 replies
    The New York Yankees' World Series hopes may have just taken a hit, as shortstop Derek Jeter fractured his left ankle in game one of the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Jeter suffered the injury while fielding a ground ball in the top of the 12th inning, with New York trailing 5-4. He immediately went down in pain, staying face down momentarily.
  • St. Louis Cardinals Besmirch MLB

    10/28/2011 10:33:34 PM PDT · by BigJohn44 · 142 replies
    October 28, 2011--The St. Louis Cardinals have won the world series in an improbable, luck-filled and quirky convergence of events. For example, the number of dribblers Lance Berkman hit that rolled like bocci balls through the infield was exceeded only by the dribbles in Tony LaRussa's depends. Okay, let's allow these Cardinal fan cretins a little superficial happiness for once. It has probably been years since some of these fat losers have even cracked a smile. But the real story of the 2011 world series is that the all time villan of MLB, Tony LaRussa,a piece of human garbage and...
  • Down to call, Game 6 echoes blast from past

    10/28/2011 2:06:30 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 27 replies · 1+ views
    MLB ^ | 10-28-11 | Rhett Bollinger
    With FOX broadcaster Joe Buck echoing his father's well-known call by saying, "We will see you tomorrow night," after the Cardinals' epic 10-9 win over the Rangers in Game 6 of the World Series on Thursday, it conjured memories of the Twins' win in similar fashion over the Braves in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series. It was legendary broadcaster Jack Buck who famously said, "And we'll see you tomorrow night," after Twins center fielder Kirby Puckett launched a solo homer to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning at the Metrodome to send the Series to a...
  • MLB World Series Game 7 - Texas Rangers At St Louis Cardinals - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/28/2011 2:03:22 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 511 replies · 2+ views
    Seires is tied up 3-3, this is it! Matt Harrison (LH) v C Carpenter (RH)
  • Game 6 is BASEBALL!

    10/27/2011 9:00:23 PM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 141 replies · 2+ views
    KC ties it again in the bottom of the 9th!
  • MLB World Series Game 6 - Texas Rangers At St Louis Cardinals - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/27/2011 1:37:16 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 447 replies
    Rangers up 3-2 Colby Lewis (RH) V Jaime Garcia (LH)
  • Tony La Russa's daughter removes offensive tweet about Ron Washington

    10/25/2011 11:54:43 AM PDT · by txroadkill · 27 replies ^ | 10/25/2011 | STAFF
    Devon La Russa, the daughter of St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, apologized and removed an offensive tweet she sent Sunday night regarding Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington, Yahoo! Sports reports. The tweet that created the backlash: "I saw a crack head doing 'The Wash' today. Coincidence? I think not..."
  • La Russa asks bullpen “Can you hear me now?” (maybe he should learn to text?)

    10/25/2011 6:41:21 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 22 replies
    missourinet dot com ^ | oct 25, 2011
    La Russa asks bullpen “Can you hear me now?” October 25, 2011 By Bill Pollock Remember playing the game “Telephone” as a kid? You sat in your classroom and the first kid was given a statement by the teacher they had to memorize then repeat back to the next classmate and so on and so on down the line? “Sally took a batch of cookies over to their new neighbors who just moved in where the Robinson’s lived before the husband Mike moved to Seattle to take a job as a pilot.” That statement was whispered through the classroom until...
  • MLB World Series Game 5 - St Louis Cardinals AT Texas Rangers - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/24/2011 3:03:21 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 26 replies · 1+ views
    Series tied 2-2 Chris Carpenter (RH) V CJ Wilson (LH)
  • MLB World Series Game 4 - St Louis Cardinals AT Texas Rangers - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/23/2011 2:11:34 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 58 replies
    St Louis leads the series 2-1. Edwin Jackson (RH) v Derek Holland (LH)
  • Albert Pujols just ties World Series record with 3 home runs in a game!

    10/22/2011 9:13:52 PM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 71 replies
    MLB ^ | 22 October 2011 | Albert Pujols
    Pujols joins Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth as the only player to ever hit 3 home runs in a single World Series game.
  • MLB World Series Game 3 - St Louis Cardinals AT Texas Rangers - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/22/2011 3:09:31 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 61 replies
    Series tied at 1-1 Kyle Lohse (RH) V Matt Harrison (LH)
  • MLB World Series Game 2 - Texas Rangers At St Louis Cardinals - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/20/2011 3:41:17 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 44 replies
    C Lewis V J Garcia
  • MLB World Series Game 1 - Texas Rangers At St Louis Cardinals - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/19/2011 4:11:39 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 58 replies
    Chris Wilson (LH) V Chris Carpenter (RH)
  • Unforgettable, Though Many Try: The 1986 Mets

    10/19/2011 10:53:07 AM PDT · by BluesDuke · 17 replies
    Throneberry Fields Forever ^ | October 18, 2011 | Yours Truly
    Their 25th anniversary seems to be more sober than an awful lot of the team was. But Allen Barra is right. Twenty-five years ago tonight launched the 1986 World Series, which the New York Mets would win in rather dramatic fashion. There was and remains nothing wrong with that. The 1986 Mets may have steamrolled the National League on the regular season, but there was nothing like a pair of hair-raising postseason sets to remind people that even teams as good as those Mets have to work, good and hard, for their prizes. Yet it seems as though even Met...
  • Michelle Obama heads to World Series

    10/17/2011 2:47:22 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 51 replies
    Politico ^ | 10-17-11 | Karla Tanabe
    When the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers kick off the World Series on Oct. 19 at Busch Stadium, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden will be there. The pair, who also attended Game One of the World Series between the Yankees and the Phillies in 2009, will help salute veterans and their families as part of their Joining Forces initiative and Major League Baseball’s Welcome Back Veterans program, the White House announced. A military families appreciation event hosted by the first and second ladies, MLB reps, the Cardinals and Hall of Famer and Army vet Red Schoendienst will be...
  • Hold Those Tigers

    10/16/2011 1:04:43 PM PDT · by BluesDuke · 4 replies
    Throneberry Fields Forever ^ | 16 October 2011 | Yours Truly
    Jim Leyland was emphatic enough. Seeing Justin Verlander on the mound again this postseason was going to be the best thing, he said, because it would come in the World Series. As for the rest of the American League Championship Series, Verlander wouldn’t even be a topic. Not in the Detroit Tigers’ manager’s mind, anyway. And it proved a moot point after the game, gutsy, but gimpy Tigers took one of the worst elimination beatings in postseason history in Arlington Saturday night. If the Tigers or their minions weren’t going to see Verlander the rest of the postseason, it’s probably...
  • 2011 ALCS / NLCS playoff thread

    10/08/2011 1:35:57 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 398 replies
    Free Republic ^ | October 8th 2011 | cripplecreek
    Tigers and Rangers Cardinals and Brewers
  • Yanks Win Series as Bonham Beats Dodgers, 3 to 1 (10/7/41)

    10/07/2011 7:51:45 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 4 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/7/41 | John Drebinger, James P. Dawson, Roscoe McGowen, John Kieran
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  • Owen Shoulders Entire Blame for Blunder Which Opened Gates to Yanks (Plus NFL Action-10/6/41)

    10/06/2011 4:45:10 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 3 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/6/41 | John Drebinger, Roscoe McGowen, James P. Dawson, Meyer Berger, John Kieran, Arthur Daley, more
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  • Yankees Down Dodgers, 2-1, and Take Lead in Series (Plus College Football Results-10/5/41)

    10/05/2011 5:04:48 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 4 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/5/41 | John Drebinger, Roscoe McGowen, John Kieran
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  • Dodgers Beat Yanks, 3-2, Tying Series at Game Each (10/3/41)

    10/03/2011 5:25:33 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 1 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/3/41 | John Drebinger, Roscoe McGowen, James P. Dawson, John Kieran
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