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Daily Archives: February 4, 2014

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Cots Baseball Contracts


  Baseball players are among the highest paid athletes in the world, with salaries so astronomical that they are hard for even the most mathematically inclined fan to keep track of. That’s where Cot’s Baseball Contracts comes in. The website, which is named for Cot

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NCAA Baseball Regionals


The NCAA baseball regionals are part of the NCAA Division 1 Baseball Championship. Every year around Memorial Day a selection committee decides the 64 teams who will make up the NCAA Baseball tournament. 30 teams get automatic births from winning their conference and 34 are

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List Of Baseball Coaching Positions With Job Responsibilities


The manager isn’t the only old guy in a baseball uniform sitting in the dugout. Most Major League teams have at least seven or eight additional coaches who assist the manager in running the team and preparing the players. Managers typically get to pick their

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Best Baseball Postseason Series of All-Time (Non World Series)


For much of baseball history the postseason consisted of just the World Series. That changed in 1969 with the addition of the league championship and again 1995 with wild card round. More playoff series mean more drama, and below we countdown the 10 greatest non-World

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Blank Baseball Hats

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One of baseball longest lasting gifts to culture is the baseball hat. Once just adorning the heads of the men and boys who take to the diamond, the baseball cap has became part of the American costume. The classic baseball hat is still baseball themed

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Who Makes The Major League Baseball Schedule?


With 162 games, few off days, and all sorts of rules about which teams play which other teams how many times, the Major League Baseball schedule is the most difficult to set in all of professional sports. For most of MLB’s history employees of Major

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Baseball Poems (The Meaning of Casey At The Bat)

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The Ernest Thayer poem “Casey at the Bat” is the most famous of all baseball poems and one better known poems of any kind in American history. Using the pen name “Phin,” Thayer published the verses (full name “”Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of

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First African American Baseball Player

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  The first African American baseball player in Major League baseball history was Jackie Robinson who joined the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. Larry Doby became the first African American baseball player to join the American League when he suited up for the Cleveland