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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

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High School Baseball National Champions


Since 1977, Collegiate Baseball Magazine has been crowning a national champion in high school baseball. The only school to win the title twice is Bishop Amat in La Puente CA, who won back to back in 2001 and 2002. Check out the full list of

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TBS Baseball


TBS relationship with Major League baseball began in 1972 when Ted Turner, who owned an Atlanta based UHF station that was then called WTCG (an acronym for Watch This Channel Grow), purchased the rights to broadcast Atlanta Braves games. In 1976 two very important things

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Vanderbilt Baseball Schedule

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2013 was a big year for Vanderbilt baseball. They had a team record 54 victories against 12 loses and they won their second SEC title in three years under coach Tim Corbin. In the NCAA Tournament the Commodores made it to the Super Regionals, but

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Pastime Baseball Tournaments

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Pastime Baseball hosts youth baseball tournaments in twenty-two states across the nation. The organization was conceived in 2006 as Hoosier Sports Academy and that year held tournaments in Indiana and Oklahoma for eight five teams from twelve states. Sensing they were on to something big

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Cheap -3 Baseball Bats


A baseball’s drop is its weight in ounces minus its length in inches. So a 30 inch bat that weighs 20 ounces would have a drop of -10. If you are playing high school or college baseball you need to use a BBCOR approved bat

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Jenks Youth Baseball

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Jenks Baseball is a youth baseball organization operating out of Jenks, Oklahoma and Tulsa, Oklahoma. The league offers fall, summer and spring baseball leagues. In the spring league there are t-ball division for four to five year olds and then six year olds, which cost

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Diamond Mind Baseball


Diamond Mind Baseball is a computer baseball simulation game developed by Tom Tippett. It was first made available to the public in 1987. Unlike other popular baseball simulation like Strat-O-Matic, Diamond Mind baseball wasn’t evolved from a board game, rather it was developed as a

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Norcal Baseball


Norcal Baseball is a youth baseball organization based in the San Francisco bay area. It was established in 1992 as a single AAU team. But oh what a team it was, featuring Major Leaguers Jimmy Rollins and Pat Burrell. With future stars like that it

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Hitters Baseball

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Hitters baseball is a youth baseball organization based in Racine, Wisconsin. It has been run by R.J. Fergus for the last 18 years. Hitters Baseball operate out of the Hitters Center and Hitters Baseball Academy in Racine, but they also hold tournaments in other locations