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Derek Jeter Day

David Ortiz Wants To Avoid Jeter-like Goodbye “Celebration”

Derek Jeter Day

We were among the many who argued that Derek Jeter‘s retirement tour is beginning to look like a funeral, complete with commemorative Jeter #2 patches. The tour’s most important stop was yesterday, his big official “Derek Jeter Day” send off at Yankee Stadium. Word is

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Craig Biggio May Be Favorite For Astros Managerial Opening

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Craig Biggio is an Astros legend. Is he also about to be an Astros manager? Houston fired skipper Bo Porter last week and the latest speculation is that Biggio, who compiled 3060 hits during his 20-year career playing only for the Astros, is the leading candidate

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Baseball’s Best Brother Combinations

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There been over 350 sets of brothers to play Major League baseball. Current brother combos include the Atlanta Uptons, BJ and Justin, and catchers Yadier and Jose Molina. (Third catching Molina brother Bengie retired in 2010.) The Molins and the Uptons still have a long

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Derek Jeter and The All-Time Best Baseball Players Over 40

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Derek Jeter turned 40 today. The Yankee legend and Hall of Famer has been struggling this year, suggesting his decision to retire at the season’s end was a prudent one. However, there have been a handful of big league stars who continued to produce into

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Best Baseball Father Son Baseball Tandems

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There was a nice moment in Philadelphia last night when Tony Gwynn Jr.¬†came to the plate for the first time since his father‘s death last week. The fans at Citizen’s Bank Park gave Gwynn, who had been on bereavement leave, a standing ovation which brought