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Funny Baseball Team Names


The names of the 30 Major League Baseball teams aren’t particularly funny. Yeah, Chris Farley got off a good Yankee joke in ‘Tommy Boy” but there was a whole lot of context there. Minor league teams, however, have some pretty funny names. Maybe it’s our

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How To Use Sabermetrics in Fantasy Baseball


Sabermetrics is revolutionizing how baseball is played and understand. New statistics which measure the total worth of a player and help to predict what that player will do in the future have helped baseball executives like Andrew Friedman in Tampa Bay and Billy Beane in

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Chicago Cubs Team History


Founded in 1870, the Chicago Cubs are the longest continuous one-city franchise in North American sports history. They are currently in the Central Division of the National League and have played their home games at Wrigley Field in Chicago since 1916. Their colors are blue,

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Choosing The Right Fantasy Baseball Camp


Who said camp is just for the kids? Twenty four major league baseball teams offer annual fantasy camps that are not only geared towards adults, but actually require attendees to be a minimum age, usually 25 or 30. The structure of these camps is basically

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Boston Red Sox Team History


The Boston Red Sox were founded in 1901 as one of the American League’s original eight franchises. They are in the American League’s East Division and have played their home games at Fenway Park in Boston since 1912. The Red Sox began as the American

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Baltimore Orioles Team History


  The Orioles’ franchise began in 1894 as the Milwaukee Brewers. Since 1954 they’ve been the Baltimore Orioles. The play in the American League East and their home park in Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. The franchise’s Milwaukee phase was brief and unsuccessful, and in

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Atlanta Braves Team History


Founded as the Boston Red Stockings in 1870, the Braves are arguably the oldest continuous franchise in North American sports history. They are currently in the East Division of the National League and play their home games at Turner Field in Atlanta. Their team nickname

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Cincinnati Reds Team History


The Cincinnati Reds joined the National League in 1890. They are currently in the League’s Central Division and play at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati. Their team colors are red, white and black. The Reds would have been charter members of the National League, however

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Detroit Tigers Team History

Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers are one of the eight original American League franchises, and the longest continuous one-name one city American League team. They are in the Central Division, play their home games at Comerica Park in Detroit, and their team colors are navy, blue, white

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Cleveland Indians Team History


The Cleveland Indians were one of the original eight franchises of the American League. They are in the League’s central division and play at Progressive Park in Cleveland. Their colors are navy, white and red and they go by the nicknames “The Tribe” and the