Monthly Archives: August 2008

New York, 11:35 BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE: RISULTATI – La Repubblica

New York, 11:35 BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE: RISULTATILa Repubblica, Italy – Aug 30, 2008Risultati delle gare della Major League baseball (MLB) giocate nella notte: Boston Red Sox-Chicago White Sox 8-0; Cleveland Indians-Seattle Mariners 2-3; …Notebook | Big Unit getting no help from 'pen

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Eriksmoen column: Northern League bred major league stars (The Bismarck Tribune)

During the 1950s and early ’60s, the Northern League was the spawning ground for many future major league baseball stars.

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Former boxing champion, baseball star to visit gym (The Huntington Herald-Dispatch)

HUNTINGTON — Former heavyweight boxing champion James “Bonecrusher” Smith and Major League Baseball star Al Oliver will be special guests at the “Come Meet the Champs” promotion scheduled at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Hooks for Books/School of Hard Knocks

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Gene Conley put in double time in big-league baseball and basketball (Los Angeles Times)

A three-time National League all-star as a pitcher in the 1950s and ’60s, he moonlighted as a reserve center and forward for the Boston Celtics. Nobody ever double-dipped quite like Gene Conley.

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Saturday’s Major League Baseball highlights (The Olympian)

American League

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Bowden earns victory in Major League debut (The Beacon News)

Dan Fezzuoglio and several other Waubonsie Valley coaches crowded around the television set Saturday night. They watched intently as Aurora’s Michael Bowden not only made his Major League Baseball debut for the Boston Red Sox against the Chicago White Sox

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Former Calvary player Hulett hits first major league homer (The State Journal-Register)

CLEVELAND — Former Calvary Academy baseball player Tug Hulett hit his first major league home run Saturday to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 in 10 innings.  

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Major League Baseball Players Association statement on grievance filing (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

The Major League Baseball Players Association issued the following a statement through spokesman Mike Weiner concerning the grievance filing related to the Pedro Alvarez dispute:

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Major League Baseball Embraces Instant Replay (Gay Wired)

After more than 100 years of civilized play without it, Major League Baseball announced this week that it will implement instant replay beginning on Thursday. Voices from all around baseball are chiming on the decision, which is being greeted with

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Major League Baseball Is Blogging Its Way Through the Playoffs (New York Times)

Baseball?s playoff advertising push gets under way Thursday, when the first spots of the league?s largest ever campaign are broadcast.

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