Happy Birthday to Jackie Robinson (January 31st). Robinson was the first African American Major League Baseball Player of the modern era. In 1947 as a Brooklyn Dodger, Jackie Robinson broke the baseball color line, and throughout his life was extremely influential in the Civil Rights Movement. Robinson had an exceptionalContinue Reading

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NY Times – In what has become the year of the perfect game, Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners added his name to the list Wednesday, marking the first time that three pitchers have pulled off the feat in the same season. For a man nicknamed King Felix, Wednesday’s performance is whatContinue Reading

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(CNN) — San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain threw a perfect game Wednesday night in a 10-0 victory against the Houston Astros, the first pitcher to achieve that feat in Giants history. “This is unbelievable,” Cain told reporters after the game. “This is part of history. Something I am goingContinue Reading

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BALTIMORE — Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton‘s torrid 2012 season now includes his first career four-home-run game, all of them two-run shots in a 10-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles.   “Obviously it’s, other than being in the World Series, the highlight of my big-league career,” Hamilton said. Hamilton homered off Jake Arrieta in the firstContinue Reading