...JETER, FORMER SHORTSTOP, NEW YORK YANKEES"To those who didn't know Yogi personally, he was one of the greatest baseball players and Yankees of all time. To those lucky ones who did, he was an even better person. To me he was a dear friend...
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Brewers minor leaguer says he's gay; MLB lauds courage

...Said Counsell: "I just wish him the best of luck trying to become a major league baseball player.""It's not easy becoming a major league baseball player," he said. "It certainly hasn't been easy dealing with everything he's had...
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Cuba, US improve relations, but sports defections continue

...busy to care."In a couple of years, maybe these baseball players can sign a contract to play with the Yankees and...they leave."It's not that simple. Dozens of baseball players have defected, including stars like Jose Abreu of...
Tough test finds most students miss marks

...standardized tests, explained education commissioner Mike Hanley."We've likened the analogy to a minor league baseball player who's hitting .300, gets moved to the majors and now he's hitting .225. The expectations, the game's changed...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 7

...Helsinki, Finland.1985 - Commissioner Peter Ueberroth announces the end of the two-day strike by the Major League Baseball Players Association as the players and owners reach a tentative agreement.1992 - Sergei Bubka, the world record-holder...
Today In Sports History for July 12

...the British Amateur, becomes the only golfer to take all four events in the same year.1954 - The Major League Baseball Players Association is founded.1964 - Mickey Wright wins the U.S. Women's Open for the fourth time by defeating Ruth...
New test, same opponent for Crimson Bears

...Region V championship game, JDHS took a 4-0 lead before Kings junior Nathan Bonck, the 2014-15 Alaska Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year, hit a two-run homer to jumpstart Kayhi into the win.JDHS' Klein was also a finalist for the Gatorade...
Pure Sole: Gooooooaaallie to the prom with me?

...have been some creative prom pleadings this year.Baseball player Michael Dale asked Rep. Sam Kito III's daughter...being a yes to prom.Hockey player Chase Barnum and baseball player Alex Muir asked their dates, Caitlyn Hyatt and Ashley...
State baseball cheat sheet

...Game 2, Kayhi vs. West Valley at 1 p.m.Ketchikan Kings (18-3), Southeast No. 1.2015 Alaska Gatorade Baseball Player Of The Year junior Nathan Bonck bats .507 with 6 HRs (three over the Adair Kennedy Field fence) and 34 RBI, plus...
Writer starts new romance series part."So why the switch from firefighters to baseball players? Bernard said she's a lifelong baseball fan...its long season, fans have the time to get to know baseball players and the team. Minor league baseball is even looser...


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