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...
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...
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...
Hey batter batter batter, swing batter!

...This is my favorite time of year," GCLL president Tom Karpstein said. "Nothing beats the smiles of youth baseball players."Karpstein has umpired baseball on multiple levels for 44 years and was the master of ceremonies for Saturday's...
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...
Today In Sports History for March 17

1871 - The National Association of Professional Baseball Players is organized to replace the amateur National Association.1897 - Bob Fitzsimmons knocks out Jim Corbett in the 14th round to win...
Today In Sports History for March 4

1872 - The National Association of Professional Baseball Players holds its annual convention in Cleveland. Eight clubs send delegates. Bob Ferguson? Atlantics IF? is elected president. Each...
Juneau sandlot player 'mining' baseballs in the valley

...It is pretty special to me."The Mat-Su Miners are a top team in a top-level league for amateur college baseball players looking to keep their games alive during the 'off-season.'The Alaska Baseball League season starts in June...


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