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Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 12

...NCAA-record hitting streak ends at 60 games, one day after he broke Robin Ventura's 16-year-old mark. Costantino, an outfielder for Division III Salve Regina of Newport, R.I., fails to get a hit in the first game of a doubleheader against Baldwin-Wallace...
Kyle Seager cashes in with $100 million deal in Seattle

...When the Seattle Mariners held the No. 2 pick in the 2009 amateur draft, it was clear they were targeting North Carolina outfielder Dustin Ackley. But in the process of scouting Ackley, the Tar Heels' third baseman caught the attention of Mariners scouting...
Unsinkable Jon Jay is Cardinals' unsung hero I saved him for this.Of course, I'm talking about outfielder Jon Jay.During a season in which many Cardinals' Oscar Taveras and Randal Grichuk and this whole slew of outfielders we have," Matheny said. "He's probably the one that's...
Martinez, Johnson, among 4 voted to MLB Hall of Fame

...point. The left-hander appeared on 97.3 percent of the ballots, the eighth-highest mark in the history of voting.Outfielder Dave Winfield (6-foot-6), elected in 2001, had been the tallest Hall of Famer, according to STATS."I don't think...
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South Korea wins Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - In the giddy moments after South Korea won the Little League World Series, outfielder Don Wan Sin realized how he wanted to celebrate."I want to go to the Blue House - the White House of Korea - and meet the President...
Hats off! Royals get old-timey with tip o' the hat

...Kansas City players started tipping their caps whenever an outfielder made a spectacular catch, or shortstop Alcides Escobar and...most memorable play - of the series wasn't made by a Royals outfielder. It happened in Game 3, when Moustakas toppled over a railing...
Crimson Bears and Falcons will be chasing the Wolves

...attitude.Hickok (left field) is an outfielder looking to prove himself as a powerful...sophomore and is considered one of the top outfielders in the league. He can run and hit...Ludeman (left field) is a speedy outfielder who can turn an infield hit into a single...
Today In Sports History

...history and first for San Francisco, striking out a career-high 14 batters and getting help from two running catches by outfielders Melky Cabrera and Gregor Blanco to beat the Houston Astros 10-0.June 141922 - Gene Sarazen edges Bobby Jones and John...
Mo'ne trying to find some peace amid all the attention

...Wednesday.As it was, Mo'ne was relatively anonymous Monday during the 90-minute practice. Meanwhile, the starting outfielders put on a power show: Carter Davis (no relation); then lanky Kai Cummings; then bullish Zion Spearman, the hitting hero...
Juneau-Douglas opens state softball play today

...the outfield is dirt and really unkempt. I just have to be really cautious on defense and be ready to back up the other outfielders."The tournament is double elimination. If JDHS wins today, they play at 9 a.m. Saturday. If they lose, the team...


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