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Lou Gehrig’s Speech – 75th Anniversary (Video)

July 4, 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s “Luckiest Man” speech. He died of ALS in 1941.

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Quote of the Day – Yogi Berra

"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."
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“A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.” – Yogi Berra

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Baseball Great Johnny Bench Loses His Health Insurance Thanks to ObamaCare

Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench says he’s in the same boat as millions of other Americans who have lost their insurance recently.

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Why Vin Scully is Still The Best Baseball Announcer (Video)

Here, Vin Scully, who announces for the LA Dodgers, pays tribute to long time Colorado Rockie Todd Helton who’s hanging up his cleats after this season.

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Major League Baseball to [Finally] Enter 21st Century Next Year

Major League Baseball (MLB) is FINALLY going to enter the 21st century next season by expanding use of instant replay. Click this link to read about the decision at the Boston Globe. I’m wondering if replay would reverse calls like this one or this one at home plate. In any case, it’s about damn time!

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Crazy Sky at Boston’s Fenway Park

See more impressive photos of the cloud formations at this link.

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Report: Washington Nationals Among Baseball’s Least Popular Teams

Considering last year’s run to the playoffs, this is a little surprising. Via CBS DC/WNEW D.C. traffic on game nights might seem to indicate otherwise, but apparently the Nationals are one of the least popular teams in baseball. Harris Interactive’s annual report on the popularity of Major League Baseball teams is out, and the Nats […]

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