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‘Disabled list’ renamed ‘injured list’

Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball will now use the term “injured list” instead of “disabled list” so as not to imply people with disabilities cannot play sports. The change is being made at the suggestion of advocacy groups … Continue reading

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Bustos withdraws support of Save America’s Pastime Act

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) has withdrawn her support of the Save America’s Pastime Act, a legislative proposal she co-sponsored with U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) when they introduced it in the House of Representatives last week. The move comes one day … Continue reading

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Statue of former Midwest Leaguer unveiled outside Target Field

A statue depicting Minnesota Twins great Kent Hrbek celebrating the team’s 1987 World Series win was unveiled outside Target Field this morning. As you can see in the photo below, hundreds of fans turned out for the event. Hrbek played in … Continue reading

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Kimbrel, Hellickson win Rookie of the Year awards

Atlanta Braves closer Craig Kimbrel and Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson are the winners of the 2011 Rookie of the Year awards. Kimbrel, 23, had a 4-3 record with a 2.10 ERA, 46 saves and 127 strikeouts in … Continue reading

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