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American Baseball Players Thrive In Venezuela

AP | JOSHUA GOODMAN | Posted 12.31.2013 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — It's about six weeks before pitchers and catchers report to spring training in the U.S., but in Venezuela, the nation's fi...

Major League Baseball Is Making an Error With Instant Replay

Seth Swirsky | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Seth Swirsky

Part of the fun of the game is watching a manager argue with an umpire who he feels made a bad call. It's exciting to see a manager thrown out of a ball game. It's one of the things that gets fans "up" in a game. With Instant Replay it becomes a much calmer, less exciting game.

Baseball Players Go To Bat For Those In Need

www.latimes.com | Kevin Baxter | Posted 10.15.2011 | Impact

The Arizona Diamondbacks, New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers are among baseball's leaders -- and this time we're not talking about the standings. Th...

Religious Leaders Join Call For Baseball Tobacco Ban

Posted 08.02.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Religious leaders are hoping to hit a home run in a campaign to get Major League Baseball players t...

Live From Anaheim

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tom Matlack

Ozzie Smith on backflips, prostate cancer, his feminine side and why the National League will win tonight.

The Baseball Player Steroid Outings

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

There can be no dispute that baseball players, indeed many of the famous ones, have taken steroids. Conceded it is news, but all media disclosures accomplish is the ruining of reputations.

Sugar Gets It Right on Domican Baseball Players

Lou Melendez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lou Melendez

Sugar depicts the journey of a young Dominican ballplayer to the minor leagues in the United States. What I saw on the screen was as close to reality as one could see.

Mark Teixeira & Baseball's Fantasy World

George Mitrovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
George Mitrovich

We may achieve a new equity between players and fans, between the few who makes millions playing a game and the many who labor to survive America's economic nightmare.