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Major League Baseball

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Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. [1]

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Advance Publications

Advance Publications, Inc. is an American media company owned by the descendants of S.I. Newhouse Sr., Donald Newhouse and S.I. Newhouse Jr.

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Alex Rodriguez

Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez (born July 27, 1975), nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman.

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All-star game

An all-star game is an exhibition game that purports to showcase the best players (the "stars") of a sports league.

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American Association (19th century)

The American Association (AA) was a professional baseball league that existed for 10 seasons from to.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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American League

The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League (AL), is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada.

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American League Central

The American League Central is one of six divisions in Major League Baseball.

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American League Championship Series

The American League Championship Series (ALCS) is a best-of-seven series played in October in the Major League Baseball postseason that determines the winner of the American League (AL) pennant.

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American League Division Series

In Major League Baseball, the American League Division Series (ALDS) determines which teams will play in the American League Championship Series (ALCS).

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American League East

The American League East is one of Major League Baseball (MLB)'s six divisions (An East, Central, and West division for each of the two leagues).

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American League West

The American League West is one of three divisions in Major League Baseball's American League.

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Anabolic steroid

Anabolic steroids, also known more properly as anabolic–androgenic steroids (AAS), are steroidal androgens that include natural androgens like testosterone as well as synthetic androgens that are structurally related and have similar effects to testosterone.

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Anaheim, California

Anaheim (pronounced) is a city in Orange County, California, part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

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Angel Stadium

Angel Stadium of Anaheim, originally known as Anaheim Stadium and later Edison International Field of Anaheim, is a modern-style ballpark located in Anaheim, California.

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Arch Ward

Arch Ward (December 27, 1896 in Irwin, Illinois – July 9, 1955) was the sports editor for the Chicago Tribune and personal friend of the owner, Robert R. McCormick.

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Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks, often shortened as the D-backs, are an American professional baseball franchise based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Arlington, Texas

Arlington is a principal city in the U.S. state of Texas, located in Tarrant County.

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Artificial turf

Artificial turf is a surface of synthetic fibers made to look like natural grass.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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AT&T Park

AT&T Park is a baseball park located in the South Beach neighborhood of San Francisco, California.

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Atlanta

Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.

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Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves are an American professional baseball franchise based in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

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Australian Baseball League

The Australian Baseball League (ABL) is a professional baseball league in Australia.

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Babe Ruth

George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948) was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.

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Baltimore

Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.

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Baltimore Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles are an American professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Ban Johnson

Byron Bancroft "Ban" Johnson (January 5, 1864 – March 28, 1931) was an American executive in professional baseball who served as the founder and first president of the American League (AL).

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Barry Bonds

Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964) is an American former professional baseball left fielder who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants.

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Baseball Almanac

Baseball Almanac is an interactive baseball encyclopedia with 3,000 pages of baseball facts, research, awards, records, feats, lists, notable quotations, baseball movie ratings, and statistics.

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Baseball Assistance Team

The Baseball Assistance Team is a 501(c)(3) non-profit affiliated with Major League Baseball.

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Baseball cap

A baseball cap is a type of soft cap with a rounded crown and a stiff peak projecting in front.

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Baseball color line

The Color Line, also known as the Color Barrier, in American baseball excluded players of Black African descent from Major League Baseball and its affiliated Minor Leagues until 1947 (with a few notable exceptions in the 19th century before the line was firmly established).

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Baseball in Canada

Baseball has a long history in Canada, where it is one of the most popular sports.

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Baseball in the United States

Baseball in the United States is one of the most popular sports for both participants and spectators.

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Baseball park

A baseball park, also known as a ballpark or diamond, is a venue where baseball is played.

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Baseball Prospectus

Baseball Prospectus (BP) is an organization that publishes a website, BaseballProspectus.com, devoted to the sabermetric analysis of baseball.

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Baseball rules

The rules of baseball differ slightly from league to league, but in general share the same basic game play.

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Baseball Tonight

Baseball Tonight is a program that airs on ESPN.

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Baseball uniform

A baseball uniform is a type of uniform worn by baseball players and, uniquely to baseball, coaches.

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Baseball-Reference.com

Baseball-Reference.com is a website providing baseball statistics for every player in Major League Baseball history.

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Batted ball

In baseball, a batted ball is any ball that, after a pitch, is contacted by the batter's bat.

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BeIN Sports (Arabic)

beIN Sports (بي إن سبورتس العربية) is a group of sports channels based in Doha, Qatar, serving the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

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Bill James

George William James (born October 5, 1949) is an American baseball writer, historian, and statistician whose work has been widely influential.

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Black Sox Scandal

The Black Sox Scandal was a Major League Baseball match fixing incident in which eight members of the Chicago White Sox were accused of intentionally losing the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for money from a gambling syndicate led by Arnold Rothstein.

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Blackout (broadcasting)

In broadcasting, the term blackout refers to the non-airing of television or radio programming in a certain media market.

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Blackout (wartime)

A blackout during war, or in preparation for an expected war, is the practice of collectively minimizing outdoor light, including upwardly directed (or reflected) light.

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Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report (often abbreviated as B/R) is a website that focuses on sport and sports culture.

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Bob Feller

Robert William Andrew Feller (November 3, 1918December 15, 2010), nicknamed "The Heater from Van Meter", "Bullet Bob", and "Rapid Robert", was an American baseball pitcher who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cleveland Indians.

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Bob Gibson

Robert Gibson (born November 9, 1935) is a retired American baseball pitcher who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals (1959–75).

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston.com

Boston.com is a regional website that offers news and information about the Boston, Massachusetts region.

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Branch Rickey

Wesley Branch Rickey (December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965) was an American baseball player and sports executive.

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British Summer Time

During British Summer Time (BST), civil time in the United Kingdom is advanced one hour forward of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (in effect, changing the time zone from UTC+0 to UTC+1), so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less.

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BT Sport

BT Sport is a group of sports television channels provided by BT Consumer; a division of BT Group in the United Kingdom and Ireland that was launched on 1 August 2013.

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BT Sport ESPN

BT Sport ESPN is a sports television channel provided by BT Consumer; a division of BT Group in the United Kingdom and Ireland, under licence from American sports broadcaster ESPN Inc. The channel was operated by ESPN from 3 August 2009 to 31 July 2013, when it was sold to BT and became part of its BT Sport package.

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Buck Weaver

George Daniel "Buck" Weaver (August 18, 1890 – January 31, 1956) was an American shortstop and third baseman.

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Bunt (baseball)

A bunt is a special type of offensive technique in baseball or fastpitch softball.

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Busch Stadium

Busch Stadium, also referred to informally as "New Busch Stadium" or "Busch Stadium III", is a baseball park located in St. Louis, Missouri, and the home of the St. Louis Cardinals, the city's Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise.

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Carl Yastrzemski

Carl Michael Yastrzemski (nicknamed "Yaz"; born August 22, 1939) is an American former Major League Baseball player.

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Century of Progress

A Century of Progress International Exposition was a World's Fair registered under the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), which was held in Chicago, as The Chicago World's Fair, from 1933 to 1934 to celebrate the city's centennial.

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Channel 5 (UK)

Channel 5 is a British commercial television network.

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Chase Field

Chase Field, formerly Bank One Ballpark, is a baseball park located in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Chicago History Museum

Chicago History Museum (formerly known as the Chicago Historical Society) was founded in 1856 to study and interpret Chicago's history.

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Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.

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Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Chick Gandil

Charles Arnold "Chick" Gandil (January 19, 1888 – December 13, 1970) was a professional baseball player.

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Chief operating officer

The chief operating officer (COO), also called the chief operations officer, is one of the highest-ranking executive positions in an organization, comprising part of the "C-Suite".

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Christy Mathewson

Christopher Mathewson (August 12, 1880 – October 7, 1925), nicknamed "Big Six", "The Christian Gentleman", "Matty", and "The Gentleman's Hurler", was a Major League Baseball (MLB) right-handed pitcher who played 17 seasons with the New York Giants.

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Cincinnati

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Cincinnati Red Stockings

The Cincinnati Red Stockings of were baseball's first openly all-professional team, with ten salaried players.

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Cincinnati Reds

The Cincinnati Reds are an American professional baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Citi Field

Citi Field is a baseball park located in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in the New York City borough of Queens.

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Citizens Bank Park

Citizens Bank Park is a baseball park located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania within the South Philadelphia Sports Complex.

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Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.

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Cleveland Indians

The Cleveland Indians are an American professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Closer (baseball)

In baseball, a closing pitcher, more frequently referred to as a closer (abbreviated CL), is a relief pitcher who specializes in getting the final outs in a close game when his team is leading.

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Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies are an American professional baseball team based in Denver, Colorado.

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Comerica Park

Comerica Park is an open-air ballpark located in Downtown Detroit.

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Commerce Clause

The Commerce Clause describes an enumerated power listed in the United States Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3).

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Commissioner of Baseball

The Commissioner of Baseball is the chief executive of Major League Baseball (MLB) and the associated Minor League Baseball (MiLB) – a constellation of leagues and clubs known as organized baseball.

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Competition law

Competition law is a law that promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies.

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Complete game

In baseball, a complete game (denoted by CG) is the act of a pitcher pitching an entire game without the benefit of a relief pitcher.

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Continental League

The Continental League of Professional Baseball Clubs (known as the Continental League or CL) was a proposed third major league for baseball in the United States and Canada, announced in 1959 and scheduled to begin play in the 1961 season.

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Coors Field

Coors Field is a baseball park located in downtown Denver, Colorado.

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Cy Young

Denton True "Cy" Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher.

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Cy Young Award

The Cy Young Award is given annually to the best pitchers in Major League Baseball (MLB), one each for the American League (AL) and National League (NL).

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Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex

The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area, the official title designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget, encompasses 13 counties within the U.S. state of Texas.

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David Neft

David S. Neft (born January 9, 1937) is an American writer and historian who creates sports encyclopedias.

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David Ortiz

David Américo Ortiz Arias (born November 18, 1975), nicknamed "Big Papi," is a Dominican American former professional baseball designated hitter (DH) and occasional first baseman who played 20 Major League Baseball (MLB) seasons, primarily with the Boston Red Sox, but also with the Minnesota Twins.

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Dead-ball era

In baseball, the dead-ball era was the period between around 1900 and the emergence of Babe Ruth as a power hitter in 1919.

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Denny McLain

Dennis Dale McLain (born March 29, 1944) is an American former professional baseball player.

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Denver

Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.

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Designated hitter

In baseball, the designated hitter rule is the common name for Major League Baseball Rule 5.11, adopted by the American League in 1973.

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Detroit

Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.

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Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan.

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Detroit Wolverines

The Detroit Wolverines were a 19th-century baseball team that played in the National League from 1881 to 1888 in the city of Detroit, Michigan.

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Digital Spy

Digital Spy is a British-based entertainment, TV and movies website and brand, and is the largest digital property at Hearst UK.

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DirecTV

DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider based in El Segundo, California and is a subsidiary of AT&T.

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Division Series

The Division Series (also known as the League Division Series) is the quarterfinal round of the Major League Baseball playoffs.

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Dizzy Dean

Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean (January 16, 1910 – July 17, 1974), also known as Jerome Herman Dean, was an American professional baseball player.

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Dodger Stadium

Dodger Stadium, occasionally called by the metonym Chavez Ravine, is a baseball park located in the Elysian Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, the home field to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the city's Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise.

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Don Newcombe

Donald Newcombe (born June 14, 1926), nicknamed Newk, is an American former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played for the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers (1949–51 and 1954–58), Cincinnati Reds (1958–60) and Cleveland Indians (1960).

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E. W. Scripps Company

The E. W. Scripps Company is an American broadcasting company founded in 1878 as a chain of daily newspapers by Edward Willis "E. W." Scripps.

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Earned run average

In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched (i.e. the traditional length of a game).

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Eddie Cicotte

Edward Victor Cicotte (June 19, 1884 – May 5, 1969), nicknamed "Knuckles", was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball best known for his time with the Chicago White Sox.

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Editorial independence

Editorial independence is the freedom of editors to make decisions without interference from the owners of a publication.

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Ernest Lanigan

Ernest John Lanigan (January 4, 1873 in Chicago, Illinois – February 6, 1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American sportswriter and historian on the subject of baseball.

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ESPN

ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).

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ESPN (Latin America)

ESPN is a Latin American pay-TV network that broadcasts sports-related programming for the Latin American region in Spanish.

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ESPN America

ESPN America was a British-based European sports network, focusing on professional and collegiate sports of the United States and Canada.

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ESPN Australia

ESPN Australia is a 24-hour sports channel offered in Australia and New Zealand.

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ESPN Brasil

ESPN Brasil is a group of cable television network, launched in March 1989.

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ESPN Classic

ESPN Classic is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (which owns a controlling 80% stake) and Hearst Communications (which owns 20%).

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ESPN Deportes

ESPN Deportes (ESPN Sports) is an American Spanish language digital cable and satellite sports television channel that is owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between the Disney–ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company (which owns a controlling 80% stake) and the Hearst Communications (which owns the remaining 20%).

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ESPN Major League Baseball

ESPN Major League Baseball is a promotion of Major League Baseball on ESPN and ESPN2.

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ESPN Radio

ESPN Radio is an American sports radio network.

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ESPN.com

ESPN.com is the official website of ESPN.

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ESPN2

ESPN2 is an American basic cable and satellite television network that is owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (which owns a controlling 80% stake) and the Hearst Communications (which owns the remaining 20%).

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ESPNews

ESPNews (pronounced "ESPN News") is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between the Disney–ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company (which owns a controlling 80% stake) and the Hearst Communications (which owns the remaining 20%).

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Federal Baseball Club v. National League

Federal Baseball Club v. National League,, is a case in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Sherman Antitrust Act did not apply to Major League Baseball.

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Federal League

The Federal League of Base Ball Clubs, known simply as the Federal League, was an American professional baseball league that played its first season in 1913 and operated as a "third major league", in competition with the established National and American Leagues, from 1914 to 1915.

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Fenway Park

Fenway Park is a baseball park located in Boston, Massachusetts near Kenmore Square.

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Flannel

Flannel is a soft woven fabric, of various fineness.

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Ford Frick

Ford Christopher Frick (December 19, 1894 – April 8, 1978) was an American sportswriter and baseball executive.

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Foul ball

In baseball, a foul ball is a batted ball that.

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Fox Major League Baseball

Fox Major League Baseball (shortened to Fox MLB and also known as Major League Baseball on Fox, MLB on Fox, or MLB on FS1) is a presentation of Major League Baseball (MLB) games produced by Fox Sports, the sports division of the Fox Broadcasting Company (Fox), since June 1, 1996.

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Fox Sports

Fox Sports is the brand name for a number of sports channels, broadcast divisions, programming, and other media around the world that are either controlled or partially owned by the family of Rupert Murdoch.

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Fox Sports (United States)

Fox Sports is the programming division of the Fox Broadcasting Company, owned by 21st Century Fox, that is responsible for sports broadcasts on the network, and its dedicated regional and national sports cable channels.

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Fox Sports Networks

Fox Sports Networks (FSN; formerly known as Fox Sports Net & simply FSN), is the collective name for a group of regional sports networks in the United States that are primarily owned and operated by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.

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Fred McMullin

Fred Drury McMullin (October 13, 1891 – November 20, 1952) was an American Major League Baseball third baseman.

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Game of Shadows

Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal that Rocked Professional Sports is a bestselling non-fiction book published on March 23, 2006 and written by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams, reporters for the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Gary Sheffield

Gary Antonian Sheffield (born November 18, 1968) is an American former Major League Baseball outfielder who played with eight teams from 1988 to 2009.

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George Christopher

George Christopher (December 8, 1907 – September 14, 2000) was a Greek-American politician, and the 34th Mayor of San Francisco, serving in that office from January 1956 until January 1964.

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George Foster (baseball)

George Arthur Foster (born December 1, 1948) is an American former professional baseball outfielder, who played in Major League Baseball from 1969 to 1986.

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Globe Life Park in Arlington

Globe Life Park in Arlington is a baseball park in Arlington, Texas, located between Dallas and Fort Worth.

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Glossary of baseball (B)

Adventures as Knobloch Starts Over in Left",, March 23, 2001.

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Glossary of baseball (I)

I have it.

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Going To Bat Foundation

Going To Bat Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, conceived and created by three Southern California high school athletes to improve the lives of youths around the world.

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Grandfather clause

A grandfather clause (or grandfather policy) is a provision in which an old rule continues to apply to some existing situations while a new rule will apply to all future cases.

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Great American Ball Park

Great American Ball Park is a baseball stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio, which is the home field of Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Grover Cleveland Alexander

Grover Cleveland Alexander (February 26, 1887 – November 4, 1950), nicknamed "Old Pete", was an American Major League Baseball pitcher.

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Growth hormone

Growth hormone (GH), also known as somatotropin (or as human growth hormone in its human form), is a peptide hormone that stimulates growth, cell reproduction, and cell regeneration in humans and other animals.

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Growth hormone in sports

Growth hormone in sports refers to the use of growth hormones (GH or HGH) for athletic enhancement, as opposed to growth hormone treatment for medical therapy.

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Guaranteed Rate Field

Guaranteed Rate Field is a baseball park located in Chicago, Illinois, that serves as the home ballpark for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball.

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Gulf Coast of the United States

The Gulf Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Southern United States meets the Gulf of Mexico.

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Hank Aaron

Henry Louis Aaron (born February 5, 1934), nicknamed "Hammer" or "Hammerin' Hank", is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder who serves as the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves.

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Happy Chandler

Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler Sr. (July 14, 1898 – June 15, 1991) was an American politician from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

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Happy Felsch

Oscar Emil "Happy" Felsch (August 22, 1891 – August 17, 1964) was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Chicago White Sox from 1915 to 1920.

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History of baseball in the United States

The history of baseball in the United States can be traced to the 19th century, when amateurs played a baseball-like game by their own informal rules using homemade equipment.

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History of the Brooklyn Dodgers

The Brooklyn Dodgers were an American Major League baseball team, active primarily in the National League from 1884 until 1957, after which the club moved to Los Angeles, where it continues its history as the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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History of the New York Giants (baseball)

The San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball originated in New York City as the New York Gothams in 1883 and were known as the New York Giants from 1885 until the team relocated to San Francisco after the season.

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History of the Oakland Athletics

The history of the Athletics Major League Baseball franchise spans the period from 1901 to the present day, having begun as a charter member franchise in the new American League in Philadelphia before moving to Kansas City in 1955 for 14 seasons and then to its current home on the San Francisco Bay in Oakland, California, in 1968.

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History of the Philadelphia Athletics

The Oakland Athletics, a current Major League Baseball franchise, originated in Philadelphia.

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History of the Washington Senators (1901–60)

The Washington Senators baseball team was one of the American League's eight charter franchises.

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Hit and run (baseball)

A hit and run is a high risk, high reward offensive strategy used in baseball.

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Home advantage

In team sports, the term home advantage – also called home ground, home field, home-field advantage, home court, home-court advantage, defender's advantage or home-ice advantage – describes the benefit that the home team is said to gain over the visiting team.

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Home run

In baseball, a home run (abbreviated HR) is scored when the ball is hit in such a way that the batter is able to circle the bases and reach home safely in one play without any errors being committed by the defensive team in the process.

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Home Run Derby (Major League Baseball)

The Home Run Derby is an annual home run hitting contest in Major League Baseball (MLB) customarily held the day before the MLB All-Star Game, which places the contest on a Monday in July.

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Horace Stoneham

Horace Charles Stoneham (April 27, 1903 — January 7, 1990) was an American Major League Baseball executive and the owner of the New York and San Francisco Giants from 1936 to 1976.

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Houston

Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.

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Houston Astros

The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team based in Houston, Texas.

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Huntington Avenue Grounds

Huntington Avenue American League Baseball Grounds is the full name of the baseball stadium that formerly stood in Boston, Massachusetts, and was the first home field for the Boston Red Sox (known informally as the 'Boston Americans' until 1908) from 1901–1911.

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Hy Turkin

Hyman C. Turkin (May 9, 1915 – June 24, 1955) was a sportswriter best known for co-editing the first baseball encyclopedia.

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Inflation

In economics, inflation is a sustained increase in price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.

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Interleague play

Interleague play in Major League Baseball refers to regular-season baseball games played between an American League (AL) team and a National League (NL) team.

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Jackie Robinson

Jack Roosevelt Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era.

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Jackie Robinson Foundation

The Jackie Robinson Foundation is a national, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, which gives scholarships to minority youths for higher education, as well as preserving the legacy of Baseball Hall of Fame member, Jackie Robinson.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Japan national baseball team

The is the national team representing Japan in international baseball competitions.

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Jason Giambi

Jason Gilbert Giambi (born January 8, 1971) is an American former professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter.

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Jefferson Street Grounds

Jefferson Street Grounds was a baseball field located in Philadelphia.

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Jersey (clothing)

A jersey is an item of knitted clothing, traditionally in wool or cotton, with sleeves, worn as a pullover, as it does not open at the front, unlike a cardigan.

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Jim Bouton

James Alan Bouton (born March 8, 1939) is an American retired professional baseball player.

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Jim Crane

James Robert Crane (born January 17, 1954) is a businessman from Houston, Texas.

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Joe DiMaggio

Joseph Paul DiMaggio (November 25, 1914 – March 8, 1999), nicknamed "Joltin' Joe" and "The Yankee Clipper", was an American baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees.

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John M. Dowd

John Maguire Dowd (born February 11, 1941) is an American lawyer, former attorney for the United States Department of Justice, and former Marine Corps JAG.

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Jonathan Gould (presenter)

Jonathan Gould (born 1961 in Kenya) is a British television presenter who was the host of the UK baseball show MLB on Five from 1997 until it was cancelled in 2008.

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Josh Chetwynd

Joshua Stephen Chetwynd is a British-born American journalist, broadcaster, author, sports agent and former baseball player.

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Kansas City Royals

The Kansas City Royals are an American professional baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Kauffman Stadium

Kauffman Stadium, often called "The K", is a baseball park located in Kansas City, Missouri, that is home to the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB).

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Kenesaw Mountain Landis

Kenesaw Mountain Landis (November 20, 1866 – November 25, 1944) was an American jurist who served as a federal judge from 1905 to 1922 and as the first Commissioner of Baseball from 1920 until his death.

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Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada

Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada co-authored the book Game of Shadows while they were reporters for the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Larry Doby

Lawrence Eugene Doby (December 13, 1923 – June 18, 2003) was an American professional baseball player in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball (MLB) who was the second black player to break baseball's color barrier.

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League Championship Series

The League Championship Series (LCS) is the official name for the semifinal round of postseason play in Major League Baseball which has been conducted since 1969.

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Lefty Williams

Claude Preston "Lefty" Williams (March 9, 1893 – November 4, 1959) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball.

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Leo Durocher

Leo Ernest Durocher (July 27, 1905 – October 7, 1991), nicknamed Leo the Lip and Lippy, was an American professional baseball player, manager and coach.

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List of all-time Major League Baseball win–loss records

The following is a listing of all 30 current Major League Baseball (MLB) teams ranked by win-loss record percentage, accurate as of the end of the 2017 Major League Baseball season.

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List of American and Canadian cities by number of major professional sports franchises

This is a list of metropolitan areas in the United States and Canada categorized by the number of major professional sports franchises in their metropolitan areas.

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List of attendance figures at domestic professional sports leagues

The table below lists domestic professional sports leagues from around the world by total attendances for the last completed season for which data is available.

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List of current Major League Baseball stadiums

The following is a list of Major League Baseball stadiums, their locations, their first year of usage and home teams.

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List of Major League Baseball awards

Major League Baseball presents a variety of annual awards and trophies to recognize both its teams and its players.

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List of Major League Baseball managers

Major League Baseball is the highest level of play in North American professional baseball, and is the organization that operates the National League and the American League.

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List of Major League Baseball retired numbers

Major League Baseball and its participating clubs have retired various uniform numbers over the course of time, ensuring that those numbers are never worn again and thus will always be associated with particular players or managers of note.

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List of Major League Baseball spring training ballparks

The following is a list of current and former Major League Baseball spring training ballparks.

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List of professional sports leagues

This is a list of professional sports leagues.

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List of professional sports teams in the United States and Canada

This article features a listing of all professional sports teams based in the United States and Canada, in addition to teams from other countries that compete in professional leagues based in the two countries.

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List of World Series champions

The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) and concludes the MLB postseason.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Los Angeles Angels

The Los Angeles Angels are an American professional baseball franchise based in Anaheim, California.

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Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers are an American professional baseball team based in Los Angeles, California.

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Louisville Colonels

The Louisville Colonels were a Major League Baseball team that played in the American Association (AA) throughout that league's ten-year existence from 1882 until 1891.

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Magic number (sports)

In certain sports, a magic number is a number used to indicate how close a front-running team is to clinching a division title and/or a playoff spot.

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Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

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Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also known as the "Midsummer Classic", is an annual professional baseball game sanctioned by Major League Baseball (MLB) contested between the All-Stars from the American League (AL) and National League (NL), currently selected by fans for starting fielders, by managers for pitchers, and by managers and players for reserves.

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Major League Baseball All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award is an annual Major League Baseball (MLB) award which is presented to the most outstanding player in each year's MLB All-Star Game.

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Major League Baseball attendance records

115,301 is the all-time record.

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Major League Baseball Constitution

The Major League Baseball Constitution is a document under which the day-to-day operation of Major League Baseball is conducted.

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Major League Baseball drug policy

Major League Baseball's drug policy—the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program—was established by agreement between the MLB Players Association and the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball.

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Major League Baseball on TBS

Major League Baseball on TBS (also sometimes referred to as Sunday MLB on TBS during the regular season) is a presentation of regular season and postseason Major League Baseball game telecasts that air on the American cable and satellite network TBS.

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Major League Baseball on television

The following is a detailed description of the various television networks (both broadcast and cable), rights fees, and announcers who have called Major League Baseball games throughout the years (from the late 1930s through the present).

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Major League Baseball Players Association

The Major League Baseball Players Association (or MLBPA) is the collective bargaining representative for all current Major League Baseball players.

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Major League Baseball postseason

The Major League Baseball postseason is an elimination tournament held after the conclusion of the MLB regular season.

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Major League Baseball Rookie of the Year Award

In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is annually given to one player from each league as voted on by the Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA).

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Major League Baseball wild card

In Major League Baseball (MLB), the wild card teams are the two teams in each of the two leagues (American and National) that have qualified for the postseason despite failing to win their division.

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Major League Baseball Wild Card Game

The Major League Baseball Wild Card Game is a play-in game which was added to the Major League Baseball postseason in 2012.

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Major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada

The major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada are the highest professional competitions of team sports in those countries.

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Manager (baseball)

In baseball, the field manager (commonly referred to as the manager) is the equivalent of a head coach who is responsible for overseeing and making final decisions on all aspects of on-field team strategy, lineup selection, training and instruction.

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Manhattan

Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Manny Ramirez

Manuel Arístides Ramírez Onelcida (born May 30, 1972) is a Dominican-American professional baseball outfielder.

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Mark McGwire

Mark David McGwire (born October 1, 1963), nicknamed Big Mac, is an American former professional baseball player and currently the bench coach for the San Diego Padres.

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Marlins Park

Marlins Park is a baseball park located in Miami, Florida.

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Match fixing

In organized sports, match fixing occurs as a match is played to a completely or partially pre-determined result, violating the rules of the game and often the law.

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Mayor of San Francisco

The Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco is the head of the executive branch of the San Francisco city and county government.

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Miami

Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.

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Miami Marlins

The Miami Marlins are an American professional baseball team based in Miami, Florida.

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Miami metropolitan area

The Miami metropolitan area, also known as the Greater Miami Area or South Florida, is the 73rd largest metropolitan area in the world and the eighth-largest metropolitan area in the United States.

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Miller Park

Miller Park is a baseball park located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States.

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Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers are an American professional baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.

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Minneapolis–Saint Paul

Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota.

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Minnesota

Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.

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Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins are an American professional baseball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Minor League Baseball

Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.

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Minute Maid Park

Minute Maid Park, previously known as The Ballpark at Union Station, Enron Field, and Astros Field, is a ballpark in Downtown Houston, Texas, United States, that opened in 2000 to house the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB).

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Mitchell Report

The Report to the Commissioner of Baseball of an Independent Investigation into the Illegal Use of Steroids and Other Performance Enhancing Substances by Players in Major League Baseball, informally known as the "Mitchell Report," is the result of former Democratic United States Senator from Maine George J. Mitchell's 20-month investigation into the use of anabolic steroids and human growth hormone (HGH) in Major League Baseball (MLB).

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MLB Advanced Media

MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) is a limited partnership of the club owners of Major League Baseball (MLB) based in New York City and is the Internet and interactive branch of the league.

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MLB China Series

The Major League Baseball China Series, or MLB China Series, was two spring training games between the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers played in the People's Republic of China.

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MLB Industry Growth Fund

MLB Industry Growth Fund is a pool of money collected by Major League Baseball.

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MLB Japan All-Star Series

The MLB Japan All-Star Series is a biennial end-of-the-season tour of Japan made by an All-Star team from Major League Baseball (MLB) since 1986, contested in a best-of format against the All-Stars from Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) or recently as of 2014 their national team Samurai Japan (SJP).

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MLB Network

MLB Network is an American television sports channel dedicated to baseball.

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MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio (formerly MLB Home Plate) is an American sports talk radio station on Sirius XM Radio that features Major League Baseball related talk shows, as well as archives and live reports.

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MLB on Five

MLB on Five is a sports television programme on Channel 5 in the UK providing live coverage of Major League Baseball games.

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MLB.com

MLB.com is the official site of Major League Baseball and is overseen by Major League Baseball Advanced Media, L.P. (a subsidiary of MLB).

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Monday Night Baseball

Monday Night Baseball is a live game telecast of Major League Baseball that airs most Monday nights during the regular season on ESPN.

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Montreal Expos

The Montreal Expos (Les Expos de Montréal) were a Canadian professional baseball team based in Montreal, Quebec.

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Montreal Royals

The Montreal Royals were a minor league professional baseball team in Montreal, Quebec, from 1897–1917 and 1928–60.

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Mordecai Brown

Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown (October 19, 1876 – February 14, 1948), nicknamed Three Finger or Miner, was an American Major League Baseball pitcher and manager during the first two decades of the 20th century (known as the "dead-ball era").

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Multi-purpose stadium

Multi-purpose stadiums are a type of stadium designed to be easily used by multiple types of events.

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Nate Silver

Nathaniel Read Silver (born January 13, 1978) is an American statistician and writer who analyzes baseball (see sabermetrics) and elections (see psephology).

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National Association of Professional Base Ball Players

The National Association of Professional Base Ball Players (NAPBBP), or simply the National Association (NA), was founded in 1871 and continued through the 1875 season.

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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.

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National Basketball Association

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).

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National Football League

The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).

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National Hockey League

The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.

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National League

The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, known simply as the National League (NL), is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada, and the world's oldest current professional team sports league.

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National League Central

The National League Central is one of Major League Baseball's six divisions.

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National League Championship Series

The National League Championship Series (NLCS) is a best-of-seven series played in October in the Major League Baseball postseason that determines the winner of the National League (NL) pennant.

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National League Division Series

In Major League Baseball, the National League Division Series (NLDS) determines which two teams from the National League will advance to the National League Championship Series.

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National League East

The National League East is one of Major League Baseball's six divisions.

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National League West

The National League West is one of the three divisions of the National League of Major League Baseball in North America (including Canada).

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Nationals Park

Nationals Park is a baseball park along the Anacostia River in the Navy Yard neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It is the home ballpark for the Washington Nationals, the city's Major League Baseball franchise.

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Negro league baseball

The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams predominantly made up of African Americans and, to a lesser extent, Latin Americans.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York Mets

The New York Mets are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of Queens.

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New York Yankees

The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.

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New York Yankees Radio Network

The New York Yankees Radio Network is a Entercom-owned radio network that broadcasts New York Yankees baseball games to 52 stations across 14 states.

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Nippon Professional Baseball

or NPB is the highest level of baseball in Japan.

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Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Athletics, often referred to as the A's, are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland, California.

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Oakland, California

Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.

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Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum

The Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum, often referred to as the Oakland Coliseum, is a multi-purpose stadium in Oakland, California, United States, which is home to both the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).

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One-game playoff

A one-game playoff, sometimes known as a pennant playoff, tiebreaker game or knockout game, is a tiebreaker in certain sports—usually but not always professional—to determine which of two teams, tied in the final standings, will qualify for a post-season tournament.

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Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Oriole Park at Camden Yards, often referred to simply as Camden Yards or Oriole Park, is a Major League Baseball (MLB) ballpark located in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Party leaders of the United States Senate

The Senate Majority and Minority Leaders are two United States Senators and members of the party leadership of the United States Senate.

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Pee Wee Reese

Harold Peter Henry "Pee Wee" Reese (July 23, 1918 – August 14, 1999) was an American professional baseball player.

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Pennant (sports)

A pennant is a commemorative flag typically used to show support for a particular athletic team.

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Performance-enhancing substance

Performance-enhancing substances, also known as performance-enhancing drugs (PED), are substances that are used to improve any form of activity performance in humans.

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Petco Park

Petco Park is a baseball park located in the downtown area of San Diego, California, United States, that is home to the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB).

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Pete Gray

Peter J. Gray (born Peter James Wyshner; March 6, 1915 – June 30, 2002) was an American professional baseball outfielder who played for the St. Louis Browns of Major League Baseball in 1945, despite having lost his right arm in a childhood accident.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies are an American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona.

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Players' League

The Players' National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs, popularly known as the Players' League (sometimes rendered as Players League), was a short-lived but star-studded professional American baseball league of the 19th century.

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Playoff format

There are a number of formats used in various levels of competition in sports and games to determine an overall champion.

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Playoffs

The playoffs, play-offs, postseason and/or finals of a sports league are a competition played after the regular season by the top competitors to determine the league champion or a similar accolade.

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PNC Park

PNC Park is a baseball park located on the North Shore of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Polo Grounds

The Polo Grounds was the name of three stadiums in Upper Manhattan, New York City, used mainly for professional baseball and American football from 1880 until 1963.

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Position player

In baseball, a position player is a player who on defense plays as an infielder, outfielder, or catcher.

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Primera Hora (Puerto Rico)

Primera Hora is a newspaper based in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico and distributed daily throughout the island.

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Professional baseball

Professional baseball is played in leagues throughout the world.

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Progressive Field

Progressive Field is a baseball park located in the downtown area of Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.

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Ray Chapman

Raymond Johnson Chapman (January 15, 1891 – August 17, 1920) was an American baseball player, spending his entire career as a shortstop for the Cleveland Indians.

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Réseau des sports

Réseau des sports (RDS), is a Canadian French language Category C specialty channel showing sports and sport-related shows.

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Regional sports network

In the United States and Canada, a regional sports network (RSN) is a cable television channel (many of which are also distributed on direct broadcast satellite services) that presents sports programming to a local market or geographical region.

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Regulation of sport

The regulation of sport is usually done by a sport governing body for each sport, resulting in a core of relatively invariant, agreed rules.

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Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities

Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) is a youth baseball program operated by Major League Baseball.

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Richard M. Cohen

Richard Merrill Cohen (born February 14, 1948) is an American journalist, television producer, and author.

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Road (sports)

A road game or away game is a sports game where the specified team is not the host and must travel to another venue.

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Rob Manfred

Robert D. Manfred Jr. (born September 28, 1958) is an American lawyer and business executive who is the tenth and current Commissioner of Baseball.

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Rogers Centre

Rogers Centre, originally named SkyDome, is a multi-purpose stadium in Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, situated just southwest of the CN Tower near the northern shore of Lake Ontario.

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Rogers Communications

Rogers Communications Inc. is a Canadian communications and media company.

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Rowman & Littlefield

Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group is an independent publishing house founded in 1949.

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Roy Campanella

Roy Campanella (November 19, 1921 – June 26, 1993), nicknamed "Campy", was an American baseball player, primarily as a catcher.

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S. C. Thompson

Sherley Clark Thompson (September 14, 1897 – March 21, 1967) was best known as the co-editor of the first baseball encyclopedia.

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Safeco Field

Safeco Field is a retractable roof baseball park located in Seattle, Washington.

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Sammy Sosa

Samuel Kelvin Peralta Sosa (born November 12, 1968) is a Dominican former professional baseball right fielder.

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San Diego

San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.

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San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Diego, California.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.

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San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Francisco, California.

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Satchel Paige

Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (July 7, 1906 – June 8, 1982) was an American Negro league baseball and Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who became a legend in his own lifetime by being known as perhaps the best pitcher in baseball history, by his longevity in the game, and by attracting record crowds wherever he pitched.

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SB Nation

SB Nation (Sports Blog Nation) is a sports news website owned and operated by Vox Media (formerly SportsBlogs, Inc.). Established in 2005, the site comprises 320 blogs covering individual professional and college sports teams, and other sports-oriented topics.

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Season (sports)

In an organized sports league, a typical season is the portion of one year in which regulated games of the sport are in session: for example, in Major League Baseball the season lasts approximately from April to October.

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Seattle

Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.

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Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Pilots

The American professional baseball team now known as the Milwaukee Brewers spent their first season,, as the Seattle Pilots in Seattle, Washington.

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Secaucus, New Jersey

Secaucus is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States.

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Selective Service System

The Selective Service System is an independent agency of the United States government that maintains information on those potentially subject to military conscription.

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Shoeless Joe Jackson

Joseph Jefferson Jackson (July 16, 1887 – December 5, 1951), nicknamed "Shoeless Joe", was an American star outfielder who played Major League Baseball (MLB) in the early 1900s.

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Single (baseball)

In baseball, a single is the most common type of base hit, accomplished through the act of a batter safely reaching first base by hitting a fair ball (thus becoming a runner) and getting to first base before a fielder puts him out.

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Sirius XM Holdings

Sirius XM Satellite Radio is an American broadcasting company that provides three satellite radio and online radio services operating in the United States: Sirius Satellite Radio, XM Satellite Radio, and Sirius XM Radio.

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Slate (magazine)

Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.

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Society for American Baseball Research

The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is a membership organization dedicated to fostering the research and dissemination of the history and record of baseball.

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Southern Illinois University Press

Southern Illinois University Press or SIU Press, founded in 1956, is a university press located in Carbondale, Illinois, owned and operated by Southern Illinois University.

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Spanish language

Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.

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Spartanburg Herald-Journal

The Spartanburg Herald-Journal is a daily newspaper, and the primary newspaper for Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Spitball

A spitball is an illegal baseball pitch in which the ball has been altered by the application of saliva, petroleum jelly, or some other foreign substance.

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Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated is an American sports magazine owned by Meredith Corporation.

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Sportsnet

Sportsnet is a Canadian English-language sports specialty service.

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Spring break

Spring break is a vacation period in early Spring at universities and schools which started during the 1930s in the United States and is observed in some other mainly Western countries.

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Spring training

In Major League Baseball (MLB), spring training is a series of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of the regular season.

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St. Louis

St.

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St. Louis Cardinals

The St.

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St. Petersburg, Florida

St.

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Stan Musial

Stanley Frank Musial (born Stanisław Franciszek Musiał; November 21, 1920 – January 19, 2013), nicknamed Stan the Man, was an American baseball outfielder and first baseman.

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Stolen base

In baseball, a stolen base occurs when a runner advances to a base to which he is not entitled and the official scorer rules that the advance should be credited to the action of the runner.

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Straw hat

A straw hat is a brimmed hat that is woven out of straw or straw-like materials from different plants or synthetics.

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Sunday Night Baseball

Sunday Night Baseball is an exclusive weekly telecast of a Major League Baseball game that airs Sunday nights at 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN during the regular season (the official name is ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell; previous presenting sponsors included Nextel and Bank of America).

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SunTrust Park

SunTrust Park is a baseball park located in the Atlanta metropolitan area 10 miles (16 km) northwest of downtown Atlanta in the unincorporated community of Cumberland, in Cobb County, Georgia.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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Swede Risberg

Charles August "Swede" Risberg (October 13, 1894 – October 13, 1975) was a Major League Baseball shortstop.

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Sydney Cricket Ground

The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is a sports stadium in Sydney, Australia.

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Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays are an American professional baseball team based in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Target Field

Target Field is a baseball park in the historic warehouse (or North Loop) district of downtown Minneapolis.

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TBS (U.S. TV channel)

TBS is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.

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Ted Williams

Theodore Williams (born Theodore Samuel Williams; August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002) was an American professional baseball player and manager.

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Testosterone (medication)

Testosterone is a medication and naturally occurring steroid hormone.

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Texas Rangers (baseball)

The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team based in Arlington, Texas, located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.

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The Anderson Independent-Mail

The Anderson Independent-Mail, known as Independent Mail, is the local newspaper for Anderson County in the state of South Carolina.

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The Cincinnati Post

The Cincinnati Post was an afternoon daily newspaper published in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Sports Network

The Sports Network (TSN) is a Canadian English language sports specialty service.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Third jersey

A third jersey, alternate jersey, third kit or alternate uniform is a jersey or uniform that a sports team wear in games instead of its home outfit or its away outfit, often when the colors of two competing teams' other uniforms are too similar to play easily.

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Throwback uniform

Throwback uniforms, throwback jerseys or retro kits or heritage guernseys are sports uniforms styled to resemble the uniforms that a team wore in the past.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Time Inc.

Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.

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Tony Petitti

Tony Petitti is the Chief Operating Officer of Major League Baseball.

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Toronto

Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.

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Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays are a Canadian professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario.

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Triumph Books

Triumph Books is a Chicago-based sports book publisher.

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Tropicana Field

Tropicana Field, also commonly known as The Trop, is a domed stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States, that has been the home of the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball (MLB) since the team's inaugural season in 1998.

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TSN2

TSN2 is a multiplex channel of the Canadian English language Category C cable and satellite specialty service The Sports Network (TSN) that is owned by CTV Specialty Television Inc., a joint venture between Bell Media (80%) and ESPN Inc. (20%).

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TVA Sports

TVA Sports is a Canadian French language Category C specialty channel.

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Umpire (baseball)

In baseball, the umpire is the person charged with officiating the game, including beginning and ending the game, enforcing the rules of the game and the grounds, making judgment calls on plays, and handling the disciplinary actions.

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Uniform number (Major League Baseball)

In baseball, the uniform number is a number worn on the uniform of each player and coach.

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Union Association

The Union Association was a league in Major League Baseball which lasted for only one season in 1884.

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United States Congress

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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University of Illinois Press

The University of Illinois Press (UIP) is a major American university press and is part of the University of Illinois system.

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USA Today

USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.

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Voice of America

Voice of America (VOA) is a U.S. government-funded international radio broadcast source that serves as the United States federal government's official institution for non-military, external broadcasting.

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Walter Johnson

Walter Perry Johnson (November 6, 1887 – December 10, 1946), nicknamed "Barney" and "The Big Train", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher.

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Walter O'Malley

Walter Francis O'Malley (October 9, 1903 – August 9, 1979) was an American sports executive who owned the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers team in Major League Baseball from 1950 to 1979.

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WAPA-TV

WAPA-TV, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 27), is an independent television station licensed to San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals are a professional baseball team based in Washington, D.C. The Nationals compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the National League (NL) East division.

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Washington Nationals (1886–89)

The Washington Nationals, sometimes referred to as the Washington Statesmen, was a professional baseball team in the mid to late 1880s.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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WatchESPN

WatchESPN (formerly ESPN Networks) is an Internet television website and mobile application operated by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (which operates the network, through its 80% controlling ownership interest) and the Hearst Communications (which holds the remaining 20% interest).

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Wednesday Night Baseball

Wednesday Night Baseball is a live game telecast of Major League Baseball that airs every Wednesday night during the regular season on ESPN.

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West Side Park

West Side Park was the name used for two different baseball parks that formerly stood in Chicago, Illinois.

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Willie Mays

Willie Howard Mays, Jr. (born May 6, 1931), nicknamed "The Say Hey Kid", is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) center fielder who spent almost all of his 22-season career playing for the New York/San Francisco Giants, before finishing with the New York Mets.

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Winning percentage

In sports, a winning percentage is the fraction of games or matches a team or individual has won.

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World Baseball Classic

The World Baseball Classic (WBC) is an international baseball tournament sanctioned from 2006 to 2013 by the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) and after 2013 by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC).

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World Baseball Softball Confederation

World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC; Confédération internationale de baseball et softball) is the world governing body for the sports of baseball and softball.

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World Series

The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) in North America, contested since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion team.

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Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field is a baseball park located on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois.

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XM Satellite Radio

XM Satellite Radio (XM) was one of the three satellite radio (SDARS) and online radio services in the United States and Canada, operated by Sirius XM Holdings.

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Yahoo Sports

Yahoo Sports is a sports news website launched by Yahoo! on December 8, 1997.

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Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium is a stadium located in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx in New York City.

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Yankees–Red Sox rivalry

The Yankees–Red Sox rivalry is a Major League Baseball (MLB) rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox.

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1919 World Series

The 1919 World Series matched the American League champion Chicago White Sox against the National League champion Cincinnati Reds.

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1933 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The 1933 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the first edition of the All-Star Game known as the "Midsummer Classic".

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1958 Major League Baseball season

The 1958 Major League Baseball season was played from April 14 to October 15, 1958.

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1969 Major League Baseball expansion

The 1969 Major League Baseball expansion resulted in the establishment of expansion franchises in Kansas City and Seattle in the American League and in Montreal and San Diego in the National League of Major League Baseball.

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1969 New York Mets season

The 1969 New York Mets season was the team's eighth as a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise and culminated when they won the World Series over the Baltimore Orioles.

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1977 Major League Baseball expansion

The 1977 Major League Baseball expansion resulted in the establishment of expansion franchises in Seattle and Toronto in the American League of Major League Baseball.

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1986 MLB Japan All-Star Series

The 1986 MLB Japan All-Star Series was the first edition of the championship, a best-of-seven series between the All-Star teams from Major League Baseball (MLB) and Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), then-called All-Japan.

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2002 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The 2002 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 73rd playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues that make up Major League Baseball.

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2014 MLB Japan All-Star Series

The 2014 MLB Japan All-Star Series was the eleventh edition of the championship, a best-of-five series between the All-Star team from Major League Baseball (MLB) and, for the first time in series history, the national team Samurai Japan.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_League_Baseball

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