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You don't know Bo!
Bo Jackson was a two sport athlete playing both professional football as well as professional baseball. Bo began his baseball career with the Kansas City Royals in 1986 and retired with the California Angels in 1994.
On March 21, 2001 Diamondbacks pitcher Randy Johnson struck a bird with a pitch causing it to explode. The umpire ruled the play a no-pitch.
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Ebbets Field was a Major League Baseball stadium in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York City. It is known mainly as the home of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team of the National League, from 1913 to 1957.
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The Cuban Missile!
The fastest baseball pitch is 105.1 mph (169.14 km/h) and was thrown by Aroldis Chapman (Cuba) for the Cincinnati Reds in a game against the San Diego Padres, at PETCO Park, San Diego, California, USA, on 24 September 2010.
The Georgia Peach!
Outfielder Ty Cobb, whose career ended in 1928, has the highest batting average in Major League Baseball (MLB) history. He batted .366 over 24 seasons, mostly with the Detroit Tigers. In addition, he won a record 11 batting titles for leading the American League in BA over the course of an entire season.
Slider, don't swing!
Slider is the mascot for the Cleveland Indians. He is a large, furry fuchsia-colored creature. He has a large yellow nose and shaggy yellow eyebrows. He was created in 1990, inspired by the Phillie Phanatic. He was best known for an injury during the 1995 American League Championship Series when he fell six feet off an outfield wall and tore knee ligaments. He was inducted into the Mascot Hall of Fame in 2008.
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The lovable losers finally win!
After a 108 year championship drought the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in game 7 of the World Series with a final score of 8-7.
David Américo Ortiz Arias, nicknamed "Big Papi", is a Dominican American retired professional baseball player. Ortiz was a designated hitter in Major League Baseball who occasionally played first base.
Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) was an American professional baseball second baseman who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base on April 15, 1947. The Dodgers, by signing Robinson, heralded the end of racial segregation in professional baseball that had relegated black players to the Negro leagues since the 1880s. Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.
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The 1906 Chicago Cubs season was the 35th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 31st in the National League and the 14th at West Side Park. The team won the National League pennant with a record of 116–36, a full 20 games ahead of the second-place New
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