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  New York Yankees - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Among the North American major sports, their success is only approached by the 24 Stanley Cup championships of the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League.
In January 1903, the American League and National League held a "peace conference" to settle conflicts over player contract disputes and to agree on future cooperation.
The Yankees are only the third franchise in sports history to draw over 4 million in regular season attendance at their own ballpark (the others being the 1993 Toronto Blue Jays with 4,057,947 and the 1993 Colorado Rockies with 4,483,350).
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 Czech Americans in Sports. By Mila Rechcigl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There were three more waves of Czech migrations: first, prior to the Second World War, the second, after the Communist coup d'etat in 1948, and the third in 1968, after the squelching of the Prague Spring, during the Dubcek era, and the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the Soviet troops.
Sports, athletics and gymnastics have been an integral part in the life of Czechs for at least the last 150 years.
In 1957, he was named to the Nebraska Sports Hall of Fame as the greatest wrestler of his time.
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 1904 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1903 in sports, other events of 1904, 1905 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
May 5: Boston Americans ace Cy Young pitched the second of his three no-hitters, a 3-0 perfect game against the Philadelphia Athletics and pitcher Rube Waddell (the final batter he faced).
Sheffield Wednesday retain the English title they won for the first time in their history in 1903.
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 Encyclopedia: 1903 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The 1903 World Series, the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball, matched the Boston Americans against the Pittsburgh Pirates, with Boston prevailing five games to three.
See also: 1902 in sports, 1904 in sports and the list of years in sports.
1903 World Series Crowd File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version.
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 Workers Online : History : 2000 - Issue 71 : Unions, Sport and Community
Sports days were regularly run by union committees in all parts of Australia.
But by and large the labour movement was organising a local community sports carnival and inviting the Caledonian Society, Athletic League, Fire Brigade, WA League of Wheelmen, State School Athletics Association and other relevant sporting association to provide their expertise for specific competitions.
The Tramway Employees' team won the shield outright in 1928, and, with fine sporting spirit, re-donated it for competition in 1929, in which they were again successful.
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 Spc Sports Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sports Performance Centres is located at the northeast corner of Dufferin and Centre Street, in the Honey Grove...
SPC sports director Andy Herbon, a junior in radio and television from...
Sport Physiotherapy Canada (SPC) is a volunteer driven, not for profit organization consisting of graduate physiotherapists and physiotherapy students who have an interest in Sport.
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 Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sports was an important part of the culture in this country during the 20th century.
Expansion continued in both leagues throughout the 20th century and at the end of the century Major League Baseball consisted of 30 teams, 15 in the National League and 15 in the American league.
In 1903 the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Boston Pilgrims were comfortable out in front of their respective pennant races.
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 Hughie Jennings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1899, he enrolled in the Cornell Law School, though he never completed his degree.
His playing career essentially ended in 1903, although his activity in the sport was far from over.
While Jennings was a fine player, he is largely remembered for his managerial success, particularly with the Detroit Tigers, whom he managed from 1907 through 1920, guiding them to three consecutive American League pennants in 1907-08-09.
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 African Americans in the Sports Arena
On view are seven major sporting events - boxing, horse racing, cycling, track and field, basketball, baseball, and football - which opened the doors to the expanding Sports Arenas of today.
The world of sports is such a strong part of the recognizable American fabric that it would be hard to imagine the social, cultural, or political development of this nation without this pastime.
On the other hand, American sports are filled with records of African American athletes capable of participating in the broad sports arena but not given the chance due to their race.
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 Sveriges Dövas Idrottsförbund
Since the Federation was founded in 1903, new sports have been invented and some of the old ones become obsolete.
Leading sports organizations often encouraged and supported the efforts of the deaf to organize their own sports clubs and events.
The Surd Deaf Sports Club especially benefited by it, mostly thanks to the president of the Sports Association of Sweden at that time, the wholesaler L. Englund and the president of the Orgryte Sports Club, the newspaper editor Villhelm Friberg.
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Three days before the race, Oxford, after changing their boat, rowed from Barnes to Putney in what was then record time.
If you are clueless about cricket, then this is the ideal place to know more about the sport.
As Spain was infested by wild bulls, first necessity and afterwards sport led to this personal combat.
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 Uttoxeter Juniors FC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This was done with the desire that the ground should remain a sports and social facility for use by the people of the town.
The sporting facilities at Oldfields were secured for the local people at a nominal rent until 2006.
In 2000 it was realised Oldfields Sports and Social Club was in urgent need of large sums of money to at least restore facilities to an acceptable standard for the local teams.
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 The phenomenon of an athlete
The same phenomenon was also discernible in the sports life here - when the more active sportsmen started to become organised in the middle of the 19th century, the Baltic Germans were among the initiators.
Estonian sports enthusiasts took the first steps in organising in the last decades of the 19th century.
Obviously partly because at that time both the statistics and archives of sports as well as the regulation of sports life in general were still in its infancy and there was no system of contests for professionals or breaking records (Langsepp 1996: 30).
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 List of sports events
1999 in sports - Death of Joe DiMaggio
1993 in sports - Monica Seles is stabbed during a tennis tournament
1903 in sports - First Tour de France
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 Learn more about List of sports events in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Learn more about List of sports events in the online encyclopedia.
This page indexes the individual year in sports pages.
Each year is annotated with a significant event as a reference point.
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 Sports & Fitness
But her contribution to women's sports -- namely, women's role in the birth of air racing -- is little remembered today.
Here was a new sport, where they didn't have to play second fiddle to male superiority in muscle strength.
In 1964, the city of Reno moved to revive the National Air Races; today, the Reno meet is billed as "the world's fastest motor sport." It is to airplanes what the Indy 500 is to cars.
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 Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
During the early years, owing to the undoubting popularity of the sport, football was the game the club mostly participated in.
In 1947, when most clubs under non-Muslim patronage were being eliminated from the sports arena, Victoria SC with the help of incorporating some Muslim members into the club, embarked into a new era of sporting success.
In an era that promoted ‘sub-amateur’ players, for whom sports was the last option among all other priorities in life, Victoria managed to hold onto a formidable sides in all sports.
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 Sports timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1994 in sports - World Series cancelled after player strike; Roland Ratzenberger dies during qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix at the Villeneuve corner and Ayrton Senna dies at the Tamburello corner during the race.
1929 in sports - Wally Hammond scores 905 runs at an average of 113.12 as England defeat Australia in The Ashes
1928 in sports - Women's Olympic athletics and gymnastics are held for the first time at the 1928 Summer Olympics.
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 P054Ahuntingphotos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
P054A Hunting Photographs 1903-1925 Sports Related - What stories these actual old fl and white photographs tell us of the hunting expeditions of a man by the name of 'A. Schneider from Benedict, Nebraska'.
The pictures are dated as being from the years 1903 to 1925.
If you collect old sporting or hunting related items then please don't miss out on this personalized hunting photographs from hunting in the plains of Nebraska.
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 Women in Sports
While playing basketball for McDowell High School from 1974-1977, she set several scoring records including the record for most points scored (female or male) by a high school student athlete in the history of Kentucky.
Locke-Mattox has greatly contributed to the world of women’s sports since her arrival at the University of Kentucky.
Sports Illustrated called her win “the fifth greatest, single event record of all time in any sport.” She swam the butterfly stroke to 3 gold medals at the 1984 Olympics.
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 BBC SPORT | Other Sport | Cycling | 1903-1914: Pioneers and 'assasins'
The 1903 event saw 60 riders travelling 2,500 kilometres during 19 days on the basic cycle machinery of the day.
But the Tour's next big change was in 1910, and the introduction of the real high mountains of the Pyrenees and then the Alps a year later.
Garin's 1903 winning margin of 2 hours 49 minutes is still the biggest in Tour history
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 Essay Depot - Violence in Sports
The reasons that the violence is occurring in sport is due to six theories according to John
to eliminate violence that is in sport because it has been there for so long and is a part of the game.
violence that is occuring in sports, it should not be eliminated from the games that it is being used in.
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 Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Out of the desire to have winners in horse racing, these sporting events included the first identifiable African American sportsmen known as jockeys and trainers.
From 1823 to the beginning of the American Civil War (1861-1864), the most popular American sporting event was horse racing, and the African American riders were key players in this spectator sport.
He won the Kentucky Derby in 1901 and in 1902 and came in second in 1903.
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 1903 in sports -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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Frank Ferrell and Bill Devery purchase the defunct Baltimore franchise of the American league for $18,000 and move it to Manhattan.
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 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- How to impress your schoolmates
She had to keep it secret for about two weeks before bringing Green to Greenville Middle School in Green Bay on Tuesday.
Green talked about growing up in Los Angeles, and realizing in junior high school that there is more to life than sports.
The team was called the Boston Pilgrims in 1903.
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Oxnard Strike of 1903 represents the first time in U.S. history that a labor union was formed from members of different races.
Morris Michtom and his wife Rose introduce the first teddy bear in America.
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 1903 Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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The Israelite House of David, a religious community, was established in Benton Harbor, Michigan, in 1903 by Benjamin Purnell, along with his wife Mary.
The purpose of this colony was to gather the 12 lost tribes of Israel for the "Ingathering", to await the Millennium.
Benjamin Purnell, a sports enthusiast, encouraged the playing of sports.
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