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Topic: 1991 in baseball

  1991 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1991 World Series was played from October 19 to October 27 between the Minnesota Twins (95-67) of the American League and the Atlanta Braves (94-68) of the National League.
The 1991 World Series was ranked by ESPN to be the best ever played [1], with five of its games being decided by a single run, four games decided in the final at-bat and three games going into extra innings.
The 1991 World Series was notable for its series of grueling contests, five of its games being decided by two or fewer runs and three running into extra innings (the third game, a twelve-inning marathon which ended when Twins manager Tom Kelly ran out of pitchers).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1991_World_Series   (1767 words)

 1991 in baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following are the baseball events of the year 1991 throughout the world.
January 8 - Rod Carew, Gaylord Perry and Ferguson Jenkins are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, with Carew becoming the 22nd player to be named in his first year of eligibility.
February 4 - The 12 members of the board of directors of the Hall of Fame vote unanimously to bar Pete Rose from the ballot.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1991_in_baseball   (1040 words)

 HistoryBuff.com -- Pre-1845 Baseball: Was Abner Doubleday Really the Originator?
In 1991 the Baseball Hall of Fame was delighted to hear about a baseball notice that is the earliest known printed reference to organized baseball in America.
Tom Heitz of the National Baseball Library in Cooperstown, New York, said in a phone interview recently that the Hall of Fame recognizes September, 1845 as the time when the rules of the game we know as baseball were first set down.
Although called baseball, most of the games were experiments with different rules and methods of play that may or may not resemble the game we know today.
www.historybuff.com /library/refearlybase.html   (569 words)

 Baseball and Softball Safety
Each year, more than 125,000 baseball and softball players under age 15 are injured badly enough to seek treatment in hospital emergency departments.
The majority of injuries in baseball and softball are minor, consisting mostly of abrasions (scrapes), sprains, strains, and fractures.
In fact, baseball is the leading cause of sports-related eye injuries in children.
www.kidsource.com /safety/baseball.safety.html   (1188 words)

 Sliding-Associated Injuries in College and Professional Baseball -- 1990-1991
Softball and baseball are among the most frequent causes of sports-related emergency department visits in the United States, accounting for an estimated 321,000 injuries in 1989 (1).
During 1990 and 1991, 19 teams participating in the study used breakaway bases on their home field and stationary bases during away games for one of the two seasons.
During the first season, the teams comprised one college and six professional minor league teams; during the second season, seven college and five minor league teams were added to the study.
www.cdc.gov /mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00020097.htm   (755 words)

 Lonnie Smith's Poor Baserunning (1991 World Series) - Baseball Fever
For those who don't remember, in Game 7 of the 1991 World Series between the Braves and Minnesota Twins, Lonnie Smith seemed to single-handledly cost the Braves a shot at the title.
What everybody members the most about Game 7 of the 1991 World Series was the fact that Jack Morris didn't allow a run in 10 straight innings.
But I think baseball is a team game and you can't blame any one player, or fan, for losing a series.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=26984   (1085 words)

 Baseball investigated Dykstra for gambling in 1991   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
NEW YORK -- Lenny Dykstra was investigated by Major League Baseball in 1991 for gambling, but the former outfielder did not bet on baseball, the New York Post reported today.
Rich Levin, a spokesman for Major League Baseball, said Dykstra could be subject to a permanent ban from the game if an investigation found that he had advised baseball bets while playing.
Baseball is not investigating Dykstra, Levin added, explaining that he has no current connection to baseball.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05116/494577.stm   (382 words)

 Baseball Camps - Cornell University - Official Athletic Site
Tom Ford has been the head baseball coach at Cornell for 14 seasons and is the first Ted Thoren Head Coach of Baseball, an honor that was bestowed in the summer of 1999 when the position was endowed by Rich Booth '82.
He then went to UCLA, where he played baseball on a full athletic scholarship, compiling the lowest ERA in the Pac 6 as a senior.
Baseball campers should bring a glove, hat, workout gear, catchers' equipment (for catchers), baseball spikes, and bat if they have one.
www.athletics.cornell.edu /camps/baseball.html   (1031 words)

 Dan's Baseball Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Baseball: The History, Statistics, and Romance of the American National Pastime.
Professional Baseball Franchises - From the Abbeville Athletics to the Zanesville Indians.
Baseball and the Cold War - Being a Soliloquy on the Necessity of Baseball.
www.kypris.com /Baseball/dan-bb.html   (1381 words)

 Saint Louis Billikens - The Official Athletic Site for Saint Louis University
In the summer of 1991, a baseball diamond was added to make The BSC more versatile.
Dimensions for the baseball field are 330 feet down the lines, 365 feet in the alleys and 395 feet to center.
The baseball field is one block south of Lindell Ave.
slubillikens.cstv.com /school-bio/stlo-facilities-basebl.html   (340 words)

 All-Baseball.com, part of MVN: June 2004 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A not irrelevant comparison, since the heart of both their careers (Foxx was 21 in 1929 and Griffey 21 in 1991) were in the two eras of modern baseball (i.e., after the 19th Century) when pitchers were, to put it succinctly, dead meat.
The top pick in the baseball draft was suspended indefinitely on Monday, a day after he was arrested at a bar in Peoria, Ariz. for investigation of trespass, disorderly conduct and assault.
He became a baseball fan during the 2002 season, when Barry Bonds was leading the Giants to an ultimately heartbreaking appearance in the World Series, their first since 1989.
www.all-baseball.com /archives/2004_06.html   (19914 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1991 American League
After Gorbachev reluctantly resigned, the Soviet Union was officially dissolved and fourteen regions became independent nations ending seventy-four years of communist rule.
Basketball icon Magic Johnson stunned the world shortly before the start of the 1991 season after announcing his retirement due to testing positive to the HIV Virus.
He later accepted an invitation by the NBA players to his twelfth All-Star Game in which he won the MVP honors.
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1991a.shtml   (709 words)

 Baseball . Resources | PBS
A complete set of baseball data, with full statistics from 1871-2002 including outfield splits, player salaries, team/franchise IDs, and Hall of Fame voting results.
Chicago baseball trivia, a baseball timeline and a unique "beyond the ballpark" section with baseball sayings and resources.
Baseball history with player and team profiles, articles and a large section on South Carolina baseball.
www.pbs.org /kenburns/baseball/resources   (594 words)

 Bill Veeck
An admitted publicity hound and an imaginative innovator, he was also a sound baseball man - he created the teams in Cleveland that won pennants in 1948 and 1954 (and a world championship in 1948) and later won another pennant with the Chicago White Sox in 1959.
His mistake was to mention his idea to the all-powerful Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis, the man who at the time had almost unlimited powers in baseball.
Out of baseball, Veeck tried to buy the Ringling Brothers circus, researched the Pacific coast for major league possibilities for Phil Wrigley, publicized a passenger ship in Cleveland, worked for ABC sports and NBC game of the week, tried to buy the Tigers in 1957, and went after an NBA franchise for Cleveland.
baseball-statistics.com /HOF/Veeck.html   (1564 words)

 Baseball Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Fred Lieb used to be the most prolific book-writing baseball author of all time, but Honig has overtaken him and is lengthening his lead with every copyright.
The two works mentioned most often were The MacMillan Baseball Encyclopedia and Lawrence Ritter's The Glory of Their Times.
An account of the author's involvement with his son, Carter, in the amateur ""Connie Mack"" league baseball of Bangor, Michigan, celebrates the redemptive power of sports and chronicles the turning point in a father-son relationship.
www.kypris.com /Baseball/bb-essential.html   (2611 words)

 BPL--Baseball Resources
Baseball Almanac This online almanac offers baseball history, awards, records, feats, humor, lists, quotations, statistics, poetry, songs, U.S. presidential baseball trivia, rules, scoring, recommended reading, and a "year in review" section starting from 1901 for the American League and from 1876 for the National League.
BaseballLibrary.com This site includes thousands of biographies from the book The Ballplayers (1990) and the full text of the book The Baseball Chronology (1991), "a day-by-day account of baseball history." Also, there are articles on baseball teams, people, and events; historical background on the rules of the game; suggested reading and online resources; and more.
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Cooperstown, NY site dedicated to "collecting, through donation, baseball artifacts, works of art, literature, photographs, memorabilia and related materials which focus on the history of the game over time, its players, and those elected to the Hall of Fame."
www.bplonline.org /resources/subjects/als/baseball.asp   (535 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1991 National League
Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1991 National League
Baseball Almanac: Where What Happened Yesterday is Being Preserved Today
On September 13, 1991, the last place Montreal Expos take it to the road after a fifty-ton concrete block falls in their ballpark making home play impossible.
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1991n.shtml   (739 words)

 NCAA Baseball: Conference Rank 1991   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
There have been years where a lame showing in the regionals seemed to result in one less bid the next year, and vice versa.
Here is the 'histogram' of the success rate for the 1991 NCAA regionals.
EIBL is the old Eastern Intercollegiate Baseball League, made up of the Ivy League and some Patriot League teams.
www.tfn.net /~jcarr/Baseball/rank/1991.html   (269 words)

 Player Bio: Tom Myers :: Baseball
Myers is a former Gaucho pitcher with six years of professional baseball experience as both a player and coach.
Myers, a member of the 1991 UCSB baseball team, was an All-Big West selection his only year as a Gaucho, winning ten games and saving three in 24 appearances.
As a professional, Myers pitched under the tutelage of Hall of Famer Bob Gibson, former major league pitching coach Tom House, and Gil Patterson in the minor leagues with the Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, and St. Louis Cardinals organizations.
santaclarabroncos.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/mtt/myers_tom00.html   (587 words)

 Rich's Weekend Baseball BEAT: The Rise and Fall of Dale Murphy and the Abstracts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
He had one of the ten highest salaries in baseball at the time, and it was essentially a salary dump.
Murphy’s last good year came when he was 31; after that, six years of trying to get it back…The most-similar player to Dale Murphy in all of baseball history is his last manager, Don Baylor.
I'm more a football fan than a baseball fan, but I've always thought a player who has one or two great years is more deserving of being in the Hall of Fame than a guy who has ten pretty good years.
www.all-baseball.com /richbeat/archives/017111.html   (1607 words)

 NYIT Athletics
The Bears finish the season 31-22, their best finish since 1991.
Baseball Bears hold on for 2-1 win over St. Francis, notching 30 wins for first time since 1991.
The victory improves NYIT to 30-22 and marks the first time since the 1991 season that the Bears have reached the 30 win mark when that team went 30-22-1.
www.nyit.edu /athletics/baseball   (276 words)

 Player Bio: Tom Myers :: Baseball
As pitching coach for the Santa Clara Broncos from 2002-2004, Myers was instrumental in shaping two recruiting classes that ranked in the top-15 in the country according to Baseball America.
As part of the 1991 UCSB baseball team, Myers was an All-Big West selection in his only season as a Gaucho, winning ten games and saving three in 24 appearances.
In the summer of 1998 Myers served as player-coach in the Dutch Professional League in Haarlem, Holland, and in 1999 was an envoy coach for Major League Baseball International in Wavre, Belgium.
ucsbgauchos.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/mtt/myers_tom00.html   (584 words)

 Principia Baseball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In 1991 the baseball Panthers became members of the newly formed St.
Through competition, there are ample opportunities to learn life lessons on the baseball diamond.
Players are expected to use Christian Science to the best of their ability to overcome the challenges they face on and off the baseball field.
www.prin.edu /v1/college/sports/baseball   (227 words)

 Index to Comic Art Collection: "Bas" to "Baseball Murder"
Carlos goes to play baseball with his friends, and Memín can tell he's upset behind his smile.
Back at school, Ricardo is excluded from the baseball game, and finally asks to play.
He doesn't like roast leg of lamb, and she doesn't like baseball, but her doubts are conquered and they live happily ever after.
www.lib.msu.edu /comics/rri/brri/base.htm   (6190 words)

 Rotman Auction #117   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Martinez card is a 1991 Upper Deck Final Edition #2F Pedro Martinez while the Johnson is a 1989 Upper Deck (Star Rookie) #25 Randy Johnson card.
Included are (7) 1994 Upper Deck "Star Rookies" #19 Michael Jordan (Baseball) ROOKIE CARDS as well as (4) 1991 Upper Deck #SP1 Michael Jordan (Pre-Rookie) Baseball Cards.
Included are (3) of the 1992 Bowman #28 Chipper Jones (RC)'s as well as (5) of the 1991 Upper Deck (Top Prospect) #55 Jones (RC)'s.
www.rotmanauction.com /117/bbcd90.html   (1271 words)

 Action Baseball League News - 1991 Draft Prospects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Hitters 1991 National League Rookie of the Year Jeff Bagwell, 1991 American League Rookie of the Year Chuck Knoblauch, Ivan Rodriguez, Mo Vaughn, Rick Wilkins, and Bernie Williams.
Others who will be available for the first time in 1991 are Frank Castillo, Juan Guzman, and Mike Musina.
The Draft order can be seen on the 1991 preview page of this site.
members.aol.com /ActionBaseball/report32.htm   (166 words)

The Seventh and Eigth editions of Total Baseball, published in 2001 and 2003 constitute the official encyclopedia of Major League Baseball and contains a wealth of information on the game's history and personalities.
Levine, Peter, Albert Spaulding and the Rise of Baseball: the Promise of American Sport, 1984.
Ruck, Rob, The Tropic of Baseball:Baseball in the Domincan Republic, 1991.
www2.tltc.ttu.edu /harper/3339BB/bbread.htm   (1353 words)

 Principia College Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In more than 60 years of varsity baseball at Principia, the Panthers have always fielded highly competitive teams.
In 1991 the baseball Panthers became members of the newly formed St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) comprised of eight NCAA Division III colleges.
In 1999 catcher Matt Peterson earned a tryout with the Kansas City Royals, and in the summer of 2001 Christopher Girbes-Pierce was invited to Chicago for a private tryout with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
www.prin.edu /college/sports/baseball   (143 words)

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