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  Frank Thomas (AL baseball player) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thomas is one of several notable baseball players who played college baseball at Auburn University.
He has been compared to being as close to a right-handed version of Ted Williams as there is. "The Big Hurt" is the only player in major league history to have seven consecutive seasons of a.300 average, and at least 100 walks, 100 runs, 100 runs batted in, and 20 home runs.
Baseball (as a hot-prospect rookie who forces Tom Selleck's character off the Yankees) and made a guest appearance (as himself) on the TV show Married With Children.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frank_Thomas_(AL_baseball_player)   (724 words)

 1993 American League Championship Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1993 American League Championship Series was played between the Toronto Blue Jays and Chicago White Sox from October 5 to October 12.
The Blue Jays finished the 1993 regular season with a 95-67 record (.586%), good enough to win them their third consecutive American League East division title.
The White Sox ended 1993 with a 94-68 record (.580%) to claim the American League West division crown.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1993_American_League_Championship_Series   (264 words)

 Baseball - Further Reading - MSN Encarta
Seven thousand entries explain the origins and meaning of baseball terms and jargon.
A baseball historian looks at the evolution of pitching.
A tribute to Latino baseball legends; for readers in grades 3 to 5.
encarta.msn.com /readings_761577710/Baseball.html   (308 words)

 Mike's Baseball Rants: March 2004 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Baseball expanded in 1993 and 1998 so it is just escaping from one round of expansion, but according to James' findings there is still some effect from 1998.
Baseball is a form of entertainment and as long as there is some dramatic tension for the fans, they'll show up at the stadium.
Baseball and football officials, including commissioner Bud Selig and MLBPA chief Donald Fehr, were called to a hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee to clap erasers, write "I will not let my players take steroids in class" one hundred times, and to, in general, act contrite.
www.all-baseball.com /mikesbballrants/archives/2004_03.html   (18740 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1993 American League
The Reverend Jesse Jackson accused baseball owners of discrimination practices and threatened to start a selective boycott unless a plan to hire more minorities for front-office jobs was in place by April 5.
Marge Schott, the Cincinnati Reds owner, was fined $25,000 by the commissioner's office and banned for an entire season after several complaints were filed accusing her of using of ethnic and racial slurs.
George Steinbrenner was finally able to resume his role as general partner of the New York Yankees after a suspension from baseball due to questionable dealings with renowned gambler Howard Spira.
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1993a.shtml   (599 words)

 Current Biography Excerpts: Baseball
Considered by most baseball authorities to be the best lead off batter in the game's history, Rickey Henderson of the Oakland A's possesses the four ideal traits of a number-one hitter--blazing speed, the ability to hit for both power and a high average, and a keen batting eye.
In one of the most lopsided trades in the history of professional baseball, in 1982 the Phillies sent the veteran Larry Bowa and the young prospect Sandberg, whose future was thought to be limited to duties as a utility infielder, to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a young shortstop.
He became involved in baseball at an early age as a third baseman, catcher, and pitcher on American Legion and sandlot teams, but he insists that he was merely a mediocre player.
www.hwwilson.com /currentbio/baseball.html   (8554 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Bloomberg Columnists
The economic history of baseball suggests that Bonds isn't the main villain of the story.
The 1993 season was a golden one for Major League Baseball.
Baseball's shameless policy stemmed from greed and a lack of respect for the game.
quote.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000039&refer=columnist_hassett&sid=aejN4OKwpi9M   (989 words)

 All-Baseball.com, part of MVN: June 2004 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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.
They interest me in that they are one of the great franchises in the baseball history, but more often than not, the one thing that stands out about the Dodgers as a team since I've been watching baseball is that they are boring.
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)

 Purebaseball News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Baseball Days: From the Sandlots to the Show, Photographs by Henry Horenstein, Essays and stories by Bill Littlefield.
Baseball Days is a bit more about baseball as a game for the people, rather than a look at the pros.
A member of the Society for American Baseball Research, he is currently working on a book about baseball during the Korean War Years.
www.purebaseball.com /bookshelf/rk1129.asp   (818 words)

 Baseball Trading Cards at Mayer's Market
And you're guaranteed to have the Puckett, Sierra and Griffey Jr.
The year was a great one for baseball - names such as Sammy Sosa and Frank Thomas burst upon the scene and Ken Griffey Jr.
Physically, the Upper Deck baseball card was unlike anything that had come before in mainstream sports cards, featuring high-quality white card stock, action photos on both sides of the card and, of particular note, a hologram that was said to make the product virtually counterfeit-proof.
www.tias.com /6859/InventoryPage/1299980/1.html?pageNo=1;catId=Sports-Baseball_Memorabilia-Trading_Cards   (1700 words)

 Wheaton College Baseball
He also was the head coach of the 1993 freshmen baseball team and assistant varsity coach in 1992 and 1993, at Columbus High School.
As AIA Baseball Country Coordinator, Yager organized summer baseball camps and special baseball banquets, coordinated summer baseball team ministry trips to the Czech Republic, and was responsible for all AIA-Baseball budgeting.
He was an assistant coach in the Cedarville baseball program, teaching catching, pitching and hitting, in 1987, and assisted at Wright State University in 1988.
www.wheaton.edu /Athletics/staff/Baseballcoachbio.html   (709 words)

 Basketball, Baseball Captains, 1993 Borleske Trophy, Whitman College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
WALLA WALLA, WASH. -- Joel Keller and Jason McDonald, captains of the baseball and basketball teams, respectively, have been honored as co-winners of the 1993 Borleske Athletic Trophy, which is presented annually to the most outstanding male student-athlete at Whitman College.
The award, which is decided by a vote of the Whitman coaching staff, recognizes athletic ability and accomplishments, leadership and sportsmanship qualities, and contributions to the campus as a whole.
Keller, a four-year starter on the baseball team, enjoyed an outstanding senior season as a second baseman, leading the Missionaries in nearly all offensive categories.
www.whitman.edu /athletics/Spotlight/borleskeman93.html   (445 words)

 Church of Baseball: Why I love baseball, reason #1993
Sometimes, you read a baseball story that sends a shot of renewed faith in humanity through your soul.
It might be the noblest thing they do...The baseball salary LaChappa draws is relatively insignificant – even by the Friars' modest standards – but the gesture is absolutely grand.
In today's world where money means everything and people mean nothing, the Padres have reminded us that yes, people do live on the planet, that we can take care of others and help each other out, even if it costs us a bit.
baseballchurch.blogspot.com /2006/06/why-i-love-baseball-reason-1993.html   (189 words)

 USA Baseball Mourns The Loss of 1993 National Team Member Steve Reich :: Reich carried United States flag at 1993 World ...
Steve Reich was selected from among all of the United States athletes at the 1993 World University Games in Buffalo, NY to carry the American flag into the opening ceremonies.
Reich was selected from among all of the United States athletes at the 1993 World University Games in Buffalo, NY to carry the American flag into the opening ceremonies.
Following his baseball career, Reich proved his patriotism on the battlefield in Afghanistan.
www.usabaseball.com /genrel/070105aab.html   (448 words)

 Andres Galarraga | BaseballLibrary.com
In 1993, he hit a career-best.370 (the highest average by a right-handed hitter since Joe DiMaggio batted.381 in 1939) with 22 HR and 98 RBIs while becoming the first player on an expansion team as well as the first Venezuelan to win a batting title.
April 5, 1993: At Shea Stadium, the Colorado Rockies make their NL debut, losing to the Mets by a score of 3-0.
June 15, 1993: After baseball owners have an all day meeting in Denver to discuss, among other things, bench-clearing brawls, they arrive at Mile High Stadium for the 7th inning, and witness two fights and four ejections.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/G/Galarraga_Andres.stm   (2201 words)

 NCAA Baseball: Conference Rank 1993   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Here is a 'scorecard' by conference for 1993, the first year I kept these data.
I thought this might be useful info since the regionals are a major source of inter-conference and inter-region play that helps determine the relative strength and hence future seedings of teams from various regions and conferences.
The ECAC appears to have started to split up in 1993, anticipating the change in how conference bids would be handed out.
www.tfn.net /~jcarr/Baseball/rank/1993.html   (317 words)

 Player Bio: Gregg Kilby :: Baseball
Two members of his first recruiting class were named freshman All-Americans and five sought-after newcomers joined the Terrapins in 2003.
Kilby began his coaching career on the collegiate level in 1993 at Clemson University as an assistant for two seasons and made a College World Series appearance with the Tigers.
Following his stay with the Tigers, Kilby served as the assistant at the University of Nevada for the 1996 season.
umterps.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/mtt/kilby_gregg00.html   (309 words)

 October 23 1993 - Baseball Fever
I don't think Baltimore has too low of a payroll either, especially after their purchases this past offseason.
October 23, 1993 was a memorable moment indeed.
I was only 13 at the time, but I remember it like it was yesterday.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=21320   (288 words)

 COSMIC BASEBALL ASSOCIATION- 1993 Tropicland Hurricanes
By 1993 the team was fast becoming one of the all-time great teams in CBA history.
This archive plate includes the 1993 Official Roster (Hurricane Andrew's rookie year) and historical statistical data for the hurricane players.
Scientific paper that studied data between 1949-1992 and concludes that "it is 2.2 times more likely to have 2 or more landfalling hurricanes on the U.S. in a regular year than in an El Niño year." By the way, El Niño is the occurrence of extra warm water along the equator in the Pacific Ocean.
www.cosmicbaseball.com /93th.html   (2629 words)

 December 31st in Baseball History | BaseballLibrary.com
» The 1940s is the only decade in ML baseball history in which no new stadiums are built.
After Cleveland opened Municipal Stadium in 1932, no new ballpark will be opened until County Stadium in Milwaukee is unveiled in 1953.
Billy Hamilton is assigned to Philadelphia, while Boston is lucky enough to get both Herman Long and Dan Stearns in the drawing.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/chronology/today/DECEMBER31.stm   (602 words)

 View the 1993 Major League Baseball Season Database
Here you can recap the season stats of all the Major League Baseball teams that played during the 1993 regular season.
We take pride in keeping all of our records up to date and accurate, but as you can imagine, it is a daunting task.
Although we worked hard to keep our 1993 regular season statistics as accurate as possible, mistakes, and typo's do happen.
www.sportspool.com /baseball/regular_seasons/1993   (134 words)

 Rattler Athletics at St. Mary's University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
As a Rattler Zolecki was selected to the 1993 All-Heart of Texas Conference Team, and was a member of the St. Mary´s team that competed in the 1993 NAIA World Series.
Drafted in the 5th round of the 1993 amateur baseball draft by the Colorado Rockies organization, Zolecki was rated a top-10 prospect for the Rockies in 1994 by Baseball America.
Zolecki served as the assistant baseball coach at Cardinal Stritch for the past three seasons under his father, Joseph, who was Zolecki´s high school baseball coach at St. Thomas More High School (St. Francis, Wis.).
www.stmarytx.edu /athletics?go=baseb&id=251   (215 words)

 Dale Murphy Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
The guy won back to back MVPs, and was probably the best player in baseball for a 6 year period.
April 3, 1993: Released by the Philadelphia Phillies.
April 3, 1993: Signed as a Free Agent with the Colorado Rockies.
www.baseball-reference.com /m/murphda05.shtml   (868 words)

 1993 Fleer Baseball Cards - Box of 36 Packs (Baseball Trading Cards) at Mayer's Market
The box is still sealed in its original factory shrink wrap and has never been opened or searched.
We don't know whose cards are here - we do know you'll have a total of 540 baseball cards in mint condition!
Fleer, which along with Donruss, broke Topps' solitary hold on card-making in 1980, was actually no stranger to the market, having made baseball sets in the late 1950s and early '60s.
www.tias.com /6859/PictPage/1920559713.html?mall=/stores/mmkt;itemKey=1920559713;store=/stores/mmkt;catId=Sports-Baseball_Memorabilia-Trading_Cards;itemNo=1300   (368 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1993 National League
Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1993 National League
He was later fined $500 by Major League Baseball for his "unusual behavior."
accomplished one of the rarest feats in baseball when he blasted
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1993n.shtml   (638 words)

 Laurels Continue for 1993 Baseball Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The honors and awards continue to roll in for the 1993 baseball team.
Tranum broke nearly every school pass receiving record at MIT and won the award for both his excellence in electrical engineering studies and on the football field.
This article may be freely distributed electronically, provided it is distributed in its entirety and includes this notice, but may not be reprinted without the express written permission of The Tech.
www-tech.mit.edu /V113/N44/shorts.44s.txt.html   (306 words)

 kenn.com > sports > baseball > mlb > 1993 mlb attendance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
You are here: kenn.com > the sports attendance database > baseball > mlb > 1993 mlb attendance
Sources: Team and MLB media guides, Total Baseball (various editions), baseball-reference.com, ballparksofbaseball.com and ESPN.com.
Keep in mind the nearest exit may be behind you.
www.kenn.com /sports/baseball/mlb/1993.html   (52 words)

 Long Haul Productions: Baseball Stories
On August 31, 1987, one of baseball's most peculiar plays took place in the minor leagues in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
It was a variation of the age-old hidden ball trick, except it involved a hidden potato.
See photos of Tom, Dan and Chris at Tiger Stadium, and Chris, Ed and Dan at the Baseball Hall of Fame.
www.longhaulpro.org /pages/series/baseball.html   (162 words)

 Just the Proof - Tom Glavine Autographed 1993 All-Star Baseball
Although they didn't win, Tom did win the first of two consecutive Cy Young awards ('92-'93).
In fact, Tom won an amazing 164 games in the 1990's, second only to fellow teammate Greg Maddux (176), whom the Braves signed for in 1993.
Over 14 seasons, Tom Glavine has averaged 15 wins to only 8 losses each season, while maintaining a 3.38 ERA throughout....not to mention 3 Cy Young awards...putting him well on his way to Cooperstown.
justtheproof.com /Proof_BaseballGlavineTom93AS.html   (175 words)

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