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  Amazon.com: The Perfect Season: Why 1998 Was Baseball's Greatest Year: Books: Tim Mccarver,Danny Peary
Thus, 1998 was more than a marvelous season; it was a telescope through which fans could focus on both an exuberant present and a living, vivid past.
I know that baseball is a game of statistics but this kind of minutiae (or"dim-minutiae") is as meaningless as meat filler in a hamburger patty or a weatherman's recitation of the wind-chill factor....it gets boring very quickly.
Whether 1998 was baseball's greatest year or not is open for debate, of course.
www.amazon.com /Perfect-Season-1998-Baseballs-Greatest/dp/0375503307   (1663 words)

  David Bell (baseball) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
David Michael Bell (born September 14, 1972 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a Major League Baseball third baseman for the Milwaukee Brewers.
A member of one of the major leagues' three-generation families, he is the brother of Mike Bell, the son of Buddy Bell, and the grandson of Gus Bell.
Bell was traded from the Philadelphia Phillies to the Milwaukee Brewers on July 28, 2006 for minor league pitcher Wilfrido Laureano.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/David_Bell_(baseball)   (188 words)

 Tulane Baseball History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
That season, Tulane finished with a 6-3 record, but baseball fell by the wayside again and was absent until 1923.
However, students petitioned to bring baseball back and to have baseball properly funded so that it would be successful in the future.
The petition was the turning point for the future of Tulane baseball as the Athletic Council honored the students request and baseball was returned 1937.
www.wavebaseball.com /baseballhistory.htm   (2207 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1998 American League
Senator John Glenn blasted off for the second time at age seventy-seven to participate in a study of the effects of weightlessness and space stress on the elderly.
On March 31, 1998, the Devil Rays played their first game ever and lost to the Tigers 11-6 at Tropicana Field.
On July 5, 1998, Roger Clemens struck out Randy Winn from the Devil Rays and joined the elite 3,000 Strikeout Club.
baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1998a.shtml   (603 words)

 Welcome to USA Baseball: About USA Baseball
Due to an act of Congress in 1978, USA Baseball is the National Governing Body for the sport and represents baseball in America as a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Baseball Federation (IBAF).
USA Baseball is responsible for promoting and developing the game of baseball on the grassroots level, both nationally and internationally.
As the commissioner's office for amateur baseball, USA Baseball is a resource center for its various membership groups, fans, and players.
mlb.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/usa_baseball/about.jsp   (704 words)

 1998 World Series Baseball. 1998 World Series Baseball
This official and authentic baseball is identical to the ball used in the '98 World Series, October 17 - October 21.
This is the 21st of the special edition World Series Game baseballs created by Rawlings.
We have: baseball display cases, bat cases, jersey displays, glove holders, batting helmet case, cap holders, bobble head, cereal box, photo and shoe display cases.
www.americansportscollectibles.com /1998worldseriesbaseball.html   (180 words)

 The Chronology - 1998 | BaseballLibrary.com
The 20-year-old Wood became the 2nd pitcher in baseball history whose strikeout total matched his age (Bob Feller struck out 17 when he was 17-years-old).
Bud Selig is elected as the 9th Commissioner of Baseball by a vote of club owners.
Ila Borders becomes the first female pitcher in history to start a minor league baseball game‚ as she hurls the first 5 innings‚ surrendering 5 hits and 3 runs‚ while registering 2 walks and 2 strikeouts‚; for the Duluth-Superior Dukes in their 8-3 loss to the Sioux Falls Canaries in the Northern League.
www.baseballlibrary.com /chronology/byyear.php?year=1998   (12376 words)

 1998 in baseball Information
The following are the baseball events of the year 1998 throughout the world.
July 9 - Bud Selig is elected as the 9th Commissioner of Baseball by a vote of club owners.
A day later, Griffey will collect his 20th stolen base of the season to become just the third player in major league history to record at least 50 homers and 20 steals in the same season; Willie Mays and Brady Anderson are the others.
www.bookrags.com /1998_in_baseball   (2811 words)

 1998 American Legion Baseball Rules
American Legion Baseball competition shall be played in accordance with rules set forth and adopted by the National Americanism Commission, The American Legion, 700 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN 46204.
The American Legion Baseball insignia must be worn on the left sleeve or left chest of the uniform shirt.
There is a National Baseball Appeal Board (hereafter referred to as "the board") composed of: (1) the Chairman of the National Americanism Commission; (2) Chairman of the Baseball and Recreation Subcommittee; and (3) a third member appointed by the chairman of the National Americanism Commission.
www.basenuts.com /post200/rules.htm   (6148 words)

 1998 in baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following are the baseball events of the year 1998 throughout the world.
Wood also becomes the second pitcher in baseball history to record a single-game strikeout total equal to his age (in 1936, 17-year-old Bob Feller struck out 17 batters).
A day later, Griffey would collect his 20th stolen base of the season to become just the third player in major league history to record at least 50 homers and 20 steals in the same season; Willie Mays and Brady Anderson are the others.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1998_in_baseball   (3455 words)

 1998 Wolves Baseball Season Recap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Northern State concluded the 1998 season with a 10-4 win over Bemidji State, followed by consecutive losses to Southwest State and top seeded Winona State University, eliminating the Wolves from the NSIC tournament.
The squad is first to admit they are a little disappointed, however, the twelve wins more than doubled the total number of wins from 1997 (5).
The 1998 schedule was undoubtedly the most competitive in school history, as the Wolves played 23 games against NCAA schools ranked in the top 25 or in the top eight in the Central Region.
www.northern.edu /athletics/depthome/baseball/News/1998/1998Recap.html   (324 words)

 Fantasy Baseball | Baseball HQ
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 Post 1998 Pro Baseball Season
This is the highest ever one year contract signed in pro baseball history.
It's the first time ever that a pro baseball team held a parade in the port city of Yokohama.
Katsuya Nomura who has left the Swallows with the end of the 1998 season has agreed to head the Tigers for the next 2 years on Oct. 25.
www.t3.rim.or.jp /~sports/arch/bapo98.html   (991 words)

 CNN - Review: 'The Perfect Season' - May 26, 1999
His collection of essays by that name chronicles the high points in what he considers to be the greatest season not only in baseball, but in all professional sports.
The "race for the record," as Major League baseball billed it, was just one ingredient that McCarver says went into making 1998 a "perfect" season.
There were moments of sorrow, too, at the loss of baseball fixtures Richie Ashburn, Dan Quisenberry and Harry Caray.
www.cnn.com /books/reviews/9905/27/perfect.season/index.html   (681 words)

 Kevin Brown Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
63 0 4 1998 1003 3563 3.55 2323 1240 65% 61%
-12.037 -11.8 -1.2 0% 1998 33 SDP NL 93 72 6 2.2 99
1998 SDP NL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2000 LAD NL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2003 LAD NL Was selected, but did not play in the game.
www.baseball-reference.com /b/brownke01.shtml   (1637 words)

 Baseball Notebook
Baseball Notebook is an online editorial publication that actively reports on baseball at all levels.
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Baseball Notebook does not offer, create, administer or endorse any fantasy baseball game or competition.
www.baseballnotebook.com   (350 words)

 September 1998 Boston Baseball: The World Championship That Almost Wasn't
The seeds of the strike were sown before the season, when baseball’s governing National Commission changed the rules governing distribution of World Series money.
By the time Johnson reached the park, he was in no condition to reason with the players.
Once apprised of the situation, Johnson staggered up to Harry Hooper, threw an arm around his shoulder, and (according to baseball writer Fred Lieb) slurred, “Harry, do you realize you are a member of one of the greatest organizations in the world – the American League.
roadsidephotos.com /baseball/bb98-7.htm   (716 words)

 A cornucopia of delights - Chicago Cub Sammy Sosa and St. Louis Cardinal Mark McGwire help make 1998 baseball season ...
A leather-faced, bow-legged, cigar-smoking, baseball codger named Ora Byerly once arranged for his summer-league team to wear real major league uniforms.
I mention such pleasure and pain became the Cardinals and Cubs are now central figures in baseball's happiest season in a decade.
Then, rising unexpectedly high against the blue ocean sky, is a grand baseball stadium--the last thing you expect to see amid such poverty.
www.findarticles.com /cf_0/m1208/n37_v222/21138134/p1/article.jhtml   (774 words)

 1998 Cobber Baseball
The Cobber baseball team finished 6th in the MIAC race with a 9-11 record, 16-19 overall.
The strength of the Cobber baseball team should be their pitching depth.
The Cobbers lost only Joe Cuchna from their pitching ranks and get the services of senior righthander Jim McCormick, who was out last year because of an injury.
www.cord.edu /dept/sports/sportsbackup/base98.html   (719 words)

 Current Baseball Publications: 1998
Its purpose is to list all the baseball related publications published during each quarter and each calendar year.
Baseball by the Beach: A History of America's Pastime on Cape Cod.
Baseball in Bridgeport: From Barnum to the Bluefish.
www.sabr.org /committ/biblio/cbp1998.htm   (5869 words)

 Official Site of The Cape Cod Baseball League
1998 MVP Bobby Kielty of the Brewster Whitecaps led the CCBL in eight offensive categories and narrowly missed the Triple Crown.
So, you call yourself a "Baseball Purist?" Article about the Cape League
Check back for updates and info, or go to Pressbox News for past items.
www.capecodbaseball.org   (126 words)

 kenn.com > sports > baseball > mlb > 1998 mlb attendance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
You are here: kenn.com > the sports attendance database > baseball > mlb > 1998 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/1998.html   (52 words)

 BGSU > Athletics > Baseball 1998 MAC Tournament
1998 MAC BASEBALL TOURNAMENT Bowling Green at Miami May 16, 1998 at Bowling Green, Ohio (Steller Field) Bowling Green 7 (34-19) Name (Pos) AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg Aaron Mora lf.............
1998 MAC BASEBALL TOURNAMENT Miami at Bowling Green May 16, 1998 at Bowling Green, Ohio (Steller Field) Miami 0 (33-25) Name (Pos) AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg Clark Mace cf.............
1998 MAC BASEBALL TOURNAMENT Bowling Green at Western Michigan May 15, 1998 at Bowling Green, Ohio (Steller Field) Bowling Green 10 (32-19) Name (Pos) AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg Aaron Mora lf/rf..........
www.bgsu.edu /offices/sa/athletics/archive/baseball/1998/macty.98.html   (5906 words)

 1998 College World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
By virtue of winning four games in seven days, the Albertson College Baseball team won the 1998 NAIA Baseball Championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
With the loss, the Coyotes had a day of rest and were ready for a Sunday rematch with Indiana Tech., where a six-run fourth inning, capped by a Mike Diaz three-run homer, en route to a 6-3 victory and the first baseball national championship in school history.
For his work, head coach Tim Mooney was named the Rawlings NAIA Coach-of-the-Year, leading Albertson to a school-record 55-8 mark.
www.albertson.edu /athlete/baseball/series/1998.htm   (198 words)

 Find in a Library: Baseball megastars 1998
Subjects: Baseball -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball players -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/5d369f5e7d3951c3a19afeb4da09e526.html   (43 words)

 1998 Baseball Draft - Round 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 Amazon.com: Baseball Prospectus: 1998 (Baseball Prospectus): Books: Gray Huckabay,Steven Rubio,Dave Pease   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Unlike most annual statistics books, the Baseball Prospectus includes a brief textual analysis for each player and full write-ups for all the teams, including the two new expansion teams.
The player stats are pared down to the basics of hitting and fielding, and also include predictions for the 1998 season.
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www.amazon.com /Baseball-Prospectus-1998/dp/1574881779   (867 words)

 COSMIC BASEBALL ASSOCIATION-1998 Bigtopia Barnum Stormers
In 1957, he ran away from the circus to play baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Captain Crowninshield, from Salem, Massachusetts, earned a place in the history of circuses when on April 13, 1796, his ship America sailed into New York Harbor with a three year old female elephant.
Barnum played cosmic baseball as a firstbaseman for the Paradise Pisces between 1989 and 1994.
www.cosmicbaseball.com /98bsr.html   (1548 words)

 eBay - 1998 topps baseball, Cards, Autographs-Original items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Topps Major League Baseball 1998 series 1 and 2
1998 Topps Chrome Baseball Partial Set DAVID ORTIZ RC
Four 1998 Topps Super Chrome MLB Baseball Cards
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 1998 Season — Infoplease.com
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