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  Baseball - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Baseball is played between two teams of nine players each on a baseball field, usually under the authority of one or more officials, called umpires.
Baseball history is full of heroes and goats—men who in the heat of the moment distinguished themselves with a timely hit or catch, or an untimely strikeout or error.
New York City in 1977 was in the middle of wild upheaval on all fronts, from the hunt for the Son of Sam killer and the citywide flout to a brutal mayor's race and the rise of punk rock and the zenith of disco.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /baseball.htm   (5939 words)

 Baseball awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The award is presented annually to the player who has made the greatest contribution to the total baseball program.
The award was established by Barney Beer in honor of his father, considered among the best fast-pitch softball pitchers in the nation.
The award is presented to the outstanding freshman player for outstanding leadership, attitude, and conduct.
www.nnu.edu /athletics/mens/baseball/bsbl_awards.html   (132 words)

 Baseball Awards on Baseball Almanac
First, each annual award represents the highest honor players, managers, and other professionals can receive to celebrate greatness.
Additionally, the awards serve as baseball’s time capsule — triggering memories within those who love the sport, allowing them to fondly remember the heroes who have made baseball our National Pastime.
Each award selection lists all of the recipients, a brief history of the award, other interesting facts, and — in some cases — detailed voting results for the award.
baseball-almanac.com /me_award.shtml   (230 words)

 The Official Web Site of Ball State Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ball State baseball senior relief pitcher Erik Morrison was one of 73 baseball players in the country - - and the only Mid-American Conference student-athlete - - to be named to a Louisville Slugger All-America Baseball Team for the 2005 season.
Ball State baseball junior starting pitcher Joe Ness was selected in the sixth round of the 2005 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by the Cleveland Indians with the 184th overall pick.
Dygert is the fifth baseball player in school history to earn second-team honors and is the 14th to be honored on an Academic All-America team in school annals.
ballstatesports.com /baseball   (1147 words)

 Official Homepage of Eastern Michigan Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
BASEBALL GOLF OUTING SET FOR SEPT. 19: The EMU Baseball team will hold the 11th Annual Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament Monday, Sept. 19, at the Majestic Golf Course in Highland, Mich. Cost for the day is $125 per person or $500 per team.
The Pitcher of the Year was awarded to sophomore Matt Dimich and the Most Improved Award was given to junior third baseman Matt Moffett.
BASEBALL FALLS TO CENTRAL, 9-3, IN SEASON FINALE: The Eastern Michigan baseball team fell to MAC West Division rival Central Michigan, 9-3, at Theunissen Stadium in Mt. Pleasant, Mich., May 22.
www.emich.edu /goeagles/baseball   (1296 words)

 Internet Baseball Awards
At the center of baseball’s Internet universe was Usenet, the medium for discussion forums, or "newsgroups." In a newsgroup called rec.sport.baseball, and later on in spin-offs from that newsgroup, baseball analysts engaged in fervent debates on topics far from the consciousness of most baseball fans and media.
The National League award went to Andre Dawson despite his awful on-base percentage (and thus a very high out percentage), while the American League award went to the one dimensional George Bell despite the extraordinarily valuable offensive and defensive performance of Alan Trammell.
It seemed that the MVP awards had come to reflect nothing but the totally misleading RBI statistic, since both Dawson's and Bell's main credential was that they lead their leagues in RBIs.
www.sportsjones.com /IBA99b.htm   (1261 words)

 SI.com - Writers - Tom Verducci: There's nothing like baseball's postseason awards - Wednesday November 19, 2003 1:34PM
What helps make the awards so interesting -- even when somebody runs away with one as Barry Bonds did in winning his sixth National League MVP trophy Tuesday -- is the easy-to-understand, very public voting system used by the writers.
Of course not.) For its postseason awards, baseball uses a system that thrives on accountability, which should be expected from professionals who ask likewise of the people they cover.
Each award is voted on by two writers from each city in that particular league.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2003/writers/tom_verducci/11/18/insider   (1512 words)

 Awards (from baseball) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The issuing of annual and career awards is a very serious undertaking in baseball and is done with as much fan scrutiny as any statistical analysis of the sport.
Baseball has been called America's national pastime, and for more than 150 years people of all ages have enjoyed playing or watching the game all over the world.
The award is administered by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the...
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=229957   (823 words)

 Rotten Tomatoes Forums - 2003 Baseball Player Awards
Awards are contentious because they presume the capacity to quantify experience.
In a competitive world, awards tell you that there is always someone who has done a little bit better, or seen a little bit more, or understood a little more fully.
Baseball is a team game, but one with [mostly] distinct individual components.
www.rottentomatoes.com /vine/showthread.php?t=272367   (2443 words)

 Baseball Prospectus | Articles | The Daily Prospectus: A Baseball "Academy Awards"
The original staggering of the award announcements was designed to keep baseball in the news in November, until the Hot Stove League began.
Nowadays, with saturation media coverage of any and all things baseball, there’s not much chance the grand old game’s highest honors are going to get lost in the shuffle.
Now, an award show like this is going to lack something, a certain, shall we say, "revealing" element that the Oscars always have.
www.baseball-analysis.com /article.php?articleid=491   (550 words)

 SABR :|| SABR News | McFarland-SABR Baseball Research Awards to Be Presented at SABR Convention
There is no limit to the number of times an individual may win the award, but it must be awarded each time for a wholly new work.
The awards luncheon is part of the thirty-third annual national SABR convention celebrating the traditions, legacy and lore of American baseball.
The Society's mission is to foster the study of baseball, to assist in developing and maintaining the history of the game, to facilitate the dissemination of baseball research and to stimulate interest in baseball.
www.sabr.org /sabr.cfm?a=cms,c,183,17,0   (369 words)

 Virginia Baseball & Men's Lacrosse Teams Claim ACC Spring Sportsmanship Awards :: UVa baseball and men's lacrosse ...
Teams receiving the award have conducted themselves with a high degree of character and good sportsmanship, as determined by a vote of the league's teams.
Georgia Tech was named the recipient of the first-ever ACC Sportsmanship School of the Year Award by virtue of winning outright sportsmanship awards in four of its 17 sponsored sports (23.5%).
The concept of these awards was created by the ACC Student Athlete Advisory Committee in an effort to recognize teams who earned the utmost regard from their peers during competition.
www.collegesports.com /sports/m-basebl/stories/062204aan.html   (417 words)

 List of college baseball awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wikimedia needs your help in the final days of its fund drive.
There are a number of national college baseball awards given each year.
Golden Spikes Award - USA Baseball player of the year
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/College_Baseball_Awards   (123 words)

 Baseball Prospectus | Articles | Internet Baseball Awards
It's clear that the NL Internet MVP voting is more interesting in the years that Bonds doesn't finish first, such as 1996, when he finished fourth, 1997 and 1998, when he finished third, and 1999, when he ended up a lowly twenty-first after missing half the season with an injury.
Bobby Cox became the first baseball manager to win two Internet Manager of the Year Awards (since the award's inception in 1998) after he led a revamped and seemingly weakened Atlanta Braves to yet another NL East title.
These award results may be excerpted from this article in any form provided full credit is given to the Internet Baseball Awards and Baseball Prospectus.
www.baseballprospectus.com /article.php?articleid=3593   (1216 words)

 Baseball Fever - Awards prediction?
It's going to be hard for Frank Thomas to be voted the AL starting 1B since he'll probably be listed as a DH, and even if he's not, recent history has shown that even when he's had a great first half, he's struggled to make a dent in the voting.
Guerrero: No longer the best kept secret in baseball, in fact I think praise and exposure of Guerrero has been overcompensatory in response to his years of ambiguity to the average fan.
Anyway, he's the reigning MVP and plays in/around the second biggest market in the country for the team that drew the third most fans last year and is on the rise in terms of prominence and exposure.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=23115   (1589 words)

 Baseball BC Awards
Recipients were recognized at the Baseball Canada/Baseball BC Awards Banquet on November 6th in Victoria, BC.
The event was in conjunction with the Baseball Canada Convention and included special guests Rich Harden (Oakland Athletics), Bobby Madritsch (Seattle Mariners), Kevin Briand (Head of Canadian Scouting, Toronto Blue Jays), Bob Hellinger (Director of Sales, Seattle Mariners), and Victoria Mayor Alan Lowe.
We hope that everyone attending enjoyed the evening and wish to thank Greater Victoria Minor Baseball for their help during the week.
www.baseball.bc.ca /awards   (155 words)

 Got | Apex? Forums - Baseball Postseason Awards Thread
The baseball awards have begun, this year should be interesting.
The very first ROY award was given to Jackie Robinson after he played several years in another professional league.
Dusty Baker, a three-time winner of the award, finished second with 62 points after leading the Chicago Cubs to the NL Central title in his first season as Chicago's manager.
www.gotapex.com /forums/printthread.php?t=68302   (2172 words)

 Gabel, Pioneers Earn SAC Baseball Awards
Brent Gabel who was tabbed the SAC Pitcher of the Year, announced league officials Tuesday.
  Wolff was also recognized for his efforts off the field, being named the SAC Scholar Athlete for Baseball.
player in the last five years to receive this award.
www.tusculum.edu /athletics/baseball/releases/BB_04-19-05(All-SAC).htm   (368 words)

 Rating the Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Back in the 1990s when ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman was handing out nicknames to baseball players based on all kinds of pop culture references, he hung McGriff with "Crime Dog," a reference to McGruff, the Crime Dog, a public service cartoon character.
After 1982 he was traded to the Cubs for a bag of baseballs or something, and played three years as a regular and one as a parttimer there.
Munson debuted in the big leagues in 1969 at age 22, and won the AL Rookie of the Year award in 1970.
www.baseballsgreatest.blogspot.com   (4090 words)

 eSports Media Group 2001 Baseball Awards
The eSports Media Group finishes its baseball awards with the awards for Pitcher and Hitter of the Year, MVP, and Player of the Year.
Last month, the eSports Media Group writers announced the awards for Rookies of the Year, Comeback Players of the Year, and Managers of the Year in the first half of its annual baseball awards.
It is an award for the top combination of fielding, hitting, and base running, and goes to the top non-pitching player.
www.buzzle.com /editorials/11-12-2001-6010.asp   (628 words)

 2004 Fantasy Baseball Awards
Now that the World Series is over, we can reflect on the top fantasy baseball performers of the 2004 season.
This is where we give awards to the best fantasy baseball player for each position.
These are the elite, that stepped up and did the best they could with the main 5x5 categories of fantasy baseball.
www.buzzle.com /editorials/11-5-2004-61217.asp   (449 words)

 NCAA DIV I POLL - Current - Collegiate Baseball Newspaper
Texas (56-16), which was ranked No. 1 in the Collegiate Baseball pre-season poll, was at the top of the poll for seven straight weeks to start the season after rolling to a 21-1 record.
The Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll is the oldest college baseball poll.
Its birth took place during the 1957 college baseball season.
www.baseballnews.com /polls/divI/currentpolldivI.htm   (251 words)

 Kjetilicious News: Baseball Awards Banquet
Yesterday evening there was a baseball awards banquet up at the high school.
We had senior recognition with parents as well as awards handed out to the players.
After all the awards were handed out we finished up with some cake before we headed back home agian.
home.no.net /usaoink/blatherings/000052.html   (208 words)

 Baseball Awards -- Alternative Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Baseball Male and Female and T-Ball Male and Female figures are available in 5½" heights.
Free-standing 7" figures with three-dimensional relief, designed to catch and reflect light, these awards are another great option for everything from participation, to special recognition awards.
This attractive and economical new line includes a 1½" antique gold link chain and a 1" key ring, and each key chain is engravable on the backside with a personalized message for the recipient.
www.pdu.com /public/hottest/baseball/alternative.html   (313 words)

 Epinions.com - 2003 Major League Baseball Season Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As the 2003 Baseball season is nearing its completion, it is now time to take a look back at some of the individual year-long performances.
The real awards will be given out sometime in the near future.
No, his team didn't make the Playoffs but that isn't as big a deal considering the division in which they play in and the strict financial restrictions that the Jays are under.
www.epinions.com /content_3533348996   (1233 words)

 '00-'01 Releases: Preseason Baseball Awards
In addition, Etown head coach Matt Jones was named Coach of the Year for 2000 by the Middle Atlantic Baseball Coaches' Alliance.
In his first season as a head coach, Jones guided the Elizabethtown College baseball team to a 26-14 overall record in 2000.
The team is the defending Commonwealth Conference champion, and the Blue Jays reached the NCAA tournament last year for the first time since 1994.
www.etown.edu /sports/releases/2000-01/42.asp   (379 words)

 Kjetilicious Diary: Baseball Awards Banquet
Usually they have all spring sports awards in the gym at the same time, but ours were postponed due to the regional championship.
I got a baseball pin and a diploma for my first year varsity participation, a rocket carved out of thick poster board with a teampicture on it and a in-game picture of me running in to home base, and also a baseball signed by the coaches and every player on the team.
It was a fun evening, and also an opportunity to say goodbye to some of the guys I won't see agian.
home.no.net /usaoink/diaryarchives/000053.html   (208 words)

 Affordable Trophies
Since we have awards starting at under $4, we are sure to be able to fill your needs at prices that won't bust your league's budget!
Find the perfect award for your champion by browsing our many awards using the links at the top or in the sidebar.
We also feature novelty awards that can be presented to last-place finishers, as well as minor awards to note significant achievements.
www.fantasysportsawards.com   (555 words)

 Baseball Almanac : The Official Baseball History Site
In 1866, Charles A. Peverelly wrote, "The game of baseball has now become beyond question the leading feature of the outdoor sports of the United States...
Baseball Almanac has dedicated itself to preserving the history of our national pastime and has rapidly grown into an interactive baseball encyclopedia filled with more than one-hundred ten thousand (110,000+) pages of in-depth baseball facts, original baseball research and baseball statistics not found anywhere on the Internet.
has MORE than 110,000 pages of baseball history, MORE than 330,000 fast facts, original research from recognized experts AND material not found or seen on any other web site in the world.
www.baseball-almanac.com   (462 words)

 Artistic Awards
Artistic Awards is pleased to announce a new exclusive partnership with Pendleton Baseball.
Artistic Awards has been chosen as the exclusive supplier of awards for all Pendleton Baseball Tournaments.
Through various aspects of the game of baseball, Pendleton Baseball has created the most unique opportunity in the history of youth sports.
www.artisticawards.com   (260 words)

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