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  The Official Site of The San Francisco Giants: Tickets: Double Play Ticket Window
The Giants are pleased to introduce the Double Play Ticket Window, a service designed to help season ticketholders resell their tickets to fans interested in purchasing choice seat locations at AT&T Park and Scottsdale Stadium.
All payments are made directly to the Giants and tickets purchased through the Double Play Ticket Window may be mailed to the buyer, at the Will Call Kiosks located at the ballpark, or may be picked up at will call.
Double Play is restricted to authorized users designated by the San Francisco Giants.
sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/sf/ticketing/doubleplay.jsp   (648 words)

  Double play - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A slightly less common ground ball double play is the 5-4-3 double play, also called the "Around the Horn" double play which occurs on a ground ball hit to the third baseman (5), who throws to the second baseman (4) at second base, who then throws to the first baseman (3).
Other types of double plays occur when a fly ball is hit to the outfield or a line drive is hit to the infield, and caught, but a runner on the basepaths strays too far away from his base.
Another rare situation is the unassisted double play, which generally occurs when the second baseman or shortstop catches a soft, low line drive to retire the batter and steps on second base to put out the runner (by an obvious appeal) before he can tag up.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Double_play   (743 words)

 San Francisco Giants : Welcome : Double Play Ticket Window   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Giants are pleased to introduce the Double Play Ticket Window, a service designed to help season ticketholders resell their tickets to fans interested in purchasing choice seat locations at SBC Park.
All payments are made directly to the Giants and tickets purchased through the Double Play Ticket Window may be mailed to the buyer or may be picked up at will call.
Double Play is restricted to authorized users designated by the San Francisco Giants.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/sf/ticketing/sth/doubleplay.jsp   (667 words)

 DDR Freak - Physiology of DDR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
I also hope this FAQ will be useful to those people who already play double a lot, as I'm sure I'll have a different perspective then other people and maybe give some tips and techniques others haven't thought of.
Double requires far more center of mass motion then single play (which when played well requires very little), and thus burns more calories.
My personal recommendation is that you can start to play double when you are able to pass 4-5 foot songs on single.
www.ddrfreak.com /library/playing-double.php   (4674 words)

 double play - The Boston Globe
The idea of combining it on a double CD didn't work, he says, because it would have asked too much of fans' finances and time.
It's a rare double album that works as well as OutKast's Grammy winning "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below." And even that disc is more like a simultaneous release of two individual discs, offering as it does one CD crafted by each of OutKast's principals, Andre 3000 and Big Boi.
The number of tracks won't play any part in the split (both discs have 12 songs), but something else is bound to affect sales.
www.boston.com /ae/music/cd_reviews/articles/2004/02/22/double_play   (1752 words)

 USATODAY.com - Jackie Robinson's life is captured in 'Double Play'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Double Play will appeal to readers who tell stories of baseball's past between innings of baseball's present.
Robinson, the UCLA graduate who broke baseball's color barrier in 1947, is celebrated more as a symbol of integration than for his.311 batting average in 10 seasons with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
The latest is Double Play by Robert B. Parker, a master of hard-boiled detective fiction.
www.usatoday.com /life/books/reviews/2004-05-24-double-play_x.htm   (439 words)

 Double Play Review
The promotional copy for Double Play promises a tale of redemption, and Robert B. Parker, the accomplished writer of crime fiction, delivers.
The year 1947, which was to become a pivotal year in American sports and society, now has the potential to become pivotal for Joseph Burke, whose heart and conscience have been on leave long after his physical wounds have healed.
Double Play is a singularly American story of personal and societal healing that will appeal to the fans of the hard-boiled and gritty tale with a touch of grace -- in this case the grace of Jackie Robinson -- thrown in to ensure that it will all work out in the end.
www.nimblespirit.com /html/double_play_review.html   (532 words)

 The Double Play: A Defensive Lifesaver Drill by Coach Jerry Kreber
The double play is an excellent way to either break up or enhance the tempo of the game.
At Omaha Central High School, we have constructed a drill to isolate different positions and put infielders in game-like situations asking them to execute the double play on a ground ball.
The 3rd baseman will execute a double play with the 2nd baseman.
www.baseballtips.com /doubleplay.html   (741 words)

 Double PLay Fantasy Baseball League Rules
DOUBLE PLAY FANTASY BASEBALL FREE AGENTS: The weekly order of free agent pickups will be last place team to 1st place team as of Thursday morning.
DOUBLE PLAY FANTASY BASEBALL ROSTERS: Each week you will be able to activate players from your reserve squad and reserve players that are active.
Please note that each team is obligated to play their best lineup and the "strategy" of playing for a lower draft position in keeper leagues, for a better draft position the following year, is considered an illegal lineup.
www.fsru.com /double_play_baseball_rules.php   (1319 words)

 Double Play Rake
This two teeth design makes the Double Play Rake versatile.
The short teeth are used for breaking up hard-packed clay, while the long teeth are for wet clay and general raking.
The rake has a 66" powder-coated aluminum handle and a 5" non-slip vinyl grip that makes it comfortable to use.
www.baseballtips.com /field/doubleplayrake.html   (110 words)

 Sports: Double play keys victory for Cougars
Both were successful on a double steal and gave the Royal Knights their best chance to score.
Crews reacted quickly, extending her glove to catch it and throwing to third for a double play to end the threat and extend the Cougars' scoreless streak to 30 innings.
The hitter on the play, Barnes, reached third and scored after an infield dribbler was scooped up and thrown over the catcher's head.
www.sptimes.com /News/050201/Sports/Double_play_keys_vict.shtml   (931 words)

 GolfDigest.com - Double Play   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
He plays to a scratch handicap at Shady Canyon GC in Irvine, Calif., his scoring buttressed by a tour-caliber short game that allowed him to win the ADT Golf Skills Challenge last year against a field that included Greg Norman, Colin Montgomerie and Padraig Harrington.
Michael Jordan once expressed an interest in playing the PGA Tour, as though his ability to put the ball in the hole in one sport would allow him to do so successfully in another.
Moreover, he has played enough golf with tour players to know that, unlike Jordan, he would sound foolish were he boldly to declare his intention to play the PGA or Champions tours.
www.golfdigest.com /newsandtour/index.ssf?/newsandtour/gw20041015strege.html   (2251 words)

 A Robert B. Parker double play: 30th Spenser and historical novel - The Boston Globe
A Robert B. Parker double play: 30th Spenser and historical novel - The Boston Globe
Double Play, By Robert B. Parker, Putnam, 288 pp., $24.95
Parker surrounds Robinson with some of the people and controversies he was in fact surrounded with; we also see him through his interactions with a fictional character named Jeremiah Burke, a survivor of Guadalcanal, a burned-out case.
www.boston.com /ae/books/articles/2004/06/09/a_robert_b_parker_double_play_30th_spenser_and_historical_novel   (741 words)

 Boston.com / Sports / Baseball / Red Sox / catching_up_with_gene_conley
Conley played 11 seasons in the Major Leagues with three of them with the Boston Red Sox (1961-63).
He also played one season with the Boston Braves (1952), five with the Milwaukee Braves (1954-58) and two with the Philadelphia Phillies (1959).
He played six seasons in the NBA with four of them with the Celtics (1953, 1959-61) and two more with the New York Knicks (1963-64).
boston.com /sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2005/03/02/double_play?...   (864 words)

 DOUBLE PLAY JUST 2 WACKY By BRIAN COSTELLO - New York Post Online Edition: Seven
October 5, 2006 -- The Mets' second-inning double play caused an avalanche of adjectives yesterday at Shea.
"It might be the play of the game because if they get a better jump it's two runs right there and then after that they scored one more," Valentin said.
Though the play was unbelievable, improbable, crazy, wacky, bizarre and strange, it was not unprecedented.
www.nypost.com /seven/10052006/sports/mets/double_play_just_2_wacky_mets_brian_costello.htm   (454 words)

Doubling or tripling the size of the city that surrounds it will not double or triple the revenues produced by a single venue.
While city size appears to play a role in stadium receipts, a new stadium seems to be the more important factor.
There are good reasons to expect the impact of sports stadiums on the particular city in which they play to be different from their effect on the metropolitan area as a whole.
www.ibo.nyc.ny.us /iboreports/doubleplay.html   (10919 words)

 double bass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
They are the largest of all the stringed instruments, and play the lowest notes.
Some double bassists perch on a high stool.
Otherwise, the double bass is played much like the cello.
www.playmusic.org /string/bass.html   (122 words)

 The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO - Cardinals' leadoff man accumulating injuries during postseason play   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Eckstein, who batted.292 in the regular season, is 0-for-9 against the Tigers with a strikeout and a double-play ball to end the eighth inning in the Cardinals' 3-1 loss in Game 2.
He's hitting.160 overall (8-for-50) in the postseason with two extra-base hits, a homer and a double, and two RBIs.
That, of course, is a sticky subject since the Gold Glove third baseman was benched twice in the postseason because he wasn't hitting.
www.joplinglobe.com /sports/local_story_297013223   (572 words)

 Double Play tops by Alan Gray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Double Play Top consists of two individual tops that precisely nest inside each other to create a single top of the classical top shape.
The Double Play Top is very similar to the old wooden Duncan Twin Spin top.
The Double Play can be created from almost any hard wood.
www.woodtops.com /html/double.html   (132 words)

 Amazon.de: Double Play: English Books: Robert B. Parker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Burke also falls for Lauren, a self-destructive society girl with mob connections whom he worked for before Robinson, and it's from Lauren's troubles and the threat of violence surrounding Robinson that the novel's hard, smart action arises.
Burke is a tough guy, and the narrative not set around baseball fields takes place in the white and fl underworlds as Burke plays various gangsters against one another to protect both Lauren and Robinson.
Parker, always a clean writer, has never written so spare and tight a book; this should be required reading for all aspiring storytellers.
www.amazon.de /Double-Play-Robert-B-Parker/dp/0399151885   (729 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Double Play: Books: Robert B. Parker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The two blows are too much for Burke and after trying a career as a boxer he ends up being a muscle man. Doing his job he makes some enemies and has to move on to another job, which comes from Branch Rickey, the owner and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
So with all of the death threats Robinson is getting for daring to play baseball with white players, it is something else that threatens to get him killed.
But what salvages "Double Play" is that scattered through the chapters are memories from "Bobby," as Parker recalls what it was like as a 15-year-old living in Boston to follow Jackie Robinson's historic 1947 season.
www.amazon.co.uk /Double-Play-Robert-B-Parker/dp/1842431676   (1269 words)

 Amazon.com: Double Play: Books: Robert B. Parker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Joan and I had a couple of meetings at  SONY with Helen, and, Joan's idea mostly, we decided I would write a novel, about a female private eye in Boston.
Every once in a while he breaks away from his various detective formulas (there are now three patterns evolving with three different main characters) and writes something that tears at your heart, gets inside your head, and leaves with you with thoughts you had never had before.
Double Play returns us to the segregated world of 1947 and Jackie Robinson's arrival as the first African American baseball player to join the then all white major leagues.
www.amazon.com /Double-Play-Robert-B-Parker/dp/0399151885   (2986 words)

 Double Play Swing Trading System
The Double Play Trading System is a dual-mode program designed for use on the SandP500 stock indices (Large and E-mini contracts).
Once a commodity futures trading system like Double Play Swing has been selected, implementation is the next step.
You may choose to follow the trading system on your own and place your orders via our fast, secure and efficient commodity futures order entry platform, or have a Trade Center, Inc. system specialist manage the trading for you.
www.tradecenterinc.com /content/trading_systems/futures/Double_Play_Swing_Trading_System   (953 words)

 Double (Play) Trouble -- The Hardball Times
But with two strikes on Bernie Williams, Joe Torre tried to stay out a potential double play by starting the runners, and ended up running right into one.
Even a little bit of clutch hitting -- a well-timed double, or a couple of singles -- would have given the Yankees a 1-0 lead in the series.
They cannot possibly expect Santana to be as normal again as he was last night, which means they will need an even better performance from Mussina to win, and a better performance by their lineup, too.
www.hardballtimes.com /main/article/double-play-trouble   (1011 words)

 Double Play - Movie Info - Moviefone
Amazon.com: Double Play: Video: Stefan Scaini,Jonathan Jackson,Richard Lee Jackson,William Shatner,Jay Brazeau,Don S. Davis,Katharine Isabelle,John Tench...
Movies Double Play (1997): find the latest news, photos and trailers, as well as local showtimes/dvd info at Yahoo!
Double Play - Cast & Crew, movie showtimes, plot, synopsis, exclusive features, trailers, clips, theater listings, reviews, message boards, dvd, videos, rentals and more on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /movie/double-play/1085857/main   (117 words)

 Marshall Double Fun Play Tunnel @ The Ferret Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Your ferrets will be amused for hours playing in the Double Fun Play Tunnel from Marshalls.
Measuring 12" x 20" x 8", the Double Fun Play Tunnel is large enough for multiple ferrets to enjoy.
Ferrets have a blast exploring and playing with the bell toys while onlookers appreciate their enthusiasm.
www.ferretstore.com /mr-00275.html   (269 words)

 Money Maker Double Play
The player gently removes the latex covering the play area to reveal three (3) WINNING NUMBERS, twelve (12) YOUR NUMBERS and twelve (12) prize amounts.
The player will break pen the four (4) windows ("Rows") to reveal three play symbols in each Row.
If the player reveals three (3) identical symbols in the same Row, the player wins the corresponding prize in the prize legend.
www.state.nj.us /lottery/instant/ig428.htm   (445 words)

 CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Hockey - NHL Play Offs Double double!
Historically, the Boston Garden had always been the Oilers' least favourite place to play.
They beat the building and the Bruins 6-3 and Gretzky had his best-ever game in the place with four assists - but Esa Tikkanen hogged the headlines with a hat-trick.
The Oilers would get a chance to sweep the Bruins with the unfair advantage of playing three of the four games at home.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/Hockey/NHL/Playoffs/Edmonton/2006/06/05/1615250-sun.html   (759 words)

 Simon and Simon: Double Play - TV.com
Tell the world what you think of Double Play, write a review for this episode.
The brothers are accused of a crime they know they haven't commited and are determined to prove their innocence.
See all Double Play Community Reviews (2) »
www.tv.com /simon-and-simon/double-play/episode/13300/summary.html   (249 words)

 striketwo.net: 6-4-2 — an Angels/Dodgers double play blog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Rob McMillin's daily must-read 6-4-2 Angels/Dodgers double play blog has an item of such astounding substance and impact, I am just going to pretend that this is scalperswin.com and post the whole item here as a testament to Rob's importance in the...
Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano got into a shoving match with his catcher, Michael Barrett today after big Z gave up five runs, all earned, in the fifth inning of a game the Cubs are currently losing 8-1 to Atlanta.
Thanks to Andrew in the comments for pointing out that Vlad Guerrero and Orlando Cabrera are the AL's two best players according to Win Shares; as measured by Fielding Win Shares, Cabrera's 5.1 score puts him soundly on top of the pack, ahead of the...
striketwo.net /weblog/475   (1021 words)

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