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  Cot's Baseball Contracts
A clearinghouse for MLB contracts, named for Cotton Tierney, who was the NL's fifth-leading hitter in 1922 & played the next season for $5,000.
This site tracks Major League baseball contracts, signing bonuses, service time and franchise values.
The information is unofficial and has been collected from various published reports.
mlbcontracts.blogspot.com   (595 words)

  George Scott (baseball player) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scott was a three-time All-Star in the American League in 1966, 1975 and 1977, starting the 1966 Mid-Summer Classic and homering in 1977.
Scott hit over 20 home runs six times in his career, tying Reggie Jackson for the American League lead in 1975 with a career-high 36 and pacing the league in RBI that same season with 109.
Known for his glovework at first base, Scott was awarded the Gold Glove Award for fielding excellence in the American League during eight seasons (1967-68 and 1971-1976).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/George_Scott_(baseball_player)   (220 words)

 George W. Bush - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd President of the United States of America, inaugurated on January 20, 2001.
President George W. Bush was regarded by his political opponents and many in the media as lacking a popular mandate, having lost the popular vote.
President George W. Bush, Mexico's President Vicente Fox and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper stand in front of the Chichen Itza archaeological ruins Thursday, March 30, 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/George_W._Bush   (7628 words)

 George Fox University: About GFU
NEWBERG, Ore. — Led by Player of the Year Scott Hyde, George Fox University’s record-setting staff ace, a total of 12 Bruins have received All-Northwest Conference baseball recognition for their performances in 2004, according to a release from NWC information director Steve Flegel at Whitworth College.
With a career record of 253-119, he is the winningest coach in Bruin baseball history.
He tied for 5th in the NWC in home runs and tied the George Fox record for home runs in a season by a freshman.
www.georgefox.edu /events/press.cgi?id=2135   (765 words)

 George Scott | BaseballLibrary.com
Likable and colorful George Scott, with his well-spaced gold teeth and sometimes bulging waistline, was a fan favorite in Boston.
Scott was the AL's starting first baseman in the 1966 All-Star Game, only the second rookie first baseman to start an All-Star Game (Walt Dropo was the first).
Scott regained his stroke while playing mostly third base in 1969-70.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/S/Scott_George.stm   (1542 words)

 George Scott   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Scott, known affectionately as "The Boomer", spent 14 years in the big leagues, most of them with the Boston Red Sox.
George Scott's accomplishments as a professional baseball player as well as a manager will help teach his Mad Dogs players many lessons.
Scott led the American League in home runs (39) and RBI's (109) in 1975 and also helped lead the 1967 Red Sox to winning the American League pennant.
www.klx.com /nabl/old/league/gs.html   (164 words)

 USIA - Portrait of the USA, Ch. 11
Baseball came of age in the 1920s, when Babe Ruth (1895-1948) led the New York Yankees to several World Series titles and became a national hero on the strength of his home runs (balls that cannot be played because they have been hit out of the field).
Until the 1970s, because of strict contracts, the owners of baseball teams also virtually owned the players; since then, the rules have changed so that players are free, within certain limits, to sell their services to any team.
In the 1996 Olympics, it was a measure of baseball's appeal outside the United States that the contest for the gold medal came down to Japan and Cuba (Cuba won).
usinfo.state.gov /usa/infousa/facts/factover/ch11.htm   (3548 words)

 Archived Weblog Entry - 08/18/2004: "Cooperstown Confidential"
Though he recovered, doctors advised him to wear a protective batting helmet while playing first base or pitching (he was a two-position player in college), in order to protect against line drives and collisions with baserunners that might result in contact with the skull.
The helmets became a permanent feature for Pirate hitters, but within a few weeks players began disavowing their use in the field, partly because of their awkwardly heavy feel and partly because of the remote possibility of a batted or thrown ball striking a fielder in the head.
George “Boomer” Scott: Like Allen, Scott began wearing a helmet in the field because of unruly fan reaction, but his decision came in response to actions of the road fans, not the hometown faithful at Fenway Park.
baseballguru.com /archives/entries/00000985.htm   (2764 words)

 George Brett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
George Howard Brett (born May 15, 1953 in Glen Dale, West Virginia) is a former American baseball player.
He became the first player in league history to have at least 20 doubles, triples and homers all in one season (42-20-23) and led the league in hits, doubles and triples while batting.329.
Following the end of his baseball career, Brett became a vice president of the Royals and has worked as a part-time coach, as a special instructor in spring training, filling in as the batting coach, and as a minor league instructor dispatched to help prospects develop.
www.info-pedia.net /about/george_brett   (1243 words)

 George Scott - Statistics - The Baseball Cube   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A player with a centile of 15 means that 15% of the players have a higher salary.
A glut of players will be making the minimum and so it is unfair to represent some of these players within the range of 80 to 100 when they all earn the same.
The true formula of the centile is to count the number of players with a posted salary during the season and divide by 100.
www.thebaseballcube.com /players/S/george-scott-1.shtml   (1062 words)

 George Scott Books on Amazon.com
George Scott made his Major League debut on 04-12-1966 with the Boston Red Sox.
Baseball Almanac is pleased to present all the George Scott books currently listed on Amazon.com - the leading providing of online George Scott books.
Did you know that Baseball Almanac is attempting to catalog every ballplayer who has appeared on a Baseball Digest Cover since the magazine was first published in August 1942 when major league games were confined to the eastern and midwestern regions of the country?
www.baseball-almanac.com /books/index.php?p=scottge02   (304 words)

 List of baseball nicknames - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of nicknames in the sport of professional baseball.
"The Pope" - Donn Pall, U.S. baseball player
"The Baseball Palace of the World" – Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois, former (1910-1990) home of the Chicago White Sox; built in 1909, it was very modern for its era, being constructed of concrete and steel and seating 29,000, a record at the time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_baseball_nicknames   (5077 words)

 Rich's Weekend Baseball BEAT: September 2004 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
To put it in a few words, the relationship between a player’s batting average and his total offensive value varies immensely from player to player; the two primary factors according to which it varies are the player’s isolated power and his walks.
The players are evaluated offensively based on runs created adjusted for the league average and park factor, expressed as a won-lost record and percentage by use of the Pythagorean method.
The players are then listed “according to the random chance that a.400 team would post their record in the same number of decisions” in order to adjust for the size of a player’s contribution in relationship to a replacement-level player.
www.all-baseball.com /richbeat/archives/2004_09.html   (10642 words)

 Baseball Prospectus | Events | Chat with Scott Boras
Scott Boras: One reason I am unhappy with the draft is that some foreign players have rights that other foreign players (Canada) and US players do not have.
Scott Boras: Anytime we assume that an amateur player will be a statured major league player, that expectation is to the detriment of the player.
I have had players call me about bad contracts they had signed and I always advise that the sanctity of the contract is important for the survival of any system based on performance.
www.baseballprospectus.com /chat/chat.php?chatId=141   (2212 words)

 1970s Baseball quiz -- free game
This player's rookie baseball card was a 1975 Topps, and in 1980 he became, along with Todd Helton, one of the latest-season.400 hitters in the last 25 years.
Accused of doctoring his pitches, this hurler promised he would strip naked on the mound if he were ever caught throwing a spitter.
He probably appeared in magazines more than any other player during the 70s if you count the underwear ads.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=39297   (355 words)

 Babe Ruth | The BASEBALL Page
Soon he was back in the hospital, where he signed autographs, watched baseball on television, listened to his wife read him some of the hundreds of letters he got every day, and did his best to keep up a jovial front when visitors came to call.
Babe Ruth may have become the greatest player in Boston Red Sox history, if not for the greed and short-sightedness of one man. In 1917 the team was purchased by H. Harrison Frazee, a high-living, hard-drinking theatrical producer who loved baseball but loved Broadway more.
Replaced By That unfortunate task fell to George Selkirk, a one-time wrestler, who decided to try his hand at baseball and found himself in the major leagues with the Yankees after Earle Combs was hurt in 1934.
www.thebaseballpage.com /past/pp/ruthbabe   (3850 words)

 Baseball Toaster : The Griddle : 17 elected to the Hall of Fame
Baseball Toaster : The Griddle : 17 elected to the Hall of Fame
George Scott was coaching one of the teams, and I swear, he looked like a block of granite with a head.
Baseball Toaster is a new site running on some experimental software called Fairpole.
griddle.baseballtoaster.com /archives/323722.html   (201 words)

 Hank Aaron | The BASEBALL Page
Aaron is often overlooked when historians debate the best player of the 1950s and 1960s.
Late in his career, and after his retirement, Aaron was a vocal leader in support of minority hiring in baseball.
He is the last player to hit a homer in his home park.
www.thebaseballpage.com /past/pp/aaronhenry   (871 words)

 Major League Baseball : News
But the switch-hitting center fielder, who had the type of raw aggression that served as a perfect complement to his wide range of skills, fully realizes how vital his years in Boston were in the grand scheme of what he ultimately became.
Along with fellow African-Americans Joe Foy, George Scott and Elston Howard, Smith played a key supporting role for a Red Sox team that is still beloved all these years later.
For the past 10 years, he has been running the Reggie Smith Baseball Centers in Encino, Calif. He is able to help mold youths in both baseball and life.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/news/mlb_news.jsp?ymd=20050227&content_id=952269&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp   (1262 words)

 Baseball Memorabilia | Signed Baseball
Search for authentic baseball memorabilia, including baseball collectibles such as an autographed baseball, helmet, glove, bat, photo, jersey or baseball display case.
Baseball, America’s favorite pastime- and we've got a vast selection of authentic autographed baseball memorabilia, whether you're looking for an autographed baseball, bat, glove, helmet, framed 8X10 photo or game-used item!
player will delight in our selection of autographed items.
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 Player Bio: Scott Brown :: Baseball
registered one hit, one run and one RBI George Washington on March 31...
Scott Ellis Brown is the son of John and Kelly Hardy...
High Honors senior year on his way to being named on the all-academic team for baseball...
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 George Scott Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
Signed by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1962.
View George Scott's uniforms at Dressed to the Nines, a Baseball Hall of Fame on-line exhibit
Statistics may come from our work, the Baseball Databank, or other sources including SABR.org.
www.baseball-reference.com /s/scottge02.shtml   (740 words)

 NewStandard: 5/28/99
Her catches and throws are as strong as any of the other players -- and there's no girlish ponytail dangling from her baseball cap.
Instead, Holmes, with her short cropped hair and 5-foot-10, 165-pound frame is identifiable by her role in history: She's the first nonpitching female professional baseball player on a men's team.
Which is good, because despite the positive publicity the Mad Dogs could receive from having a female on the team, Scott said he would have cut her if she couldn't play.
www.s-t.com /daily/05-99/05-28-99/d01sp120.htm   (608 words)

 The Cub Reporter: The Best Player in Baseball Named After a Musketeer*   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Lewis was named the Southern League's Most Valuable Player and the Player of the Year, and batted.329 for Double-A West Tenn before he was promoted to Iowa.
They are not playing good baseball lately (5-7 in last 12) and now have a couple BIG injuries (Rolen and Carpenter) and they have not played a meaningful game in months.
The TV channel that shows baseball here in England is offering viewers a choice for this upcoming Wednesday night between the Cubs at Pirates (Zambrano vs Perez, apparently) and the Orioles at Red Sox (Ponson vs Arroyo).
www.all-baseball.com /cubreporter/archives/015542.html   (9532 words)

 Non Athletic Baseball Players - NetShrine Discussion Forum
Baseball is a game where non athletic types can co-exist with those who are of, shall we say, more perfect physiques.
He's the biggest slob to ever play baseball, the most lovable slob in sports history, and damn good at getting on base.
I tend to believe they were the weights of the players in their rookie years.
www.netshrine.com /vbulletin2/showthread.php?t=1861   (895 words)

 Scott Thorman MLB Baseball at CBS SportsLine.com
Player Profile · Situational Stats · Game Log · Other LF · ATL Roster
Match him with up to 3 players at once.
Atlanta rookie Scott Thorman hit his first major league homer on Wednesday against St. Louis.
cbs.sportsline.com /mlb/players/playerpage/448974/rss   (224 words)

 MLB - Latest MLB News, Scores, Team News, Stats, Schedules, Fantasy Baseball, & Player News - AOL Sports
Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez might not be well-known, but he's already one of the best players in baseball.
Contract demands by Mike Moustakas' agent Scott Boras could threaten the Royals' chances to sign No. 2 overall pick from this year's amateur draft, and make him one of the highest selections ever not to sign.
Jake Brown plummets 40 feet to the ground after a skateboard stunt goes wrong at the X Games, but the Aussie was not seriously injured.
sports.aol.com /mlb   (510 words)

 Rhode Island Rams - The Official Athletic Site for the University of Rhode Island
Holmes becomes the highest URI player ever taken in the draft, going with the 154th pick overall.
Baseball Falls In A-10-Tournament Marathon, 6-5, To George Washington
Baseball and Softball bats and equipment, including softballs, pitching machines, batting gloves, batting helmets, free catalog.
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 Scott Cousins on Wallace Preseason Watch List for College Baseball's National Player of the Year :: Cousins Posted a ...
Scott Cousins on Wallace Preseason Watch List for College Baseball's National Player of the Year :: Cousins Posted a 8-5 Record with a 2.64 ERA and batted.309 with Seven Home Runs and 30 RBI as a sophomore
Cousins emerged as one of the top two-way players on the West Coast last year with an outstanding sophomore campaign on the Hilltop.
At the plate, the West Coast Conference Player of the Month for March was equally impressive, batting.309 with a team-high seven home runs and ranked second on the squad with 30 RBI.
www.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/stories/112305aah.html   (329 words)

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