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  Grand slam (baseball) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In baseball, a grand slam is a home run hit with all the bases occupied, thereby scoring 4 runs, which is the most possible on a single play.
The first slam in Series history, hit with none out in the 1st, is overshadowed when, in the 5th inning, Bill Wambsganss turns the only unassisted triple play ever in the Series.
He comes through with the first walk-off grand slam – and the first grand slam in extra innings – in postseason history, clearing the center-right field wall, but is officially credited with only a 1-run single after being mobbed by teammates upon passing first base.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_slam_(baseball)   (1556 words)

  
 Grand Slam of golf: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The Grand Slam of golf consists of four major golfing events held each year; the events are often referred to as the major tournaments[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] and are all recognized as a part of the world's two most prestigious tours, EHandler: no quick summary.
The term "Grand Slam" was first applied to Bobby Jones[For more, click on this link]' achievement of winning the four major golfing events of 1930[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject]: the U.S. and British Opens, EHandler: no quick summary.
This PGA Grand Slam of Golf tournament provides a prize of $1 million and initially was played at a different golf course each year.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/gr/grand_slam_of_golf.htm   (1203 words)

  
 Grand Slam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grand slam (baseball), a home run with the bases loaded.
Grand Slam of golf, winning The Masters, U.S. Open (golf), The The Open Championship, PGA Championship in one year
Grand Slam (Denny's), a large breakfast meal sold at Denny's restaurants
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_Slam   (316 words)

  
 The term "Grand Slam" - Baseball Fever
In golf, the grand slam is winning all 4 majors in a season.
Grand slam actually came from New York deli's in the 19th century.
"Grand Salami" was eventually New York-slurred into "grand slammy" and eventually "grand slam".
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=33897   (324 words)

  
 Houston Astros : Community : Grand Slam for Youth Baseball
Called Grand Slam for Youth Baseball, the program was created to make it easier for boys and girls to play, learn about and experience baseball, thus seeking to foster self-confidence, involvement, teamwork, and fun among area children.
Last season, the Northeast Family YMCA Youth Baseball Field at Tidwell and N. Wayside in northeast Houston was refurbished with the installation of an electronic scoreboard, a professional-grade Little League infield, new aluminum bleachers, dugout covers, complete fencing with fence guards and foul poles, enhanced landscaping, and a flagpole.
An example is the Grand Slam for Youth Baseball-branded concession stand at Minute Maid Park established in conjunction with ARAMARK.
houston.astros.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/hou/community/youth_baseball.jsp   (504 words)

  
 GamersU Reviews - Grand Slam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The beginning of Grand Slam is no different than its predecessors in that you click the mouse to start the needle turning.
Making baseball runners go at your command is also very tricky, although this can be said for most of the arcade baseball games on the market.
Grand Slam could have been a great game but for now it is a mediocre one.
www.gamersu.com /Reviews/software.asp?id=34   (689 words)

  
 SoundStage! Jim Hall - Grand Slam
The term "grand slam" has transcended its baseball origins to come to mean a peak achievement, the best possible result, the ultimate success.
Grand Slam was recorded live at the Regattabar in Cambridge, Massachusetts using the DSD recording process that Telarc has been putting to such excellent use of late.
Kudos also to whoever programmed the tracks on Grand Slam, as he or she was wise enough to put the cut "Slam" first.
www.soundstage.com /music/reviews/rev271.htm   (673 words)

  
 AVault | PC | Grand Slam Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
With Grand Slam having support for 3D acceleration, one would think that the graphics would be some of the best out of any baseball game available.
The baseball itself is very large and does not change size as it goes deep into the outfield, making things look more flat than 3D.
Grand Slam is a fun game to play, but as with most of the other baseball simulations out on the market, it just has some things missing that could have made it better.
www.avault.com /reviews/review_temp.asp?game=gsb&page=2   (1270 words)

  
 RPGnet: Review of Harry's Grand Slam Baseball Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Harry's Grand Slam Baseball Game is a "Heirloom Game" by Out of the Box: an authentic reproduction of a a classic American game in a nice tin.
The baseball diamond is placed in the middle of the table with the scoreboard nearby.
It's a very simple, and largely random, card game, but if you're a baseball fan, and especially if you're looking to play with children or with family, you might enjoy it because the gameplay is amusing and even a bit tense.
www.rpg.net /reviews/archive/11/11655.phtml   (1318 words)

  
 GRAND SLAM - Review - ABSOLUTE PLAYSTATION
Ah yes, it's baseball season again and for us lucky PlayStation owners it means a ton of new baseball games all vying for our attention and hard earned cash.
This is not to say that they are not good, in fact when compared to any of last years baseball games, the graphics stack up quite nicely...they just don't come close to a few of this years offerings.
It was one of the few baseball games that I picked up that put a smile on my face right from the get go and kept it there for some time.
www.absolute-playstation.com /api_review/rgslam.htm   (1446 words)

  
 GRAND SLAM - Presented by THE FAN590
Baseball score will be tabulated based on their initial entry form.
Baseball at any time during the 2002 baseball regular season and, after registering one time, will be eligible for all weekly and monthly prizes throughout the season based on contest deadlines (see contest deadlines).
Baseball Game is a way for one to test one's own prognostication skills when it comes to assessing how players on various teams will perform.
www.canoe.ca /GrandSlamBaseball/rules.html   (1970 words)

  
 The Clipboard: Baseball: Grand Slam Nutrition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Today, baseball coaches and athletic trainers are facing an unfamiliar training concern - players who report overweight.
Weight-for-height charts and body mass index tables, suggested for the general population, are not appropriate for athletes who routinely carry heavier weights because of greater muscle mass.
The carbohydrate and electrolytes in sports drinks, (which are not present in water) provide athletes in stop-and-go sports, like baseball, greater endurance and power over the whole game.
www.gssiweb.com /reflib/refs/581/baseball.cfm   (562 words)

  
 Baseball & Softball News & Stats by Grand Slam & Stoovstats Netherlands
GRAND SLAM BASEBALL, with all scores, standings, stats and information of the 2006 Baseball Major League and First Division.
GRAND SLAM SOFTBALL WOMEN, with all scores, standings, stats and information of the 2006 Softball (Women) Major League and First Division.
GRAND SLAM SOFTBALL MEN, with all scores, standings, stats and information of the 2006 Men Softball Major League and First Division.
home.wxs.nl /~stoov   (425 words)

  
 Out Of The Box Publishing: HARRY'S GRAND SLAM BASEBALL: BEHIND THE SCENES or "The Little Game That Could"
It was called “Harry’s Grand Slam Baseball Game” (copyright 1962) and came in a little box that listed it as being produced by the Olympic Card Company of Silver Spring, Maryland.
I was looking through the game shelves in my basement and came across “Harry’s Grand Slam Baseball Game.” This little game had stayed with me through college, marriage (to a different girl), moves from Maryland to Texas to New York, births of two children, and all this time I had never played it.
He shared with me the story of the rise and fall of Harry’s Grand Slam, as well as his personal life story, which is fascinating and deserves its own telling.
www.otb-games.com /grandslam/reviews/sauberer2.html   (919 words)

  
 Grand Slam Training | Baseball Training Aids, Coaching Videos, Drills, Tips, Gear
Grand Slam Training is devoted to training baseball players who are serious about improving their skills.
Hard work and training in baseball can't be replaced, but they can be improved upon with the knowledge of how to train more effectivily, and the right baseball training aids to train with.
Our baseball training aids and equipment will help you sharpen your physical skills and areas such as hitting, pitching, fielding, base running and more, so you can reach your goals and play like a true baseball all-star.
www.grandslamtraining.com   (284 words)

  
 Grand slam from little man gives Cardinals win - Baseball - MSNBC.com
He hit his fourth career grand slam and the second game-winning slam of his career on a 1-0 pitch from Reitsma (3-3), who had entered the game with nine straight saves.
The winning grand slam was the Cardinals’ first since Tommy Herr beat the New York Mets on April 18, 1987, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
It was Eckstein’s first game-winning slam since he connected off Toronto’s Pedro Borbon on April 28, 2002, with his second grand slam in two days when he was playing for the Angels.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/8862235   (875 words)

  
 Grand Slam USA of Raleigh, NC
Grand Slam USA of Raleigh, NC Grand Slam USA has the only fully automated pitching machines in the Raleigh Area.
Grand Slam USA will be offering five one-week summer All-Skills Camps designed to help improve your skills in Baseball.
Grand Slam USA offers a wide range of sporting equipment for the baseball, fast-pitch softball and slow-pitch softballer in your family.
www.grandslamusa.biz   (144 words)

  
 Baseball Topples Dartmouth, 11-3 :: Josh DiScipio hits a grand slam
ACC Baseball Tournament to be Held At Fenway Park in 2009
Senior Josh DiScipio (Schenectady, N.Y.) hit a grand slam to hoist the Boston College baseball team, 11-3, over Dartmouth, Wednesday, May 5 in Hanover, N.H. BC improved to 22-21 while the Big Green fell to 25-15.
DiScipio's grand slam constituted part of a five-run, five-hit, fifth inning effort for the Eagles.
bceagles.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/recaps/050504aaa.html   (232 words)

  
 KIDS Fun Websites - Grand Slam Baseball Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
This easy-to-use site claims to offer "more baseball history, awards, records, feats, humor, lists, quotations, and stats, than any other baseball site on the Internet," not to mention baseball poetry, rules, scoring, recommended reading and much more.
Baseball America features information on both the Major League and the Minor League.
There is so much baseball here; you can almost taste the peanuts and cracker jacks.
www.mesalibrary.org /kids/links/baseball.asp   (290 words)

  
 Grand Slam Baseball - Online Fantasy Baseball Game
Grand Slam is one of the most unusual, entertaining fantasy baseball games I've ever seen.
This is one of the most unique fantasy baseball leagues I have ever encountered.
If you're looking for a very active fantasy baseball league, then this is something you definitely need to check out.
www.grandslambaseball.com   (161 words)

  
 Grand Slam U.S.A.: Summer Camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Grand Slam USA is proud to be offering another year of Baseball Skills and Games Camp.
We meet at the field to train, learn and play a game and end at Grand Slam where we make use of everything from the batting cages to laser tag.
All the skills, drills, and traditions of baseball camp combined with the ultimate fun of Grand Slam GoodSports Family Fun Center.
www.grandslammalvern.com /summercamp.html   (343 words)

  
 Grand Slam USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Grand Slam USA in Reading was first opened in 1986.
Since that time players of all ages, male and female, have been encouraged and developed in the mechanics of baseball and softball.
Whether taking advantage of the expert, one to one, buddy, group, or clinic coaching; attending one of the regular age and level appropriate camps, or using the variety of facilities at their convenience, the experience has been the same.
www.grandslamusa.net   (71 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Let him or her stuff the party favor bags, make suggestions for games, help with the decorations, set the table, and mail the invitations - even if that only means putting them in the mailbox.
By playing with a whiffle ball, there is no need for baseball gloves, helmets, or other equipment.
Encourage the “on deck” players to cheer on their teammates with traditional baseball chants.
birthdayexpress.com /bexpress/planning/partyguide.asp?sku=E2418&...   (1309 words)

  
 Grand slam typifies Northern Illinois baseball's series ::
The Northern Illinois center fielder could only watch as a Ball State grand slam sailed over the left-center field fence in the ninth inning of Sunday's game at Ralph McKenzie Field.
Ball State catcher Matt Singleton blasted Smith's fastball for a grand slam, extending the Cardinals lead to 12-5.
The grand slam began a seven-run ninth inning, but it was the eighth inning that NIU coach Ed Mathey confronted his team about after the game.
www.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/uwire/040505aaw.html   (349 words)

  
 Baseball for graybeards is hitting a grand slam / About 45,000 players compete in the Senior League
Baseball for graybeards is hitting a grand slam / About 45,000 players compete in the Senior League
In the files of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., he is duly noted for his longevity.
Hayden had quit baseball after high school, but, like Sigler, he'd caught the bug again when he coached his son in Little League.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/01/23/BAGGSATUAC1.DTL   (1505 words)

  
 Funagain Games: Grand Slam Baseball
This game is almost exactly like a cheap baseball game I bought for only $1 many years ago.
I remember that three aces were home runs, the ace of hearts was a triple, Kings were doubles, Queens were singles, Jacks were walks, any other hearts were strike outs, etc. These guys have pretty much taken that same idea and just made it a little bit neater with balls and strikes.
Like the other reviewer said, the REALLY BEST Grand Slam baseball game of all time is SherCo's Grand Slam dice and tabletop board game.
www.funagain.com /control/product/~product_id=13863/~affiliate_id=LUDI   (336 words)

  
 Boston.com / Sports / Baseball / Red Sox / Mirabelli's slam launches Sox
Doug Mirabelli gave Halama all the support he'd need with a fifth-inning grand slam off Detroit starter Mike Maroth.
Mirabelli's two-out homer, the third grand slam of his career, avoided an incredibly frustrating inning.
After the grand slam he walked up to Francona and said, according to the manager, "Were you a little worried after the first two at-bats?"
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2005/05/04/mirabellis_slam_launches_sox   (826 words)

  
 Information Builders today unveils release 2.0 of its Grand Slam baseball statistics web site
Grand Slam is located at http://baseball.IBI.com/ and allows visitors to analyze baseball statistics that are now updated daily.
For example, a Grand Slam user may want to know which player has the most home runs per time at bat, or the most runs scored compared to strikeouts, or the pitcher that gives up the most home runs per nine innings.
Operators of online sports sites who are interested in incorporating Grand Slam statistics and technology into their sites should contact Information Builders through the comments section on the Grand Slam site, or by calling Kevin Quinn at (212) 736-4433 ext.
www.urlwire.com /newsarchive/071999a.html   (869 words)

  
 Funagain Games: Harry's Grand Slam Baseball Game
In Harry’s Grand Slam Baseball Game, each player manages a team and plays cards to simulate actual baseball plays.
This easy to learn baseball game can be completed in less than twenty minutes.
First printed in 1962, Harry’s Grand Slam Baseball is a real hit with game players and baseball enthusiasts alike.
www.funagain.com /control/product/~product_id=015723   (208 words)

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