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  Home Plate--Paper Plate Education
Paper Plate Education is an initiative to reduce complex notions to simple paper plate explanations.
Paper plates are also believed to have inspired a key element of the Mercury space capsule in the late 1950's.
In fact, you may recognize some of the paper plate activities as variations on familiar themes.
analyzer.depaul.edu /paperplate   (461 words)

 The Straight Dope: Why is home plate in the southwest corner of most major league baseball stadiums?
But several parks have home plate in the northwest, including County Stadium in Milwaukee, for God's sake, which is only 90 miles from Chicago.
The reason home plate is oriented the way it is, in any case, has nothing to do with the outfielders.
If the plate were on the east side of the ballpark, the batter would be facing west, meaning he'd have the afternoon sun in his eyes.
www.straightdope.com /classics/a3_379.html   (827 words)

 home plate and other plates related information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Home Plate in Space Verdict: As it was AA that he showed his might in, he still has a lot of improving to do...
The Home Plate and The Stables Lodging Cooperstown, New York http://www.tjs-place.com Located in the very heart of Cooperstown, T.J.'s Place Restaurant / The Home Plate is family dining at...
Home Plate Comforts is a guest home for women in Calgary Alberta that offers privacy, gourmet breakfasts, and spacious accommodations.
www.nethorde.com /plates/home-plate.html   (273 words)

 Home plate - Home Plate Bar & Grill - Houston, TX, 77003 - Citysearch
Bonnie Raitt - Home Plate - at Rhino
team) rolls the ball toward home plate and the batter attempts to kick the ball.
The strike zone is also delimited with the help of home plate.
webinfosites.com /q/home-plate.htm   (278 words)

 License Plate Collector's Home Page
Some plate collectors have been at it for over 40 years, but I started tin collecting just a few years ago, when my then pre-school sons started matching plates they saw on cars, to the USA map on their breakfast placemats.
SAMPLE plates are not as desirable as 'Real License Plates' and they take a lot of work to get, writing letters to the different state governments (and waiting several months for some to reply), but getting SAMPLE plates from the DMV has some pluses.
But most real License Plate collectors want Real license plates, which are also widely available and it is a fun adventure to hunt down real plates from the states you need.
users.aol.com /ede/plates.htm   (693 words)

 The PL8S.COM License Plate Collectors Website LINKS page
Plates are a tad pricey, but no more than your average aftermarket plates.
Nice site, with a License Plate Collectors Webring, a checklist for plates needed in his own collection, links to various plate books and publications, a photo page with NJ plates and plates "on cars", Color Codes and county info for New Jersey, a page of links, some collecting tips, and a feedback forum.
With a great majority of the crap plates these guys offer, only a rank amateur would be fooled - most of the dies are wrong, the sizes are wrong, the colors are wrong - BUT - if you didn't know better, you might end up with one of these in your collection.
www.pl8s.com /linx.htm   (5903 words)

 For the record, home (plate) is where Edgar's heart is
For the record, home (plate) is where Edgar's heart is
In announcing Martinez's signing yesterday, the Mariners' PR department dutifully noted Edgar is three home runs and nine doubles shy of entering a club that makes "exclusive" look distressingly common.
He was born to be a Mariner, and after 16 seasons in the spotlight, he's earned the right to decide when it's time to sail into the twilight.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /levesque/146922_leve05.html   (872 words)

 Home Plate -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Home Plate -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
((baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score) Home Plate
Home Plate is the fifth (A book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc) album by (Click link for more info and facts about Bonnie Raitt) Bonnie Raitt, released in 1975 (see (Click link for more info and facts about 1975 in music) 1975 in music).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/ho/home_plate.htm   (726 words)

 XM Radio - MLB Home Plate™
MLB Home Plate is your source for all things baseball.
Plus, live Home Plate broadcasts from playoff cities and stadiums during the games.
Strikeouts For Troops helps to provide the "comforts of home" to recovering war-wounded US troops and assists with the travel and lodging expenses of their visiting loved ones.
www.xmradio.com /mlb/index.jsp   (332 words)

 My Michigan License Plate Home Page
My name is G. William "Whit" Whitworth Jr., and I am a collector of license plates, among other things.......
This page will be devoted to the Michigan license plates that I collect, and hopefully will eventually contain all of the license plates that I collect, along with other related collections.
If you are seeking any plates, let me know, I may have some lurking somewhere in my trade boxes.
www.whitworthfamily.org /index1.htm   (124 words)

 Softball Drops WAC Opener to Hawai'i :: Controversial, over turned call at home plate results in a 1-0 victory for ...
However, a controversial overturned call at home plate ended up in the favor of Hawai'i as the Rainbow Wahine prevailed with a 1-0, 8-inning victory, in the Western Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
Uchima, who never tagged home plate, ran off the field and into the dugout as West spiked the ball down in the Bulldogs' apparent double play.
Citing that West allowed the ball to roll up her arm and not having control, the home plate umpire confered with the two infield umpires and the home plate umpire ended up being over ruled.
gobulldogs.ocsn.com /sports/w-softbl/recaps/040503aaa.html   (793 words)

 Melsh's Plate-O-Rama - Home of Sample License Plate Info
Images of current issue plates for every state and other plates from my collection are included.
Information on ordering sample license plates is included for all states.
Eric's Plates Home Page - I don't know who Eric is, but is a substantial list of samples info
home.centurytel.net /melsh/LP.html   (743 words)

 USATODAY.com - For punchless Expos, home plate as elusive as new home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For punchless Expos, home plate as elusive as new home
Looking to find a permanent home in a new city, the Montreal Expos are having a difficult time finding home when they take the field.
Off to the worst start in their 35-year history (5-15), the Expos are on pace to score the fewest runs in history.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/nl/expos/2004-04-27-montreal-start_x.htm   (408 words)

 Miracles at home plate
MONROE -- Nine-year-old Jeffery Cox, grinning like he knows the best secret in the world, is charging toward home plate and nothing is going to stop him.
He's about to score, so it matters not a whit at this moment that he spent the first two years of his life in a hospital and didn't walk until he was 6.
Two years ago, Zach came home bursting with enthusiasm, waving a flyer for a baseball league.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /othersports/123771_miracle27.html   (1250 words)

 i-Newswire.com - Press Release And News Distribution - Bank of America turns up the volume as presenting sponsor of XM ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Home > Bank of America turns up the volume as presenting sponsor of XM Satellite Radio’s Major League Baseball Home Plate channel
“XM is proud to have Bank of America as a presenting sponsor of our MLB Home Plate Channel,” said D. Scott Karnedy, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Solutions, XM Satellite Radio.
We do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of information on or available through this site, and we are not responsible for inaccuracies or omissions in that information or for actions taken in reliance on that information.
i-newswire.com /pr12282.html   (710 words)

 TJs Place - The Home Plate Restaurant - Cooperstown, NY
Located in the very heart of Cooperstown, T.J.'s Place Restaurant / The Home Plate is family dining at its best.
Our menu boasts everything from: bagels to full breakfast; soups, burgers, hot and cold sandwiches; fresh cooked turkeys, beef, fish, steak, chicken, and ribs; fresh made daily Italian specials; home made bread and pies; local and domestic beers, wine and mixed drinks.
Our restaurant is filled with legendary images of Baseball, with the walls lined with an amazing display of framed and signed photographs, art prints, and memorabilia--all for sale.
www.tjs-place.com   (122 words)

 Home Plate Umpire Leaves After 4 1/2 Innings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Home Plate Umpire Leaves After 4 1/2 Innings
Home plate umpire Derryl Cousins left Sunday's Yankees-Cardinals game after 4 1/2 innings due to an undisclosed illness.
A member of the crew said after the game that Cousins had been hospitalized, but said nothing further.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/06/12/sports/s134550D83.DTL   (159 words)

 USATODAY.com - Baker's son gets unexpected ride from home plate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
On his way across home plate, Snow, with Bell fast on his tail, scooped Darren up by his oversized fl jacket and asked, "You OK, buddy?"
Baker was near home plate when Salmon's throw got by catcher Bengie Molina.
For the series, Bonds leads all regulars with a.500 average, he's tied with Kent and Anaheim's Troy Glaus with three home runs, and his five RBI are only one behind Glaus for the Series lead.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/playoffs/2002-10-25-roundup-baker_x.htm   (1417 words)

 Olav's License Plate Links - Number plate links
With some excellent images of plates in his collection.
Swiss site that aims to "show license plates from all around the world from all time periods for all possible vehicle and driver types and for all regional areas."
License Plate collecting page including History of Texas License plates.
www.olavsplates.com /more_links.html   (246 words)

 John Fryar's Nickel Plate Road Destinations
The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society Home of the NKP #765 Berkshire.
Indiana Transportation Museum Home of the NKP #587 Mikado and GP7 #426.
Virginia Museum of Transportation Home of the NKP #763 Berkshire
nkprr.railfan.net /destinations.html   (485 words)

 ESPN.com - MLB Playoffs 2002 - Manager's son gets a little too close to the action
J.T. Snow reaches out to scoop up the manager's son, Darren Baker, as he crosses home plate.
When J.T. Snow scored for the Giants in the seventh inning of San Francisco's 16-4 victory Thursday night, Darren Baker ran out of the dugout to pick up the bat of Kenny Lofton, who had hit a two-run triple.
Snow said he has a 4½-year-old son at home, so he knew how to react to grab Darren.
espn.go.com /mlb/playoffs2002/s/2002/1024/1450740.html   (631 words)

 Sports Launch: home plate
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 TJs Place - The Home Plate Restaurant - Cooperstown, NY
TJs Place - The Home Plate Restaurant - Cooperstown, NY The Stables Inn
The Stables Inn is located at 134 Main Street, Cooperstown, across from Doubleday Field.
All suites include 1 queen bed, 2 twin beds, heat/ac, private bathroom, TV, microwave, refrigerator, and a coffee maker for those early risers.
www.thestablesinn.com   (95 words)

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It is arguable that he should be on the opening day roster, but we simply haven't seen enough of him and we trust our two guys.
Life became involved, and it tore me away from Home Plate in Space.
Yet, with a recent email that I am assuming was from a fan, I have been persuaded to launch off from the baseball NASA once again, and I have returned.
homeplateinspace.blogspot.com /atom.xml   (465 words)

 Clem's Baseball ~ Home plate
There were 201 home runs there in 2005, the fifth most in the majors.
Geoff Blum, the humble utility player who hit the go-ahead home run in the top of the 14th inning, reminded us once again of what David Pinto wrote earlier this week: In baseball, any member of the team can be the big hero.
After Lance Berkman's dramatic go-ahead home run in the seventh inning, it looked like the Astros had a lock on the National League pennant, which would have meant that no more games would ever be played at Busch Stadium (the current one).
www.andrewclem.com /Baseball/index.shtml   (7808 words)

 Crosswalk.com - Ginny Owens: Home Sweet Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Many onlookers wiped away tears as the Challengers painstakingly crossed home plate, some on their own two feet and others in wheelchairs pushed by a “buddy.”
With songs like “Fellow Traveler” and “Long Way Home,” Ginny carefully and expertly explores the intricacies of living in the already and the not yet.
 Thus, "Long Way Home" touches on the same profound life themes that filled earlier projects "Beautiful", "Something More" and "Without Condition," but with fresh insight: It puts everything – simplicity, failure, community, beauty – in the perspective of heaven, our ultimate destination.
www.crosswalk.com /fun/music/1360495.html   (1483 words)

 Home Plate
I like it." She hugged me and said she had to leave early and told us to quickly make note of next week's homework.
"Expand," she said, "on the sentence, 'The discount condom lay on home plate.'"
She waited for the gasps and did a dance step when one or two came.
www.onthepage.org /encounters/home_plate.htm   (1102 words)

 Sport Images; Home Plate On Baseball Diamond - Pictures, Photos, Photographs - Acclaim Stock Photography
Photo Description: Close up of home plate of baseball diamond.
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 HoustonChronicle.com - Clemens not about to let Cardinals' sluggers dig in at home plate
Clemens not about to let Cardinals' sluggers dig in at home plate
Chances are, Cardinals hitters will be a bit more jumpy when they step to the plate at Minute Maid Park.
Clemens is on the mound Saturday for Game 3 of the NL championship series, and the whole Houston season is riding on his right arm.
www.chron.com /cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/sports/2849732   (996 words)

 Strongpoint, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
We are a female owned and operated company and the home of the original, one and only atta girl line of tshirts and accessories.
Come see our popular line of ''Don't Hate Me'' tshirts for softball, soccer, volleyball and basketball.
We also supply teams with uniforms and warmups, hats and fleece.
www.strongpointinc.com   (51 words)

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