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  Encyclopedia: List of sports similar to baseball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Finnish baseball (pesäpallo) is a fast-moving ball sport greatly similar to baseball.
Baseball is sometimes called hardball to differentiate it from the closely related sport of softballSoftball is a team sport for two teams in which the object is to score runs by advancing around a circuit of four bases, known as a "diamond".
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.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-sports-similar-to-baseball   (474 words)

  
 Sports - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The line between sports, games, exercise and play is certainly not clear; games are often redefined as sports when they involve particularly skilled participants, which gives them appeal to non-participants.
In the history of Ireland, Gaelic sports were clearly carried on with nationalistic overtones: for example, in the mid 20th century a person could have been banned from playing professional Gaelic football, hurley, or other sport if the person played soccer, or other game which was seen to be of British origin.
Ice skating and Tai chi for example are sports that come close to artistic spectacles in themselves: to watch these activities comes close to the experience of spectating at a ballet.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /sports.htm   (1860 words)

  
 Untangling the Web--Disability Links
An Internet mailing list to provide information and support contacts to children with absent or underdeveloped limbs and their parents.
Provides both individualized sports training and competitive opportunities for athletes with cerebral palsy, or other related challenges, such as traumatic brain injuries or strokes.
Listings can be sorted by location, job title, salary and military or occupational code.
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 Gone Too Soon by CNN / Sports Illustrated : A Legendary List on Baseball Almanac
Gone Too Soon by CNN / Sports Illustrated : A Legendary List on Baseball Almanac
Baseball Almanac: Where What Happened Yesterday is Being Preserved Today
On November 5, 2003, Cincinnati Reds outfielder Dernell Stenson was found dead on a residential street in Chandler, Arizona - shot and run over by a car.
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 Statistics: New & Used Books Category Search Result for Statistics
All Categories > Sports and Recreation > Baseball > Statistics
Major League Baseball Book of Fabulous Facts and Awesome Trivia, 1st Edition (Illustrated)
Paperback / Sporting News / April 2005 / 0892047704
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