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  Striking Out: Baseball's Labor of Glove
Baseball's owners are attempting to assert once and for all management's power to set wages and conditions of employment in a union-free workplace.
Baseball is run by an ownership notable for "gross individual and collective mismanagement, their fierce factional fights, their cynical disregard for decency and honor, their deliberate alienation of press and public, and their tyrannical treatment of their players."
The successful assertion of workers' rights in baseball will not better conditions in sweatshops, but it would strengthen a trend which is pushing certain sectors of the labor movement to reclaim the strike as a strategic weapon.
www.zmag.org /Zmag/articles/dec94zielinski.htm   (2496 words)

  Baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baseball is played between two teams of nine players each on a baseball field, usually under the authority of one or more officials, called umpires.
Although baseball is considered a non-contact sport; a runner may be allowed to make potentially dangerous contact with a fielder as part of an attempt to reach a base, unless that fielder is fielding a batted ball.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baseball   (8501 words)

 Encyclopedia: Out (baseball)
In baseball, a force is a situation when a baserunner is compelled (or forced) to vacate his time-of-pitch base--and thus try to advance to the next base--because the batter became a runner.
In baseball, a force play or force out, referred to as a force when the possibility of such a play exists, is a situation when a baserunner is compelled to vacate his time-of-pitch base because the batter became a runner.
In baseball a tag out, sometimes just called a tag, is a play in which a baserunner is out because he is touched by the fielders hand holding a live ball while the runner is in jeopardy.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Out-(baseball)   (1298 words)

 World Almanac for Kids   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Baseball is played by amateurs of all ages, including numerous sandlot clubs and athletic associations, virtually every high school and college in the U.S., and scores of junior leagues.
Most early variations of baseball were played on a square field, with stakes at the corners serving as stations and a striker’s box situated about midway between the first and fourth stations.
Much controversy surrounded baseball’s reserve clause, which bound a player to one team until the player retired or was traded; if a player’s contract expired, and no new agreement was reached, the clause allowed the team to renew the contract annually.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/sports/baseball.html   (2274 words)

 Out (baseball) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
When three outs are recorded in an inning, one might say that "the side is retired." An out is considered a (An out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout)) putout when a runner or batter is retired as a result of direct action from a player on defense.
he is (additional info and facts about forced out) forced out; that is, a fielder with a live ball in possession touches his (additional info and facts about force base) force base before the runner reaches that base;
he is (additional info and facts about tagged out) tagged out; that is, touched by a fielder's hand holding a live ball while (additional info and facts about in jeopardy) in jeopardy, such as while not touching a base;
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/o/ou/out_(baseball).htm   (676 words)

 Men's Baseball - NCAA Sports.com
The CSTV camera crew canvased the country covering college baseball with a unique insight in and around the NCAA diamond scene.
Tampa won the 2007 NCAA Division II Baseball Championship on June 1, with a convincing 7-2 win over Columbus State.
Albies led the Pioneers to the 1992 and 1996 NCAA Division III national championships, six NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional titles and the 1985 NCAA South Atlantic Regional crown.
www.ncaasports.com /baseball/mens   (287 words)

 ipedia.com: Out (baseball) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
In baseball, an out occurs when the defensive team, along with the pitcher is able to deal with a batter or baserunner in such a way that the umpire rules him "out".
An out is considered a put out when a runner or batter is retired in a way that required direct defensive action from a defending player.
A force out—a defending player holding the baseball touches a base that a runner is required to run to before he arrives.
www.ipedia.com /out__baseball_.html   (448 words)

Baseball's stature in the history of the United States is perhaps reflected more clearly in a simple dictionary rather than in the seven-centimetre-thick baseball encyclopaedia.
In the United States, baseball and the English language are interwoven.
Baseball's all-time home-run champion is a man named Sadaharu Oh, who hit 868 during a legendary career in baseball-mad Japan.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/index_uk.asp?SportCode=BB   (184 words)

 Baseball Betting - Poised to Break Out - Bodog Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
However, betting profitably on baseball is about finding value.
Playing in a non-traditional baseball market, Francis has managed to fly relatively under the radar since his first appearance for the Rockies in 2004.
His best outing came against Cincinnati on May 3.
www.bodognation.com /gambling-sportsbook-news/baseball-betting-poised-to-break-out.html   (930 words)

 The Macmillan Baseball Encyclopedia
The Baseball Encyclopedia, 1997 Edition, is the most complete source of information on the past major league season.
Other books like Total Baseball give the same information but none are able to deliver it with the clarity of Macmillan.
For some reason this baseball bible hasn't been issued since 1997 and baseball is doing its fans a great disservice.
www.cyberstuff.net /mbd/baseball_encyclopedia.htm   (657 words)

 Amazon.com: Baseball: An Illustrated History: Books: Kenneth Burns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
In the case of "Baseball," the unrelenting focus is on New York City, Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, and to be fair, there is no way you could discuss the subject of baseball without devoting a great deal of time to these subjects.
In any case, "Baseball" is very entertaining, and that is what largely accounts for my 4-star rating I would only caution those who don't know their baseball history that this documentary omits a great deal of what is a very good story.
The documentary focuses in on the Baseball's rich history that is emphasized by the statistics of individuals that are used as a yardstick to measure the performances of upcoming and future players.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0679404597?v=glance   (3801 words)

 Play it Again, Sammy
All these years I was under the impression that baseball began in the United States, although, as the encyclopedia acknowledges, our ancestors were playing stick-and-ball games in Egypt, China, and Persia thousands of years ago.
It turns out that was just another one of those ethnocentric entries in an American encyclopedia.
Baseball even helped avert a possible civil war during the brutal dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo.
www.science-spirit.org /article_detail.php?article_id=368   (1081 words)

 Baseball Sim Central / Games / High Heat 2001
Sammy Sosa High Heat Baseball was the first title at spring training this year, beating rivals, Microsoft Baseball 2001 and Triple Play 2001 by a good week or two.
Having only been with Baseball Sim Central for six months, I decided the best way to feel like "one of the guys" was to do my first review of a baseball game.
Sammy Sosa High Heat Baseball 2001, otherwise known as SSHHB2K1 or better yet HH2K1, is the undisputed champion going into the current baseball season.
baseball.simcentral.net /index/Games/High_Heat_2001/index-PC.shtml   (297 words)

 Baseball Musings
The Baseball Musings Radio Show is coming up in a little while at 8 PM EDT.
In other words, the probability that if Bonds were picking 16 out of 91 games at random to miss, it would so happen that all 3 of the ESPN games were included among those 16, is 1,200,635,647,008,340 divided into 260,462,895,672,871,000, or about 215-to-1 against.
He got out of the eighth but allowed another run in the ninth for the close final.
www.baseballmusings.com   (5982 words)

 OOTP Developments: Home
Out of the Park Developments will be your portal to great sports information as well as great sports simulation games.
Out of the Park Developments are pleased to announce that we have been working on a new expansion pack for OOTP 6 which will be released mid-June, containing new features as well as extensive tweaks and modifications.
The forthcoming Out of the Park 7 (working title) will now be released in Spring 2006 to tie in with the US Baseball season.
www.ootpdevelopments.com   (1827 words)

I have been a baseball fan for longer than I wish to remember and have seen thousands of games, yet almost every time I watch a game, I see something I have never seen before.
Now, we all know that while predicting winners is acceptable and even encouraged, actually betting on baseball games is a bad thing, but almost any ten year old can tell you, when an individual bets on a baseball game, the betting line is based primarily on the starting pitchers.
Starting pitchers are allowed to or are able to pitch only six or seven innings, after which managers bring in relief pitchers, most of whom provide relief only to the opposition.
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/baseball   (661 words)

 MLB Baseball Tickets - Ticket Sales for Baseball Playoffs, World Series, All Star & Regular Season Games
Soon after baseball began to be referred to by news publications as the "National Pastime".
The National League was formed in 1876 and still exists to this day, but it wasn't until 1901 that the American League was formed after the failure of several other smaller leagues.
Something to note about baseball parks is that they do not have to follow a strict set of guidelines.
www.hallmarktickets.com /Sports_Tickets/MLB_Baseball_Tickets   (351 words)

 Charity Navigator - Swing and a Miss: Charities, like Baseball, Strike Out
Like baseball, America's charities have been given an opportunity to prevent relatively intrusive government regulation if they can figure out a way to police themselves and propose changes that will punish those who do not play fair.
When the Senate Finance Committee asked the Independent Sector to commission their Panel on the Nonprofit Sector, IS had a golden opportunity, like MLB before them, to capitalize on public opinion and push for bold real-world reforms in the governance and oversight of the activities of charitable organizations.
Charities that do not engage in these shady fundraising practices should be speaking out loudly against the ones that do, yet so far their voices are silent, and are certainly not expressed in the Nonprofit Sector Panel's recommendations.
www.charitynavigator.org /index.cfm/bay/content.view/cpid/277.htm   (2033 words)

 Al Kaline Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
When a fan yelled to Kaline "you are no Mickey Mantle," Kaline replied "Son, no one is HALF as good as Mickey Mantle." Kaline is a Hall of Fame ballplayer AND person.
In order to rank the player, the necessary number of hitless at bats were added to the player's season total.
The value printed here is their actual value and not the value used to rank them, therefore some numbers may appear out of order.
www.baseball-reference.com /k/kalinal01.shtml   (796 words)

 The Harvard Crimson :: Sports :: Blizzard Wipes Out Baseball Opener
The Crimson was scheduled to host MIT in the season opener yesterday and Boston College this afternoon, but the foot of snow that fell on the Greater Boston League made that impossible.
While all three freshmen hurlers have pitched well this spring, the rotation probably fell into place yesterday when junior Billy Larson, whose eligibility had been in doubt, received word he will be able to compete.
Mike Smerczysnki and the freshmen operating out of the bullpen.
www.thecrimson.com /article.aspx?ref=219982   (475 words)

 georgiadogs.com - The Official Site of the University of Georgia Athletic Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Georgia Baseball team recently concluded fall workouts, and head coach David Perno took some time to discuss his thoughts on the 2006 squad.
The Georgia Bulldog baseball team opens a five-week session of fall practice at Foley Field including a 10-inning scrimmage using wood bats at 6:30 p.m Sunday.
Fall baseball practice at Foley Field will begin Sept. 18 while the team's World Series is scheduled to start Oct. 17th.
georgiadogs.collegesports.com /sports/m-basebl/geo-m-basebl-body.html   (374 words)

 Baseball - Southern Illinois University - Official Athletic Site
Southern Illinois loses 13 seniors after this season, but head coach Dan Callahan and his staff have already put a good dent in their 2007 recruiting needs with the addition of eight signees during the fall signing period.
For those planning on attending Saluki Baseball's Second Annual Wrigley Field Rooftop Fundraiser, the Fox Television Network has changed the start time of the Chicago Cubs and Florida Marlins game on Saturday, August 27.
Baseball Eliminated From MVC Tournament With 5-4 Loss to No. 5 Indiana State
siusalukis.collegesports.com /sports/m-basebl/silu-m-basebl-body.html   (298 words)

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 University of North Dakota Official Athletic Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
GRAND FORKS, N.D.--University of North Dakota head baseball coach Kelvin Ziegler announced today the signing of five student-athletes to letters of intent to compete for the Fighting Sioux next season.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- University of North Dakota baseball coach Kelvin Ziegler announced Friday that Cretin-Derham Hall pitcher Sam Kinne and Enderlin High School pitcher Logan Midthun and have signed National Letters of Intent to play baseball for the Fighting Sioux next season.
The University of North Dakota baseball team (28-23, 10-12 in NCC) wrapped up the 2005 season at the North Central Conference Championship tournament, falling to Nebraska-Omaha and Minnesota State.
www.fightingsioux.com /sports/baseball   (312 words)

 ESPN.com - Baseball Index
Theo Epstein believes stepping away from baseball will help him when he finally decides to return, writes Peter Gammons.
Players and owners agreed to toughen penalties for steroid use to a 50-game suspension for a first failed test, and a lifetime ban for a third.
The Red Sox are sending four people to baseball's general managers' meetings next week while they search for a singular successor to Theo Epstein.
baseball.espn.go.com /mlb/index   (448 words)

 Owners Strike Out, Baseball to Resume Play
CHICAGO -- Baseball, at last, is back, albeit with an uneasy labor peace.
The longest work stoppage in professional sports history ended Sunday when major league baseball's 28 team owners accepted the players' offer to end their nearly eight-month strike.
You might also be interested in our free E-mail News Summary, which delivers our entire edition every day straight to your inbox.
www.moscowtimes.ru /stories/1995/04/04/053.html   (138 words)

 St. Bonaventure Bonnies :: Baseball :: St. Bonaventure University :: Official Athletic site
Thomas Marra, a 1980 alumnus who played baseball at St. Bonaventure and is member of the University Board of Trustees, has given back to athletics by earmarking a lead gift to the Anniversary Campaign for St. Bonaventure for the baseball program.
Bonaventure baseball coach Larry Sudbrook has hired Nick LaBella, Shane Sudbrook and Jarrod Bell as assistant coaches.
Baseball's postseason hopes end as Temple sweeps a pair
gobonnies.collegesports.com /sports/m-basebl/stbo-m-basebl-body.html   (238 words)

 University of San Diego - Baseball - Official Athletic Site
SAN DIEGO, CA - Cunningham Baseball Stadium will be the site of the University of San Diego's `Ohana/Scout Day' on Saturday November 19th.
A full slate of baseball activities, highlighted by an intra-squad game will allow the public a preseason preview of the 2006 Toreros.
Saturday's intra-squad game will be followed by the `Ohana Day Luau.' Please contact the USD baseball office for more information 619-260-5989.
usdtoreros.collegesports.com /sports/m-basebl/usd-m-basebl-body.html   (190 words)

 Baseball Fever
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A monthly chart of baseball fun not found on other sites.
Share with me what you want on Baseball Almanac & Baseball Fever.
www.baseball-fever.com   (523 words)

 SBU Bearcats - Baseball Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Continuing his career as a professional baseball player, Dustin Childress (Falcon, MO) has signed a free agent Major League Baseball contract with the New York Mets.
Having one of the finest years in baseball, head coach Sam Berg landed 12 players on the MIAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll.
Taking advantage of the win blowing out of the stadium, Southwest Baptist cranked three home runs en route to a 13-3 win over Truman State.
falcon.sbuniv.edu /athletics/baseball/home.html   (345 words)

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