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Baseball's new replay system is lauded by commissioner Bud Selig

NEW YORK - Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's...problems during its first two weeks.While baseball began video review late in the 2008 season...technicians at the offices of Major League Baseball Advanced Media."Technology takes a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-15/baseballs-new-replay-system-laude
Bud Selig is praised on Jackie Robinson Day

...anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson...past two decades.Jackson traveled to baseball's 1992 winter meetings to criticize...public schools were unconstitutional."Baseball must continue to be more than just a...

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Overtime

...of the Southern States Athletic Conference in 2015.? The Augusta Chronicle will publish individual player statistics for baseball, softball and soccer each Friday during the season.Stats are due by 4 p.m. today, with no exceptions.Stats can be...

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MLB paternity leave now becoming more accepted

...the delivery room. Yet Major League Baseball remains the only one of the four major...three days, which is provided for in baseball's rules, to spend time with his wife...work on a case-by-case basis. In baseball, a three-day absence usually means...

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Overtime

High SchoolsPrep statistics due WednesdayThe Augusta Chronicle will publish individual player statistics for baseball, softball and soccer each Friday during the season.Stats are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, with no exceptions.Stats can be...

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Expanded replay might make baseball more civil

...moment emotions used to run high. With baseball's expanded replay rules, those colorful...Fewer four-letter words? Manners in baseball? Maybe so."The umpires are instructed...Earl Weaver became known for are part of baseball history offering plenty of entertainment...

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Ramblin' Rhodes: When in Augusta, baseball great Ty Cobb also loved golf

...Masters Tournament visitors might know that baseball legend Ty Cobb lived in Augusta for 28...to play golf almost as much as playing baseball.As early as 1908, The Augusta Chronicle...but did have a good talk about golf and baseball."Baseball is the game for young Americans...

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A funny thing happened on the way to par

...playing golf can lend itself to despair. Golf humor, however, softens the blow, making the sport unique. Can you name a baseball joke, a football joke or an NBA joke? I guess we all learn to laugh at a sport that can provide so much frustration over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-12/funny-thing-happened-way-par
Area Announcements

...E.W. Hagler Club will play host to the Burger Battle at 1903 Division Street, Augusta, on April 28 at 5 p.m. Baseball legend Ozzie Smith and comedian Bill Engvall are scheduled to attend. For more information, call (706) 504-4071...

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Twins' Chris Colabello enjoying ride after years of obscurity

...MINNEAPOLIS - The Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball is far off the game's main grid, independent from the traditional...have finally paid off."His belief is he's a big league baseball player," manager Ron Gardenhire said. "That says a lot...

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