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Chinese thirsty for U.S. pastime

...takes my breath away," Selig said. Let history record that the first home run hit in China went to the Dodgers' George Lombard, whose shot to right field in the third inning gave Los Angeles a 1-0 lead. After nine innings, the teams decided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/16/bas_191205.shtml
Baseball
Bench woes don't worry Cox

...the lineup tonight. ROAD TRIP: When pitcher Kris Keller was traded from the Tigers to the Braves for outfielder George Lombard Wednesday, he didn't realize how the deal would affect his travel plans. He plans to fly to Detroit Sunday, drive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/22/bra_345206.shtml
Braves
Javy delivers clutch single

...intentionally walked, pinch hitter Castilla was hit by a pitch, and Lopez whistled Acevedo's first pitch over left fielder George Lombard's head, sending in Andruw Jones with the winning run. "That's Javy's situation," Chipper Jones said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/21/bra_345004.shtml
Braves
Atlanta's Millwood triumphs

...set the Tigers down in order in the seventh and retired the first two batters in the eighth, including former Brave George Lombard, whom the Braves traded to Detroit before Wednesday's game for relief pitcher Kris Keller. Lombard flew out to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/20/bra_344816.shtml
Braves
Braves notebook

...hit on Opening Day 1974 to tie Babe Ruth's all-time mark. LOMBARD SUFFERS SETBACK: Oft-injured outfielder George Lombard, on a rehab assignment with Class AA Greenville, left Thursday's game against Tennessee early after feeling pain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/02/bra_342374.shtml
Braves
Braves notebook

...six straight games without scoring before its opponent. ... Former Georgia football signee and Braves outfielder George Lombard, on the 15-day disabled list since March 30, has reported to extended spring training and Saturday went 1-for-2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/13/bra_344509.shtml
Braves
Braves notebook

...topped the R-Braves with a .442 on-base percentage. To make room on the 40-man roster for Bragg, outfielder George Lombard was transferred to the 60-day disabled list, and outfielder Ryan Langerhans, recalled to give the Braves some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/01/bra_341929.shtml
Braves
Braves notebook

...games with the Braves last year, is a valuable utility infielder who can play three positions. ... Outfielder George Lombard, on the disabled list with a strained calf, has started jogging and will probably head to extended spring training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/04/bra_336508.shtml
Braves
Braves notebook

...hemorrhoids. He will be examined by doctors again today. Keith Lockhart replaced Giles at second. ... Outfielder George Lombard thinks he'll miss at least a week with a strained calf, but the team is fearful he could miss at least two weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/21/bra_339935.shtml
Braves
Dodgers (ss) 3, Braves 1

...Sheffield didn't make the trip. Mulholland, another former Brave, allowed only one base-runner during his stint. George Lombard was hit by a pitch in the third. Kevin Beirne picked up the win by pitching a scoreless fourth. In the fifth, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/16/bra_338963.shtml
Braves