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A ring can be a late arrival

...Against long odds, he got it. Many stars in all sports go entire careers without playing for a ring. A few - Bettis, Mark Grace, Oscar Robertson and Ray Bourque come to mind - finally get a shot at one as they're heading for the exit. It doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/03/pro_52440.shtml
NFL
LaRoche hasn't given up on double duty in the big leagues

...age 24, he'll get his chance to play in the big leagues. The Braves envision him as a first baseman in the mold of Mark Grace and John Olerud, a guy who wakes up hitting line drives and scoops up everything that comes his way at first base...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/29/bra_406209.shtml
Braves
Special treatment often helps pro athletes' deals get done

...used to spend a lot of time talking baseball with their roommates. You don't have that anymore." Recently retired Mark Grace's contract provided him with a golf club membership, and Phil Nevin's cost of joining a country club is covered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/21/oth_393952.shtml
Other sports
Baseball roundup

...beat the Arizona Diamondbacks. Montreal's Hubie Brooks was the last NL shortstop to have at least 100, in 1985. Mark Grace made what was expected to be his final major league start. Grace, who announced his retirement Friday, doubled and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/28/bas_391906.shtml
Baseball
Turner Field shoddy thanks to concert

ATLANTA -- Arizona first baseman Mark Grace took a grounder off his collarbone during batting practice in a recent visit to play the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field, then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/26/bra_386143.shtml
Braves
Youngsters unlikely catalyst for streaking D'Backs

...Schilling joined Randy Johnson on the disabled list May 31. "You have to introduce yourself to somebody everyday," Mark Grace said. A team considered baseball's graybeard now fields a lineup that includes, at various times, infielders Alex...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/27/bas_379600.shtml
Baseball
Fantasy Baseball: Owners look to options as injury bug makes rounds

...not fantasy. WHO'S HOT: DH Erubiel Durazo, Oakland - Now out of the shadows of Arizona, where he platooned with Mark Grace at first base, Durazo (2-11-.450) has taken a liking to both his new setting in Oakland as the designated hitter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/10/bas_475440.shtml
Baseball
Braves' quiet newcomer speaks volumes at plate

...hitter. He's a slasher, a .300 hitter who sends the ball to the gaps. Think of him as former Cubs first baseman Mark Grace, a career .305 hitter, not Giambi. "He's got a good approach to hitting," Cox said. "He's not fooled a lot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/09/bra_368384.shtml
Braves
Braves vs Diamondbacks: An October preview

...ERA. "He always goes through one of these 15-game rolls where he's unhittable," said Diamondbacks first baseman Mark Grace, a former teammate of Maddux with the Chicago Cubs. "He's a lot like Schilling except for the velocity. He's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/07/bra_351255.shtml
Braves
Spivey leads Arizona to sweep

...the majors. "Against two undefeated pitchers, to come in and sweep this series is a lot more than we expected," Mark Grace said. Spivey hit a ball to left-center field in the seventh that bounced off the wall as center-fielder Johnny Damon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/10/bas_343190.shtml
Baseball