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Larry Doby should be household name after helping integrate baseball 75 years ago

Larry Doby should be household name after helping integrate baseball 75 years ago

Some historians say democracy in America wasn’t complete until John Adams took office as the second president, proving George Washington wasn’t after more power. In baseball, the same can be said about integration. While Jackie Robinson was, and still is, the most important figure in professional sports history, baseball wasn’t truly integrated until someone else …

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Summer Baseball Update: Pence, Starnes Selected As CPL All-Stars

Summer Baseball Update: Pence, Starnes Selected As CPL All-Stars

Story Links CHAPEL HILL – Diamond Heel pitchers Dalton Pence and Carson Starnes have been named to the 2022 Coastal Plains League West Division All-Star Team according to an announcement from the league over the weekend. Pence, who is pitching for the Forest City Owls this summer, received the most votes of any West Division …

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Projecting Ole Miss baseball roster for championship defense in 2023

Projecting Ole Miss baseball roster for championship defense in 2023

OXFORD — If Ole Miss baseball wants to become the first team to repeat as College World Series champions since South Carolina in 2010-11, the Rebels likely will have to replace some big contributors. A core group of veterans and transfer portal adds led the Rebels to their first national championship in program history last …

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Injury Roundup: Kenley Jansen, Jazz Chisholm, Juan Soto (2022 Fantasy Baseball)

Injury Roundup: Kenley Jansen, Jazz Chisholm, Juan Soto (2022 Fantasy Baseball)

Stay up to date with injuries around the league with the news below. Arizona Diamondbacks Ian Kennedy (RP) – Calf Kennedy was placed on the 15-day IL with right calf inflammation. What was initially described as cramping, Kennedy was diagnosed with inflammation and will now be out for at least 15 days before being reevaluated, …

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Jacksonville NC area softball, baseball players named 2022 all-state

Four Richlands players and one from Swansboro earned spots on the NC Softball Coaches Association 3-A All-State team, which was recently released. Also, a pair of East Duplin seniors were recently named 2-A all-state by the NC Baseball Coaches Association. All these players are all-state for the first time. All-state recognition is voted on by …

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