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Wisch: 5 Thoughts From A Weekend In Cooperstown

But after this past weekend in Cooperstown, N.Y., perhaps that should change. Because fans of the South Siders showed up in droves Sunday to cheer on favorite son Frank Thomas as he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the much-maligned fan base deserves big kudos for their Big Hurt turnout.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Laguna Niguel News

On deck: Braves at Dodgers, Tuesday, 7 pm., SNLA

Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett, who is 4-7 this season at Dodger Stadium, will start Tuesday's game against the Braves in Los Angeles.

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SeacoastOnline

Sports shorts: Nibali closes out Tour de France win

Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner's podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before the Italian anthem echoed over the Champs-Elysees.

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Washington Nationals

The Week Ahead: Deadline brings intrigue

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Detroit Free Press

Baseball roundup: Emotions pour out as six greats inducted into Hall of Fame

It's no secret to anyone who lives or works in the city that Detroit has the highest tax rates in... Hall of Fame inductees, from left, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux and Joe Torre pose with their plaques on Sunday in Cooperstown, N.Y. / Gregory J. Fisher/USA TODAY Sports The next class of Baseball Hall of Fame ... (more)

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Star Tribune

Twins Insider blog: A weekend in Cooperstown

La Velle E. Neal III has covered baseball for the Star Tribune since 1998 . Born and raised in Chicago, he grew up following the White Sox and hating the Cubs.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Thomas steals the show at Hall of Fame ceremony

Before he delivered a Hall of Fame speech Sunday that was the equivalent of one of his tape-measure home runs, Frank Thomas took a deep breath and humbly made a request.

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Newsday

Tom Glavine thanks Mets as he goes into Hall wearing Braves cap

National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Joe Torre speaks during an induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y. COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Visitors to the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend were greeted by displays honoring the six members of the Class of 2014 with memorabilia from their careers.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Braves score 6 runs in 3rd, beat Padres 8-3

Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons, Tommy La Stella, Yangervis Solarte

NewsOK.com

The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and managers Bobby Cox, Torre and La Russa were inducted into the baseball shrine Sunday, and all paid special tribute to their families before an adoring crowd of nearly 50,000.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Coxes take trip to Cooperstown that their husband, dad planned before he died

They called Chris Cox the "Bravo Kid." A middle school teacher, coach and principal, he loved baseball and the nickname was a nod to the John R. Tunis books he read as a kid growing up in Waverly Hall.

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Yanks Go Yard

Yankees' Hall of Fame Memories: Class of 2014

This Hall of Fame class is chock full of superstars. It is being tabbed the Super Six and the amount of league pennants and World Series rings shared between them is a mountain high.

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The London Free Press

Baseball Hall of Fame board cuts down on ballot time

No one bumped the usual standards of 3,000 hits or 300 wins which usually means induction, but the Hall's board of directors has changed the election process, reducing the time a player can be on a ballot.

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MassLive.com

From Red Sox to Yankees (by way of Colorado), Chris Capuano enters a playoff race

No longer a Red Sox reliever, Chris Capuano of West Springfield threw six strong innings for the Yankees on Saturday, in his first start since Sept.

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Dalton Daily Citizen

Chris Whitfield: Memories stay with us, and go with them

I still remember the pandemonium that broke out in the dorm at Middle Georgia College in tiny Cochran, Ga., the night of "The Slide" in the 1992 National League Championship Series.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

New York Daily News

Baseball legends make Cooperstown a scene during Hall weekend

During Hall of Fame induction weekend, a stroll down Main Street in this picturesque small Otsego County town of 2,000 or so offers all kinds of baseball sights and they're not all inside the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Oakland Athletics

La Russa admits to nerves on eve of Hall induction

Through 33 seasons, managing over 5,000 games with three different teams, Tony La Russa always seemed to be in control of his emotions.

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The Macon Telegraph

Glavine, Maddux simply the best

Former Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux speaks during a news conference on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y. Maddux will be inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Scoggins: Billerica's Tom Glavine a man of class, kindness

Believe me when I tell you it just might be easier to assault the President of the United States nowadays than to talk to a major-league pitcher the day before he's scheduled to start a game, much less during the day he actually pitches.

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Kansas City Royals

Bullpen providing sweet relief for Royals

Lost in the jumble of Thursday's bizarre, 14-inning win was a splendid effort from the bullpen, particularly in the extra frames.

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