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Cardinals’ Albert Pujols, who grew up in Kansas City, becomes fourth player to reach 700-homerun milestone

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Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend became just the fourth player in history to hit 700 career homeruns. The outspoken Christian attended Fort Osage High School and Maple Woods ...

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Longtime broadcaster Vin Scully leaves legacy of baseball and faith

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The funeral for Vin Scully, the longtime voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers, brought out memories of his deep faith. The broadcaster, known to millions of baseball fans, died in early August ...

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Cocktail napkin among items taken in FBI raid at Trump home

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A baseball bat and cocktail napkin are among items taken by FBI agents from Mar-A-Lago according to records and video. The heavy-handed raid is uniting those on the left and right concerning ...

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Former Royals pitcher refuses to wear team’s gay pride logo

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Jason Adam, a former pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, is taking a stand against political correctness during gay pride month. Several Tampa Bay Ray players refused to wear pride night logos ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Playoffs magic

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Mahomes magic is alive and well over in Kansas City. The Chiefs pulled out another victory from the jaws of defeat against the Buffalo Bills in the playoffs, setting up yet another ...

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World Series hometown hero gives credit to God in postgame interview

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros 7-0 on Tuesday night to win the World Series. Fittingly, Atlanta native Dansby Swanson fielded the game-ending ground ball. “Destiny, I guess,” Swanson said. “The ...

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Former Royal Ben Zobrist drops lawsuit against pastor

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Former Kansas City Royals player and devout Christian Ben Zobrist has dropped his lawsuit against his former pastor, Byron Yawn, amid allegations of an affair between the former Tennessee pastor and marital ...

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Cat runs on Yankee Stadium field, crowd goes wild

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An quick-footed and elusive cat amused baseball fans attending a Yankees vs Orioles game at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx on August 2. Cameron Toh recorded this footage and posted it to ...

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Jennie Finch says God is ‘so much more than’ her Olympic gold medal

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If anyone knows what it’s like to win, it’s Olympic medal winner Jennie Finch. At the height of her game, the famed right-handed softball ace was simply unbeatable. Major League Baseball All-Stars ...

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Zach Williams looking forward to baseball and music at Royals Faith & Family Night

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Although Zach Williams is from St. Louis Cardinals country in northeast Arkansas, he also was a fan of several Kansas City Royals. “Where I grew up, almost everybody roots for the Cardinals,” ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Baseball: Hope springs eternal

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There’s one thing that I truly enjoy about the beginning of baseball season – the fact that every team is 0-0 and hopeful that they have the right ingredients to produce a ...

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‘Turn Your Season Around’: Baseball legend Darryl Strawberry on winning the game of life

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Few people understand the highs and lows of baseball – and of life itself – better than Darryl Strawberry. His storied career with the New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers and New ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Keeping up with football, basketball and baseball

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If you didn’t foresee the struggles the Chiefs football team would be facing in the Super Bowl against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, then you probably weren’t paying close enough attention. It all ...

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Tim Tebow says he’s retiring from baseball

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Tim Tebow announced this week that he is retiring from baseball’s New York Mets to focus on other priorities. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner returned to baseball in 2016 for the first ...

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‘God is my strength’: The faith of Hank Aaron

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Although the accolades continue for slugger Hank Aaron, who died Jan. 22, few mention his strong faith. Aaron reflected on his career years later, sharing how his faith carried him through the ...

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Bill to create coin to commemorate Negro Leagues Baseball awaits president’s signature

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New commemorative gold coins will pay tribute to the centennial of Negro Leagues Baseball, which was founded in Kansas City. Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, sponsor of the Negro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative ...

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Tip Your Hat campaign honors Negro Leagues baseball players

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Leading athletes, entertainers and politicians are paying tribute to Negro Leagues baseball, which began in Kansas City a century ago. The Tip Your Cap campaign, which is being directed by Negro Leagues Baseball Museum ...

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Ballparks of America in Branson gearing up for youth baseball season

A baseball game or visit to Branson, Mo. is a summer highlight for many families across the Midwest. As coronavirus restrictions are eased, folks with cabin fever soon may be able to ...

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Baseball’s Darryl Strawberry and his homerun for eternity

The most significant home run for Darryl Strawberry didn’t happen on a baseball field. It happened when he ran home into the arms of Jesus. The coldest place in the world on ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Putting things in perspective

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Like many of you, I was preparing for the Big 12 tournament and a great month of college basketball and then the beginning of baseball season when it all came to a ...

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Kansas City Royals issue letter to fans over coronavirus

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A letter sent Sunday from Kansas City Royals leadership concerning the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak: To our Kansas City Royals family: In these extraordinary times, we hold the health ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – A real apology?

Have you ever had someone do you wrong and then make a hap-hazard apology, if you want to call it that? I got into an argument once with a friend and things ...

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Los Angeles Angels manager uses influence to help those less fortunate

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Across the nation baseball teams are in training camp. While the number of wins is always at the top of their priorities, many players and managers view the upcoming season as an ...

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Former slugger Manny Ramirez finds new life in Christ after baseball

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Manny Ramirez was a key contributor on the Boston Red Sox team that won the 2004 World Series. He also marched to his own drummer and inspired the phrase, “That’s Manny being ...

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Several members of world-champion Nationals give God credit for their success on and off the field

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God clearly is a baseball fan. As Genesis 1:1 says, “In the big inning…” The long season ended on Wednesday when the Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros to win their first ...

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