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5 teams passed on ‘young colt’ Derek Jeter before Yankees

- In this Sept. 14, 1994 file photo, New York Yankees shortstop prospect Derek Jeter poses on the dugout steps at Yankee Stadium in New York after he was named Baseball America's minor league player of the year. The 20-year-old from Kalamazoo, Mich., finished the season at Triple-A in Columbus, Ohio. A five-time World Series champion and sixth on the career hits list, Jeter, now 40, is set to retire after this season after spending two decades as the shortstop for the Yankees. AP

As a 17-year-old kid from Kalamazoo, Derek Jeter drew all sorts of raves from scouts.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Recounting the moments that defined Derek Jeter

In this Sept. 21, 2008, file photo, New York Yankees' Derek Jeter acknowledges the crowd at Yankee Stadium in New York, after the Yankees played the Baltimore Orioles in the final regular season baseball game at the stadium. AP FILE PHOTO

It is July 19, 2003. Old Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees are four games ahead in the American League East, headed to their sixth of nine consecutive division titles.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Something of interest in PH baseball

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In the spirit of fair play, we are printing here two letters from the Philippine Amateur Baseball Association refuting earlier allegations about unfair practice in the selection of the national team to the recent Asian 12-Under Baseball Championships.

Posted: September 10th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary,Editors' Picks | Read More »

Baseball not an option for Pacquiao

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The exodus from Reno, Nevada of vacationers and weekenders started Monday, Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer in America. My wife and I were part of the midday rush.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Commentary,Southpaw | Read More »

From Boxing to baseball: Pacquiao throws first pitch in Dodgers-Nationals game

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Filipino boxing champion and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao threw the ceremonial first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles, California Monday night (Tuesday in Manila), according to Top Rank’s website.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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