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Data: MLB World Series Winners

Data: MLB World Series Winners

Sort through the winners of the Major League Baseball World Series from 1903 to 2013. Source: ESPN.com

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Billings native has great memories of ‘career year’ pitching for '89 Orioles

Billings native has great memories of ‘career year’ pitching for '89 Orioles

Baltimore Orioles’ fans saluted pitcher Jeff Ballard as one of their 50 all-time favorite players in 2004 — and the personable Billings native is still beaming years later.

September 07, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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8 years later, baseball fans still herald presence of $13.7 million Dehler Park

8 years later, baseball fans still herald presence of $13.7 million Dehler Park

Election Day 2006 was a defining moment in Billings history as 21,710 voters said they wanted the city to replace creaky old Cobb Field, the stadium that emerged in 1948 from an $80,000 renovation to an even older baseball stadium.

August 30, 2014 12:30 am Video Photos

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Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies of cancer at 54

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June 16, 2014 10:10 am Photos

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Colstrip's Baer to compete at Safeco Field

SEATTLE -- J.T. Baer of Colstrip will be competing in the 11-12 age division on Sunday in Major League Baseball's Pitch, Hit & Run team championship competition at Safeco Field.

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WWII veteran, ‘original Mustang’ throws out 1st pitch

WWII veteran, ‘original Mustang’ throws out 1st pitch

Shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday night, 87-year-old Leslie Barnes spryly whipped the opening pitch of the Mustangs game against the Orem Owlz towards home plate in Dehler Park.

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Casper sisters recall famous great-uncle Branch Rickey, movie '42'

Casper sisters recall famous great-uncle Branch Rickey, movie '42'

It wasn't that he was the brains behind integrating Major League Baseball. Or that he invented the minor league farm system. Or the batting helmet. Or spring training.

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Frare eager to pursue big-league dreams

Frare eager to pursue big-league dreams

Caleb Frare has had one dream growing up in the eastern plains of Montana.

June 08, 2012 10:35 pm Photos

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Scarlets' Justin Black 'can’t wait' for MLB draft

Scarlets' Justin Black 'can’t wait' for MLB draft

Justin Black is equal parts excited and nervous for next week's Major League Baseball draft.

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Still in the game: Billings native Gary Neibauer helps MLB veterans win pensions

Still in the game: Billings native Gary Neibauer helps MLB veterans win pensions

Growing up in Billings more than six decades ago, Gary Neibauer lived only three blocks from Cobb Field, the historic stadium built in 1932 and taken down in 2007. Neibauer fondly recalls sitting in the wooden stands and gaining an appreciation for the game of baseball.

February 13, 2012 1:00 am Photos

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Cheyenne star shakes off injury to become 1st-round pick

Cheyenne star shakes off injury to become 1st-round pick

Twenty one months ago, Brandon Nimmo was lying on an operating table in Fort Collins, Colo., a month after tearing the ACL in his right knee in the second quarter of Cheyenne East’s season-opening football game.

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MLB first-round pick helps Cheyenne rally past Laurel

MLB first-round pick helps Cheyenne rally past Laurel

LAUREL — Brandon Nimmo and Cody Farrell each hit mammoth three-run homers Friday evening as Cheyenne Post 6 rallied for an 11-7 victory over the Laurel Dodgers in the UAS/Fleetwood Legion baseball tournament at Laurel’s Thompson Park.

June 25, 2011 12:05 am Photos

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Cheyenne native is a top MLB draft prospect

Cheyenne native is a top MLB draft prospect

Cheyenne's Brandon Nimmo, who plays center field for the Cheyenne Post 6 baseball team is a top MLB draft prospect, and could be the highest MLB drafted player in Wyoming history.

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George F. Will: Reflections on the common modern privilege of turning 70

WASHINGTON — In 1960, after the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the New York Yankees in an electrifying seven-game World Series, the Yankees fired manager Casey Stengel, who had turned 70 in July. The Yankees said he was too old. He said, “I’ll never make the mistake of being 70 again.”

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George F. Will: Step up to the plate trivia fans

WASHINGTON — A wit once said, “Finish last in your league and they call you Idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you Doctor.” Pass this baseball quiz and they will call you Doctor of Baseball:

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Out There: Giving thanks with sincerity on eve of holiday

Gratitude is possibly the most priceless commodity of the modern age, but saying “thank you” is such a routine expression that its value diminishes with repetition.

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A switch for Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball has a plan to expand the playoffs and, in so doing, perhaps decreasing the number of regular season games, which currently number 162.

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