Major League Baseball
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Caleb Frare has had one dream growing up in the eastern plains of Montana.
Justin Black is equal parts excited and nervous for next week's Major League Baseball draft.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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:
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.
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.