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Baseball -- United States

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View Resource Ballparks of Baseball

In some ways, nothing says summer in the United States like sitting outside in a ballpark and watching nine innings of America’s favorite sport. This loving tribute to the venues (past, current, and future) that have housed various professional baseball teams is a great way to learn about some of the most hallowed (and most reviled) ballparks around the country. The Features section of the site...

http://www.ballparksofbaseball.com/
View Resource Baseball Almanac

With several weeks of the 2004 major league baseball season now in the record books, it is high time to profile a site that may end more than a few fractious arguments held both at the ballpark and on the way home from nine innings of America's national sport. The Baseball Almanac is one such site, as it contains rather helpful information on the game, organized into a host of helpful areas such...

http://www.baseball-almanac.com/
View Resource Spalding Base Ball Guides, 1889-1939

Whether your favorite baseball team is at the top or the bottom of its division by this point in the season, sports fans (and cultural historians) alike will want to take a close look at this recent digital collection released from the American Memory project at the Library of Congress. The 35 Spalding Base Ball Guides available here were the brainchild of A.G. Spalding, the iconic baseball...

https://www.loc.gov/collections/spalding-base-ball-guides/ab...
View Resource Allegations of steroid abuse mar start of spring training

The spring training season for major league baseball got underway this past Tuesday, but most of the talk seemed to center around the claims contained within the recent book penned by that proverbial Peck's Bad Boy of baseball, Jose Canseco. In the book, which is named "Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids", Smash Hits, and How Baseball Got Big", Canseco claimed that many of his former teammates...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2005/0218#1
View Resource National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

With only a few short days before the start of spring training, Scout Report readers may enjoy taking in some of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's website. First-time visitors may want to begin by looking at some of the very nice online exhibits offered here. Some of the more delightful exhibits include the history of the baseball uniform as well as programs from World Series past....

http://baseballhall.org/
View Resource Despite rumbles of popular discontent, Barry Bonds appears poised to pass Ruth’s home run record shortly

A big year for Babe http://www.sacbee.com/content/sports/story/14253270p-15069181c.html NPR: Babe Ruth Gave Home Runs Their Due [Real Player] http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5394493 Special Report: Comparing Bonds, Ruth, Aaron http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/12073518/ Why Selig Should Be There For...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2006/0512
View Resource Looking for new markets, professional baseball representatives pay a visit to China

Yankees Take Baseball To Asia http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703427704575051851121605296.html Global appeal of basketball soars, with NBA leading way http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/DN-globalnba_14met.ART0.Central.Edition1.4bd750d.html International Baseball Federation [Flash Player] http://www.ibaf.org/ Baseball notes for coaches and...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2010/0219