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Cubs slugger Kris Bryant still getting used to batting leadoff

Chicago Tribune - 23 Jun 2018
“He looked exactly like Don Baylor and he was struggling in the first half, hit .233 with seven homers,” Maddon said of King. “Put him in the leadoff spot, he wound up hitting (.301) with 30 homers. “How does that translate (to Bryant)? That I've done ...
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A rookie treasures lessons from Roy Halladay

MyAJC - 19 Jun 2018
Guidry entered the ninth with 16 strikeouts, then fanned Dave Chalk and Joe Rudi, bringing up Don Baylor as the potential record-tying strikeout. Baylor singled, and the game ended when Ron Jackson grounded into a forceout. Later, when they were ...
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Appy League has produced some big-name players

Johnson City Press - 18 Jun 2018
Don Baylor (1967), Eddie Murray (1973), Cal Ripken Jr. (1978). BRISTOL. First year: 1911. Affiliations: Giants (1942-51), Pirates (1952-53), Yankees (1954-55), Tigers (1969-94), White Sox (1995-2013), Pirates (2014-present). Championships: 8 (most ...
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Baby Boom Sets Record at Dallas Hospital

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - 23 Jun 2018
A new record was set this week at Baylor University Medical Center Dallas when a baby boom hit Tuesday morning. Over a 48 hour period, doctors ...
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Catching up with former local star Tom Prince

Kankakee Daily Journal - 12 Jun 2018
While reaching his ultimate coaching goal of full-time managing (he filled in for Hurdle for a series last year while Hurdle attended funeral services for former Cubs manager Don Baylor) might take him to another organization eventually, for now ...
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Six of the best postseason performances in a defeat (press release) (blog) - 01 Jun 2018
Left fielder Don Baylor nearly saved the day for Cuellar and almost robbed Campaneris' game-winner. "It was a line drive and I had to be running and jumping," Baylor said. "If I'd have been stationary, I probably could have jumped and caught it ...
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Don't Sleep: Nuni Omot's Real NBA Potential

Our Daily Bears - 20 Jun 2018
Two seasons ago, Nuni Omot barely stayed in Baylor's rotation. But after some marked improvement his senior season, the former junior college player will get a shot to make an NBA roster during summer league play. There are several reasons to believe ...
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Inside Ron Guidry's 18-K masterpiece, 40 years later

New York Post - 17 Jun 2018
The problem, if you want to call it that, with the Yankees' decades upon decades of greatness is that the quantity can mitigate the quality. For other franchises, Ron Guidry's 18-strikeout game, which celebrates its 40th anniversary on Sunday, would be ...
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Baylor football picks up two more commitments

KPVI News 6 - 23 Jun 2018
Baylor continued its recruiting hot streak as it picked up verbal commitments on Friday night from two Odessa Permian players, including linebacker-defensive end Matt Jones and offensive lineman Landon Peterson. The 6-3, 227-pound Jones is a three-star ...
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Mac Engel: Don't expect a big penalty in NCAA's Baylor investigation

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog) - 14 Jun 2018
So much time has passed you may have forgotten that Baylor University is being investigated by the NCAA. The NCAA began its investigation of Baylor in May 2017 to look into the specifics of a rape scandal that shadowed the university for well over a ...
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Daily Bears Report 6/21/2018 How Dangerous Is Denzell Mims?

Our Daily Bears - 21 Jun 2018
Three Bears Ready for USTAF Outdoor Championships, CenTexProud, The Baylor track and field team will have three athletes in action at the USATF Outdoor Championships, which begin Thursday and continue through Sunday, at Drake Stadium in Des.

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