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Michael Pineda suspended 10 games for pine-tar incident

SportingNews.com - 23 Apr 2014
Major League Baseball has suspended New York Yankees RHP Michael Pineda for 10 games "for possessing a foreign substance on his person" during Wednesday's game against the Red Sox. Pineda says he won't appeal the penalty. The ban will cost him ...
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Today in History: Aug. 18

WTOP - 18 Aug 2017
The Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Yankees, 5-4, in the completion of the “pine-tar” game in just 12 minutes. In 1988, Vice President George H.W. Bush accepted the presidential nomination of the Republican National Convention in New Orleans.
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The Morning Sun - 18 Aug 2017
The Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Yankees, 5-4, in the completion of the “pine-tar” game in just 12 minutes. In 1988, Vice President George H.W. Bush accepted the presidential nomination of the Republican National Convention in New Orleans.
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Baseball legends and their 'Lumber' focus of new book

Boston Herald - 03 Aug 2017
Red Sox legend Ted Williams used pine tar and a mix of olive oil and rosin on his bat to help him get a better grip. Baseball's last .400 hitter would then clean the handles with alcohol to prevent buildup. Carl Yastrzemski taped his with a space ...
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UNC football Saturdays are coming

Tar Heel Blog (blog) - 20 Aug 2017
Don't get me wrong, I love reading the daily news out of UNC's football camp, the endless debates on who is going to be the Tar Heels starting quarterback, and trying to predict where the wins and losses are going to be on the schedule, because that ...
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This Date In Baseball

USA TODAY - 23 Jul 2017
1973 — Bobby Bonds homered and doubled to lead the NL to a 7-1 rout of the AL in the All-Star game at Kansas City. 1983 — The "Pine Tar" home run was hit by the Kansas City Royals' George Brett off New York pitcher Rich Gossage at Yankee Stadium.
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This week in WV history

Huntington Herald Dispatch - 24 Jul 2017
July 24, 1983: Kansas City Royals player and Glen Dale native George Brett was involved in the "Pine-Tar Bat Incident." After hitting a game-winning home run against the New York Yankees, the umpires ruled that there was too much pine tar on Brett's ...
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Top 10 Baseball Movies

RealClearSports - 28 Jul 2017
Sappy baseball films are like too much pine tar on a bat: it wasn't banned because it gave hitters an unfair advantage, but because that much pine tar would ruin too many game balls. Sap ruins films. One of the biggest offenders: Barry Levinson's “The ...
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Columbus' ships arrive for the Wine and Walleye Festival

The Star Beacon - 27 Jul 2017
As they were in Columbus' day, both ships are black in color because of the pine tar and pitch used to keep them waterproof. Visitors can tour the top deck of both ships and learn about the Age of Discovery from the crew. The ships will be open every ...
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Kevin Gausman Pitches A Gem In Orioles' 4-0 Win

Press Box - 30 Jul 2017
Luckily, he's got a lot of pine tar in that glove. I think it stuck in there." The Orioles are 49-54 and broke a three-game losing streak. COMING UP: Left-handers Wade Miley (4-9, 5.69) and Martin Perez (5-8, 4.67) are the scheduled starters for July 30.
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Will contenders bite the bullet on prospect deals?

ESPN - 29 Jul 2017
Lots of baseball executives fall in love with their talent pipelines, but Luhnow is known in the industry for having a pine tar-caliber grip on prospects. If an opposing team's trade overture makes reference to Kyle Tucker, Francis Marte, Forrest ...
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Our Past: Lincoln v. Douglas debate held in Alton in 1858

Alton Telegraph - 23 Jul 2017
1983 – George Brett batting for the Kansas City Royals against the New York Yankees, has a game-winning home run nullified in the “Pine Tar Incident”. 1998 – Russell Eugene Weston, Jr. bursts into the United States Capitol and opens fire killing two ...

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