Tag Archives: Major League Baseball

Taylorsville’s Billy Hamilton on Reds’ roster for wild card game

October 1, 2013

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Base-stealing sensation Billy Hamilton, the former Taylorsville High star who has stolen the hearts of Cincinnati Reds fans since his call-up from the minors on Sept. 2, will be on the 25-man roster tonight when the Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates meet in National League Playoff Wild Card Game. Hamilton is one the “7 Really Cool […]

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Southern League baseball team backs out of gun giveaway promotion

July 2, 2013

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HUNTSVILLE. Alabama — The Huntsville Stars have cancelled Wednesday’s “Second Amendment Night” promotion in which the Southern League baseball team was to have given away three weapons through a raffle. The cancellation came after national publicity of the event, and pressure applied by both Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball. Winners of the raffle […]

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Biloxi taking its best shot yet at minor league baseball

May 28, 2013

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For nine years, Tim Bennett has been trying to provide Biloxi with a minor league baseball team. Since he delivered the Mississippi Braves to Pearl, he has made four unsuccessful attempts to put a Southern League team on the Gulf Coast — whether it be on the Back Bay, the Gulf side or the Port […]

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