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Alternative Baseball Organization
Alternative Baseball Organization
Antionette Lee
May 19, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A baseball team that started in rural Georgia is breaking barriers across the country. The league, coming to Philly this fall, will give people with special needs and autism a shot on the diamond. Taylor Duncan , 22, started the team in 2016. Duncan, who was diagnosed...
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Supporters of electing Dick Allen to the Baseball Hall of Fame
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Paul Kurtz
May 19, 2019 - 12:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After coming up one vote shy of the Hall of Fame in 2015, Dick Allen's supporters are determined to get him over the hump when his name comes up again next year. They believe politics have kept him out. At a City Hall gathering on Friday, Gov. Tom Wolf and Mayor Jim...
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West Chester brings a 31-13 record into the NCAA Division II Tournament.
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Matt Leon
May 14, 2019 - 2:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — West Chester University is getting ready to open play in the NCAA Division II Tournament. The Golden Rams are the two-seed in the Atlantic Regional and they will host a three-team pod, welcoming Gannon University (32-15) and University of Charleston (37-17) to Serpico...
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Alex Gordon
AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
May 11, 2019 - 8:10 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ned Yost saw that Alex Gordon was dragging a little bit early in the week. So the Kansas City manager gave the outfielder a day off Wednesday. With the team not playing Thursday, Gordon had two full days to rest. The move paid off in a big way as he homered twice to drive in...
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David P. Montgomery
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Mike DeNardo
May 08, 2019 - 8:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Phillies have announced that chairman and former team President David Montgomery died Wednesday morning at the age of 72 after five years fighting jawbone cancer. He would always ask to be called by his first name. And he always greeted everyone by...
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WCU senior power hitter Joe Zirolli.
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 07, 2019 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The West Chester University baseball team is getting ready for the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference tournament, which begins on Wednesday. The Golden Rams are the No. 2 seed, and they will open up against California University of Pennsylvania Wednesday morning...
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Jake Arrieta
AP Photo/Brynn Anderson
April 13, 2019 - 7:50 am
MIAMI (AP) — Jake Arrieta's 100th career victory left him in a mood to look back — and ahead. "On to 200," the 33-year-old right-hander said. That sounds good to the Philadelphia Phillies, who benefited from Arrieta's seven-inning effort Friday to send the Miami Marlins to their fifth consecutive...
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 La Salle freshman catcher Tatem Levins.
Courtesy of La Salle University Athletics
Matt Leon
April 03, 2019 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The La Salle University baseball team has made big strides in 2019. At 15-14, the Explorers have already eclipsed their win total for the entire 2018 season when they went 14-41. Their 15th win came on Tuesday, and it was quite the offensive performance as they...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, celebrates his RBI hit while on second base with Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
April 03, 2019 - 6:54 am
By David Guinsburg, AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Showered by raindrops and jeers for much of the game, Bryce Harper put a bat-flipping, celebratory finish on his memorable return to Washington. Harper crushed a long home run in his final at-bat, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the...
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About 500 people signed up for a round-trip excursion to the Phillies-Nationals game on April 2, 2019, which included a game ticket, snacks, adult beverages and a pregame barbecue.
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Paul Kurtz
April 02, 2019 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With a Twisted Tea in one hand and a Phillies sign in the other, Catherine Collins was ready to board a bus to Washington, D.C. A caravan of buses full of Phillies fans left the South Philadelphia Sports Complex Tuesday, en route to watch Bryce Harper's return to his...
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