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Elston Howard became the first African-American to play for the New York Yankees. He was a member of the Yankees from 1955 through 1967, batting .279 with a .324 on-base percentage, .436 slugging percentage and .760 OPS. He smashed 161 homers and drove in 733 runs in 13 seasons wearing pinstripes. His best year as [...]

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Jackie Robinson was on a National Broadcasting Company television program called “Youth Wants to Know” on Nov. 30, 1952 — and he charged the New York Yankees organization with being prejudice against African Americans. “Robinson stated that he was referring to the club executives and not the members of the team,” a New York Times [...]

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The Boston Red Sox will announce Bobby Valentine as manager at a press conference tomorrow in the State Street Pavilion at Fenway Park at 5:30 p.m.

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Here is the press release sent by the Red Sox today: The Boston Red Sox today announced that select tickets for the 2012 season will go on sale Saturday, December 10, and will be available online, by phone, and at the 9th Annual Christmas at Fenway presented by Stop and Shop event held from 10:00 [...]

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Mike Lynch of Channel 5 has reported tonight that the Red Sox and Bobby Valentine have reached a verbal agreement for Valentine to be the 45th manager of the Boston Red Sox. Valentine, 61, is a former manager of the Texas Rangers, New York Mets and Chiba Lotte Marines of Japan. He went 581-605 during [...]

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Thirty-five years ago today — Nov. 29, 1976 — Reggie Jackson signed a five-year contract worth $2.96 million to play for the New York Yankees. Jackson played for the Yankees from 1977 through 1981, batting .281 with a .371 batting average. He stroked 144 home runs and drove in 461 runs. He made the AL [...]

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More young pitchers face big league arm trouble By Christopher Smith csmith@eagletribune.com Connor Nolan pitched almost year round as a teen. “I threw high school, Legion, fall ball,” Nolan said. “You just want to get noticed. It’s hard, especially coming from the northeast.” Nolan, a graduate of Salem, N.H., High and a 2007 Eagle-Tribune All-Star, [...]

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