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The home run. One of sports grandest sights. It could be a line drive that feebly clears the wall or a pop up that glances off the foul pole. Or if it's a shot that goes 40 to 50 rows back. It is still a home run. We love to check out those sluggers get a hold of one... Here are some of the great home run hitters. I have categorized these home run hitters in a distinctive way. Have some fun with numbers. These statistics include the 2004 season.
The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome has served as home to the Minnesota Twins for the last two decades. After opening it's doors in April 1982, it became the third domed facility in the sport of baseball. Construction began in the winter of 1979 and was completed at $68 million, which was under budget, with approval from the state of Minnesota.
In March 1914, construction began on what is now known as Wrigley Field. At a cost of $250,000, Wrigley Field remains one of the oldest parks in the history of baseball. Located in Chicago, this facility is home to the Chicago Cubs. In the beginning, 10 investors purchased the team.
In the 1950s, New York lost both the Giants and the Dodgers and rumors stated that the teams left, in part, due to the fact that they wanted a new stadium. This left New York with only one remaining baseball team. By 1960, National League owners were ready to award new baseball franchise teams to New York with one of the requirements being the construction of a new stadium.
In April 1992, Camden Yards opened it's doors as a brand new $100 million facility that was designed under the architectural guidance of HOK Sport and constructed by Danobe Construction. Located just two blocks from Babe Ruth's birthplace in downtown Baltimore, the centerfield at this 85-acre facility is also the site at which Ruth's father once operated Ruth's Cafe.
Commonly referred to as the 'Home of the Braves"in honor of it's tenants, Turner Field hosted it's inaugural Atlanta Braves game in April 1997. With the capability to seat more than 50,000 fans, spectators regularly pack themselves into this facility featuring a combination of vintage baseball styling and modern amenities.
One of the all time greats has a few things to say. I was surprised with a few of his quotes. How caring I thought he was. See what others thought of him. Teamates, an opponent and a great broadcaster.
Expert Author: Adam Kessler
The summer intramural season has ended and for many it is a time of having some fun, re-living their days of athletic grandeur, and partaking in many after-game activities involving the recovery drink for many...beer. For some though, it means rehabbing the injuries that occurred during the season. Knowing each season that you aren't getting any younger, what can you do to make sure a lot of those nagging injuries don't occur for next season?
Getting ready to hit. They could make a movie of baseball player's pre bat maneuvers. All these players have their own way about getting ready to bat. Come to think of it, how many things do we do in life that has a get ready part to actually doing the action?
The Fall Classic has been around since 1903. Twice in the history of baseball the World Series has been called off. What are some other facts about the Championship, Baseball style? Some of the answers will be a surprise to you.
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