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2014-03-28 12:24:48

Concerns About Steroid Use in Baseball Linger Among Fans SAINT LEO, Fla., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Derek Jeter enters his final baseball season with the New York Yankees as the most popular player in the game, according to a new survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. In a national survey of 1,009 people, respondents were asked to name their favorite player without being provided a list of names from which to choose. Jeter, the Yankees shortstop and captain,...

2014-01-30 08:27:56

WESTHAMPTON, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Little" Johnny Sylvester collection, a unique family-owned archive documenting one of the most famous stories in baseball history, will be auctioned on February 6. The centerpiece of the collection is the baseball Babe Ruth signed and sent to Sylvester, a gravely ill 11-year-old boy, together with a promise to "knock a homer" for him. As history would show, the young fan made a remarkable recovery after receiving the baseball and...

2013-08-05 20:20:58

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet consumer watchdog organization, the Digital Citizens Alliance, is researching the availability of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) online. Digital Citizens Alliance Executive Director Tom Galvin shared some of the organization's research in an editorial for CNN.com. Galvin made the following remarks after today's announcement that the highest paid player in baseball, Alex Rodriguez, would appeal a 211 game suspension...

2013-02-27 08:25:56

Shirts Feature Iconic Images of MLB Legends Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle SEATTLE, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tommy Bahama and Major League Baseball Properties celebrate two of baseball's greatest players, Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle, with the release of the 2013 "Collector's Edition" series of premium, collectible apparel for the true baseball fan. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130227/LA67280) To launch the 2013 baseball season, Tommy Bahama has created two...

2013-01-29 12:25:36

MIAMI, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to media and other inquiries, a spokesman for Alex Rodriguez today issued the following statement: The news report about a purported relationship between Alex Rodriguez and Anthony Bosch are not true. Alex Rodriguez was not Mr. Bosch's patient, he was never treated by him and he was never advised by him. The purported documents referenced in the story -- at least as they relate to Alex Rodriguez -- are not legitimate. SOURCE Alex Rodriguez;...

2013-01-29 00:21:26

BERGEN COUNTY, N.J., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hope for Charities has a sports and entertainment memorabilia online auction starting January 25th that provides charities/organizations with a "0 risk / all reward" way to raise money. On line sports memorabilia auction to raise money for charities. There are over 40 charities/organizations that Hope for Charities is raising money for including: Ottis Anderson foundation, Right Field Charities, #forNico, Hanks YANKS, Emmanuel Cancer...

2012-12-07 08:23:12

WESTHAMPTON, N.Y., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Babe Ruth's earliest known pinstripes, which the immortal Bambino wore on Opening Day for the New York Yankees on 4/13/1921, headline Grey Flannel's 2012 Holiday Auction. Bidding is now under way on 704 lots chosen for the absentee and Internet auction that closes for bidding on Dec. 12, 2012. Ruth's game-used home flannel pants are offered together with multiple photomatches of him wearing them in front of the Yankees dugout. As a historical...

2012-10-01 10:24:37

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is adding to its art collection with the donation of a portrait depicting one of the sport's most famous players. "Babe Ruth" by Rossin, a 72-inch x 60-inch oil on canvas, uniquely captures the athlete during his early years with the New York Yankees. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121001/CL84559 ) The painting was commissioned and donated to the Hall of Fame by national lease-to-own...

2012-09-04 02:27:45

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Mint, LLC President Kevin Sacher proudly announced that he has signed a new license agreement with the Babe Ruth Estate. The Babe Ruth Estate is dedicated to preserving the legacy of George Herman "Babe" Ruth. "With the new license agreement, we are producing a line of commemorative collectible coins and baseballs in conjunction with the Babe Ruth Estate. We are excited to be adding baseball's greatest legend to our product line,"...

2012-07-24 10:26:21

ATLANTA, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation has made a generous donation to Atlanta Technical College in the amount of $104,000 to establish the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation 4 for 4 Endowed Scholarship at the college. The scholarship is in memory of Brenda Watts Jones, former president of Atlanta Technical College. Dr. Jones lost her battle with breast cancer in 2007 and was the first female African American technical college...