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2012-04-05 20:07:04

In a new study, baseball fans exhibit a high moral tolerance for a form of revenge not otherwise practiced in most of contemporary society: avenging a teammate who has been hit by a pitch by aiming a pitch at an opposing batter who was not previously involved.

2006-04-06 18:31:58

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A player hit by a pitch during a college baseball game in California has struck out in his effort to win damages over the incident.

2005-07-17 20:06:01

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Craig Biggio has a problem with baseballs -- they keep hitting him.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]