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2011-01-26 05:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baseball fans can enjoy the sport year-round with the new book "Through The Seams," baseball-inspired verse by Raleigh author Eileen C. Anderson. Released just in time for spring training, the book covers the game and its correlation to the world outside the ballpark. As the great-grand niece of the 1918 Boston Red Sox Championship pitcher Jean Dubuc, Anderson has baseball in her DNA. "I see events and relationships in baseball that exist...

2009-05-08 12:17:06

Dominic DiMaggio, a seven-time all-star for the Boston Red Sox, died Friday at the age of 92, the team announced. Red Sox principal owner John W. Henry said DiMaggio, who played for the Boston club for for 11 seasons, died of complications from pneumonia at his home in Marion, Mass. Dom DiMaggio was a beloved member of the Red Sox organization for almost 70 years, Henry said. Even after his playing days, Dom's presence at Fenway Park together with his teammates Ted Williams, Bobby Doerr and...

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