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Rangers Games – The Perfect Opportunity for Father-Son Bonding

Last Monday night was a magical night for Rangers fans.  My son just turned 10 years old the first part of September.  We hadn't had a chance to throw a birthday party for him yet, so me an my wife decided to buy a pair of Rangers playoff tickets and take him to his first ever postseason game.  More after the jump.

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Epic Baseball Fails – Our Top Five [VIDEO]

Go Rangers! Let's hear it for our boys who eliminated the Los Angeles Angels from the play off race last night! While celebrating, we found some epic baseball fails -- some of them are so great you will have to watch them twice. We

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Best Ever Baseball Songs – Our Top Five

This week our beloved Texas Rangers will finish yet another great regular season -- to show our support we found the top baseball theme songs. We want another year like last year -- except this year they are going to take it all and win the World Series! It doesn't matter if you aren't a baseball fan -- come time for play off's you have to get involved and cheer for the Rangers!

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Mariano Rivera Demonstrates How to Make a Cardboard Baseball Glove [VIDEO]

All-time save leader Mariano Rivera has made close to $150 million playing baseball. But as a kid growing up in Panama, the Yankee legend had so little money that buying a baseball glove was out of the question.

In the video below, Rivera demonstrates how he used to make his childhood mitts out of cardboard. He says they did make it easier to catch a fast moving baseball, but adds that anyone who can afford a leather glove should definitely go that route.

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Alec Baldwin Pees His Pants for the New York Yankees [VIDEO]

Any sports fan knows that the slightest change in their in-season rituals can have a great influence over whether their favorite team wins or loses.

So that’s why Yankees fan Alec Baldwin refuses to indulge his intense urge to urinate while watching his home team play John Krasinski‘s (the Boston native is a Red Sox man) in a new ad campaign for New Era baseball caps.

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Foul Ball Ignites Sparks on Face Mask of Detroit Catcher Alex Avila [VIDEO]

Foul tips are one of the perils of playing the catcher position in baseball, but one doesn’t usually associate fire hazard with that risk. In the video below, a foul ball off the bat of the Chicago White Sox’s A.J. Pierzynski hits the mask of Detroit Tigers’ catcher Alex Avila so hard that sparks fly.

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Foul Ball Hits Woman in the Face [VIDEO]

While foul balls hit into the stands provide fans with the chance to make some pretty epic catches, those suckers are traveling at high enough speeds to cause an injury.

During last night’s game against the Orioles, Yankees third baseman Eric Chavez almost catches a foul ball that was headed for the crowd. When he can’t make the grab, the ball ends up hitting a woman in the front row smack in the unprotected face.

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Rose Capital East All Stars To Play In Championship Game Saturday

After a 10-0 victory over the  hosting team yesterday and a 10-5 win over the Latin team from Aruba in the semi finals this morning, our boys from East Texas have secured a spot in the Senior League World Series Championship game tomorrow afternoon.

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Texas Rangers to Honor Fan with Statue

Yesterday the Texas Rangers announced plans for the creation of a statue that will honor Shannon Stone, the Brownwood, Texas firefighter who passed away from injuries suffered in the tragic accident on July 7 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. More after the jump.

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Watch as one kid makes epic major-league play.
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Kid Makes Amazing Diving Catch at Home Run Derby [VIDEO]

Attention, Major League Baseball. We may have just found your next great outfielder.

Monday night's Home Run Derby was won by Yankees' slugger Robinson Cano, but not before he swatted a high fly ball that was caught in truly impressive fashion by one of the kids permitted to play in the outfield.

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Cano Runs Away With Home Run Derby

The American Pastime truly had one of its finest moments last night.

Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees became the newest champion of the MLB All-Star Home Run Derby. But not by himself - he had help from a very special figure in his life. His father, Jose Cano, former pitcher for the Houston Astros, threw BP for Robinson last night, showing how special this game can be to families all over the world. More after the jump.

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Take a look back at some great hits by the newest member of baseball’s 3,000-hit club.
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Relive Some of Derek Jeter’s Most Amazing Hits [VIDEOS]

Mr. 3000. Sure, it’s a bad movie starring the late Bernie Mac, but it’s also a new moniker for Derek Jeter, who became the 28th player in Major League history to notch 3,000 hits, courtesy of a home run Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Jeter, whose first career hit – a single -- came off of Seattle’s Tim Belcher on May 30, 1995, also has the distinction of being the first New York Yankee to reach the milestone.

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