Monthly Archives: December 2010

Funny Video: Army ‘Baseball’ in Afghanistan – Remember our Troops During the Holidays

Since all content on this No Pepper Playing relates to baseball, I wanted to find a way to say thank you to those who are serving our country and are away from their families and friends during the holiday season. Thanks for … Continue reading

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Video: Metrodome Roof Collapses; Minnesota Twins Grateful Target Field is Topless

Twin Cities residents endured the fifth biggest snow event in the region’s history during the weekend. Of course, this blizzard perhaps will be remembered as the one that finally put the nail in the coffin for the Metrodome aka Mall of … Continue reading

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Ken Griffey Sr. Starts Managerial Career with Bakersfield Blaze

The Cincinnati Reds announced Wednesday that baseball great Ken Griffey Sr. has been assigned to head the field staff for the Bakersfield Blaze in 2011. Griffey, who was an integral part of the infamous Big Red Machine, joins the Blaze as a first-year manager … Continue reading

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TuLo! TuLo! TuLo! Colorado Rockies Give Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki $157.75 Million, 10-Year Deal

Colorado Rockies All-Star Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki had one goal: spend his entire career in Denver. On Tuesday, his wish came true. Tulo tore-up the remainder of his current contract and signed a new 10-year deal valued at $157.75 million. Since contract extensions … Continue reading

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