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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 29: Jose Canseco’s ‘comic’ relief

    By Robert Dominguez It was a wild week for Jose Canseco, even by his standards. On this day in béisbol,…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 28: Mariano Rivera gets 300th save, blows game 13 years later

    By Robert Dominguez Mariano Rivera lived a Dickensian drama on this day in béisbol, May 28 — in games 13…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 27: Ace pitcher Yovani Gallardo is a good hitter, too

    By Robert Dominguez Don’t disrespect pitcher Yovani Gallardo. Especially when he’s at the plate. The Brewers ace was having an…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 25: Vladimir Guerrero’s big comeback game

    By Robert Dominguez He was on a new team playing with an old body after an off year, and Vladimir…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 24: Bernie Williams becomes a Yankee immortal

    By Robert Dominguez No team sells tradition and history like the New York Yankees. But true fans know that whenever…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 20: Latino legend Martin Dihigo dies in Cuba

    By Robert Dominguez He was considered the best two-way player not named Babe Ruth.  And if times had been different,…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 19: Julio Franco blasts a pinch-hit HR – at age 45

    By Robert Dominguez Not bad for an old guy. During the 2004 season, whenever the Atlanta Braves were in a…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 18: Edgar Martinez hits 3 HR in a game the day after hitting two

    By Robert Dominguez He was an unassuming designated hitter on a team loaded with two-way superstars, a late bloomer who…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 17: Astros’ Ivan Rodriguez rockets 300th career HR

    By Robert Dominguez Ivan Rodriguez only played one season with the Astros in a well-traveled career, but he managed to…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 16: Tigers icon Miguel Cabrera roars with 400th career HR

    By Robert Dominguez With one just one of his patented mighty righty swings, Miguel Cabrera moved a Tiger step closer…
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    The day Michael Pineda got into a sticky situation

    By Robert Dominguez The Yankees waited a long time to reap the fruits of their controversial 2012 trade for pitcher…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 14: David Ortiz is only 3rd player to reach 500 HR, 600 doubles

    By Robert Dominguez Few players have left the game with a flourish like David Ortiz, who at 40 years old…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 13: Tony Perez is oldest player to hit a grand slam

    By Robert Dominguez A decade after The Big Red Machine steamrolled the National League, one of its vital cogs was…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 12: Unsung star Alfonso Soriano ties interleague record

    By Robert Dominguez It’s easy to overlook just how good a hitter Alfonso Soriano was over a 16-year career in…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 11: Rafael Palmeiro joins 500 HR Club

    By Robert Dominguez In a perfect baseball world, Rafael Palmeiro, the Havana-born slugger with a sweet lefty stroke, would have…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 10: Felix Hernandez is 4th-youngest pitcher to reach 2,000 Ks

    By Robert Dominguez He was king of the hill for over a decade. But Felix Hernandez’s long reign as one…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 9: Esteban Bellan, first Latino in U.S. major leagues, makes debut in 1871

    By Robert Dominguez He was a good-field, weak-hitting third basemen whose lack of power was glaring even for the pre-Dead…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 8: Cards deal for Orlando Cepeda in Giant shocker

    By Robert Dominguez Baseball history is riddled with several head-scratching trades of all-stars for also-rans, deals that even decades later…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 7: Starlin Castro debuts, Julio Franco sets record

    By Robert Dominguez The old and the new converged on this day in béisbol, May 7, when uber-veteran Julio Franco…
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    THIS DAY IN BÉISBOL May 6: Roberto Clemente ruins Willie Mays’ birthdays

    By Robert Dominguez As young star outfielders who could do it all, Roberto Clemente and Willie Mays were friendly rivals…
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