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Pitcher who once struck out Ruth dies

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Olney Ray "Lefty" Freeman, a southpaw college pitcher from North Carolina who boasted of once striking out Babe Ruth, has died. He was 98.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012.
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Clemente bat sells for $41,825

Clemente bat sells for $41,825

BALTIMORE, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- A baseball bat used by Roberto Clemente in the 1960 World Series sold for $41,825 at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Baltimore.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 25, 2012.
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Babe Ruth jersey auctioned for $4.41M

Babe Ruth jersey auctioned for $4.41M

LAGUNA NIGEL, Calif., May 21 (UPI) -- A California auctioneer said baseball great Babe Ruth's 1920 New York Yankees jersey sold for a record $4.41 million.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 6, 2012.
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National Archives thief gets 18 months

National Archives thief gets 18 months

GREENBELT, Md., May 3 (UPI) -- A judge Thursday sentenced an ex-employee of the National Archives in College Park, Md., to 18 months in prison for stealing hundreds of audio recordings.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 22, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 8, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012.
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Obama honors Cardinals at White House

Obama honors Cardinals at White House

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama honored the 2011 World Champion St. Louis Cardinals team at the White House Tuesday, praising their comeback victory.
Perry, in new ad, vows not to quit

Perry, in new ad, vows not to quit

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he's never quit before and doesn't plan to quit now in the race to be the Republican presidential nominee.

MLB: St. Louis 16, Texas 7

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols blasted three homers Saturday, driving in six runs in the St. Louis Cardinals' 16-7 rout of the Texas Rangers in Game 3 of the World Series.
Former archives employee admits thefts

Former archives employee admits thefts

GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- An ex-employee of the National Archives in College Park, Md., has pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of audio recordings, including one of Babe Ruth's voice.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 30, 2011.
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Cubs legend Phil Cavaretta dies at 94

CHICAGO, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Phil Cavarretta, a leader of the Chicago Cubs 1945 World Series team, died in Georgia over the weekend at the age of 94, the Chicago Tribune said Sunday.

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Alex Rodriguez joins 600 home run club

Alex Rodriguez joins 600 home run club

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez became the seventh player in Major League Baseball history to hit 600 home runs with a first-inning shot Wednesday.

'Medium' finds Babe Ruth's piano

SUDBURY, Mass., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts "forensic medium" says she used her otherworldly gifts to find Babe Ruth's piano at the bottom of a pond.
Owner of $500,000 Ruth card comes forward

Owner of $500,000 Ruth card comes forward

BALTIMORE, June 30 (UPI) -- The owner of a $500,000 Babe Ruth rookie card on display in Baltimore has come forward after more than a year of searching thanks to a newspaper article.

Report: Oldest ex-major leaguer dies

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Bill Werber, the oldest living former major league baseball player, has died of natural causes at the age of 100, the Charlotte Observer reported Friday.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 5, Chicago White Sox 1

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez removed Babe Ruth from one corner of the record book Wednesday in highlighting the New York Yankees' 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 7, LA Angels 1

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Alfredo Aceves baffled the Los Angeles Angels in his first major league start, limiting them to one run on five hits in a 7-1 New York Yankees win Tuesday.

Rare baseball card to be hidden treasure

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- A baseball card worth $20,000 will be hidden in a random box set of Topps cards remembering famed U.S. slugger Babe Ruth, the company says.
Hank Aaron's childhood home to be museum

Hank Aaron's childhood home to be museum

MOBILE, Ala., July 22 (UPI) -- Hank Aaron, the slugger who set broke Babe Ruth's home run record, has donated the house where he grew up in Mobile, Ala., for a museum at Hank Aaron Stadium.
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