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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 27, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 27, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 27, 2014
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 27, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, April 27, 2012.
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Signed papers protected by St. Louis court

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Court records signed by notable baseball stars have been placed in a bank vault to protect the valuable sports memorabilia, the St. Louis Circuit Court says.
Auction: DiMaggio's jersey, Jackson's bat

Auction: DiMaggio's jersey, Jackson's bat

NEW YORK, April 7 (UPI) -- New York auction house Sotheby's says a uniform worn by Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio during his 1936 rookie season will be among items auctioned this month.

St. Louis 6, Milwaukee 5

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols hit his 42nd homer and reached the 200-hit plateau with a fifth-inning double Tuesday as St. Louis edged Milwaukee, 6-5.

Philadelphia 9, St. Louis 4

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Jim Thome and Pat Burrell each homered twice Friday night and the hitting streak of Albert Pujols ended as Philadelphia whipped St. Louis, 9-4.

Philadelphia 7, St. Louis 4

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Ricky Ledee opened a five-run first inning with a home run Friday night, igniting Philadelphia to a 7-4 victory over St. Louis.

Baseball great Ted Williams dies at 83

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla., July 5 (UPI) -- Ted Williams, the last man to hit .400 in a season and one of the great hitters in baseball history season despite a career that was twice interrupted by stints

Baseball great Ted Williams dies at 83

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla., July 5 (UPI) -- Ted Williams, whose exploits on the baseball diamond and service to his country combined to make him an American hero, died Friday at the age of 83.

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Baseball great Ted Williams dies at 83.

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Americans try for another World Cup upset

Florida 3, Cleveland 0 (5 1/2 inn.)

MIAMI, June 20 (UPI) -- Luis Castillo had just three trips to the plate Thursday night, but he needed only one to extend his hitting streak to 34 games in Florida's rain-shortened, 3-0

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Castillo streak reaches 33 games

Florida 2, Cleveland 1

MIAMI, June 19 (UPI) -- Luis Castillo went two for four to extend his hitting streak to 33 games and drove in the go-ahead run with a one-out single in the seventh inning Wednesday nig
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Rogers Hornsby
SLP2000082011- 20 AUGUST 2000- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: Relatives of the St. Louis Cardinals' great second baseman Rogers Hornsby, look on during a ceremony at Busch Stadium, prior to a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies, August 20. A life like statue of Hornsby was unveiled outside Busch Stadium earlier in the day, while this tabletop scale was shown inside the park for the fans to see. Looking on is (L to R) great grandsons Rogers Hornsby III, Brad Hornsby and great granddaughter Terry Hornsby Hunt. Hornsby played for St. Louis in the 1920's, batting .424 in 1924. bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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Rogers Hornsby, Sr. (April 27, 1896 – January 5, 1963) was an American Major League Baseball infielder, manager, and coach. Nicknamed "The Rajah", he played 23 seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals (1915–1926, 1933), New York Giants (1927), Boston Braves (1928), Chicago Cubs (1929–1932), and St. Louis Browns (1933–1937). Hornsby accumulated 2,930 hits, 301 home runs, and a .358 batting average during his career, was named the National League's Most Valuable Player (MVP) two times, and was a member of one World Series championship team.

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