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Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, with six Cy Young Awards between them, and two-time MVP Frank Thomas are new names on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013.
By United Press International

No living names among Baseball Hall of Fame inductees

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., July 29 (UPI) -- The Baseball Hall of Fame in New York state said the latest induction marked the first time since 1965 that all inductees were deceased.
Sammy Sosa leading injection company

Sammy Sosa leading injection company

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Sammy Sosa's reaction to being passed over for the Baseball Hall of Fame came via a release from a Florida needleless injection company he manages, Injex 21.

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No players voted to baseball hall in 2013

No players voted to baseball hall in 2013

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- No players will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2013 following the first vote of the so-called Steroid Era, hall officials said Wednesday.
Lance Armstrong doping allegations headline series of disciplinary actions

Lance Armstrong doping allegations headline series of disciplinary actions

The Tour de France crowned one champion in 2012 but lost its most decorated winner in seven-time champion Lance Armstrong, to doping violations.
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Bonds, Clemens top Hall of Fame ballot

Bonds, Clemens top Hall of Fame ballot

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Outfielder Barry Bonds and pitcher Roger Clemens are among 24 first-time names on the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, which was released Wednesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 12, 2012.
By United Press International

MLB: Baltimore 3, Cleveland 1

CLEVELAND, July 21 (UPI) -- Jim Thome's go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning Saturday powered the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-1 victory over Cleveland.

MLB: Baltimore 10, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, July 20 (UPI) -- Ryan Flaherty finished off a six-run third inning with a three-run homer Friday, launching the Baltimore Orioles to a 10-2 smashing of Cleveland.

Orioles acquire Thome from Phillies

PHILADELPHIA, June 30 (UPI) -- The Baltimore Orioles acquired veteran slugger Jim Thome from the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday, the teams announced.

MLB: Philadelphia 7, Tampa Bay 6

PHILADELPHIA, June 23 (UPI) -- Jim Thome blasted a pinch-hit homer in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday, handing Philadelphia a 7-6 interleague victory over Tampa Bay.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011.
By United Press International
Sosa bat fails to sell at auction

Sosa bat fails to sell at auction

CHICAGO, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A Chicago auction house said nobody ponied up the minimum bid for former Cubs player Sammy Sosa's corked bat.

Missing half of Sosa's corked bat surfaces

CHICAGO, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- An auctioneer says he figures the piece of Sammy Sosa's infamous corked bat, up for bid this month, could fetch as much as $50,000.

Sosa's light skin due to 'rejuvenation'

CHICAGO, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa's skin appears lighter because he's undergoing a skin rejuvenation process, a friend says.

Congress to look at Sosa testimony

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- A congressional committee has decided to review the 2003 testimony by former slugger Sammy Sosa on his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Report: Sosa tested positive in 2003

Report: Sosa tested positive in 2003

NEW YORK, June 16 (UPI) -- Baseball superstar Sammy Sosa allegedly tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug in 2003, sources told The New York Times.

Sammy Sosa wants to be back in big leagues

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Sammy Sosa told a newspaper in the Dominican Republic he would like to be back in the big leagues in the United States.

MLB: Chi. White Sox 15, Seattle 3

CHICAGO, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Ken Griffey Jr. belted one of four Chicago homers Wednesday in a 15-3 rout of the Seattle Mariners, the White Sox' fifth win in a row.
MLB: Cincinnati 9, Florida 4

MLB: Cincinnati 9, Florida 4

MIAMI, June 9 (UPI) -- Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 600th MLB career home run Monday to spark the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-4 victory over Florida.

Griffey sixth player to hit 600 homers

MIAMI, June 9 (UPI) -- Cincinnati's Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 600th career home run Monday to become the sixth player in Major League Baseball history to reach the milestone.

Clemens not named in sports drug documents

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens was not named in newly unsealed documents related to illegal performance-enhancing drugs in baseball, but slugger Sammy Sosa was.

Canseco called steroid user in affidavit

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- An affidavit from former Arizona pitcher Jason Grimsley unsealed Thursday named Jose Canseco, among others, as having taken steroids.
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