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Huntsville franchise sold

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By David JenkinsOctober 24, 2001 Miles Prentice, who was rebuffed at the last moment in his bid to buy the Kansas City Royals in 1999, has fronted an eight-man syndicate […]

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IBLA cancels season

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By John ManuelOctober 23, 2001 The repercussions of the attacks on New York and Washington on Sept. 11 continue to affect baseball, this time reaching all the way to Australia. […]

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Hamilton holds off on back surgery

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October 23, 2001 It looks like Devil Rays top prospect Josh Hamilton won’t have back surgery after all. Arizona Diamondbacks back specialist Volker Sonntag examined Hamilton and recommended a steroid […]

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CBL to be unveiled Nov. 8

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By Jeff MacKinnonOctober 22, 2001 CALGARY–Organizers of a new professional league in Canada say they will unveil the lineup for the first season Nov. 8 in Vancouver, B.C. The Canadian […]

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Hamilton to have back surgery

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By Marc TopkinOctober 19, 2001 Devil Rays top prospect Josh Hamilton is sidelined by injury again. Hamilton hasn’t played in the Arizona Fall League since Thursday because of back problems, […]

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BA/Perfect Game Championship shapes up

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By Allan Simpson October 11, 2001 Scott Kazmir The world’s biggest scouting event has gotten bigger. The Baseball America/Perfect Game World Wood Bat Championship–scheduled for Jupiter, Fla., from Oct. 26-29–has […]

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Michigan coach resigns

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By John ManuelOctober 10, 2001 Former big league pitcher Geoff Zahn resigned as Michigan’s head coach in the wake of disputes with school administrators over his treatment of Wolverines players. […]

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Toronto fires GM Ash

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By Larry MillsonOctober 3, 2001 TORONTO–Gord Ash, a Toronto native working for his hometown team, devoted half of his life to the Blue Jays: in their ticket office, on their […]

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Louisville shortens name to Bats

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By Will Kimmey October 2, 2001 Louisville’s new logo Louisville’s baseball team will begin the 2002 season as the proud owners of an International League championship and a new name. […]

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USA Baseball taps Francona as coach

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By John ManuelOctober 1, 2001 USA Baseball’s preparations for the 2001 World Cup in Taiwan continued with the naming of the coaching staff Monday, led by former Phillies manager Terry […]

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Golden Spikes finalists announced

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By John ManuelSeptember 30, 2001 USA Baseball, in conjunction with the Major League Baseball Players Association, has named five finalists for the 24th annual Golden Spikes Award, which honors amateur […]

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Karp signs with Expos

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By John ManuelSeptember 28, 2001 The Expos have signed first-round pick Josh Karp, the sixth overall pick in the 2001 draft. Karp, a righthander out of UCLA, agreed to a […]

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Gwynn to SDSU all but final

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By John ManuelSeptember 19, 2001 The foregone conclusion will become official Thursday. That’s when San Diego State, in a press conference scheduled for 1 p.m. Pacific Time, will name Padres […]

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