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World Series 2011 Game One: Cardinals take a 1-0 lead

The St. Louis Cardinals grabbed an early advantage by beating the Texas Rangers 3-2 in Game One. Jaime Garcia and Colby Lewis will pitch in Game Two (01.05 a.m. on Friday), with the Rangers sure to have plenty of polish on their footwear

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Cults, Tara Lipinski & Baseball

As baseball fans in the UK we all have that story, the one where we discover baseball. Whether it be from a family member or seeing the game on TV in a moment of insomnia.

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Positive Times In 2010?

Russ Dyas is back with us again for the 2010 baseball season. Here he takes a look at some of the things to be positive about for the MLB and UK seasons ahead

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Web pick of the week: Josh Chetwynd on Planet Hardball

This week’s web pick sees the return of a familiar face, or at least a familiar voice, to British baseball fans

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Baseball coverage in 2009 – British TV

In the second of two articles, we look back at the baseball coverage that was available on British TV in 2009

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Weekly Hit Ground Ball: the All-Star Break

There’s been lots of MLB news for me to catch up on since I returned from my trip to Rotterdam.  British baseball fans received further information about the future of ESPN America, while Jonathan Sanchez’s no-hitter on Friday night was a great way to end the working week.  The mid-season break gives us all a […]

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JC v. the Gouldfish – Josh and Jonny reunited on the web

Ex-‘Baseball on Five’ presenters Jonny Gould and Josh Cheywnd still may not be on our TV screens, or broadcasting via a podcast as I had put forward as a suggestion previously, but they have been reunited on the web in written form.  Josh has been writing a blog for ESPN America (formerly NASN) for a […]

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Baseball on Five: From Parliament to a Podcast?

We are three Sundays and Wednesdays into the new season and British baseball fans are still struggling to come to terms with the lack of Sunday Night baseball on Five, or any other free-to-air channel for that matter.  The situation has even been recognised in Parliament.  An Early Day Motion was submitted and backed by […]

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Celebrating ‘Baseball on Five’

As the news that ‘Baseball on Five’ will not return in 2009 slowly starts to sink in, and more and more of you pass on your comments about how much it will be missed, all of the little things that made it such a great show keep coming to my mind.  If this is the end […]

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‘Baseball on Five’ comes to an end

Sadly, the rumours have been confirmed. After over a decade of bringing us insightful and entertaining coverage of MLB, Five have decided to drop the ‘Baseball on Five’ show for the 2009 season.  The news is made worse for British baseball fans as no other free-to-air channel has picked up the rights (as yet). The chances of […]

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