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The most powerful home runs in baseball history

The most powerful home runs in baseball history

CNNSI.com Updated Mar 8, 2013
Who hit the most powerful home run of all-time? Was it Reggie Jackson's off of the Tiger Stadium light tower? Albert Pujols's 2005 NLCS blast? Ted Keith ranks the top 10.
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  • Brandon Barnes remains hot at the plate

    Brandon Barnes remains hot at the plate

    chron.com Mar 8, 2013
    Brandon Barnes continues to make a strong push for a roster spot. The outfielder went 2-for-2 with a third-inning solo home run and was one of the few Astros’ standouts during a game that saw Atlanta rack up 17 hits and hold a 14-1 lead heading into the
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  • OKC Redhawks GM says relationship with Astros is strong but Cra…

    OKC Redhawks GM says relationship with Astros is strong but Crane’s team exploring options

    chron.com Mar 8, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The day after Astros owner Jim Crane said the club could relocate its Class AAA franchise to The Woodlands, Oklahoma City Redhawks president/general manager Michael Byrnes characterized the relationship between sides as strong but ackn
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  • Astros’ Harrell to miss Sunday start against Phillies

    Astros’ Harrell to miss Sunday start against Phillies

    chron.com Mar 8, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Astros right-hander Lucas Harrell will miss his scheduled start Sunday against the Philadelphia Phillies due to a minor right groin injury. Harrell said Friday he feels fine and the setback is expected to be brief. The 27-year-old is v
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  • Dennis Martinez trying to make Astros believe in themselves

    Dennis Martinez trying to make Astros believe in themselves

    chron.com Mar 8, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Dennis Martinez doesn’t need the Astros. He doesn’t even need Major League Baseball. Martinez won 245 games as a smart, fearless righthander. He appeared in four All-Star contests, twice finished in the top five of Cy Young Award v
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