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Lee MacPhail, Hall of Fame executive, dead at 95

Lee MacPhail, Hall of Fame executive, dead at 95

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 9, 2012
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Lee MacPhail, the longtime baseball executive who ruled in the celebrated Pine Tar case and later became part of the only father-son Hall of Fame pairing, has died. He was 95.
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  • Tom Verducci: MLB has a drug problem -- again

    Tom Verducci: MLB has a drug problem -- again

    CNNSI.com Nov 9, 2012
    Major League Baseball has a drug problem again and is engaged in discussions with the players' association regarding what to do about it. The very specific problem is the use of fast-acting synthetic testosterone, the primary performance-enhancing drug …
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  • No. 1 pick Correa back at work in Puerto Rico

    No. 1 pick Correa back at work in Puerto Rico

    MLB.com Nov 9, 2012
    Coming off a whirlwind summer in which he was the top pick in the First-Year Player Draft, graduated from high school and made his professional baseball debut, Carlos Correa is back to work for the Astros.
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  • Report: Brewers, Hart discussing extension

    Report: Brewers, Hart discussing extension

    MLB.com Nov 9, 2012
    The Brewers and the agent for Corey Hart are discussing an extension that would keep the veteran slugger in Milwaukee after his contract expires following next season.
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  • Mark McGwire would advise current and future players to ‘run aw…

    Mark McGwire would advise current and future players to ‘run away’ from PEDs

    yahoo.com Nov 9, 2012
    Nearly three years removed from his interview with Bob Costas where he admitted using steroids during his playing career, former St. Louis Cardinals slugger and new Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire is now adamantly advising current and fut…
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