Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Marlins announce 1-year deal with OF Ichiro Suzuki

In this July 13, 2014, file photo, New York Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki watches from the dugout during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore. Suzuki has passed his physical and finalized a $2 million, one-year deal with the Miami Marlins. The Marlins made the announcement Tuesday night, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)

MIAMI (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki has passed his physical and finalized a $2 million, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , ,

Chicago Cubs’ Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

CORRECTS SPELLING OF LAST NAME TO BANKS, NOT BACKS - The statue of Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks was placed next to the Picasso statue in Daley Plaza, as baseball fans get their first chance to pay their respects, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Chicago. The city and the Cubs took the unprecedented step of taking the statue out of storage, where it was being held while the ballpark is renovated, and put it on public display away from its usual home at Wrigley Field. Banks died on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. He was 83.(AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

CHICAGO (AP) — Ernie Banks fans got their first chance to pay their respects to the most famous and beloved Chicago Cub who ever played after the statue of the Hall of Famer was placed in a downtown plaza Wednesday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Chicago mayor places wreath Cubs great Ernie Banks’ statue

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has joined those who have come to downtown’s Daley Plaza to pay their respects to Cubs legend Ernie Banks.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks

PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of people gather every year to hobnob with A-list celebrities at a charity bash thrown in the Super Bowl’s host city. But instead of heading to a trendy nightclub or swanky restaurant, organizers this year are throwing the party inside a private home.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Baseball could bring Cuban teams to play in Biloxi this year

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The owner of the minor league Biloxi Shuckers is planning to bring a Cuban baseball team in to play some exhibition games.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,