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400 Reasons WHY does Boston's Nomar Garciaparra torture his body every off-season with a training regimen that is both cruel and unusual? BECAUSE he believes it will ultimately help him reach the hitter's holy grail
One vital bit of information is missing as Nomar Garciaparra stands in the on- deck circle for his first at bat of a game. Otherwise, the Boston Red ...
THE CLASS OF THEIR FIELD NOMAR GARCIAPARRA AND SCOTT ROLEN HEAD UP THE BEST GROUP OF ROOKIES IN MORE THAN A DECADE
Nomar Garciaparra of the Boston Red Sox catchesgrounders with two hands, is as comfortable hitting balls behindrunners as he is hitting them ...
Hail To The Rajah
Before Ted Williams, there was Rogers Hornsby, the forgotten father of the father of hitting
Highly drafted catchers who can hit and play defense come around less often than playoff games at Camden Yards—which is why Baltimore has built a suddenly promising future around Matt Wieters. No two ways about it: The Orioles are sitting on the most sought-after commodity in the game.
Farewell, Teddy Ballgame
With the death of Ted Williams, the author reflects on encounters with the Splendid Splinter over half a century
5 Outs Away
A year ago the Cubs and Red Sox each came that close to the World Series, only to see it all blow up in eerily similar—and all-too-familiar—fashion
BOSTON IS ABUZZ OVER ITS ROOKIE SHORTSTOP WHO'S TOUGHEST, AND WHO'S EASIEST TO STEAL ON? AN EXPOS EXPLOSION
NOMAR, NO LESS Rangers fans Mike and Denise McBride and their ... Red Sox rookie shortstop Nomar Garciaparra andthird baseman Tim Naehring were ...
Long On Shortstops
The Yankees' Derek Jeter is part of a rich crop of young players who are redefining the position
Slam Bam! Nothing better symbolizes this season's offensive explosion than the fusillade of grand slams, which--to the dismay of hapless hurlers--are being fired off at a record pace
shortstop Nomar Garciaparra had two slams in one game. Thus Tatis and Garciaparra joined nine other players on the list of those who had hit a pair of slams in ...
Boston Red Sox Having provided the punch that punctured Cleveland, grizzled John Valentin represented Boston's hope against mighty New York
With shortstop Nomar Garciaparra nursing a bruised wrist, Valentin became an unexpectedly important factor in Boston's showdown with New York. What little ...