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Burlington Bees
The BURLINGTON BEES are a Class A minor league baseball team, based in Burlington, Iowa , that is an affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels . The franchise was founded in 1889. The Bees have played in the Midwest League since 1962. The team was first known as the "Bees" from 1924 to 1932 and again from 1954 to 1981. The Bees nickname was revived for the 1993 season and remains to this day. Their home since 1947 has been Community Field in Burlington, Iowa . Baseball
Baseball
Hall of Fame members Billy Williams and Paul Molitor played for Burlington. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Ballpark * 3 No-hitters * 4 Hall of Fame Alumni * 5 Notable alumni * 6 Roster * 7 Players (1947–present) * 8 References * 9 Sources * 10 External links HISTORYThe team began playing in Burlington in 1889 as the Burlington Babies
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Texas Rangers (baseball)
The TEXAS RANGERS are an American professional baseball team based in Arlington, Texas
Arlington, Texas
, located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex
Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex
. The Rangers franchise is currently a member of the West division of the American League
American League
(AL) in Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
(MLB). Since 1994 , the Rangers have played in Globe Life Park in Arlington in Arlington, Texas
Texas
. The team's name is borrowed from the famous law enforcement agency of the same name. The franchise was established in 1961 as the Washington Senators , an expansion team awarded to Washington, D.C., after the city's first American League
American League
ballclub, the original Washington Senators , moved to Minnesota
Minnesota
and became the Twins
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Milwaukee Brewers
The MILWAUKEE BREWERS are an American professional baseball team and are based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
. The team is named for the city's association with the brewing industry . Since 2001, the Brewers have played their home games at Miller Park , which has a seating capacity of 41,900. The team was founded in 1969 as the Seattle Pilots
Seattle Pilots
, an expansion team of the American League
American League
(AL), in Seattle
Seattle
, Washington . The Pilots played their home games at Sick\'s Stadium . After only one season, the team relocated to Milwaukee, becoming known as the Brewers and playing their home games at Milwaukee County Stadium . In 1998 , the Brewers joined the National League. They are the only franchise to play in four divisions since the advent of divisional play in Major League Baseball
Baseball
in 1969
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Atlanta Braves
The ATLANTA BRAVES are an American professional baseball franchise based in the Atlanta metropolitan area
Atlanta metropolitan area
. The franchise competes in Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
(MLB) as a member of the National League
National League
(NL) East division. The Braves played home games at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium from 1966 to 1996, and Turner Field from 1997 to 2016. Since 2017, their home stadium has been SunTrust Park , a new stadium 10 miles (16 km) northwest of downtown Atlanta
Atlanta
in the Cumberland neighborhood of Cobb County . The Braves play spring training games in Lake Buena Vista, Florida . In January 2017, the Braves announced a formal agreement to move their spring training home to North Port, Florida
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Houston Astros
The HOUSTON ASTROS are an American professional baseball team based in Houston, Texas
Texas
. The Astros compete in Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
(MLB) as a member club of the American League
American League
(AL) West division, having moved to the division in 2013 after spending their first 51 seasons in the National League
National League
(NL). The Astros have played their home games at Minute Maid Park
Minute Maid Park
since 2000 . The Astros were established as the HOUSTON COLT .45S and entered the National League
National League
in 1962 with the expansion New York Mets
New York Mets
. The current name—reflecting Houston's role as the control center of the U.S. space program —was adopted three years later, when they moved into the Astrodome , the world's first domed sports stadium
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San Francisco Giants
The SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Francisco, California
California
. Founded in 1883 as the NEW YORK GOTHAMS, and renamed three years later to the New York Giants , the team eventually moved to San Francisco
San Francisco
in 1958. The Giants compete in Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
(MLB) as a member club of the National League
National League
(NL) West division. As one of the longest-established and most successful professional baseball teams, the franchise has won the most games of any team in the history of American baseball . The team was the first major league team based in New York City, most memorably playing at the legendary Polo Grounds . They have won 23 NL pennants and have played in 20 World Series competitions – both NL records
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Montreal Expos
(1) – The Expos played twenty-two home games in San Juan during the 2003 and 2004 seasons, and the remainder in Montreal. COLOURS * BLUE, RED, WHITE MAJOR LEAGUE TITLES WORLD SERIES TITLES (0) None NL PENNANTS (0) None EAST DIVISION TITLES (1)(2)(3) 1981 WILD CARD BERTHS (0) None (2) – In 1981 , a players\' strike in the middle of the season forced the season to be split into two halves. Montreal
Montreal
won the division in the second half, despite having the second best record in the division when considering the entire season, two games behind St. Louis .(3) – In 1994 , a players\' strike wiped out the last eight weeks of the season and all post-season. Montreal
Montreal
was in first place by six games in the National League
National League
East Division when play was stopped. No official titles were awarded in 1994
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Pittsburgh Pirates
The PITTSBURGH PIRATES are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
. The Pirates compete in Major League Baseball
Baseball
(MLB) as a member club of the National League
National League
(NL) Central division. The Pirates play their home games at PNC Park ; the team previously played at Forbes Field and Three Rivers Stadium , the latter of which was named after its location near the confluence of the Allegheny , Monongahela , and Ohio Rivers . Founded on October 15, 1881 as Allegheny, the franchise has won five World Series championships. The Pirates are also often referred to as the "Bucs" or the "Buccos" (derived from buccaneer , a synonym for pirate )
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Chicago Cubs
The CHICAGO CUBS are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
. The Cubs compete in Major League Baseball
Baseball
(MLB) as a member club of the National League
National League
(NL) Central division. The team plays its home games at Wrigley Field
Wrigley Field
, located on the city's North Side . The Cubs are one of two major league teams in Chicago; the other, the Chicago
Chicago
White Sox , is a member of the American League
American League
(AL) Central division. The Cubs, first known as the White Stockings, was a founding member of the NL in 1876 , becoming the Chicago
Chicago
Cubs in 1903 . The Cubs have appeared in a total of eleven World Series
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Rubén Sierra
RUBéN ANGEL SIERRA GARCíA (born October 6, 1965) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder . Sierra goes by the nicknames El Caballo and El Indio. Over 20 seasons, Sierra played for the Texas Rangers (1986–92, 2000–01, 2003), Oakland Athletics (1992–95), New York Yankees (1995–96, 2003–05), Detroit Tigers (1996), Cincinnati Reds (1997), Toronto Blue Jays (1997), Chicago White Sox (1998), Seattle Mariners (2002), Minnesota Twins (2006). CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 MLB career * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY LIFESierra graduated from Liceo Interamericano Castro High School in Puerto Rico in 1983, where he played baseball , basketball and volleyball . MLB CAREERIn November 1982, the Texas Rangers signed 17-year-old Sierra out of Puerto Rico . Sierra made his major league debut on June 1, 1986 as an outfielder and hit a home run in just his second MLB at bat becoming the first Texas Rangers player to accomplish this feat
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National Baseball Hall Of Fame And Museum
FAME may refer to: * Celebrity
Celebrity
, a major synonym of fameCONTENTS * 1 Places in the United States * 2 Books * 3 Film, television and stage * 4 Music * 4.1 Album * 4.2 Song * 5 Acronyms * 6 Other uses * 7 See also PLACES IN THE UNITED STATES * Fame, Mississippi * Fame, West Virginia BOOK
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1924 In Baseball
The following are the baseball events of the year 1924
1924
throughout the world
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Kenny Rogers (baseball Player)
KENNETH SCOTT ROGERS (born November 10, 1964) is a former American Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
(MLB) left-handed pitcher . During a 20-year baseball career, he pitched from 1989 to 2008 for six different teams. He won the 1996 World Series
World Series
with the New York Yankees
New York Yankees
against his hometown Atlanta Braves
Atlanta Braves
and played in the 2006 World Series
World Series
with the Detroit Tigers
Detroit Tigers
. In addition to being known for his fielding (winning five Gold Glove Awards ), he pitched the fourteenth perfect game in major league baseball history. In 2008, he was the oldest baseball player in the American League
American League
. Rogers is sometimes nicknamed "THE GAMBLER", after a song made famous by a singer who shares his name
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Cleveland Indians
The CLEVELAND INDIANS are an American professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland, Ohio
. The Indians compete in Major League Baseball
Baseball
(MLB) as a member club of the American League
American League
(AL) Central division. Since 1994 , they have played at Progressive Field
Progressive Field
and are the defending American League
American League
champions . The team's spring training facility is at Goodyear Ballpark in Goodyear, Arizona . Since their establishment as a major league franchise in 1901, the Indians have won two World Series
World Series
championships: in 1920 and 1948 , along with eight Central Division titles and six American League
American League
pennants
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Sal Bando
SALVATORE LEONARD BANDO (born February 13, 1944) is a former third baseman and executive in professional baseball who played for the Kansas City and Oakland Athletics (1966–76) and Milwaukee Brewers (1977–81). He played college baseball at Arizona State University for coach Bobby Winkles . CONTENTS* 1 Baseball career * 1.1 Post-playing career * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links BASEBALL CAREERDuring the A's championship years of 1971-75, he captained the team and led the club in runs batted in three times. He was the second American League third baseman to hit 200 career home runs , joining Brooks Robinson , and retired among the all-time leaders in games (5th, 1896), assists (6th, 3720) and double plays (7th, 345) at his position. In a 16-season career, Bando was a .254 hitter with 242 home runs and 1039 RBI in 2019 games played . His younger brother Chris was a catcher for the Cleveland Indians
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Cincinnati Reds
- In 1994 , a players\' strike wiped out the last eight weeks of the season and all post-season. Cincinnati
Cincinnati
was in first place in the Central Division by a half game over Houston when play was stopped. No official titles were awarded in 1994. - In 1981 , the Reds finished with the overall best record in Major League Baseball. However, a players\' strike in the middle of the season resulted in the season being split into two halves. Cincinnati finished second in both halves and was thus ineligible for a post-season appearance. - In 1999 , the Reds finished the regular season tied with the New York Mets for the Wild Card , but lost a one-game playoff . FRONT OFFICE OWNER(S) Bob Castellini MANAGER Bryan Price GENERAL MANAGER Dick Williams The CINCINNATI REDS are an American professional baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio
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