Chinese Taipei National Baseball Team International Competition

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Popularity and Cultural Impact - Baseball in Popular Culture
... Baseball has had a broad impact on popular culture, both in the United States and elsewhere ... Dozens of English-language idioms have been derived from baseball in particular, the game is the source of a number of widely used sexual euphemisms ... The baseball cap has become a ubiquitous fashion item not only in the United States and Japan, but also in countries where the sport itself is not particularly popular, such as the United Kingdom ...
Nashua Pride
... The Nashua Pride were a professional baseball team based in Nashua, New Hampshire, in the United States, not affiliated with Major League Baseball ... In 2010 that team moved to Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and became the Pittsfield Colonials ... The franchise itself no longer exists, as the Colonials folded after the 2011 baseball season ...
Kirby Puckett
6, 2006) was a professional Major League Baseball center fielder who spent his entire 12-year baseball career playing with the Minnesota Twins (1984–1995) and is the Twins franchise's all-time ... Puckett was the fourth baseball player during the 20th century to record 1,000 hits in his first five full calendar years in Major League Baseball, and was the second to record 2,000 hits during ... retinal vein occlusion, Puckett was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001, his first year of eligibility ...
Ted Williams
... Samuel "Ted" Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002) was an American professional baseball player and manager ... He played his entire 22-year Major League Baseball career as the left fielder for the Boston Red Sox (1939–1942 and 1946–1960) ... home runs, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966 ...
2005 In Baseball - Events - January–March
... Ryne Sandberg, a nine-time Gold Glove winner at second base, are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame ... The title is just Mexico's fifth since joining the competition in 1970, the second in the last four years, but its first since hosting the series ... The players' union signs an agreement calling for international drug-testing rules during a 16-team World Cup tournament (eventually called the World Baseball Classic ...

Famous quotes containing the words competition, team, national and/or baseball:

    Such joint ownership creates a place where mothers can “father” and fathers can “mother.” It does not encourage mothers and fathers to compete with one another for “first- place parent.” Such competition is not especially good for marriage and furthermore drives kids nuts.
    Kyle D. Pruett (20th century)

    I doubt if men ever made a trade of heroism. In the days of Achilles, even, they delighted in big barns, and perchance in pressed hay, and he who possessed the most valuable team was the best fellow.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Success and failure in our own national economy will hang upon the degree to which we are able to work with races and nations whose social order and whose behavior and attitudes are strange to us.
    Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)

    Ethnic life in the United States has become a sort of contest like baseball in which the blacks are always the Chicago Cubs.
    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)