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  1. Pittsburgh Steelers to wear patch commemorating 40th anniversary ...

    Paul Lukas

    The Steelers will commemorate the 40th anniversary of their first title on Nov. 30, when they'll wear a championship anniversary patch for their game against the Saints.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2014
  2. Atlanta Braves to honor Hank Aaron on 40th anniversary of home ru...

    The Atlanta Braves are planning to honor the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron's record 715th home run in a pregame ceremony before their home opener against the Mets on April 8.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  3. 40th anniversary of inception of DH

    Tim Kurkjian

    While the designated hitter has now been a part of baseball for 40 years, two distinct camps remain on its place in the sport: those who like the pitcher hitting, and those who do not.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  4. Playbook rethinks MLB ballpark giveaways

    Steve Etheridge

    On May 9, 1999, the San Francisco Giants handed out 35,000 Willie Mays bobblehead dolls to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Candlestick Park. The fans were amused. Jay Leno had conditioned them to laugh at things with big heads, and now they ha...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  5. Another first in a great year for women

    Amanda Rykoff

    In all, 2012 has been a pretty great year for women in sports. First, we honored the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the revolutionary legislation that allowed young women to participate in sports in unprecedented numbers. Then, not coincidentally, the...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  6. Matchup: Derek Holland vs. Justin Verlander

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The second game of this three-game set features a celebration of the Texas Rangers' all-time team as part of the 40th anniversary and the induction of Eric Nadel into the club's Hall of Fame. After that, though, 2011 Cy Young and ...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  7. Rangers to honor all-time team, Eric Nadel

    On-field ceremonies to honor the Rangers' 40th anniversary all-time team and induct broadcaster Eric Nadel into the team's Hall of Fame will begin at 6:40 p.m. Saturday. First pitch for Saturday's Rangers-Tigers game, in which players will wear 1...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  8. Who are greatest Rangers of all time?

    Richard Durrett

    There was nothing easy about coming up with the top 40 Texas Rangers of all time. Sure, there are some obvious names. But when you're talking about four decades of baseball -- even if the club wasn't in contention most of those years -- it's diffi...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  9. Texas Rangers' top 40 players of all time

    Richard Durrett

    Ranking the 40 greatest Rangers after 40 years of baseball in Arlington.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  10. Rangers release 40th anniversary team

    In conjunction with their 40th anniversary, the Texas Rangers announced their all-time team Wednesday afternoon. Players were chosen by online fan balloting and consisted of two catchers, two first basemen, two second basemen, two third basemen, two ...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  11. Fans can vote for Rangers 40th anniversary team

    During the month of May, the Rangers will celebrate their 40th anniversary by giving fans the opportunity to vote for the top players in team history. Fans can vote for the best players at each position at through May ...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  12. Pregame events for Opening Day

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers have revealed their plans for Opening Day, which is Friday at 1:05 p.m. against the Chicago White Sox. The highlights: * Thirteen members of the 1972 team will be part of the first pitch ceremony as part of the 40th anniversary season....

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  13. 'A League of Their Own,' 'Million Dollar Baby,' and the history o...

    Anna Clark

    Title IX in the movies.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  14. Rangers release 40th anniversary plans

    The Rangers issued the following news release Wednesday announcing their plans to commemorate the team's 40th anniversary: The Texas Rangers today announced a number of initiatives that will be taking place in conjunction with the team's 40th Annive...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  15. Pirates smother Orioles to halt losing streak

    Neil Walker had two hits and drove in three runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a four-game losing streak with a 9-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 21, 2011
  16. Minnesota (35-23) at La Dodgers (31-28) 10:40 pm EDT

    Minnesota (35-23) at La Dodgers (31-28) 10:40 pm EDT

    Preview | June 10, 2005