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Mike Schmidt Recovering From Skin Cancer

On Sunday, Mike Schmidt, the Philadelphia Phillies legend and Hall of Famer, announced that he is recovering from an advanced stage of skin cancer. Schmidt was diagnosed with Stage 3 melanoma in August, and has since been undergoing rounds of radiation and chemotherapy. Schmidt said he has also underwent two surgeries since his diagnosis. After all of the treatment, Schmidt …

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Mike Schmidt of Phillies Battled Stage 3 Skin Cancer

Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt is currently recovering from Stage 3 melanoma and spoke publicly for the first time about it Sunday from Bright House Field, the Phillies’ Spring Training camp in Clearwater, Fl. Schmidt, 64, was in camp and discussed his battle with skin cancer, which kept him from being a guest instructor with the Phillies during spring training. …

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Mike Schmidt, Baseball Hall of Famer, Reveals Recent Battle With Advanced Skin Cancer

Renowned Philadelphia Phillies slugger Mike Schmidt recently announced on Sunday that he had been diagnosed with stage III Melanoma last summer. Schmidt claimed that the cancer is gone, but the Melanoma required him to undergo continuous chemotherapy and radiation treatments. According to Ryan Lawrence of Philly.com, The 64-year-old Baseball Hall of Famer decided not to perform his regular duties as …

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Ryan Braun To Endorse 3N2 Softball Cleats

Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers’ right fielder, has just signed an endorsement deal with 3N2, a manufacturer of baseball cleats. This is the first endorsement the player has agreed to, following his 65-game suspension for violating the anti-drug agreement of the MLB (Major League Baseball). Braun’s endorsement deal with Nike was cut short on August 2, due to the drug allegations. …

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Ken Griffey Jr. Apologizes for Awkward ESPN Inteview

Ken Griffey Jr.’s interview with Linda Cohn on ESPN’s SportsCenter was awkward to the point of being difficult to watch. Now Griffey wants Cohn and her viewers to know he’s sorry for how the interview went. Griffey gave a series of interviews on Wednesday in connection with Upper Deck’s month-long 25th anniversary celebration. Everyone wanted to know Griffey’s thoughts on …

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Ozzie Smith and Budweiser Want to Make Opening Day a National Holiday

The White House’s We the People website is no stranger to odd petitions. After all, it was just last month when the White House was petitioned to allow beer drones for easy beer delivery and to deport Justin Bieber. Now, thanks to a joint effort by MLB Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith and Budweiser, the White House has a new …

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Derek Jeter Announces Reasons For Retirement

Derek Jeter has watched the players he came up with through the Yankee farm system retire one by one. First, Bernie Williams, then his best friend Jorge Posada and finally both Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte last year. The Captain has played more games in a Yankee uniform, 2602, and has more hits, 3,316, than any other Bronx Bomber. He …

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Sandy Koufax Impressed With Yasiel Puig’s Talent

The high-spending, star-studded Los Angeles Dodgers came into spring training last season as the favorite to win the National League West. They had superstars up and down their lineup and top quality arms on the mound. But they got off to a slow start and quickly fell 9.5 games back in the division. But once the weather warmed up, the …

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Derek Jeter’s Exit Will Be Tough on Yankee Fans

They came up together, in a farm system bounty for the ages: Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Bernie Williams, Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte. Together, they won four World Series Rings. Then Pettitte left for his hometown Houston Astros in 2004 and Williams retired in 2006. It was the end of an era. But the story wasn’t over, a new chapter …

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MLB 14 The Show Coming To PS3 And Vita In April, PS4 In May

MLB 14 The Show will be the only true baseball simulation title out for consoles this year thanks to 2K not renewing its agreement with the MLB. Sure, the MLB itself will be putting out a new RBI Baseball game this year, but PlayStation consoles will be the only place baseball fans can get a deep sim experience when it …

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Michael Young Retires After 14 Years

Michael Young announced his retirement from Major League Baseball on Friday afternoon at the Rangers Ball Park in Arlington. Young played for the Texas Rangers from 2000 to 2012. His struggles in the 2012 season led the Rangers to trade him to the Philadelphia Phillies in December of that year. In August 2013, Young was traded to the Los Angeles …

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R.B.I. Baseball 14 Will Attempt To Fill The Gap Left By MLB 2K’s Death

Earlier this month, 2K Sports killed the only multi-platform baseball simulation game with the announcement that it would not renew its license with the MLB. Following the announcement, baseball fans who owned Xbox consoles were dismayed to learn that they would not be getting a baseball game in 2014 while PS3 and PS4 owners were getting Sony’s MLB 14 The …

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