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A Camp Point Native Was a Part of The World Series Earthquake

I remember it vividly. Al Michaels and Tim McCarver were broadcasting Game Three of the 1989 World Series between the Oakland A's and the San Francisco Giants when all of a sudden an earthquake happened.

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Former Chicago Cub Rick Monday (C) speaks while standing near a flag (Bottom-R) he rescued from being burnt by protesters more than thirty years ago at Dodger Stadium,
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Baseball’s Greatest Play Was Made 41 Years Ago Today

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today marks the 41st anniversary of what is considered by many to be the greatest play ever made in Major League Baseball. The play never involved a ball, a bat or a glove but it will go down as one of the most memorable.

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Wiffleball
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Ever Wonder How Wiffle Ball Started? Here’s Your Answer!

 

Last weekend, my daughter stopped by to visit and my grandson, Jack, found an old plastic baseball which he, in the Dorsey tradition, threw it at me. It got me to thinking about how a plastic ball could be so popular when I was his age.  Who came up with this invention?

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St. Louis Cardinals Caravan 2015
Kurt Parsons

Watch Highlights From the St. Louis Cardinals Caravan in Hannibal [Video + Gallery]

The 2015 edition of the St. Louis Cardinals Caravan took place at the Mabee Sports Complex at Hannibal-LaGrange University on Monday. Cardinals players Pete Kozma, Dean Anna, Stephen Piscotty, Nick Greenwood, and former player Al Hrabosky were in attendance, along with broadcaster Chris Hrabe. 

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Pat Atwell. Culver Stockton photo
Pat Atwell. Culver Stockton photo

Pat Atwell Named as Culver Stockton Athletic Director

Pat Atwell is the next director of athletics at Culver Stockton college.

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Georgia v Missouri
Kyle Rivas

‘Celebrating Our Stripes’ Mizzou Homecoming Theme

If you're headed for Faurot Field in Columbia Saturday, October 25 for the University of Missouri's homecoming game, there's a dress code you should be aware of.

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Not-So-Fun Study Says Sweating the Small Stuff Could Kill You

It turns out that age-old advice not to sweat the small stuff is more than just a trite saying. It could save your life.

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Hannibal Pirate Football
Kurt Parsons

Game Time For Hannibal High School Football at MICDS Moved Back Due to Extreme Heat

The Hannibal Pirates will open their 2014 football season on the road at MICDS High School in St. Louis. The start time of that game has been moved due to extreme heat forecast for Saturday. 

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Disc Golf - Hannibal, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

Disc Golf ‘Ace Race’ Coming to Hannibal’s Huckleberry Park

September 27, Huckleberry Park in Hannibal will participate in the  Ace Race, a disc golf tournament in which participants only score on "aces," the disc golf term for a hole-in-one. 

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David McNew, Getty Images
David McNew, Getty Images

Quincy Museum Night Golf Set for August 9 at Westview Golf Course

The 2nd annual Quincy Museum Night Golf event will be held on August 9 at Westview Golf Course. 

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