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High School Coach Promises Team: Win 14 Games, Name My Kid

They're only 2 games away and already have a name picked out

(Newser) - A Florida high school baseball coach has given his players unusual motivation: If they win two more games, they can name his baby, the AP reports. Coach Rob Query of Heritage High in Palm Bay tells Florida Today he promised his players that if they won 14 games, they could... More »

Did Texas Baseball Players Kill Chickens to Win Game?

An alleged tale of superstitions gone wrong

(Newser) - The Western Hills High baseball team wasn’t doing so well—so, allegedly, two of its players sacrificed chickens on the field in an effort to improve the team’s performance. The bizarre ritual was referenced in Major League, although in that movie, the struggling player sacrificed a bucket of... More »

Iowa Ump Tosses Crowd From Ballgame

Police called to HS game after fans turn unruly

(Newser) - A rowdy bunch of Iowa baseball fans weren't just taken out to the ball game, they were ejected from it, the Burlington Hawk Eye says. After a controversial play at a high school game in West Burlington, coaches from both teams argued with umpire Don Briggs, who gave the crowd... More »

Pitcher Gains Infamy After Hitting Ump

Did high school hurler miss on purpose in championship game?

(Newser) - If not for one pitch, Georgia’s high school championship game would be a topic of conversation in only a few places. Instead, the one-sided May 31 contest is getting nationwide buzz. With the cameras rolling, Stephens County High pitcher Cody Martin made it a contest to remember: Martin zinged... More »

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