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Where is “Bedford,” and is it real? West Hempfield’s supposedly in a baseball game there…

July 18, 2011 – Bedford, PA is very real. It has to be. I found it on Google. West Hempfield’s Legion team is making a tear in the Region 7 bracket. Now, if someone would just publish one… The good … Continue reading

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Now that’s what I call Legion Baseball! Volume 2, Championship Edition

  Photo credit – Helen McGee  July 14, 2011 – I’m posting a little late on this, but at least you already had the score and the broken bat. One thing you may or may not know about Legion Baseball … Continue reading

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We can’t stop here. This is bat country…

July 12, 2011 – Bushy Run secured the District 31 Legion Championship solidly over  West Hempfield. The final score was 11-6. Nonetheless, West Hempfield went out strong. As in, Tyler Lilja didn’t know his own strength: This is/was the bat … Continue reading

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Do Potatoes Have Feelings? The answer, right after this Legion Baseball video…

Everybody run, everybody cut… At SG, tarp-pulling isn’t just a spring sport! July 11, 2011 – The Legion Baseball Championship game between Bushy Run and Hempfield West was supposed to happen today at 5pm at Mt. Pleasant High School. It … Continue reading

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Fun with Legion Baseball Semifinals: Bushy Run – 9, Hempfield – 3

July 8, 2011 – Hempfield faced Bushy Run last night after coming off a tough series with Kiski Valley. The Hempfield team probably had to rush to wash their socks before taking the field again. “We just didn’t play with … Continue reading

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There is no joy in Murrysville: Bushy Run sweeps Murrysville in Legion Baseball 1st Round

July 4, 2011 – A guy from Bushy Run was cheering for a Bushy Run batter. He said something to the effect that the Murrysville pitcher (Matt DiDiano, I think; M. DiDiano is listed as a third baseman on the Legion online … Continue reading

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We’re pretty sure Bethel Park beat Norwin in Round 2 of WPIAL Baseball playoffs, but there was no scoreboard

  I guess we’ll have to live with the uncertainty. Just kidding. Everyone kept track on paper and asked questions when they zoned out and forgot. The final score was 12-10. The amazing 17-1 Knights just couldn’t score runs at … Continue reading

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Vintage Base Ball: So old you have to spell it with TWO words!

Today in Carnegie, the Somerset Frosty Sons of Thunder beat the Pittsburgh Franklins in an 1860′s doubleheader. I was one of the Pittsburgh Franklins. The scores were 7-4 and 4-3 respectively, but the real conclusion is that vintage base ball is … Continue reading

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April Fools?

By Christopher Pansino FSN Pittsburgh along with a few other Dish Network owned FSNs officially changed their name to Root Sports yesterday. It felt odd to see that logo down at the bottom of the screen instead of the usual … Continue reading

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Dixon Named Sporting News Coach of the Year

By, Christopher Pansino Today in a cruel twist of fate Jamie Dixon was named Coach of the Year by Sporting News. A link to the article can be found here. The news was salt in the wounds of Panther fans … Continue reading

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