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U.S Steel extends RailCats naming-rights deal

Some continuity here: U.S. Steel and the Gary SouthShore RailCats (independent; American Association) announced a new 10-year naming-rights agreement, keeping U.S. Steel Yard the name of the RailCats’ home stadium through the 2022 season. U.S. Steel has held the naming rights to the ballpark since it opened in the 2003 season. The original 10-year contract […]

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NCAA baseball tourney field announced

The 64-team field for the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship tourney has been unveiled, with play scheduled to begin this Friday. The national top eight seeds are Florida (42-18), UCLA (42-14), Florida State (43-15), Baylor (44-14), Oregon (42-17), North Carolina (44-14), LSU (43-16) and South Carolina (40-17). All eight seeds will be hosting first-round […]

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Kobayashi to make appearances in Schaumburg, Gary

Competitive-eating legend Takeru Kobayashi will once again take on the locals at ballparks this season, appearing at Schaumburg Boomers (independent; Frontier League) and Gary SouthShore RailCats (independent; American Association) games. Kobayashi is a legend in the competitive-eating world, winning six straight Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest titles and holding the unofficial world record for […]

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