MIDCOAST — The Babe Ruth baseball season continued Sunday, May 22 in the Midcoast. Damariscotta Lions at Granite Coast Orthodontics — PPD Granite Coast Orthodontics at Waldoboro (Begley Field) Rockland Ford at P.G. Willey (Marge Jones Field) Damariscotta Lions at Belfast (Belfast High School)
The Canaries wanted to honor a "hometown hero" for Friday night’s home opener at the Birdcage. Don Toft was the perfect choice. The 95-year-old Toft isn’t just a World War II...
Aaron Judge is putting himself into rarified air. With two home runs in Tuesday’s 5-4 win over the Orioles at Camden Yards, he joined a select group that includes Babe Ruth, Alex Rodriguez and … well, even Judge himself. Judge has an MLB-best 14 homers on the season....
Albert Pujols capped off a fun week of position players pitching in blowouts. After Brett Phillips was offered up as a sacrificial lamb for the Rays against the Angels Tuesday in Reid Detmers' no-hitter, Pujols got to enjoy pitching the ninth inning from the other side with the Cardinals up 15-2 against the Giants on Sunday.
LA Angels' DH/Ace Shohei Ohtani hit his 100th home run on Saturday, which meant that he hit yet another milestone that none other than the great Babe Ruth have ever crossed. Ohtani is indeed now the second player in baseball history to collect 250 strikeouts while also striking 100 home runs when at the plate:
Hank Aaron thought The Great Bambino was closer to The Great Bamboozler since George Herman “Babe” Ruth never played against African American players. Speaking of Ruth, Aaron carried lifetime scars from the racism he faced during the early 1970s when he sprinted toward breaking the Babe’s all-time home run record of 714 along the way to 755.
The schedule for the Midcoast Babe Ruth League season has been released with the regular season starting May 15. There will be five teams this summer with each team playing a 10-game schedule featuring five home games and five road games. Each team will qualify for the playoffs which will...
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Shohei Ohtani has gone back to making history seemingly every day as he feasts both on the mound and at the plate for the LA Angels. This time, it was history that was nearly impossible to make. Impossible for Ohtani, however, is a walk in Fenway Park. Literally, as ShoTime...