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MLB Unveils Memorial For Runners Stranded On Base

NEW YORK—Solemnly ringing a bell 30 times for each of the teams that lost potential runs this season, Major League Baseball officials unveiled Tuesday a memorial outside league headquarters to commemorate all of the runners who have ever been stranded on base.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Submits Paperwork For Gas Reimbursement

LONG POND, PA—Hunching over the steering wheel of his idling No. 88 Chevrolet SS to closely inspect the odometer, NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. was reportedly in the process of submitting paperwork Monday to reimburse his gas expenses for the month.

A-Rod Donates $25 Million To Be Displayed In Glass Case In Baseball Hall Of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, NY—Ensuring that a treasured piece of the game’s history will be forever preserved for future generations of fans, representatives of the National Baseball Hall of Fame confirmed Friday that retired third baseman Alex Rodriguez recently donated $25 million of his earnings to be displayed inside a glass case in their museum.
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Gwendolyn Monroe Mourns Death Of Ex-Husband Dom DiMaggio

LOS ANGELES—As news of Dom DiMaggio's death spread throughout the baseball world, few took the news as hard as the former Red Sox's one-time wife, 84-year-old librarian Gwendolyn Monroe. "He was sullen, but not too sullen," said the somewhat homely Monroe, who changed her name from Gertrude Ann Mortenson in the 1950s. "He was really there for me when I checked out of the hospital after that migraine, and he was so supportive when I married my third husband, Arthur [Mueller]. And I think that, more than anything, Dom would want to be remembered for the 34-game hitting streak he had in 1949. That was really something." Monroe refused to comment on her alleged affair with then–vice president Lyndon Johnson.

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