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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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Phillies Win World Series, Nation Thinks

PHILADELPHIA—Americans are fairly sure, though unable to say for certain, that the Philadelphia Phillies won the 2008 World Series, thereby breaking their city's longstanding sports-championship drought.

"Yeah...I kind of think I remember seeing them celebrating before Family Guy was on," said Minnesota resident Ed Siclari, who believes the Phillies may have defeated the Red Sox or Yankees in the World Series and during the NLCS almost definitely played that team Manny Ramirez currently plays on. "I'm not sure whether it was close or a blowout, but I know the winning team had reddish uniforms. And there was that whole rain thing, unless that was last year?" After a quick Google search for "world series mvp," Siclari and the rest of the nation were surprised to learn the award did not go to Phillies slugger Howard Ryan.

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