Your injury report for the day: Miss Babe Ruth, the Labrador Retriever bat and ball dog for the Greensboro Grasshoppers (Low Class A; Sally League), may have her 575-game streak broken while recovering from a recent ear surgery.
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Miss Babe Ruth sidelined by injury
Birmingham set to approve Negro Southern League museum funding
Birmingham officials are expected to approve a museum honoring the Negro Southern League, to be built near Regions Field, home of the Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League).
More Astrodome seats may be sold by Harris County
More Houston Astrodome seats may be sold to fans, as Harris County continues to clear the Astrodome decks while another renovation plan is worked out.
The Week That Was: August 17
Summer-collegiate attendance, Sir Paul McCartney closing down Candlestick Park and financial issues faced by several teams were news in the work of baseball this week. The top stories on Ballpark Digest this week, as measured by page views.
Jackie Robinson West at LLWS: Another round of trailblazers?
With Jackie Robinson West winning their first game in the Little League World Series, the issue of black baseball players is again part of the public debate -- and, finally, in a good way.
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