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by Joe Bukuras Hartford, Conn., Oct 5, 2021 / 13:01 pm The Knights of Columbus are releasing a four part series presentation exploring the historical connection between the fraternal organization and America’s pastime, baseball. “For the Knights of Columbus,” the group wrote in an Oct. 1 statement, “the game served

When Lee May cracked a two-bouncer inside the third-base line in game one of the 1970 World Series, Brooks Robinson’s response was nothing short of legendary. Wheeling three paces to his right, Baltimore’s third baseman fielded the ball in foul territory, took two more steps and threw against his momentum.

by Patricia McGeever It’s the job of Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brent Suter to strike out hitters, but the Moeller High School graduate’s passion is to #StrikeOutWaste and save the planet. “I watched a couple of documentaries in high school. An Inconvenient Truth was one that really stuck out,” said Suter.

IMAGE: CNS photo/Chaz Muth By Carol Zimmermann WASHINGTON (CNS) — Like most parish priests, Msgr. Stephen Rossetti celebrates Mass, baptizes babies, gives marriage preparation talks and provides pastoral care that often involves listening to people or praying with them. He also frequently blesses baseball bats. That’s because the priest, a

Fans of the Major League Baseball Network, or MLB-TV, know the fun-loving, baseball-addicted hosts of the program are rarely at a loss for words. But when 26-year-old Daniel Poncedeleon finished seven complete hitless innings in his major league debut after taking a year to recover from a near-fatal line drive

Ken Griffey Jr., former Cincinnati Red and Seattle Mariner, has been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame with a record 437 of 440 votes. Today’s #ThrowbackThursday is dedicated to Griffey Jr., one of Cincinnati’s most famous Catholic high school graduates. Though a native of Pennsylvania, Griffey Jr. and

Retired professional baseball player Mike Sweeney addresses campers July 24 during his Catholic Baseball Camp at Russell Road Sports Complex in Kent, Wash. (CNS photo/Stephen Brashear) See BASEBALL-CAMP July 30, 2014.
By Jean Parietti Catholic News Service  KENT, Wash. — After Anthony Adams received a baseball-bead rosary at Mike Sweeney Catholic Baseball Camp, he posted a photo of it on Instagram. “Like it if you love God and you like my baseball rosary,” the 12-year-old wrote.