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The team set a major-league record by scoring 658 runs at home on the season, and Burks and Bichette became the first pair of teammates since Darryl Strawberry and Howard Johnson of the 1987 New York Mets to both steal 30 bases and hit 30 homers in the same season.
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team and set
Intentional walks are a strategic defensive maneuver, usually done to bypass one hitter for one the defensive team believes is less likely to initiate a run-scoring play ( e. g., a home run, sacrifice fly, or RBI base hit ), or to set up a double play or force out situation for the next batter.
Basketball is a team sport, the objective being to shoot a ball through a basket horizontally positioned to score points while following a set of rules.
Federko continued his career with the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL where he set and still holds the team record for assists.
He set goalscoring records for both the England team and Manchester United, with both records remaining intact some 35 years after the end of his playing career.
On April 12, 2010 the team set a club record for the lowest paid attendance in Camden Yards history, only 9, 129 attended the game versus the Tampa Bay Rays
From the beginning of each playing period with a stroke-off ( a set strike from the centre-spot by one team ) until the end of the playing period, the ball is in play at all times, except when either the ball leaves the field of play, or play is stopped by the referee.
In his work Semantography Bliss had not provided a systematic set of definitions for his symbols ( there was a provisional vocabulary index instead ( 1965, pp. 827 – 67 )), so McNaughton ’ s team might often interpret a certain symbol in a way that Bliss would later criticize as a “ misinterpretation ”.
The team is bound by place of residence ( membership boundaries are set ) and spends time together in practice ( the contact hypothesis ).
:::" One inning more to play " in standard baseball jargon means that the home team has one set of at-bats remaining: the poem is set just before the start of Mudville's final turn ( of a regulation game ), in the bottom of the ninth inning ( Mudville was the home team and the home team bats last in an inning ).
When playing teams, teammates usually sit at opposite corners of the star, with each team member controlling his / her own set of pieces.
The winner of the game is the team who completes the set circuit of six hoops ( and then back again the other way ), with both balls, and then strikes the centre peg ( making a total of 13 points per ball = 26 ).
With his shots in the 9th and 10th innings Wrigley Field erupted and Sandberg set the stage for a comeback win that cemented the Cubs as the team to beat in the East.
Furthermore, Colorado set the single-season MLB record for fielding percentage by one team (. 98925 ).
In June 2009, the team rapidly improved and by the end of June, the Rockies set a franchise record for victories in a month with 21 in a 28 game stretch ( one win better than the September 2007 Rocktober run ).
As the popularity of this type of team grew, more and more of them were formed, attending competitions sponsored by many different organizations and companies, each using its own set of rules, regulations and divisions.
If the offensive team completes 10 yards on their first play, they lose the other two downs and are granted another set of three.
Several team members decamped and set up Data General in May 1968, and rapidly brought the 16-bit NOVA minicomputer to market.
team and major-league
It was taken for granted that a domed stadium was a must for a major-league team to be a viable venture in the Phoenix area.
With the opening of the new Livestrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas, Sporting Kansas City became the first major-league team to have played in stadiums on both sides of the state line in Kansas City, and may continue to use Arrowhead Stadium for special-occasion games, such as those against well-known international teams.
He owns numerous team records for the Cubs, and he holds the major-league record for the most home runs hit in a month ( 20, in June 1998 ).
On October 7, 2001, in a post-game ceremony at Qualcomm Stadium, Tony Gwynn made an emotional farewell to the team that had been his only major-league home.
The Spurs are the city's only team in any of the four major U. S. professional sports leagues, and the only major-league team in the city's history to have lasted more than five years.
The Tides spent their first year as an " independent " team with no direct major-league affiliation, but became a St. Louis Cardinals affiliate the following season.
The club was the second major-league sports team to play in the state, after the North American Soccer League's Tulsa Roughnecks, and played at Skelly Stadium.
It was thought a covered stadium was a must for a major-league team to be viable in Houston due to the area's subtropical climate and hot summers.
Middletown also briefly was the home of a major-league baseball team, the Middletown Mansfields of the National Association.
" Baysox " was chosen over the other finalists, which were " BayBirds " and " Nationals " ( the latter was also chosen for the nearby Washington major-league team when it moved to the area in 2005 ).
He coached for the Monarchs in the late 1940s, managing their barnstorming " B " team, scouting for the club, signing prospects, and teaching the ins and outs of the game to future major-league baseball greats Ernie Banks, Jackie Robinson, and Elston Howard, among others.
The record for most runs scored by a major-league team during a single season is 1, 212, set by the Boston Beaneaters ( now the Atlanta Braves ) in 1894.
The term, not used in formal communications by league or team officials, referred to players clandestinely signed by a major-league team to a minor-league contract.
" It was the fourth former minor league park converted for use by a major-league team ( not counting instances where minor-league parks served as temporary homes ), after Baltimore's Memorial Stadium, Kansas City's Municipal Stadium and Minnesota's Metropolitan Stadium.
* In baseball, each team in Major League Baseball is allowed to have 40 players under major-league contracts at any given time ( not including players on the 60-day disabled list ).
Thus, the design made provisions for future expansion that would have allowed the seating capacity to grow to nearly 40, 000 by adding an upper deck above the existing mezzanine should a major-league team decide to relocate to Buffalo.
She was the third woman to own a North American major-league team without inheriting it ( the first being New York Mets founder Joan Whitney Payson ), and the second woman to buy an existing team rather than inheriting it .< ref >
Bill White was the first African-American to do play-by-play regularly for a major-league sports team.
The Metropolitans, an independent team of roughly major-league caliber, were the first professional baseball team to play there, beginning in September 1880, and remained the sole professional occupant through the 1882 season.
team and record
A student to be eligible for the captaincy of any Carleton team must have a scholastic record of at least 1.00.
However much football has been over-emphasized, the public likes to measure its collegiate favorites by the scoreboard, so, while Yale need never give its record a thought again since outscoring its opponents 694 to 0 in the season of 1888, Dartmouth had to wait until its championship team of 1925 for national recognition.
Other lettermen from the team that compiled a 21-9 record and finished as runner-up in the National Invitation Tournament were: Art Hambric, Donnell Reid, Bill Nordmann, Dave Harris, Dave Luechtefeld and George Latinovich.
The team finished with a franchise best 14 – 2 regular season record and the NFC West division championship.
Although they failed to make the playoffs in 2009, the streak ended when the team rallied to win their final three regular season games to record back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in franchise history.
The team finished the 2002 season with a 98-64 record and won the NL West Division Title, but were swept out in the NLDS by the St. Louis Cardinals.
Despite the acquisitions, the team failed to improve and finished with a record of 82 – 80, in second place behind the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The most sacrifice flies by a team in one game is five ; the record was established by the Seattle Mariners in 1988 and tied by the Colorado Rockies in 2006 and then tied again in 2008 by the Seattle Mariners.
Home field advantage is given to the team that has the better record, with the exception that the team that made the postseason as the Wild Card team cannot get home field advantage.
Since 1998, home field advantage has been given to the team that has the better regular season record, unless that team happens to be the Wild Card team.
In the event that both teams have identical records in the regular season, home field advantage goes to the team that has the winning head-to-head record.
However, if the wild-card team and the division winner with the best record are from the same division, the wild-card team plays the division winner with the second-best record, and the remaining two division leaders play.
Home field advantage goes to the team with the better regular season record, except for the wild card team, which never receives the home field advantage.
Beginning in 2007, MLB has implemented a new rule to give the team from the league that wins the All-Star Game with the best regular season record a slightly greater advantage.
Starting in 2007, after consulting the MLBPA, MLB has decided to allow the team with the best record in the league that wins the All-Star Game to choose whether to use the seven-day schedule ( 1-2-off-3-4-off-5 ) or the eight-day schedule ( 1-off-2-off-3-4-off-5 ).
The team with the best overall record in the major leagues, the Cincinnati Reds, failed to win their division in either half of that season and were controversially excluded, as were the St. Louis Cardinals, who finished with the NL's second-best record.