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ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves are looking to add a maglev train connecting Turner Field with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), the city’s mass transit system. According to published reports, the Braves are partnering with a Marietta-based company, American Maglev Technologies, on the proposed connection. Currently, anyone taking public…

Babe Ruth Jersey on Display at National Baseball Hall of Fame from Anonymous Donor. (PRNewsFoto/National Baseball Hall of Fame) An “anonymous and passionate baseball fan” has loaned to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum the earliest-known uniform top worn by Babe Ruth. The donor in May purchased the…

The New York Yankees Museum this week opened a new exhibit dedicated to Hall of Fame outfielder Mickey Mantle. The “Mickey Mantle: The Life and Legacy of a Baseball Hero” exhibit includes a number of artifacts on loan from private collectors and the Mantle family and private collectors. According to…

Photos by Todd DeFeo / (c) 2010, 2012 SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Football has Canton. Baseball has Cooperstown. The IndyCar Series has Indianapolis. The Super Bowl, the World Series and the Indianapolis 500, they’re all among the greatest annual sporting events. Since its first running in 1911, the Indianapolis 500 —…

For fans of the New York Mets in the 1980s, there may have no more a face of the franchise than Gary Carter. Sadly, the Hall of Fame catcher died today after a battle with brain tumors. He was 57. “The baseball community has lost a Hall of Fame player…

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Peanuts, Cracker Jack, hot dogs. They are all ball game essentials. But, at the Columbus Clippers’ Huntington Park, there’s a new sheriff in town: Funnel Cake Fries. Yes, traditional fair fare has met minor league baseball. And, it’s an explosion of awesome, covered with powdered sugar.