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Former Clipper Joins Lawsuit Over Minor League Pay

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Former Columbus Clipper Matt Lawson is among the players suing Major League Baseball, league commissioner Bud Selig, and several individual teams, which pay players on their minor league teams.
8:40AM
May
16, 2014

Matt Lawson is among the players suing Major League Baseball, the league’s commissioner, and several individual teams for what the plaintiffs called unlawfully-low wages.

A Look Back At Cooper Stadium

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The stadium was built in 1931 by the St. Louis Cardinals and was the home of the Columbus Clippers from 1977 to 2008.
7:45AM
May
9, 2014

As the long-time home of the Columbus Clippers is re-purposed into a racetrack and automotive center, WOSU’s Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley sat down with a veteran public radio reporter who spent decades watching the Clippers in the Franklinton park.

Reds, Indians Fans Hopeful For 2014

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The Reds and Indians both reached the postseason in 2013; that's the first time both teams made the playoffs in the same season since 1995.
12:32PM
February 21, 2014

Vendors are hawking beer and peanuts, grounds crews are chalking the baselines, and everyone is a contender. That means spring training is underway.

Sit Back And Take In The Memories Of Cooper Stadium

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Cooper Stadium, once a vibrant baseball hub in Columbus, is now overrun with plant life and is nearing the time for demolition.
5:00AM
July
17, 2013

Cooper Stadium is coming down. Professional baseball in Columbus has since moved to the Arena District but it’s taken five years to develop plans for the property on West Mound Street. The new plans call for the demolition of the stadium but not before some unique baseball memorabilia is sold.

Cincinnati Financier Carl Lindner Jr. Dies

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Carl Lindner
3:30PM
October 18, 2011

Cincinnati financier Carl Lindner Jr., whose business empire included baseball, banks and bananas, has died. He was 92.

Ohio Man Wins First Pitch At A World Series Game

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A central Ohio man will throw the first pitch at a World Series game.
8:52AM
October
16, 2011

A central Ohio man will throw the first pitch in Game 2 of the World Series after winning an online contest.

Developers Get Year-Extension On Cooper Stadium Deal

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Developers who hope to turn the old Cooper Stadium into a racetrack get more time to finalize the last pieces of the project.
12:00AM
April
19, 2011

Developers who hope to turn the old Cooper Stadium into a racetrack get more time to finalize the last pieces of the project.

Bluffton players get scooters

12:00AM
March
20, 2007

Some injured players on the Bluffton University baseball team are back in school following a tragic bus accident. The players are finding it a little easier to get around with a little help from some good Samaritans.

Ohio perspective on Georgia bus crash

12:00AM
March
2, 2007

A northwest Ohio community is praying for victims of a deadly bus accident that took place in Georgia early Friday morning. Four members of the Bluffton University baseball team were killed in the crash, and three others are in serious condition at this hour. The crash has authorities asking questions about how the tragedy happened and what can be done in Ohio to reduce the risk of it happening here.