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Lawsuit demands immediate return of All-Star game to Georgia

Lawsuit demands immediate return of All-Star game to Georgia

The fallout from the Major League Baseball All-Star game isn't over -- at least not according to a new lawsuit filed against MLB. Job Creators Network, a small business advocacy organization, filed a lawsuit in federal court in New York Monday against Major League Baseball, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred and Major League Baseball Players Association, and Executive Director Tony Clark. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, demands the immediate return of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game to Georgia or that defendants pay $100 million in damages to local and state small…
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You can get vaccinated at Truist Park on Saturday

You can get vaccinated at Truist Park on Saturday

While the team is on the road, the Atlanta Braves will host a free, walk-in vaccination clinic at Truist Park this Saturday, May 1. The Braves are teaming with Northside Hospital and Cobb & Douglas Public Health to provide free Pfizer vaccinations to those who register. Here are some details:First dose:          Saturday, May 1 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.Second dose:     Wednesday, May 26 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.*  Open to all individuals 16 years of age and older; individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardianMasks are…
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Hank Aaron: In His Own Words

Hank Aaron: In His Own Words

Baseball legend Hank Aaron will be remembered for his record number of home runs and his accomplishments in sports, but he will also be remembered for his contributions to society off the field. Below is a collection of quotes from "Hammerin' Hank" that give insight into the man behind the legend. Read them to see how he viewed his role in breaking color barriers, the struggles he faced breaking Babe Ruth's record, and how he would like to be remembered. "My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off…
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Braves legend Hank Aaron dies

Braves legend Hank Aaron dies

Hank Aaron smashed baseballs — and he smashed racial barriers. The Atlanta Braves legend and American icon died Friday at the age of 86. Aaron broke Babe Ruth's all-time home run record in 1974 — a once-unimaginable baseball feat — and held the record for more than three decades. “Those moments that I had back then taught me a lesson," Aaron once told GPB. “No matter what you take for granted, you try to do the very best you could to be sure that you made things worthwhile.” He told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2006: “I would just want to be remembered as…
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