11 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for MLB Fans

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To mark baseball’s return, Fran Berkman at The Daily Dot offers the 11 Twitter accounts fans everywhere should be following.

3 Ways Baseball Fans Aren’t As Manly As They Used To Be

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Justin Zackal explores the evolution in the behavior of baseball fans. . . some of it good, some of it bad, all of it driven by the market.

Carl Crawford Leads Off

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The Los Angeles Dodger began the 2014 season on paternity leave, making use of MLB’s forward-thinking policy. Scott Behson sees this as yet another reason to celebrate the beginning of a new baseball season.

Boston Strong

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As a life-long Yankees fan, Neil Cohen has to tip his hat to the Red Sox, who, in the wake of April’s terror attacks on Boston, are forging a feel-good, worst-to-first season.

91-Year-Old Usher at Dodger Stadium, Ira Hawkins Worked til End, Always Had a Story to Tell

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Ira Hawkins held the same job for 55 years, and still didn’t want to leave.

Matt Kemp Gives Young Fan the Shirt Off His Back

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When he thought no one was paying attention, he made Joshua Jones’ day.

What Your Child Wears Is Important — And I’m Not Talking About Pink

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Tom Brechlin wants to give a persona public service announcement to parents no matter what city they live in.

Kobe Claus is Coming to Town

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Yeah, maybe Sandy Koufax didn’t pitch on Yom Kippur, but everyone works holidays now. Why shouldn’t the NBA?

Open Thread: What’s Keeping You from Volunteering?

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Open Thread: What’s Keeping You from Volunteering?

Root, Root, Root! MLB Stars Hit A Homerun at Habitat for Humanity Site

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Jamie Reidy shares a story about Dodgers Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw’s getting their hands dirty for Habitat for Humanity.

Barry Bonds Did Something Good

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If a friend of the media made this gesture, it would be bigger news.

Wear an Away Jersey to a Baseball Game and You’ll End Up in a Coma

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John Steigerwald is a moron.

All-Steroids Team: Eric Gagne

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After Eric Gagne was released in spring training last year, he took the last career option he had: closer for our All-Steroids team.

All-Steroids Team: Jay Gibbons

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Jay Gibbons, an admitted steroid user, is making a clean comeback with the Dodgers. Let’s reflect on his enhanced period with the Orioles.

All-Steroids Team: Todd Hundley

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What happens when when you suddenly have two career seasons and then immediately fade back into oblivion? You make the All-Steroids team.