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Today in History – April 25, 1997 – Seattle Mariner Ken Griffey, Jr. hits his 250th home run.

April 25, 2010 – Rockwall Historical Foundation presents Vintage Base Ball game – Played with 1860s rules. Related PR News Article.

April 20, 2010 – NY College Baseball Winning Play – Video of the flying leap onto home base:



From Fordham-Iona college baseball game. With score tied at 9 in the bottom of the 8th and bases loaded, Chris Walker (#4) puts Fordham ahead with game-winning hit. The baserunner at first, Brian Kownacki, scores by leaping over Iona catcher James Beck, and landing on home plate with a handstand. The incredible play puts Fordham ahead 12-9, which was the final score.

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