Baseball has been considered by many to be America’s past time but not all people in America were allowed to partake in the game on equal grounds. Modern Baseball has been around since 1845. The game has been played on the continent since the late 1700s in various forms that seem alien to us today. However, the concept of segregated leagues did not begin until 1885 after the infamous The Anson-Walker incident of 1884.
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If you’ve had surgery under anesthesia in the last couple of decades, your doctor was probably listening to her favorite music while operating. There’s growing debate in the medical field about whether music in the operating room really helps surgeons focus or creates a potentially dangerous distraction.
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Archaeologists have uncovered a 500-year-old church that may be the oldest known European Christian church in the tropics.
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Calling it a wake-up call for a sport in a “shameful” position, IAAF President Sebastian Coe said Russia will be banned from next year’s Olympics unless it convinces the world it has cleaned up its act on doping.
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Supervolcanoes, such as the one dormant under Yellowstone National Park, may erupt when cracks form in the roofs of the chambers holding their molten rock, according to a new study.
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- More than 100 people were killed in a series of attacks in Paris.
- Attackers held dozens of hostages in a concert hall. Police raided the theater, and all the attackers are believed to be dead.
- French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency and said the country would tighten border controls as it searches for accomplices.
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