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  • Of course, he was also Sade down the first-base line.

    Four Letters Sports Could Use More Of

  • Bourn thought he beat out a bouncer leading off the ninth inning, but first-base umpire Alfonso Marquez called him out.

    Astros' Bourn appeals 2-game suspension, in lineup

  • And they did it again this year when third-base coach Chip Hale departed for Oakland and the Mets fired bench coach Ken Oberkfell, first-base coach Mookie Wilson and bullpen coach Jon Debus.

    The Mets' Coaching Carousel

  • The most revealing symbol of Manuel's tenure—aside from his own tranquil, detached personality—was the daily clubhouse card games that first-base coach Razor Shines would play with a few of the Mets' regulars.

    The Mets' Coaching Carousel

  • Looking around at the grounds crew doing last-minute work on the outfield grass, I peered right, toward the first-base dugout, and saw the makeshift ESPN desk reserved for their pre- and post game analysis.

    One Season

  • Traveling far over the right-field foul pole, the ball appeared to be a game-winner, but was ruled foul by the first-base umpire Chris Pelekoudas.

    One Season

  • The throw was up the first-base line, and Cano slid in safely.

    One Season

  • The following night, he felt a sharp pain while running down the first-base line and left the game.

    The Mets Can Learn From '09

  • With the first-base job not an option in Texas, the Rangers traded Gonzalez along with Chris Young for starter Adam Eaton, reliever Akinori Otsuka, and Billy Killian, a minor league catcher.

    Who's the Better First Baseman?

  • Along the first-base line, about 30 feet back, was a railing where kids stood, knowing—knowing!

    Baseball Left, Never Looked Back

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