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This Weekend in Sports: Little League World Series, MLB Pennant Races and Sunday Night Football

Baseball games featuring young amateurs and the best pros and an interesting preseason NFL contest highlight the sports calendar. Here’s what to watch this weekend:

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Tigers In The Home Run Derby

Tonight in Kansas City, Prince Fielder will try to become the first Home Run Derby champion in Detroit Tigers history.  Here's a look at how other Tigers have fared...

Year, Player, Home Runs, Stadium, City

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Shaffee’s All-Star Game Ballot… As Of Right Now

I just voted for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game and thought I'd share my ballot with the WGRD Family...

American League

1B - Paul Konerko, Chicago White Sox .357 AVG, 13 HR, 38 RBI
2B - Jason Kipnis, Cleveland Indians

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Nikki Sixx Throws Like Your Grandmother

Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue threw out the first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers game on Sunday.  I've been playing baseball my whole life and I know that throwing out the first pitch is one of the most nerve-racking experiences in all of sports, but it disappoints me to find out that one of my favorite bassists of all-time throws like an old lady.

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Wally Backman Ejected For Arguing [VIDEO] sNSFW

South Georgia Peanuts manager Wally Backman is ejected for arguing a home run call.

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Whitecaps Opening Day 2011

The GRD Roadies were out at Fifth Third Ballpark as the West Michigan Whitecaps pulled out a 13-12 victory over the Lansing Lugnuts on Opening Day!  Great job 'Caps!

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Producer Joe and Steve’s Dizzy Bat Race

Producer Joe and Steve from the Free Beer & Hot Wings Show went head-to-head in the Dizzy Bat Race at Sunday's West Michigan Whitecaps home opener at Fifth Third Ballpark.  Steve was determined to win, no matter the cost.  Check out the video after the jump.

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West Michigan Whitecaps Grand Rapids Home Opener Sunday at 5/3rd Ballpark

WGRD will be helping the Whitecaps celebrate the beginning of another baseball season here in West Michigan.  Join us at the Whitecaps home opener this Sunday at 5/3rd Ballpark because for many of us, Opening Day is like a holiday or an important annual celebration, similar to an anniversary

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Top 20 Up-to-Bat Baseball Songs

Do you smell that? No, not your armpits you idiot. It's the smell of spring training and the impending start of the regular season. To keep the baseball spirit going, I present to you the top 20 songs batters use as their themes.

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Miguel Cabrera arrested for drunk driving

According to the arrest report, Cabrera smelled of alcohol, had slurred speech and took a swig from a bottle of scotch in front of a deputy.

Police say Cabrera repeatedly refused to cooperate, saying, “Do you know who I am, you don’t know anything about my problems

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Will The Tigers Have A Decent Year? JT Offers Up His Thoughts.

Pitchers and catchers report this week and as usual by the end of March, teams will have a pretty good grasp of strengths and weaknesses.  It'll be no different for the Tig's. On paper the Tigers seem to have put together a decent baseball team

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