Players

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - APRIL 16: A baseball sits on the field before the game between the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on April 16, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois
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Associated Press
June 22, 2020 - 8:21 pm
Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length, putting the sport on track for a combative and possibly unhappy return to the field amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Paul and Kirsten Jepsen watch the Chicago Dogs from the stands. (WBBM Newsradio/Geoff Dankert)
Geoff Dankert
July 04, 2018 - 5:00 am
Hinsdale empty-nesters Paul and Kirsten Jepsen have opened up their home to a minor-league baseball player. They're part of a support network that help aspiring big-leaguers.
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