The Sidney Sun-Telegraph - Serving proudly since 1873 as the beautiful Nebraska Panhandle's first newspaper

Talking Sports: Making the show

 


Once upon a time I could be transfixed for hours by the Baseball Encyclopedia or Baseball Almanac. Now the information once housed in those enormous volumes can be found right at our fingertips on the Internet.

I spent some time recently scanning through all the major league players born in Nebraska. It’s a long list, but most of them seem to be from back east - Lincoln and Omaha are well represented, the panhandle not so much. It’s a population thing of course. The odds are somewhat better that a player would be from the east.

Only one player born in Sidney ever made it to the major l...



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