VORG Crossword Puzzle #9

Its been a while since we’ve put out a baseball crossword puzzle, so here we go …. you can also solve it/print out a PDF online:

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Across
1. Microsoft product
5. Don ___, led NL in losses (15) in 1989
11. TV ET
14. Winningest manager in Expos history
15. One of a group of Eastern Christians
16. Prefix with ware or content
17. Diamondbacks 1st round pick in 2004
19. Bill ___, the Science Guy
20. Cash in
21. Descendant
23. Daisylike bloom
26. Descriptive of Rangers’ Rougned?
28. 1966 NL MVP
32. Simile center
33. 16th president, familiarly
34. Posting ___ (payment for some players from Japan)
35. Cutting remark
37. Corset tightener
39. ESPN Sunday Night Baseball color man
43. Mesa Solar Sox and Peoria Javelinas play in it
45. ___ Berkow, writer of documentary “Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story”
46. “Not ___ bet!”
47. Defense positioning with runner on first, less than two out
53. Jake ___, Cubs starting pitcher
54. Ancient Greek theater
55. Marsh bird
56. Kevin ___, won 32 games for Twins between 1991-2
60. ___ Solo of “Star Wars”
61. Mariano Rivera’s singular pitch (var.)
66. In-flight info, for short
67. Forever, poetically
68. Dustin Pedroia’s middle name
69. ___ Ennis, led NL in RBI in 1950
70. Mark ___, 16-year vet infielder (’98-’13) with .358 average in postseason
71. Barely managed, with “out”

Down
1. Functioned as
2. Mike ___, last of 1st round picks of Rangers in 2010
3. Baseball’s Preacher
4. Marcus ___, subject of ESPN 30 for 30: “The Best that Never Was”
5. Ball hit off the end of the bat
6. Actress Hathaway
7. Carnival attraction
8. Carlos ___, reliever who struck out 16 per 9 innings in 2010
9. Absorbed, as a cost
10. Dick ___, won 19 as a 31 year old rookie for Red Sox in 1943
11. Embryonic sac
12. Floor plan
13. Strip off, as blubber
18. Tom ___, last NLer to drive in 100+ with fewer than 10 homers in season
22. Stream
23. Kuwaiti, e.g.
24. 1998 NL MVP
25. Alpine transport
27. Bear part of, as costs
29. Brian ___, journeyman reliever for Indians, Blue Jays, Cardinals 2002-11
30. Baseball stat that is sometimes “weighted”
31. Brett ___, 1st round pick of Blue Jays in 2007
36. Chris Johnson’s .394 led all MLBers in 2013 in this saber stat
38. One part of “Pitching Triple Crown” (abbr)
40. Lasso
41. “Do ___ others as…”
42. Roger ____, “Boys of Summer” author
44. Swindled
47. Like some races and hopes
48. Victorian, in a way
49. Subject of Marcel Duchamp’s “Fountain”
50. Sideshow spiel
51. “Stop that!”
52. Like some mushrooms
57. Oscar Gamble’s most notable attribute, arguably
58. Lousy reviews
59. Fishing, perhaps
62. University of Utah athlete
63. Arctic bird
64. Deception
65. Dock Ellis stated he pitched no-hitter under influence of this

 

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