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Pine Bluff's Torii Hunter Pledges $100,000 To Razorback Baseball Project

by Chris Bahn 3/4/2013 2:00 pm

Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter, a Pine Bluff native, has pledged $100,000 to help with the construction of an indoor baseball/track practice facility.

How Pro Baseball Works: Mapping the Minor Leagues

by Todd Traub 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Since 1963, when minor league baseball organized into the structure under which it operates today, clubs have developed players almost exclusively for major league teams.

Phillies’ Cliff Lee Is Arkansas' Top Dollar Athlete

by Chris Bahn 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee in 2012 enjoyed the most lucrative of his nine-plus seasons in Major League Baseball. Lee earned $21.5 million — that’s nearly $3.6 million per win — and topped the list of highest-paid athletes with ties to the state of Arkansas.

Arkansan Baseball Player Torii Hunter Heads to Detroit in $26M Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/14/2012 11:38 am

ESPN reports Los Angeles Angels outfielder Torii Hunter (Pine Bluff) has reached an agreement with the Detroit Tigers on a new, two-year contract worth $26 million.