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Shortly after the Rangers beat the Cardinals 4-2 in Game 5 of the World Series, Dirk Nowitzki tweeted some advice to his favorite baseball team
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Yesterday, Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki after some controversy was able to throw out the first pitch at game three of the World Series between the Texas Rangers and St Louis Cardinals. It looks like he decided to channel Walter Johnson with his pitch:
Dirk Nowitzki is loved in Texas after bringing a championship to the Mavricks organization.. It only makes since he throw out the first pitch for game 3 of the world series.. Dirk came back down two games to one so maybe he can bring the same luck to the Rangers.-TO
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After much controversy surrounding the MLB’s initial decision not to let Dirk throw out the first pitch in game three of the World Series, the German brought the heat. No pun intended. He hit 67 miles per hour on the radar gun according to Joe Buck, so give or take 25. Of course the symbolism here is [...]
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So far every Game 3 of the World Series in which Dirk Nowitzki has thrown out the first pitch. The result has been a 16-7 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals leaving the Rangers behind, 2-1, in a Series. How about that tidbit of information stat geek.
ARLINGTON, Texas — With the Texas Rangers needing just one victory in St. Louis to win their first-ever World Series title, Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki is advising his baseball brethren to save the baggage fees and just go with a carry-on.
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It is a great time to be alive and living in Dallas/Fort Worth.
Dirk Nowitzki— the NBA finals MVP, world champion and Dallas Mavericks great— threw out the first pitch at game three of the World Series, where the Texas Rangers find themselves for the second straight year.
The very next day, last year’s American League MVP and Rangers’ great Josh Hamilton served...