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South Jersey Baseball History:
The Home Run Hitters, A Line-up of Thunder

Tuesday, May 8, 2001

By Charlie Schick
South Jersey Baseball Historical Society

Last month, April 18, 2001 to be exact, San Francisco Giants left-fielder Barry Bonds hit his 500th major league home run and thus joined an elite group of 16 power hitters who make up the big league's greatest home run hitters of all time. Not only is Bonds the 17th member of this 500-plus homer club, he is also the 9th outfielder among them.
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High School Baseball:
Cummings Wins Pitcher's Duel Against Cherokee

Monday, May 7, 2001

By Vincent Lewis
SJSports Staff Writer

The Cherokee Chiefs baseball team arrived at Highland High School with an impressive 11-2 record and onto top of the Olympic Conference, Patriot Division. Right behind them were the Tartans, getting a chance to increase their divisional record to 5-2 and capturing a tie with the Chiefs. Dane Mason was very impressive getting the start against Highland (10-4), but Mike Cummings matched his opponent keeping the Chiefs off the scoreboard. Cummings pitched a complete game shut out, striking out 10 batters on route to a 2-0 win at home.
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