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Six players will be inducted into Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame this weekend in Cooperstown, NY. Let’s look at where the best (261 Hall of Fame players) of all time call home. This week’s map of Hall of Fame Player inductees, since its inception in 1936, is based upon where the players attended high

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The 90th annual Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star game was held Tuesday, July 9 in Cleveland, OH. This week’s map of Major League Baseball All-Star Players over the past 10 years (354 total players) is based upon where the players attended high school. States in the South and West are the leading per capita producers of All-Stars.

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Bearcat football season ticket renewals begin July 9

The renewal period for Northwest Missouri State football season tickets begins July 9. Renewals can be completed online at bearcatsports.com/tickets and in-person at the Cashiering Office in the Administration Building on the Northwest campus. Reserved football season tickets are $100 and require a membership in the Bearcat Booster Club. Premium seating locations require a gift

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The fortnight of Wimbledon is upon us, from July 1 to 14. The oldest tennis tournament in the world was first played in 1877. This map displays the hometowns of the 30 tennis players from the United States – 11 men and 19 women – who are competing in this year’s Wimbledon Tennis Singles Championships.

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The 2019 NBA Draft concluded last week with the selection of 60 players over two rounds. Over the past five years (2015-2019), 300 players were compiled to produce this per capita production map of drafted basketball players based on where they went to high school.  The eastern half of the country indicates an area of

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Since 1950, The College World Series (CWS) has been held in Omaha. Mapping the Champions from the past 40 years indicates the further south a team is located the greater their chances of winning the series. LSU leads the list with six titles, followed by Cal St. Fullerton and Miami (FL) with four, Arizona, Oregon

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The FIFA Women’s Soccer World Cup is being played in France until July 7.  This map displays the hometowns of the United States Women’s National Soccer Team. The team consists of 23 players, dominated by east and west coast states. Team USA, defending World Cup Champion (2015), opened with Thailand on Tuesday and will play

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This map displays the 2019 Kansas City Royals current active roster of 25 players by birthplace. The Royals are made up of players from California, Latin America, the Midwest and South accounting for the highest concentration. Five of the players are from outside the US. Three of the 25 were on the 2015 World Series

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The 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Softball College World Series (WCWS) is being played May 30 to June 5 in Oklahoma City. This proportional symbol map displays the 13 teams that have won championships over the past 37 years. Six of those teams are in the 2019 WCWS. UCLA leads with 12 team titles, followed

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The 2019 NCAA Division I Softball Regionals dominated ESPN coverage this past weekend. Super Regionals (Sweet Sixteen) will be played this coming weekend. The SEC accounts for six of the teams. This proportional symbol map displays the teams that have amassed the highest rankings over the past five years. The largest symbols include Florida, Oklahoma,

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