A sampling of baseball-related headlines from the Newseum, elsewhere, and occasionally some websites, with the occasional note from me on what they are talking about:
Headline: Blue Jays advance to ALCS after bat-!@#$ insane Game 5
(Toronto) Globe and Mail: JAYS TAKE FANS ON A WILD RIDE TO REMEMBER
National Post: COMEBACK KIDS
Toronto Star: SING ALONG, YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO … JOSE! JOSE! JOSE! JOSE!
Dallas Morning News: A tough way to go
Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Seventh-inning collapse collapse ends Rangers’ season
Calgary Herald: BAUTISTA POWERS BLUE JAYS INTO ALCS
Calgary Sun: TRUE BLUE!
Canada’s Metro papers: BRING ‘EM ON or FLIPPING OUT IN TORONTO
Edmonton Journal: JAYS MOVE ON AFTER WILD WIN
Guelph Mercury: Bautista’s big blast
Hamilton Spectator: WHAT A WIN!
Waterloo Region Record: What a game!
La Presse (Montreal): UN MATCH FOU! (“A CRAZY GAME!”)
Ottawa Citizen: SEVENTH-INNING SMASH!
Prince George Citizen: JOSÉ! JOSÉ! JOSÉ!
Le Journal de Quebec: Les Jays sensationnels (“The Jays sensational”)
Citrus County (FL) Chronicle: It’s been a while: Toronto Blue Jays advance to ALCS
Augusta (GA) Chronicle: A WILD RIDE
The Gleaner (Henderson, KY): BLUE JAYS FLY INTO ALCS
Standard-Speaker (Hazleton, PA): TORONTO’S WILD WIN
Vanguardia (Saltillo, Mexico): El héroe de Toronto (“The hero of Toronto”, referring to Roberto Osuna, who is Mexican)
La Prensa (Managua, Nicaragua): Toronto completa asalto (“Toronto completes assault”)
El Nacional (Caracas, Venezuela): Errores de Andrus coronaron a Toronto (“Andrus errors crowned Toronto“, referring to Venezuelan Elvis Andrus’ critical 7th inning errors)
Headline: Royals return to ALCS behind Johnny Cueto’s excellent performance
Kansas City Star: Cheers & tears
Houston Chronicle: CRUSHED CITY
Joplin (MO) Globe: ROYAL FLUSH
The Eagle (Bryan-College Station, TX): MAJOR STUMBLES (This technically referred to both Texas teams, but the picture was of the Astros.)
The Hutchinson (KS) News: AND IT’S ON TO THE NEXT ONE
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World: JOHNNY BE GOOD
Springfield (MO) News-Leader: ROYALS RETURN TO ALCS
Omaha World-Herald: K.C.’s ace in the hole
Salina (KS) Journal: ROYALS WIN! 7-2
Topeka Capital-Journal: On to ALCS
Wichita Eagle: ROYALS ADVANCE TO AL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
The Hawk Eye (Burlington, Iowa): Royals move on to ALCS
Headline: Mets vs. Dodgers for final LCS spot tonight
Daily News (Back): READY FOR MY CLOSE-UP (with picture of Mr. Met)
New York Post (Back): TAKE FIVE
Newsday (Back): HOLLYWOOD ENDING?
METRO- New York Edition: HANGING BY A HAIR
Press-Telegram (Long Beach): Greinke vs. deGrom will be a battle of styles (This was also used for other papers of the same chain.)
Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ): Mets face yet another do-or-die
The Desert Sun (Palm Springs): Dodgers looking to Greinke to extend team’s run
The Times of Trenton (NJ): Mets staking their hopes on deGrom