Headlines From Around The Continuum (November 2, 2015)

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: Royals win first World Series title since 1985, outlasting Harvey and Mets in Game 5

(Note: So that I don’t have a thousand papers from around the country that just say something along the lines of “Royals win World Series”, I focused on the hometown papers and papers that went a different route in their headlines.)

Kansas City Star: ROYALTY

Daily News (front): THE DARKEST KNIGHT (“Mets Amazin’ season comes crashing down in 9th, Royals take crown in 12”)

Daily News (back): CRUEL HAND LUC (on Lucas Duda’s bad throw)

NY Post (front): AMAZIN’ DISGRACE

NY Post (back): NIGHTY KNIGHT!

Newsday (front): YA GOTTA BEREAVE

Newsday (back): A ROYAL SHAME

El Diario- La Prensa (Brooklyn): Los pecados de Collins (“The sins of Collins”)

News-Leader (Springfield, MO): TOOK THE CROWN

St. Joseph (MO) News-Press: WORLD RENOWNED ROYALTY

Joplin (MO) Globe: WORLD CHAMPIONS

Hutchinson (KS) News: THEY DIDN’T QUIT

Lawrence (KS) Journal-World: NEVER-SAY-DIE ROYALS WIN WORLD SERIES

Salina (KS) Journal: CHAMPIONS!

Wichita Eagle: ROYALS RALLY FOR WORLD SERIES TITLE

The Record (Bergen County, NJ): Mets’ magic runs out

Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ): It’s all over

The Hawk Eye (Burlington, Iowa): Royals are champs

Alaska Dispatch News (Anchorage): Royals crowned champions after another late meltdown by Mets

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock): Kings of 2015

Appeal-Democrat (Marysville, CA): BASEBALL CROWNS ITS ROYALTY

Ventura County Star (CA): ROYAL THRONE

Denver Post: ROYALS REIGN

Idaho Press-Tribune (Nampa): CROWNED ROYALS

Decatur (Ill.) Herald & Review: Royals flush

Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press: ROYALS GET THEIR CROWN

The Sun (Lowell, Mass.): ROYALS!

St. Paul Pioneer Press: K.C. MASTERPIECE

Lincoln (Nebraska) Journal Star: CROWN ‘EM

Omaha World-Herald: K.C. BRINGS BACK THE CROWN

Morning Call (Allentown, PA): BASEBALL ROYALTY (This headline was also used at the Edmonton Journal in Canada)

Times-Tribune (Scranton, PA): MIGHTY K.C.

Daily Herald (Provo, Utah): ROYAL CORONATION

USA Today: ROYALS RALLY, WIN WORLD SERIES

Winnipeg Free Press: ROYALS ARE WORLD SERIES KINGS

El Heraldo (Baranquilla, Colombia): Reales de Kansas City, campeones de la Serie Mundial (“Kansas City Royals, World Series Champions”)

Novedades de Quintana Roo (Mexico): Reales se corona 30 años después (“Royal crown 30 years later”)

Milenio (Guadalajara, Mexico): REALES, CAMPEÓN (“ROYALS, CHAMPION”)

Reforma (Mexico City): Se coronan Reales (“They are crowned Royals”)

Vanguardia (Saltillo, Mexico): VUELVAN A LA GLORIA LUEGO DE 30 ANOS (“TO GLORY AGAIN AFTER 30 YEARS”)

El Nuevo Diario (Managua, Nicaragua): !REALES CAMPEONES, EN CASA DE LOS METS! (“Royals champions, in the home of the Mets!”)

El Universal (Caracas, Venezuela): Kansas City campeón (“Kansas City champion”)

Virgin Islands Daily News (Charlotte Amalie): WORLD CHAMPIONS- Baseball royalty

Headlines From Around The Continuum (October 24, 2015)

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: Royals beat Blue Jays in Game 6, head to World Series vs. Mets

Kansas City Star: Ready for the world

Globe and Mail: IT’S OVER FOR THE JAYS

Toronto Star: HELL OF A GAME, HELL OF A SEASON

St. Joseph (MO) News-Press: BACK TO THE SERIES

Calgary Sun: DREAM RUN OVER

Joplin (MO) Globe: AL CHAMPIONS: K.C. back in Series

Guelph Mercury: It’s over

Lawrence (KS) Journal-World: AND WE’RE BACK!

Prince George Citizen: Heartbreak for Jays

Columbia (MO) Daily Tribune: WORLD SERIES BOUND

Salina (KS) Journal: BBQ or bagels? A tasty World Series set- Royals meet Mets

Wichita Eagle: AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPS

Bradenton (FL) Herald: ROYALS RUN INTO WORLD SERIES

NY Daily News (back): K.C. BEATS JAYS TO PUNCH SERIES TICKET

New York Post (back): K.C. YA TUESDAY

Newsday (back): GOING TO KANSAS CITY

New York Times: A Mets-Royals World Series

El Vigia (Ensenada, Mexico): Van por la revancha (“They go for revenge/rematch/another chance.”)

Vanguardia (Saltillo, Mexico): La hacen cardiaca pero vuelven a Serie Mundial (I think this means basically “The heart makes it to the World Series”, perhaps saying that the Royals have a lot of heart, or something like that.)

El Nuevo Diario (Managua, Nicaragua): KANSAS CITY A LA SERIES MUNDIAL (“Kansas City to the World Series”)

El Nacional (Caracas, Venezuela): Kansas campeón de la Liga Americana (“Kansas champion of the American League.”)

 

 

Headlines From Around The Continuum (October 22, 2015)

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: Mets head to first World Series since 2000, sweep Cubbies

New York Times: Suddenly Invincible, Mets Are in World Series

Daily News (Back): ALL WORLD

NY Post (Front): WORLD CLASS!

NY Post (Back): DANIEL BROOM

Newsday (Front): YA GOTTA BELIEVE!

Newsday (Back): HOW SWEEP IT IS!

AM NEW YORK: BELIEVE IT!

Metro- New York: SWEEP

Staten Island Advance: The new Mr. October? (Murphy)

Chicago Tribune: MAGIC RUNS OUT

Chicago Sun-Times (Cubs Extra e-paper): BACK TO THE FUTURE (here meant to mean “Back to the drawing board”)

Daily Herald (Suburban Chicago): TIP YOUR HAT TO THEM

Hartford (Conn.) Courant: NEXT STOP, WORLD SERIES

The Record (Bergen County, NJ): UNSTOPPABLE

News-Gazette (Champaign, Ill.): They’re gone

Jersey Journal (Jersey City): METS HEAD TO WORLD SERIES!

Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ): HOW SWEEP IT IS! (This was used by other papers as well)

Panama City (FL) News Herald: MVP Murphy leads Mets to World Series

Times Union (Albany, NY): Mets move on

Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, Ill.): CLEAN SWEEP

Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY): METS MANIA

Augusta (GA) Chronicle: MOVING ON

Times-Tribune (Scranton, PA): SWEEPING SUCCESS

USA TODAY: CUBS SWEPT BY METS IN 4 (A ironic echo of how the Back To The Future 2 USA TODAY said “CUBS SWEEP SERIES IN 5”)

Journal-Star (Peoria, Ill.): CHICAGO HOPE VANISHES

Naples (FL) Daily News: FOR CUBS, IT’S DO OR…. NEVER MIND

Daily Southern (Tinley Park, Ill.): Met their match

Quad-City Times (Davenport, Iowa): Wait until next year

Omaha World-Herald: Cubs’ dream swept away

El Vigia (Ensenada, Mexico): No se cumplió la profecía (“The prophecy is not fulfilled.”- not doubt referring to the Back To The Future Cubs joke)

El Nuevo Diario (Managua, Nicaragua): Los Mets en la Serie Mundial (“The Mets in the World Series”)

Primera Hora (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico): Los Mets en la Serie Mundial (“The Mets advance to the World Series”)

Headline: Blue Jays send ALCS back to Kansas City for Game 6

Globe and Mail: ESTRADA GEM KEEPS BLUE JAY HOPES ALIVE

National Post: JAYS NOT DONE YET

Toronto Star: EXTRAORDINARY ESTRADA

Kansas City Star: Coming home

St. Joseph (MO) News-Press: BLUE JAYS FORCE GAME 6 AT KAUFFMAN

Calgary Herald: JAYS WIN TO FORCE GAME 6

Junction City (KS) Daily Union: Volquez struggles as Blue Jays force Game 6 in ALCS

Calgary Sun: Going back to K.C.

Lawrence (KS) Journal World: 3-2

Canada’s Metro Papers: 1 DOWN, 2 TO GO

Wichita (KS) Eagle: Royals’ bats silent as Blue Jays win Game 5

Edmonton Journal: JAYS FORCE GAME 6

Guelph Mercury: Jays still alive after 7-1 win over Royals

Chronicle-Herald (Halifax): Kansas City, Here We Come

Hamilton Spectator: Blue Jays win keeps World Series hopes alive

Waterloo Region Record: Still in the game

La Presse (Montreal): Les Blue Jays S’accrochent (“The Blue Jays hang on” or “The Blue Jays cling”)

Ottawa Citizen: JAYS FANS A LITTLE LESS BLUE

Prince George Citizen: Estrada gets it done for Blue Jays

El Nacional (Caracas, Venezuela): Los Azulejos no se entregan (“The Blue Jays do not surrender”)

 

Headlines From Around The Continuum (October 16, 2015)

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: Mets beat Dodgers, will face Cubs in NLCS

New York Times: Joy in Metsville

Daily News (Front): UT YOURS!

Daily News (Back): DAN-TASTIC

NY Post (Front): YOU METCHA!

NY Post (Back): DANTASTIC!

Newsday (Front): BRING ON THE CUBS!

Newsday (Back): YES!

METRO- NEW YORK: MIGHTY METS

LA Daily News: METS GIVE DODGERS THE BLUES… AGAIN (This was also used with affiliated papers.)

La Opinion (Los Angeles): Corazón roto (“Broken heart”)

Orange County Register: DODGERS’ BLUNDERS ADD UP

Bakersfield Californian: LIGHTS OUT ON DODGERS’ POSTSEASON

The Record (Bergen County, NJ): Mets’ faith pays off

Press-Enterprise (Riverside, Ca.): FIZZLING AT FINISH

Times Herald-Record (Middletown, NY): JUST AMAZIN’

Monterey (Ca.) Herald): Mets reach NLCS, send Dodgers packing

Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY): HOW ‘BOUT THE BIG APPLE?

Santa Maria (Ca.) Times: Dodgers done

Ventura County (Ca.) Star:  Season at an end

Chicago Sun-Times: NLCS SET: CUBS VS. METS

Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal: Volusia County’s Jacob deGrom pitches Mets to NLCS

Gainesville (FL) Sun: METS EDGE DODGERS, ADVANCE TO NLCS

Headlines from Around The Continuum (October 15, 2015)

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

Headlines from Around The Continuum (October 14, 2015)

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: Cubs beat rival Cardinals, head to NLCS as America catches Cubs Fever

Chicago Tribune: HAVING A BLAST

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: KNOCKOUT PUNCH

Chicago Sun-Times (“Cubs Extra”): HOUSE PARTY

Redeye (Chicago): W (as in, it’s a big picture of the blue W flown after every Cubs win)

Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, Ill.): W FLAG KEEPS FLYING

Springfield (Ill.) News-Leader: CARDINALS OUT

Daily Chronicle (Dekalb, Ill.): CUBS ADVANCE (This headline was also used elsewhere.)

Beacon-News (Aurora, Ill.): NO PLACE LIKE HOME (This headline was used with many other papers of the same chain.)

The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.): Cubs finish off Cardinals, reach NLCS

News-Gazette (Champaign, Ill.): They are good. Really.

Decatur (Ill.) Herald & Review: Cubs roar into NLCS

Courier-News (Elgin, Ill.): A NEW BLUE FLU (on Cubs fans playing hooky early from work to watch game)

Journal Gazette (Mattoon, Ill.) CUBS WIN NLDS

Naperville (Ill.) Sun: SENIOR CUBS FAN SAYS IT’S THIS YEAR

Rockford (Ill.) Register Star: LOVIN’ THE LONG BALL

Lewiston (Idaho) Tribune: Cubs clinch at Wrigley

Herald-Times (Bloomington, Ind.): Schwarber, Cubs head to NLCS

The Times (Munster, Ind.): FLY THE W

South Bend (Ind.) Tribune: Moving on

Tribune-Star (Terre Haute, Ind.): IT’S CUBS IN 4 GAMES

The Hawk Eye (Burlington, Iowa): Bye, bye, birds

Des Moines Register: THAT’S HISTORY

Omaha World-Herald: A little history for Cubs

Arizona Republic (Phoenix): Cubs move one step closer to World Series

Panama City (FL) News-Herald: Young Cubs blast Cards, advance to NLCS

Sentinel-Record (Hot Springs, Arkansas): CUBS WIN (This headline was also used elsewhere.)

Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune: Cubs dispatch the Cardinals

St. Augustine (FL) Record: CUBS WIN DIVISION SERIES

Augusta (GA) Chronicle: CUBS MOVING ON

La Prensa (Managua, Nicaragua): Cachorros dejan atrás a Cardenales (“Cubs leave Cardinals behind”)

Primera Hora (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico): !Poder boricua! (“Puerto Rican Power!”, referring to Javier Baez’s home run)

El Nacional (Caracas, Venezuela): Hector Rondón sello el pase de Chicago (“Hector Rondon sealed the deal for Chicago.”)

 

Headline: Kershaw and Dodgers force Game 5

Daily News (Back page): KERSHES!

NY Post (Front): To live or die in LA

NY Post (Back): ‘SHAW SHANKED

Newsday (Back): ACED OUT

Los Angeles Times: Dodgers win, force Game 5

New York Times: Mets Strike Out, and It’s on to Game 5

Los Angeles Daily News: Turner, Dodgers win to bring series back to L.A.

La Opinion (LA): Kershaw salva a los Dodgers (“Kershaw saves Dodgers”)

The Record (Bergen County, NJ): Mets’ night ends in in frustration

Times Union (Albany, NY): Mets can’t close series out

Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA): ALIVE FOR FIVE

Republican-American (Waterbury, Conn.): METS LOSE

El Vigia (Ensenada, Mexico): Kershaw da vida Dodgers (“Kershaw gives Dodgers life”)

 

Headline: ALDS Game 5s Today

Kansas City Star: ROYALS WON’T HESITATE TO PULL JOHNNY CUETO

Dallas Morning News: Rangers turn to Cole

National Post (Toronto): ALL EYES ON STROMAN

Toronto Star: LET’S PLAY BALL!

St. Joseph (Mo.) News-Press: BIG STAKES

Lufkin (TX) Daily News: Do or die!

Junction City (KS) Daily Union: It hinges on tonight: Royals prepare for Game 5

Salina (KS) Journal: ROYALS AT HOME!

Wichita Eagle: CUETO SET TO START GAME

American Press (Lake Charles, La.): NOW OR NEVER FOR ASTROS

 

Headlines from Around The Continuum (October 13, 2015)

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: Royals shock Astros with rally, force Game 5

Kansas City Star: DEJA BLUE

Houston Chronicle: It was hard to watch

St. Joseph (Mo.) News-Press: ROYALS RALLY LATE

Primera Hora (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico): “Fallé la jugada, la fallé.” (“I missed the play, I failed.” This is a quote from the Puerto Rican Carlos Correa after his error proved very costly to the Astros.)

Brownsville (TX) Herald: COSTLY ERROR (Correa’s error)

The Monitor (McAllen, TX): COSTLY BLUNDER

The Hutchinson (KS) News: CALL IT A COMEBACK

Wichita (KS) Eagle: ROYALS RALLY PAST ASTROS

Lawrence (KS) Journal-World: KC FORCES GAME 5

El Nuevo Herald (Miami): Los Reales igualan serie con los Astros (“The Royals match/equal series with Astros”)

El Nuevo Diario (Managua, Nicaragua): Kansas obliga a un quinto y decisivo juego (“Kansas forcing a a fifth and deciding game”)

Headline: Blue Jays bash way to Game 5

Dallas Morning News: Oh, no — Canada

Toronto Star: THEY’RE COMING HOME

(Toronto) Globe and Mail: OFFENCE POWERS UP AS JAYS MAKE QUICK WORK OF RANGERS

National Post: Jays victory sets up Wednesday showdown

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Blue Jays win, send series to winner-take-all finale

Canada’s Metro Papers: BACK FROM THE BRINK or BOYS IN BLUE COMING HOME or JUMP FOR JOY (depending on city)

Calgary Herald: BLUE JAYS FORCE GAME 5

Ottawa Citizen: BLUE JAYS TWO-STEP IN TEXAS

Times Record News (Wichita Falls, TX): BACK TO CANADA

Le Journal de Quebec: Les Jays forcent un ultime match (“The Jays force a final game.”)

Amarillo (TX) Globe-News: JAYS FIGHT BACK

Edmonton Journal: BLUE JAYS STAY ALIVE

Winnipeg Free Press: Blue Jays hit power switch, knot series

Headline: Cubs see record six young guns go deep, one win from NLCS

Chicago Tribune: FLYIN’ HIGH

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: DEEP-SIXED

Daily Herald (Suburban Chicago): WRIGLEYVILLE SLUGGERS

Daily Chronicle (Dekalb, Ill.): CRUSHING IT

Beacon-News (Aurora, Ill.): On a real power trip

Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat: CUBS’ SIX HOMERS BLAST CARDS

Decatur (Ill.) Herald & Review: Homer haven

Courier-News (Elgin, Ill.): Cubs have a blast at Wrigley

Journal Star (Peoria, Ill.): CUBS HAVE A BLAST

Tampa Bay Times: Maddon’s magic arrives at playoffs

Idaho Press-Tribune (Nampa): CHI-TOWN SLUGGERS

Quad-City Times (Davenport, Iowa): HIT PARADE

The Hawk Eye (Burlington, Iowa): Cubs down Cards in Wrigley matchup

Tribune-Star (Terre Haute, Ind.): BREAKING SERIES TIE

The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa): Cubs move one step closer

Messenger-Inquirer (Owensboro, KY): HOMER HAPPY

Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press: THE BATTLE CONTINUES

Sioux City (Iowa) Journal: LEG UP

Register Citizen (Torrington, Conn.): Cubs move a game away from NLCS

The Times (Munster, Ind.): CUBS HOMER SIX TIMES, BEAT CARDS

Delaware State News (Dover): Cubs claw Cards in NL Div. Series

The Garden Island (Lihu’e, Hawaii): CUBS TAKE LEAD IN NLDS

 

Headline: Mets avenge Tejada not through beanballs but with offense

New York Times: Revenge of the Mets

Daily News (Front): Kicked ’em in the Uts!

Daily News (Back): CHASE THAT!

New York Post (Front): Monster mash

New York Post (Back): BREAK THIS!

Newsday (Front): METS GET REVENGE AT PLATE

Newsday (Back): TAKE THAT!

Bakersfield Californian: TO THE BRINK

Press-Telegram (Long Beach): Mets use the long ball to rout the Dodgers

The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, Ca.): Mets beat Dodgers, take lead in NLDS

The Record (Bergen County, NJ): Mets answer in big way

Press-Enterprise (Riverside, Ca.): METS DRUB DODGERS

Herald News (Woodland Park, NJ): METS FANS SAVOR THE MOMENT

Ventura County (Ca.) Star: DODGERS BLASTED IN GAME 3

Connecticut Post (Bridgeport): Mets crush Dodgers to take 2-1 lead in NLDS

Herald News (Klamath Falls, Oregon): RECORD EFFORT