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Chicago Cub's Catcher Wilson Contreras Homers On First Major League Pitch He's Seen

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Mon, 20 Jun 2016 02:53:57 Z)

Wilson Contreras, who was just called up for duty with the Chicago Cubs, knocked the first pitch he ever faced at the plate in a major league game out of the park Sunday.

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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