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WASHINGTON -- As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the...
WASHINGTON — As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball’s return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that...
Mary Frances Veeck fondly remembers the occasions when her late husband, Bill, would reminisce about his father, William Veeck. "I always loved hearing Bill talk about his father, and he would talk about him quite often," said Veeck, now 91 and living in...
CNNDetroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera Wednesday night became baseball's first triple crown winner in 45 years, leading the American League in batting average, home runs and runs batted in. Cabrera locked up the home run and RBI titles early in...
TV SPORTS Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU) Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
Orlando Sentinel"People ask me what I do in the winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." — Rogers Hornsby Florida's welcoming arms have always been home to baseball greats like Hornsby and a parade of...
Tags: Easter, Spring Training, Fishing, Ted Williams, Sports
Sports Legend Revealed: Was Grover Cleveland Alexander drunk when he struck out Tony Lazzeri in Game 7 of the 1926 World Series?The Fabulous ForumBASEBALL LEGEND: Grover Cleveland Alexander was drunk and/or asleep in the bullpen when he was called out to face Tony Lazzeri in the 7th inning of Game 7 of the 1926 World Series. STATUS: I'm Going With False. Modern baseball......
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." — Rogers Hornsby The greatest second baseman of all-time Where, oh where, did the spring go? Just as soon as the...
Tags: Basketball, Wars and Interventions, Volleyball, Sports, Softball
Dodger ThoughtsPlease welcome this guest post by Eric Enders, author of "The Fall Classic: The Definitive History of the World Series." * * * In filling out my all-time Dodger lineup card, something occurred to me that I???d never thought about......
Web ReporterTaylor Teagarden hit a go-ahead single and the Texas Rangers scored three runs with two outs in the ninth inning to beat the Seattle Mariners 7-4 Friday night. The victory assured the Rangers of second place in the AL West for the second straight year...
Tribune staff reporterAramis Ramirez is so hot, he may hear the sounds of cash registers ringing in his sleep. Ramirez went 4-for-5 with two home runs and a career-high seven RBIs on Monday night in the Cubs' 11-6 victory over Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park. "It's a...
WatchdogI turned on the Mets game Sunday in the sixth inning, and within five minutes Ralph Kiner had told stories about Marty Marion and Rogers Hornsby that were interesting and relevant to the action in the game at hand.......
Tags: Ralph Kiner, New York Mets
Apr 1, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Mar 31, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Sep 20, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Oct 4, 2012 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Jan 6, 2011 |Story| Aberdeen News
Mar 6, 2010 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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Sep 18, 2006 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 20, 2009 |Blog| Newsday
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