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Varsity Times InsiderCrenshaw's baseball program, best known for producing former Dodgers outfielder Darryl Strawberry, is churning out some pretty big-time players again. Former Cougar Trayvon Robinson, a center fielder who graduated in 2005, is the first player from the...
The WatcherGuest post by Lauren R. Harrison, Tribune reporter Competition intensified on Sunday's installment of NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice," when Team Rocksolid and Team Tenacity were tasked with creating an advertorial for two identity-theft protection companies....
Dock Ellis, the former major league pitcher who claimed to have thrown a no-hitter while on LSD but later turned his exploits into the basis of an anti-drug crusade and counseling career, died Friday of liver disease at County-USC Medical Center. He was...
As Le'jon Baker walked the halls of Los Angeles Crenshaw last fall, he kept mostly quiet about a startling secret: He was 13 years old. "They never ask, so I don't say anything," he said. "It's kind of weird. I feel like I'm supposed to be in a grade...
Maybe what the Mets really need is a change of scenery. They can only hope for better luck at Citi Field. Evidently, the ghosts of last September's collapse never left Shea Stadium, and the Mets were unable to fumigate the building this year. It seems...
Former Mets slugger Darryl Strawberry talks about his most memorable moment at Shea Stadium, and the feeling he had when he first stepped onto the field nearly 30 years ago. Fun Facts: * In 1986, Strawberry hit 27 homers and had 99 RBIs, fueling the...
Tags: New York Mets, Sports
From wire reportsPete Rose thinks Mark McGwire should be in baseball's Hall of Fame, and he hasn't given up hope that he'll get there someday, too. Baseball's banished hits king said yesterday that McGwire, who is on the ballot for the first time, ought to be voted in...
Tags: Barry Zito, Politics, Awards and Prizes, Voting, Mark McGwire
On the Mets beatI think what got lost in yesterday's panic over Johan Santana was the fact that he now has a schedule that should get him ready for the first week of the regular season. That's something he didn't have as recently......
WatchdogNewsday turf scribe Ed McNamara had this to say about Mine That Bird in last Thursday's paper: "No figures and no hope; please stay in the barn on Saturday." Oops. Well, he wasn't the only one who was wrong about......
Words & Ideas TODAY Susan Galleymore In advance of Mother's Day, author Galleymore ("Long Time Passing: Mothers Speak About War and Terror") will be joined by other local U.S. military moms, poets, musicians, activists and artists. American Friends...
Tribune baseball reporterTrue to his style as a Sherwin-Williams kind of guy, Ryne Sandberg won't try to describe his 16-year career as some masterwork by Picasso. He would rather not discuss it at all. "You're asking me to brag about myself," Sandberg said Tuesday when asked if...
Tags: Carlton Fisk, Politics, Voting, Mark McGwire, Eddie Murray
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