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GCC baseball hopes for repeat success For the second year in a row, the Glendale Community College baseball team will look to advance out of the California Community College Athletic Assn.'s Southern California Super Regional tournament to the state...
The Baltimore SunBrooks Robinson owned third base. Still does. At his sendoff in 1977 — a "Thanks, Brooks" Day at a packed Memorial Stadium — Robinson's successor, Doug DeCinces, removed third base from its moorings and presented it to the Orioles veteran....
They pass through the tiny row home at a steady clip, 50,000 pilgrims a year on a mission to visit their mecca. Here, in a second-floor bedroom of a narrow little residence on Emory Street, on a bitter cold day in 1895, George Herman Ruth was born....
Tags: Sadaharu Oh, Sports, Baseball, Al Kaline, Boston Red Sox
pix11.com | @JuliaTheWriterBabe Ruth's 1934 Yankees hat is going to auction and is expected to sell for at least $300,000, auctioneers said Monday. The Bambino's hat was famously worn by Bombers hurler David "Boomer" Wells in the June 18, 1997 game. A devoted fan, Wells wore the...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesA bio on NPR's website of its commentator Frank Deford notes that the magazine GQ christened him, quite simply, "the world's greatest sportswriter." (Is he?) A story on ESPN's companion website, Grantland, referred to Deford as "a writer who had...
Mickey Mantle was one of my favorite baseball heroes as I was growing up in Dargan. I still remember the exciting 1961 home run race between him and Roger Maris. As Mantle lay in his New York hospital bed dying from cancer of the liver, he famously said,...
Bill "Moose" Skowron, who went from marbles, softball and dreams on the parks and playgrounds of the Northwest Side to attain fame as one of the greatest athletes from Chicago, has died. He was 81. Skowron, whose most enduring renown came as a member...
A simple comparison Steve Gould Baltimore Sun All you need to do to know that Chipper Jones is a first-ballot Hall of Famer is compare his career statistics to those of other third basemen enshrined in Cooperstown. Let's start with traditional stats....
Tribune Newspaper CriticA couple of years ago, for Father's Day, my family bought me the interactive video game MLB 2K9 for the Wii. The great thing about the game, and also its enduring frustration, is its verisimilitude — playing as the 2009 New York Yankees, I had...
Tags: Lou Gehrig's Disease, Sports, Wii, Baseball, Book
Marjorie G. Gilbert, a retired certified public accountant who co-owned a Baltimore County jewelry business, died of pneumonia complications Feb. 13 at Sinai Hospital. She was 88 and lived in Owings Mills. Born Marjorie Gross in Newark, N.J., she was a...
No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up. But if you want to bet on Harper as...
KIAHYou will be surprised what the Fix discovered at the Houston Collectors Show. Let's begin with reputable companies that can authenticate signed memorabilia: "There are certain companies like JSA, PSA, and obviously TRISTAR [Productions, Inc.] puts on...
Tags: eBay Inc., Tiger Woods, Joe DiMaggio
May 10, 2012 |Story| Glendale News Press
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