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Baseball is a game of failure. The best hitters make outs almost seven times out of 10 at-bats, and the best pitchers don't win a third of their starts. Baseball biographies and autobiographies have a similar success rate. Too many are publicity-...
We recently asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, and vote you did, as we received an amazing 12,231 ballots. So many people voted that we have decided to expand the list from the top 10 to the top 20. Each weekday at...
Previo al arranque de la temporada de 2012 lancé una maldición a los Angelinos de Los Angeles —y en particular a Albert Pujols— que aún sigue atormentando a los serafines y al slugger dominicano. Entonces, un sábado 24 de diciembre de...
My young colleague, Ben Welsh, who hails from Swisher, Iowa, by way of Columbia, Mo., and Washington, D.C., quickly caught on to what we native Angelenos know subliminally. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Scully: A May 14 Op-Ed about Vin Scully said...
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On a sunny Tuesday afternoon on a cluttered street in Gardena, some very big and skilled athletes are hanging out on a concrete basketball court, bouncing around underneath rusted backboards and chain nets, acting out a typical inner-city scene, with...
“42” reminds how far we’ve come on race Dear Editor, The other night my wife Kristen and I went to see the movie42, the Jackie Robinson story. Being the son of a baseball coach and having played baseball in high school, I am...
There has been a lot of recent publicity about Jackie Robinson being the first black player in Major League Baseball, thanks to the excellent movie "42" and fine articles such as those by John Kass (“’42’ may open the eyes of a new...
Perhaps this is a Jackie Robinson moment, a historic point in time — but it doesn't feel like one. It feels so inevitable that we had to be reminded that it hadn't already happened. We refer of course to National Basketball Association player...
Jason Collins did the right thing. He did the courageous thing. And he should be applauded and accepted for what he did this week. But do not for a second believe that the uniform message of approval flooding in about Collins being the first openly gay...
I went to see the movie "42" last week, about Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. It is an important topic and the movie has a chance to enlighten a whole generation on crucial matters that occurred 66 years ago. However,...
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Check any correct answer to the following question: What is 42? a) the number worn by Jackie Robinson when he played with the Brooklyn Dodgers. b) a movie about Robinson's courage in breaking baseball's color barrier in 1947. c) the number of...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange By Richard L. Shook, The Sports Xchange Tigers 10, Indians 4 DETROIT -- Long home runs by Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder, plus a solid start Friday night by Max Scherzer, helped the Detroit Tigers cool off the Cleveland Indians,...
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