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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...
The Daily MirrorMay 16, 1961: A batter who has only to tell a real curve from a slider has an easy job compared to the general manager who has to straighten out the curve balls thrown at him by the other front......
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......
Tribune staff reporterThe fireworks were premature, but the White Sox had plenty to celebrate Wednesday night after their 4-3 victory over the Tigers in 13 innings. Frank Thomas snapped an 0-for-13 slump with a line drive home run over the left-field fence off reliever...
Tribune staff reporterHall of Famer Luke Appling was nicknamed "Old Aches and Pains" while a member of the White Sox in the 1930s and 1940s. Kerry Wood, although only 28, has become the Cubs' version of "Aches and Pains" during an injury-plagued career. His latest setback...
(BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
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Tribune staff reporterWhen he got the final out of the third inning, White Sox starter Mark Buehrle threw his hands up in the air in mock celebration. First baseman Paul Konerko asked him if he wanted the ball. Buehrle had retired the side in order, which doesn't normally...
1933 Al Simmons, OF Jimmy Dykes, 3B 1934 Simmons, OF Dykes, 3B 1935 Simmons, OF 1936 Luke Appling, SS Rip Radcliff, P Vern Kennedy, P 1937 Luke Sewell, C Monty Stratton, P 1938 Mike Kreevich, OF 1939 Appling, SS Ted Lyons, P 1940 Appling, SS 1941 Appling,...
Special to the TribuneThere's something about Mark Buehrle and White Sox batters, something that brings out the best in both. On Sunday, Buehrle won his sixth straight decision dating to April 20, and the batters have supported his efforts during that time with an average...
RedEyePITCHERS Eddie Cicotte (1912-1920) Four years (1913, 1916, 1917 and 1919)in which his ERA was under 2.00. Went 28-12 with league-best 1.53 ERA in 1917, 29-7 in 1919, 21-10 in 1920, his last season. Threw a no-hitter in 1917. Urban "Red" Faber (1914-...
Tribune staff reporterThis is one time when the absence of a superstar is welcome. For each of the last three years, only one player has been elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Reggie Jackson walked alone to the hallowed ground in 1993,...
Tribune staff reporterBilly Pierce won 211 games, more victories than 15 of the pitchers in the Hall of Fame, but never received more than 2 percent of the vote and was dropped from the ballot. Luke Appling, a two-time batting champion, among the greatest players in White...
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