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Tribune staff reporterMark Buehrle was the most effective form of retaliation Thursday night against Texas. Buehrle limited the Rangers to six hits in eight innings of an 8-2 victory that helped the White Sox restore peace after Wednesday night's debacle. Buehrle (7-4) won...
Sun StaffThe second of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The curtain to the 1983 season lowered on the careers of three future Hall of Famers: catcher Johnny Bench, pitcher Gaylord Perry and outfielder Carl Yastrzemski. It opened wide...
Tags: Johnny Bench, All Stars, World Series, Lou Gehrig, Gaylord Perry
Sun StaffAnd so it draws to a close. No more "big, round numbers" to chase, no more seasons to anticipate. One more time, the reception he has come to know and many of the faces he has come to recognize during the past 21 years will touch Cal Ripken tonight at...
(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...
Tribune staff reporterDerrek Lee isn't thinking about it, and no one is saying he can keep it up the entire season. But after the first two months of 2005, Lee was the National League leader in batting average, home runs and RBIs, putting him on an early pace to become the...
Player (x-active) Hits 1. Pete Rose 4,256 2. Ty Cobb 4,191 3. Hank Aaron 3,771 4. Stan Musial 3,630 5. Tris Speaker 3,515 6. Honus Wagner 3,430 7. Carl Yastrzemski 3,419 8. Paul Molitor 3,319 9. Eddie Collins 3,309 10. Willie Mays 3,283 11....
Tags: Cap Anson, Stan Musial, Nap Lajoie, Honus Wagner, Paul Waner
Dan Shaughnessy, The Boston Globe He wasn't just Cal Ripken. He was Cal Ripken Jr. Like Sammy Davis and JFK, he never lost the Jr., not even when he turned gray, bald, and 41. Not even Saturday night when he played his 3,001st and final game for the...
Sun StaffEighteenth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 full major-league seasons. No matter what else Cal Ripken did in 1999, the season forever would be remembered for his first two trips to the disabled list. A body that allowed him to continue playing...
Tags: Ernie Banks, Rolando Arrojo, Death, Health, Surgery
Sun StaffNineteenth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 full major-league seasons. On Nov. 1, 2000, Cal Ripken signed a one-year contract that assured his return for another season. But what kind of player would the Orioles be getting? He was guaranteed to be...
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...
Tags: Luis Aparicio, Luke Appling, Death, Chicago White Sox, Elections
Tribune staff reporterThe Tribune's story about the trade that sent Ivan DeJesus to Philadelphia for Larry Bowa and a throw-in. The Cubs continued to retool Wednesday for what is expected to be a long climb upward by making their biggest off-season deal—acquiring Larry Bowa,...
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