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The Daily MirrorMay 8, 1961: I was rooting hard for old John Longden on Saturday. You knew it was his last long ride around Churchill Downs. John has won races under all kinds of conditions, including three at Jamaica one day when......
Tom Bruno of rural Pierre said one of his gifts from God was “I could always throw hard, even as a young kid.” When his grandfather in Wisconsin took him to Little League baseball tryouts at age 9 or 10, Bruno's powerful right arm was both a blessing...
The Fabulous ForumMiguel Cabrera can hit home runs. The Tigers' first baseman has shown that ability throughout 2010 -- he is currently tied for second in the American League with 22 home runs. But on Monday, he failed to advance past the......
July 7: Author - Josh Wilker Talks About His Book, Cardboard Gods: An All-American Tale Told Through Baseball CardsWGN NewsCardboard Gods is the memoir of Josh Wilker, a writer who has marked the stages of his life through the baseball cards he collected as a child. While it is rooted in a life obsessed with baseball, Cardboard Gods is much more than just a baseball book, it'...
Web ReporterJuan Rivera hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, Mike Napoli also went deep and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 7-6 Saturday night after blowing a five-run lead against the AL's lowest-scoring team. Brian Sweeney (1-1), working...
email@example.com"Hi. Call me Liam." On his first day as The Hartford's new chairman and chief executive officer, Liam McGee breezed through the rear atrium of the company's headquarters in Hartford, introducing himself to employees and quickly making it clear that...
Considering man walked on the moon for the first time in 1969, we had to figure anything could happen that year. And it did later that baseball season. The Mets, hapless and helpless for all those years, won the World Series. Just like the moonwalk, it...
Tags: Pete Rozelle, Football, Ted Williams, Joe Namath, World Series
Barry Beckett Producer worked with famous singers Barry Beckett, 66, a keyboard player and record producer who had important roles in recordings by Bob Dylan, Percy Sledge, Hank Williams Jr. and Kenny Chesney, died June 10 at his home in Henderson,...
Tags: National League, Joan Baez, Death, Music Industry, Soccer
Web ReporterTen Major League Baseball players have just learned they're in the running for the 2009 Hutch Award®. A national committee has released a list of 10 players, one of whom will go on to receive the prestigious Hutch Award and visit Fred Hutchinson Cancer...
Yes, we're stuck at our desk, but it is with distinct pleasure that we bring you this playoff edition of From the Cubicle of this potentially decisive Game 3. It doesn't happen a lot around here, so you've got to savor it while you can. If you're like...
Pinch Hitters: "The Crowd Sounds Happy" is Nicholas Dawidoff's memoir of growing up in a troubled family with baseball as his anchorOne evening recently I took my 3-year-old son to his first baseball game. The complexities of the sport are beyond him at this point, which means any lingering memories of our outing will likely be limited to the post-home-run fireworks and our attempts,...
Tags: Education, Illnesses, Family, Health, Ted Williams
Sun StaffWhen Rafael Palmeiro was starting out with the Chicago Cubs, he seemed more likely to become the next Wade Boggs than to pass Reggie Jackson on the all-time home run list. His smooth swing sent singles and doubles skittering through gaps in the defense,...
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