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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: Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Ted Williams, Joe Namath, Sports
Web ReporterTen Major League Baseball players have just learned they're in the running for the 2009 Hutch AwardŽ. 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...
Tags: Lou Brock, Health, Willie McCovey, Torii Hunter, Al Kaline
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...
Tags: Mike Myers, Bobby Jenks, Holidays, Jason Varitek, Derek Lowe
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: Television, Health, Biography (genre), Children, Education
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,...
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...
Tags: Health, Chicago White Sox, Mark Buehrle, Jim Thome, Pablo Ozuna
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,...
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, Gaylord Perry, Baseball, Lou Gehrig, Elections
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...
Tags: Rod Carew, Al Kaline, Dan Brouthers, Cal Hubbard, Hack Wilson
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