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One of the last things Punkin Miller wanted to do as manager of the MetLife Orioles in the Blue Mountain League was get a scoreboard dedicated at his team's Curt Simmons Field at Egypt Memorial Park. On Sunday afternoon, that scoreboard was dedicated,...
Like most films depicting historic accounts of real-life events, the bio-epic "42" carries the immediate disclaimer that it is based on a true story, leaving room for interpretive analysis and creative license. Consequently, dramatic interpretations are...
Unfortunately, many of us have had that difficult conversation with young children regarding their sports heroes and cheating. Usually at the end of the conversation, we remind them that winners never cheat and cheaters never win. We tell them this even...
Since signing with the Phillies in 2009, Darin Ruf has never hit more than two home runs in the first month of a season. So seeing a one in the home run column on his stat line at this point of the season isn't all that unusual. Then again, Ruf didn't...
Tags: Sammy Sosa, Ken Griffey Jr., Coca-Cola Co., Sports, Baseball
The Hartford CourantYears ago, sportscaster Howard Cosell was asked to name his all-time favorite athlete. Obviously, the most prominent sports journalist of his era would name the man who made Cosell famous: Ali. Wrong. "That's an easy one,'' Cosell said, spacing...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Jackie Robinson, Culture, 42 (movie), Racism
A commemorative plaque honoring Barry Bonds’ record-breaking 756th home run hanging at the San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park has vanished. CBS and other Bay Area media affiliates are reporting the plaque vanished sometime in the last few days....
Tags: AT&T Park
Things vanish and are replaced at the San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park all the time, so a lost Barry Bonds commemorative plaque shouldn’t be a big deal, a team spokeswoman said Wednesday. “It’s a stadium with 41,000 people, things...
Tags: Auction Service, Sports, Baseball
SAN FRANCISCO — Roberto Clemente was baseball royalty long before dying on a relief mission at the height of his Hall of Fame career. Ernie Banks knew the kid had something as soon as he saw the young Puerto Rican play right field for the Pirates....
WASHINGTON -- As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the...
The Hartford CourantAs the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my...
WASHINGTON — As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball’s return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that...
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May 13, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Apr 22, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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Apr 25, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
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Mar 18, 2013 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Apr 1, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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Mar 31, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Mar 20, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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