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It was like something out of a Hollywood movie — a musty attic in a stately old home, a forlorn-looking dollhouse perched against one wall and underneath it, a mysterious dust-covered box wrapped in twine. But what Karl Kissner and his cousin,...
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...
Los Angeles Times Book CriticFive years ago, on the eve of the 2006 baseball season, I put together a list of nine favorite baseball books — one for each inning, one for every player on the field. Such a list was not meant to be definitive (how could it be?), but since then I'...
Sports Legend Revealed: The 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' songwriters had never attended a game before writing the songThe Fabulous ForumBASEBALL LEGEND: The songwriters of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" had not attended a baseball game at the time they penned the tune. STATUS: True. We certainly give songwriters plenty of leeway when it comes to their songs......
Jacket CopyThis list of nine best baseball books by David L. Ulin includes Robert Coover -- and leaves out Boys of Summer....
The prize that eluded Willie and Barry at long last belongs to the San Francisco Giants, thanks to a band of self-described castoffs and misfits and their shaggy-haired ace. Tim Lincecum, Edgar Renteria and the Giants won the World Series on...
The emotions finally flowed for Randy Johnson when the final out was made. A hug for his son, who was serving as batboy. Hugs for every teammate, plus a really big one for his manager. The game ball presented to his wife as his three daughters beamed...
Tags: Mickey Welch, Sports, New York Yankees, Tom Seaver, Juan Uribe
Long ago, when children were allowed to wander from their parents' side for more than 15 minutes, I spent much of my free time accumulating baseball cards. After school, my buddy Adam Rogers and I would stroll to the candy store and buy multiple packs....
Tags: Willie Mays, Sports, Honus Wagner, World Series, Don Drysdale
Sun StaffBest place for a quiet walk with your spouse after all that baseball: Anywhere along Otsego Lake. Cooperstown is quite pretty, with the lake and the hills around it providing a soothing backdrop. Best fine dining: Alex & Ika. This Main Street gem...
Tags: Ted Williams, Honus Wagner, Sports, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSAN DIEGO -- Forget the perfect game, the three All-Star teams, the two World Series championships and the 236 career victories. Mention the name David Wells to Buck Martinez and it conjures memories of a meaningless midseason exhibition game in 1986,...
Conveniently located at Main and Washington Blvd., just south of downtown Los Angeles and near STAPLES Center and LA LIVE, SPORTS MUSEUM OF LOS ANGELES is in the mecca of Southern California sports. The 32,000 square foot museum contains more than 10,...
Tags: Willie Mays, Lou Gehrig, Honus Wagner, New York Yankees, Sports
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