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Even though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 27 seasons coaching the Bruins. His "Pyramid of Success," a diagram of core values,...
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The Business of Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsThe rich history of spring training in South Florida has been slowly wearing away during the past two decades as teams that once made Florida???s southeast coast their spring homes have moved elsewhere to fancy new venues. The news this......
The Daily MirrorSept. 16, 1959: Khrushchev leaves for the U.S., accompanied by a menacing Mr. Atomic Bomb. He's carrying a briefcase marked "Threats" just in case you don't get it that atomic weapons are dangerous. Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev is greeted by "a...
The Daily MirrorSept. 21, 1959: Tigers Thwart White Sox Bid to Clinch Rag The Dodgers moved into first place in the National League by sweeping the Giants. Duke Snider hit his 23rd home run of the season and Maury Wills continued to be unstoppable. He had seven hits in...
The Daily MirrorOct. 9, 1959 In their second season in Los Angeles, the Dodgers turned to a very local hero en route to winning the World Series. Larry Sherry, who played baseball for Fairfax High before joining the Dodgers' farm system, turned in another outstanding...
The Daily MirrorMay 8, 1960: The headline would make any Dodger fan shudder: "Vince Scully Turns Back Pages to Worst Moments Before Mike." The story by The Times' Jeane Hoffman actually was an entertaining conversation with the Dodgers' broadcaster about his career....
The Daily MirrorJune 28, 1960: An emotional point in the Dodgers' early history in Los Angeles was the 1959 exhibition game against the Yankees to honor Roy Campanella, the star catcher who had been paralyzed in a car accident. The Dodgers and Yankees met again in 1960,...
The Daily MirrorMarch 6, 1960: The Times publishes James Reston’s views on politics after adding the New York Times News Service. Reston calls Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) a tough political operator and describes Vice President Richard Nixon as “nearer to a Dewey...
The Daily MirrorOn the jump, an attorney seeks to keep state officials from removing Alice Marie Combs, 4, center, from her foster home in an effort to find a more intellectually stimulating family for the girl, who has an IQ of 138. March 9, 1960: Sen. John F. Kennedy...
Joe Garvey Bus driver for the Dodgers Joe Garvey, 81, a Greyhound bus driver who transported the Dodgers to and from spring training games in Florida for 25 years and whose son, Steve, became first a batboy and later an All-Star first baseman for the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTOMMY LASORDA may not be the prettiest face in the world, but for Dodger fans, the mug belonging to the man who won the last World Series for the team back in 1988 is nothing less than gorgeous. So don't be alarmed if it starts showing up tatted on the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterOne was soothed by his small-town roots, the other energized by the bright lights of a big city. One was content with a closet-sized office visited only by his coaches, the other insistent on expansive quarters, stocked with a vast array of Italian...
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