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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...
Tags: Pee Wee Reese, Hugh Duffy, Al Leiter, TNT (tv network), Football
The Daily MirrorNov. 19, 1960: Hank Greenberg, former baseball star who was part owner of the Chicago White Sox, was out as the potential bidder for the American League baseball team hoping to start play in Los Angeles in 1961. So who......
Sports Legend Revealed: Was Grover Cleveland Alexander drunk when he struck out Tony Lazzeri in Game 7 of the 1926 World Series?The Fabulous ForumBASEBALL LEGEND: Grover Cleveland Alexander was drunk and/or asleep in the bullpen when he was called out to face Tony Lazzeri in the 7th inning of Game 7 of the 1926 World Series. STATUS: I'm Going With False. Modern baseball......
Staff reporterCurt Smith is an author, columnist, radio talk host, and Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Rochester. He wrote more speeches than anyone for former President George H.W. Bush. The New York Times terms his work "the high point of Bush...
The Daily MirrorApril 18, 1960: And now warming up in the Dodger bullpen—the commissioner of baseball? Ford Frick presented the Dodgers with their championship rings. When he realized he had one ring left and no one to give it to, Frick headed to the bullpen to honor...
WatchdogBelated but hearty congratulations to Tony Kubek for being announced the other day as the Baseball Hall of Fame's 2009 Ford C. Frick Award winner, presented annually for "major contributions to baseball broadcasting." Kubek, who had a long career as......
WatchdogLooking forward to reading Michael Shapiro's new book, "Bottom of the Ninth," about the pivotal period between the departures from New York of the Dodgers and Giants and the arrival of the Mets, including the attempt to launch a......
Sun StaffIn seven years with the Orioles, Paul Richards made the largest trade in baseball history, signed Brooks Robinson, invented the oversized catcher's mitt and preached a pitching-and-defense philosophy that defined the Orioles for years after he was gone....
(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: Chick Hafey, Joe Tinker, Pee Wee Reese, Hugh Duffy, Mel Ott
Sun StaffBaltimore broadcasting legend Chuck Thompson is expected to be removed from life support systems today after suffering a stroke that has left him brain dead, his brother said last night. "As it stands now, he would be a vegetable if we would keep him...
Sun StaffFirst in a series of occasional articles on the Orioles' five decades in Baltimore. In a March 1953 meeting in Tampa, Fla., the owners of the eight American League franchises rejected Bill Veeck's plan to move his downtrodden St. Louis Browns to...
Sun StaffAs a chunky 8-year-old youngster in the Dundalk Little League, Mike Bielecki was once exiled to right field because he couldn't catch the ball or hit. However, a tip from opposing coach Sonny Yeager rescued Bielecki. "He suggested that I should pitch,...
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