| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:22 PM
A little background for this post is probably in order. On Friday, Sam1 and I went and took in a softball game at the park at the corner of Sheffiled, Lincoln and Wrightwood, right by where the old Hoagie Hut used to be. Full disclosure, the team we...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Margaret Gray reviews the Group Rep's revival of Lee Blessing's "Cobb" at the Lonny Chapman Theatre....
| Nov 14, 2010
| 7:56 AM
LAGUNA NIGUEL -- The bat Kirk Gibson hit his iconic home run with in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series was sold for $575,912 at an auction that wrapped up early Sunday.
Gibson's jersey from the same game went for $303,277.
The items were among the...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:28 AM
NEW YORK (KTLA) -- Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter homered in his second at-bat Saturday versus the Tampa Bay Rays, making him the 28th player in Major League history -- and first player in pinstripes -- to join the exclusive 3,000-hit club.
Jeter hit a...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:01 PM
Ichiro Suzuki was back in the starting lineup on Tuesday night and blooped a single to center field in his first at-bat to lead off the game for his 2,500th hit since he came to U.S. and signed with the Mariners in 2001.
He also pounded out 1,278 hits...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:53 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have re-signed All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp to an eight year deal worth $160 million, the richest player contract the Dodgers have ever signed, the team said on Friday.
Kemp, one of the favorites for the National...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:20 AM
TOLEDO, Ohio (KTLA) -- Century-old baseball cards discovered in an Ohio attic sold big at auction.
Karl Kissner, the executor of his aunt's estate when she passed away found 37 rare baseball cards in mint condition underneath an old doll house in the...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 7:15 AM
It's not even 9 a.m. on an otherwise sleepy Atlanta Sunday in early summer, but already a healthy line is forming outside the yellow warehouse that houses Gallery 63 in the city's Buckhead neighborhood. As parking attendants wrangle the growing swell of...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 10:30 PM
BURBANK — A mask with a baseball still lodged in the face guard that was used by one-eyed umpire Max McLeary; Ron Santo's partially burned toupee; the costume head of the San Diego Chicken and a box of balls with the forged signature of Mother...
| Apr 2, 2010
"It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts: Baseball Stars of the 1970s and 1980s Talk About the Game They Loved"
By Fay Vincent
Simon & Schuster, 301 pages, $25.00
"It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts" is former commissioner Fay Vincent's fourth...
| May 16, 2009
Golfer Bob Rosburg, who won the 1959 PGA Championship and later capitalized on his golfing skills as one of the first TV announcers to rove the course along with the players, died Thursday at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs. He was 82....