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  • The Blue Team in the Garden of Eden

     
     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...
  • Wild, weird side of baseball

    Wild, weird side of baseball
    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...
  • Jeter Joins 3,000-Hit Club With Homer

    Jeter Joins 3,000-Hit Club With Homer
    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...
  • Iconic Kirk Gibson Home Run Bat Sold for $576,000

    Iconic Kirk Gibson Home Run Bat Sold for $576,000
    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...
  • Mariners Come Back to Beat Diamondbacks 12-9

    Mariners Come Back to Beat Diamondbacks 12-9
    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...
  • Matt Kemp Signs $160 Mil Contract Extension with Dodgers

    Matt Kemp Signs $160 Mil Contract Extension with Dodgers
    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...
  • Critic's Notebook: Grantland takes on the bigger world of sports

    Critic's Notebook: Grantland takes on the bigger world of sports
    When it comes to sportswriting, I tend to subscribe to George Plimpton's small-ball theory: The smaller the ball, the better the writing about the sport. This has a lot to do with my own biases (I'm a baseball fan, not much interest in basketball or...
  • 'Auction Kings' continues its reign on Discovery Channel

    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...
  • Bob Rosburg, 82; pro golfer became broadcaster, took TV viewers onto the course

    Bob Rosburg, 82; pro golfer became broadcaster, took TV viewers onto the course
    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....
  • From the Cubicle: Cubs-Braves

    From the Cubicle: Cubs-Braves
    Refresh: Manual | Auto | Jump to current inning Am I the only who thinks last night's drilling of Alfonso Soriano stems from some lingering bad feelings that date all the way back to last season? Remember this? Last June Soriano hit three homers in a...
  • Gameday Live 79: Mets at Yankees (Game 1)

     
    Good afternoon everyone! Marc here to blog today???s day-night, split-ballpark Subway series doubleheader. Dan Giese (1-2, 0.64) will start Game 1 for the Yankees (42-36). In his last outing, he allowed three unearned runs in 6 2/3 innings on Saturday,......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......