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  • Did Babe Ruth play a role in the origin of the MLB trade deadline?

     
    BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: Babe Ruth played a part in the institution of Major League Baseball's first trade deadline. As we get closer to the July 31 Major League Baseball trade deadline, thoughts generally turn to where players like Carlos Beltran......
  • Who's the greatest pitcher of all time?

     
    The the greatest pitcher of all time? Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own....
  • The most mentioned former player in history is our special guest today

     
    What past baseball player do you hear more than any other? Hank Aaron? Babe Ruth? Barry Bonds? Bob Gibson? Mike Schmidt? Mario Mendoza? All good guesses. But no one gets mentioned more than Tommy John and he's our guest today on the "Calling All Sports"...
  • Yankee Legend Lou Gehrig Dies at 37

     
    une 3, 1941: Until he lapsed into a coma, New York Yankee first baseman Lou Gehrig, the “Iron Horse” of baseball, was sure he would win against the rare disease that was slowly killing him. The Yankees announced that his......
  • Baseball: Ty Moore gets five RBIs in North Carolina

     
    The Tournament of Stars competition has begun in North Carolina, with players trying to make the U.S. 18U national team, and Ty Moore of Santa Ana Mater Dei made an immediate first impression on Monday, going three for four with......
  • Baseball: Gold medal for Moore, Ruiz, Twomey, Lopes

     
    Babe Ruth defeated AABC, 3-2, in the gold medal game of the Tournament of Stars on Sunday in North Carolina, with Ty Moore (Mater Dei), Rio Ruiz (Bishop Amat), Kyle Twomey (El Dorado) and Tim Lopes (Edison) on the winning......
  • Baseball: Max Fried pitches team into gold-medal game

     
    Van Nuys Montclair Prep pitcher Max Fried threw four innings of no-hit ball to help his AABC team defeat Dixie, 4-2, in the Tournament of Stars in North Carolina and earn a spot in the gold-medal game on Sunday night.......
  • Two sons of White Sox investor Larry Pogofsky feud over autographed baseball collection after his death

     
    White Sox investor Larry Pogofsky was so proud of his autographed baseball collection that he would make time every day to admire the display in …...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did a female pitcher strike out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: A female baseball pitcher struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig back-to-back! STATUS: True. Joe Engel was associated with Clark Griffith for nearly his entire professional career (Engel's career ended about eight years after Griffith passed...
  • Charlie Sheen has a 'Major League' baseball party

     
    Charlie Sheen had baseball players including Brian Wilson over for a screening of his movie "Major League." Charlie Sheen reportedly let people try on Babe Ruth's 1927 World Series ring after the "Major League" screening....
  • Hotel tax divided 10 ways

     
    Ten nonprofit groups seeking a cut of hotel and motel tax funds received at least a portion of their requests from the Crystal Lake City …...
  • Barry Bonds steroid case: 8 women, 4 men chosen for jury

     
    Eight women and four men were chosen as jurors Monday in the federal felony trial of former San Francisco Giant Barry Bonds, the home run king charged with lying to a grand jury about steroid use. The panel was seated......