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  • Theater review: 'Cobb' at the Lonny Chapman Theatre

     
    Margaret Gray reviews the Group Rep's revival of Lee Blessing's "Cobb" at the Lonny Chapman Theatre....
  • Baseball: Jeremy Martinez earns gold medal after getting five walks

     
    When it comes to contributing to a team's victory, Santa Ana Mater Dei catcher Jeremy Martinez sure did his best on Sunday in helping his Pony team defeat Babe Ruth, 5-3, in the gold medal game of the Tournament of......
  • Baseball: Joe Corrigan, Chasen Ford contribute in North Carolina

     
    The Tournament of Stars is taking place in Cary, N.C., as high school players compete to make the U18 USA team, and several Southern California products contributed on Thursday in games. Joe Corrigan from Harvard-Westlake had two hits in his......
  • Teammates show Thome some mercy...and respect

     
    If you're wondering just how much respect Jim Thome's teammates have for him, this just about says it all. After Thome hit a pinch-hit, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning that gave the Phillies a 7-6......
  • Baseball: A.J. Balta, Christopher Rivera lead team in North Carolina [Updated]

     
    Trying to make the U18 USA national team, A.J. Balta of Valencia and Christopher Rivera of El Dorado helped their Babe Ruth team defeat RBI, 5-4, in action at the Tournament of Stars in Cary, N.C. on Saturday. Balta had......
  • Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers

    Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers
    Oh, that voice! It comes out of the TV, it comes out of the radio, it comes out of the man sitting across from me in the cafe behind the press box at Dodger Stadium. Courtly and indefatigable, Vin Scully has been calling Dodger games since Harry Truman...
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • 'Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything' by Kevin Cook

    'Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything' by Kevin Cook
    Alvin Clarence Thomas, a.k.a. Titanic Thompson, was a gambler and golf hustler who died at age 82 on May 19, 1974, but whose outlaw career really flourished, as Kevin Cook records with breezy relish in his biography "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on...
  • Yanks' Granderson, Teixeira Having Historic Season

    Yanks' Granderson, Teixeira Having Historic Season
    Yankee fans this season have been treated to 103 homers and the Bronx Bombers show no signs of slowing down. Remarkably, however, almost half of those round trippers have come from only two players. Outfielder Curtis Granderson and first baseman Mark...
  • Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'

    Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'
    Wonder Girl The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias Don Van Natta Jr. Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99 So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
  • Babe Ruth team still alive in state tourney

    Babe Ruth team still alive in state tourney
    THOUSAND OAKS — "Carmageddon" didn't stop the La Crescenta 14-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team from making it to Thousand Oaks High on Saturday morning. The closure of the 405 Freeway for construction and maintenance near the vicinity didn't prove...
  • La Crescenta comes up short

    GLENDALE — The La Crescenta 14-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team found itself in a tough predicament — having to compete in four games in less than 48 hours. While La Crescenta was able to get through the grueling schedule of the Southern...