| 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...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 12:28 PM
As any seasoned traveler knows — that's you, Mr. and Mrs. Business Traveler — the second-most maddening word at an airport, right after "canceled," is "delayed." We've all been there: stuck for hours at the gate (or worse, on the tarmac)...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 9:22 PM
One way or another, the road to Surprise, Ariz. would have to go through Westchester, but, despite two valiant efforts, the Southern California powerhouse was once again just too much for the Glendale 14-Year-Old Babe Ruth Baseball Team.
| Jul 20, 2012
Joe Philbin has ranked players 1 through 45 off the off-season's practices. I don't have the eye or expertise to do that (and was following the Heat during these practices). But I can rank the top players from last season who are still around. I stopped...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:46 PM
There comes a point with former athletes when the legacy they created during their playing career virtually trumps any resume they may have developed after that career has ended.
Karch Kiraly, the Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan and/or Wayne Gretzky of men's...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:54 PM
A jersey belonging to the legendary Babe Ruth is up for auction.
The c.1920 Yankees road jersey is the earliest known jersey worn by Ruth.
Exhibited for years at The Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum in Baltimore, Md., the jersey will be put up for auction...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 9:14 PM
Sports sections today read like the business section of the newspaper, or even worse the crime beat section.
Since I have spent almost 40 years advocating the concept of athletes serving as role models and triggering imitative behavior, it is...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:49 AM
Babe Ruth's 1934 Yankees hat is going to auction and is expected to sell for at least $300,000, auctioneers said Monday.
The Bambino's hat was famously worn by Bombers hurler David "Boomer" Wells in the June 18, 1997 game. A devoted fan, Wells wore the...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:51 AM
1) Taft Apartments
The Taft celebrates its 100th birthday this year, and its staff plans to celebrate all year long. In its days as a hotel in the early part of the 20th Century guests like Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Babe Ruth and Lassie are...
| May 8, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Another big name in baseball is in the headlines decades after he was last on the mound. The surburban Boston home of Babe Ruth is up for sale.
The asking price is more than The Babe made in his entire career. The estate called The Home Plate Farm in...
| May 15, 2012
| 5:36 PM
“Eat, Spit and Be Happy.” That’s the motto of ConAgra’s David Sunflower Seeds. That also apparently is the motto of most people who sit in city park bleachers as evidenced by the abundant piles of sunflower seed shells literally...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:44 PM
My name is Gary Warner and I am a hodad.
For those who aren't familiar with archaic surfer slanger, a hodad originally was the kind of Southern California guy who greased his hair and wore white T-shirts and cared more about working on his hotrods than...