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Blogging with Bill WhiteI'm several weeks away from entering my own Hall of Fame season, where I begin accepting nominations to my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters. I've never had a year in which no one was inducted. Then......
A lawyer for Barry Bonds has urged a federal appeals court in San Francisco to toss out the single-season home run leader's 's obstruction of justice conviction. Dennis Riordan appeared before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday and...
Tags: Prosecution, Justice System
Will we ever see the Giants coming? The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
There was a time, not so long ago, when members of the athletic community were viewed as pillars of honesty and integrity. The public gave them trust ratings much higher than those of elected representatives (not surprising) and even physicians. Those...
Win the Super Bowl, and head to Disney. It's a tradition now since Phil Sims uttered the words, "I'm going to Disney World" after winning Super Bowl XXI with the New York Giants in 1987. Now, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets the free trip...
Perhaps hoping to hit a home run of a different sort, former baseball outfielder Barry Bonds has listed his Italian-inspired estate in Beverly Park for sale at $25 million. Designed to function as both a place to host large-scale events and as a family...
Back in the late 1950s and early ’60s, the school ground in Dargan was the place to be if you wanted to play a little baseball. All the kids in the community would enjoy their summer vacations from school by playing the most popular sport....
Tags: Bob Lemon, Lou Gehrig, Apples, Whitey Ford, World Series
Former major league slugger Frank Thomas, who is eligible for the Baseball Hall of Fame next year, let it be known that he's glad he thrived through hard work rather than taking the easier route and using performance-enhancing drugs. During the...
Al Kaline, Dennis Eckersley and Mike Schmidt have a few things in common. One, they are all members of baseball's Hall of Fame. Two, they are all glad no one was elected to join them this year. “I’m kind of glad that nobody got in this year,...
Users of performance-enhancing drugs have not been forgiven by Hall-of-Fame-voting members of the Baseball Writers' Assn. of America. That much became clearer than ever on Wednesday. Roger Clemens was named on only 37.6% of ballots; home run king...
Sammy Sosa said during a video website interview that he thinks the Cubs should retire his number. This comes after another year in which the Cubs retired Sosa from their annual fan convention. But still, the Sosa question persists like an infection...
Tags: Sammy Sosa, Voting, Dusty Baker, Wrigley Field, Thomas Ricketts
Wonder what our Mike Piazza is really thinking right now? Not all that surprised, I’d imagine. Not exactly thrilled, either. The 2013 Hall of Fame vote was announced Wednesday without a single player garnering the required 75% of the vote to...
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