| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:06 PM
The Huntington Beach High baseball program will hold the second Collin Balester-Hank Conger Giveback Golf Invitational next Monday. The shotgun start is 10:30 a.m. at SeaCliff Country Club (6501 Palm Ave.) in Huntington Beach.
Registration for the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Dodgers coach Tim Wallach said Friday that he has spoken with the Detroit Tigers about their managerial vacancy.
Dave Dombrowski, the Tigers' president and general manager, served as general manager of the Montreal Expos from 1988-91. Wallach was the...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Trevor Bell is never too far from his days at Crescenta Valley High.
Hence, despite some headaches with his flight plans out of Louisville, Bell arrived in time to lend his voice and make an appearance at a Glendale Unified School District meeting during...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:29 PM
As his kids played in the pool and took turns splashing whoever they could, Brian Schneider was armed with tongs and a giant spatula.
As the Fourth of July grill master, the Northampton High School graduate, with a cold beer in hand, manned the steaks,...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:53 PM
If you want to see the world and stay up late most nights, a great way to do it is to play pro baseball.
Former William and Mary standout Brendan Harris was picked up late this week by the New York Yankees' organization and sent to Triple-A after being...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:19 PM
If you want to see the world and stay up late most nights, a great way to do so is to play pro baseball. Former William and Mary standout Brendan Harris, 32, who grew up in Queensbury, N.Y., is living proof.
He was picked up late last week by the New...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The great thing about baseball is that it's a mass of imponderables. How can Josh Hamilton be paid $17 million this year and hit .223? Why is a team with a $216-million payroll sitting nearly last in its division? (I'm looking at you, Dodgers.)
| Nov 28, 2012
Nothing about Marvin Miller seemed feisty or controversial at first glance; the soft-spoken economist was a smallish man with gray hair and a tidy mustache.
But as a union leader, it was Miller who took on baseball's establishment in the late 1960s,...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Big week for ex-Phillies in town. Larry Bowa, who I found to be quite entertaining during a press conference at Coca-Cola Park, was here on Thursday night and now Tommy Greene will be in the area on Saturday. He will appear with local sports author...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Carol Szynal last heard from her ex-husband Gary Brown on Monday, in a text message about how much he was looking forward to a vacation in San Francisco.
A day later, Brown and a woman who shared a West Rogers Park apartment were found stabbed to death...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:21 PM
I don't envy the job the Baseball Writers' Association of America members have in choosing the 2013 Hall of Fame class.
This year they must contend with the "steroid ballot" as names such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mike Piazza and Sammy Sosa...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 1:31 PM
A pair of local professional baseball players, along with Toyota of Huntington Beach, is staging the Collin Balester-Hank Conger Golf Invitational Monday at Seacliff Country Club in Huntington Beach.
Both Balester (2004) and Conger (2006) are graduates...