| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:27 PM
In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Baseball lost one of its great ambassadors Wednesday when former Cubs manager Don Zimmer died in Florida at 83.
Zimmer, nicknamed “Popeye” for his strength and big cheeks, spent 66 years in baseball.
But few were as wild as his three-...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:21 PM
We now know where the National Basketball Assn. draws the line.
More than three decades of the most atrociously inept team management and team play on the court weren't enough for the NBA to reconsider Donald Sterling's ownership of the Los Angeles...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Interesting off-season for Tim Wallach.
First, he’s moved from his position as the Dodgers' third base coach to Manager Don Mattingly’s bench coach, and now he’s been named to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.
This begs two...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...