| Jan 16, 2013
| 11:01 AM
I love talking to former Major League ballplayer and Angels' broadcaster Rex Hudler. "The Wonder Dog" as he is known, just always exudes so much enthusiasm and feel-good energy. He's energetic, spiritual, and seems to spend every waking moment trying to...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:00 AM
We recently asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, and vote you did, as we received an amazing 12,231 ballots. So many people voted that we have decided to expand the list from the top 10 to the top 20. Each weekday at...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 5:41 PM
UC Irvine junior Andrew Morales has been named to the initial College Baseball Hall of Fame's Pitcher of the Year watch list.
The right-hander is second in the nation at 8-0 and his 1.56 earned-run average ranks 47th in the nation and third in the Big...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Beginning April 11, we asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time. You could vote via comment, Facebook, Twitter or email. And vote you did. From then until April 21, when voting closed, we received an amazing 12,231 ballots....
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:05 PM
America is full of baseball pilgrimages and road trips. Fenway Park in Boston turns 100 this year. Wrigleyville, the neighborhood around Wrigley Field in Chicago is the best baseball neighborhood in the country. California has five major league teams to...
| Jul 8, 2012
She was one of the few women to pitch a perfect professional baseball game, a 1947 achievement that she downplayed decades later by saying: "I just got lucky."
Baseball records present a less-humble account of the career of Doris Sams. She was an all-...
| Mar 23, 2011
People have been keeping scorecards at baseball games since before players wore gloves, but the popularity of keeping a scorecard seems to have faded in recent decades.
James L. Gates Jr., library director at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum...
| Jul 25, 2011
Armed with a yellow bucket filled with cleaning supplies, Jeremy Krock made his way toward the grave of John Donaldson, who was interred at Burr Oak Cemetery more than 40 years ago.
Krock, 53, an anesthesiologist from Peoria, spruces up Donaldson's grave...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 1:00 PM
"She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story"
By Audrey Vernick, illustrated by Don Tate
HarperCollins, $16.99, ages 6-9
Effa Manley was the first and only woman to be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Her category is listed as "Executive,"...
| Mar 27, 2011
The phrase tugs at the heartstrings of all dedicated baseball fans. It ignites a desire to see the home nine do battle on rival turf or, at the very least, a chance to check out other stadiums and confirm what they already know ("It was OK...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 12:45 PM
In one of baseball's sweetest traditions, Stan Musial would play "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" on his harmonica for the so-called seventh-inning stretch of baseball's Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Johnny Bench has stepped in for the 91-year-old...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Ron Santo will enter the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Sunday for his accomplishments on the field.
But the Ron Santo we knew and loved in Chicago was more than a legendary third baseman. He also was a broadcaster, humanitarian, Cubs...