| Aug 12, 2010
| 11:14 PM
The Newport Beach Bat Rays under-12 team returned home after playing a week in the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament in Cooperstown, NY.
Coached by Dave Bock, Jeff Gardner, and Mike Menzia, the players and their families...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Thousands of people stood in line for hours in Sacramento for a chance to take a photo with the MLB's top trophy.
The San Francisco Giants are sharing their World Champions Trophy with Giants fans all over the state leading up to the 2011 baseball...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 6:43 PM
I once got a hit off Bob Feller.
Of course, he was probably in his 60s at the time. And there were no infielders or outfielders on the field that I can recall.
I remembered this moment in time recently when I heard that Feller passed away at 92. He was...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Former major league relief pitcher and Old Dominion hall of fame inductee Wayne Gomes will be the 34th recipient of the Bud Metheny Award at a banquet on Jan. 21.
The annual award, named for the College Baseball Hall of Fame coach who won 423 games in 32...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 1:31 PM
Lefty pitcher Andy Pettitte will announce his retirement from professional baseball tomorrow morning in a press conference at Yankee Stadium. The news is not entirely unexpected. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman had recently indicated that Pettitte...
| Aug 22, 2010
| 10:29 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return to the broadcast booth for an unprecedented 62nd season, calling all Dodger home games and those road games against National League West Division...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 7:17 AM
Shane Tritsch is the managing editor of Chicago Magazine. He will be joining us to discuss his article ' Sammy Sosa: Cubs 'Threw Me into the Fire''. The article follows Sosa's fall from grace as a Chicago sports icon.
Born Samuel Sosa Peralta on November...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 11:34 AM
Kevin Guilfoile set out to write a thriller. He was determined to write a book that would have a “special appeal” for Chicagoans. He hoped to satisfy the readers and critics who had bought in large numbers and lavishly praised his first novel,...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 4:41 AM
Faust was born in 1947 and grew up in the Chicago area. She began playing the organ at age 4 by learning from her mother, Jacquin, also a professional musician. After graduating from Theodore Roosevelt High School, she received a bachelor's degree in...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 10:15 PM
Former Virginia Tech football assistant coach Zac Lowe was hired as Richmond’s tight-ends coach. Lowe played center and guard for the Hokies and spent the last four seasons on Frank Beamer’s staff in Blacksburg.
| Feb 16, 2011
| 7:36 AM
WGN Radio and the Chicago Cubs today announced former Cub and veteran broadcaster Keith Moreland has been named color analyst for the Chicago Cubs radio broadcasts. Moreland will join play-by-play broadcaster Pat Hughes in the Cubs radio booth starting...
| Jun 30, 2011
As a Baltimore Orioles baseball fan living in New England, I am caught between two warring empires: the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. The Orioles are, like Portugal or Holland, a former empire — with World Series rings, playoff pennants and a...