| May 30, 2010
This summer Andre Dawson will become the latest Chicago Cubs legend enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Cubs fans making the trek to Cooperstown, N.Y., for Dawson's induction July 25 should know there is a lot more to the upstate New York...
| 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,...
| Apr 2, 2010
"It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts: Baseball Stars of the 1970s and 1980s Talk About the Game They Loved"
By Fay Vincent
Simon & Schuster, 301 pages, $25.00
"It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts" is former commissioner Fay Vincent's fourth...
| Jul 5, 2010
They are, arguably, the best-known Chicago Cubs of all time.
And though Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers and Frank Chance last played together in 1912 – indeed, all have been dead more than 60 years -- their names live on among baseball fans.
| Feb 28, 2007
Ron Santo's heart was broken again Tuesday when he was denied entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame, leaving the former Cubs icon to wonder whether his day ever will come.
The nine-time All-Star learned Tuesday morning the Veterans Committee again...
| Mar 5, 2009
Jerry Sacharski, a recreation league director who pioneered T-ball as an organized youth sport in the 1950s because he couldn't bear to turn away young children who clamored to play baseball, has died. He was 93.
Sacharski, who was a retired high...
| Dec 1, 2008
FOR THE RECORD:
Salpeter obituary: The obituary of astrophysicist Edwin E. Salpeter in Monday's California section said that the "Salpeter-Bethe equation" showed how helium changes to carbon. In fact, that equation by Salpeter and...
| Jun 7, 2009
What's on your summer reading list? Maybe you've got it all worked out already, but if you don't, here are 60 possibilities, arranged by the months in which they'll be published -- the best of this summer's forthcoming reads.
And Then There's...
| Sep 15, 2008
| 8:20 PM
Carlos Zambrano said he was "still in shock" on the morning after his no-hitter against Houston, and he revealed that a former Cubs pitcher he called "Milt Potato" had told him many times he would throw one.
Milt Pappas was the last Cubs pitcher to throw...
| May 7, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Michigan Democratic Senator Carl Levin delivered this speech Wednesday to memorialize the man who was the voice of summer for all of us who grew up in Michigan and rooted for the Tigers: “For, lo, the winter is past, The......
| May 13, 2010
| 9:33 PM
The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame will induct its first class later this month at Casa de Campo, home of the Dodgers' training academy in the Dominican Republic. And among the 25 players, broadcasters and officials to be enshrined are......
| Jun 17, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Pretty much the complete opposite of Tommy Lasorda as far as personality goes, Walt Alston was nonetheless one of the most successful managers in Dodgers history. Alston began managing the Dodgers in 1954 when they were still in Brooklyn, and......