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  • Baseball fans meet for diamond dialogue

    Baseball fans meet for diamond dialogue
    Talk baseball with Washington native David Paulson for a few minutes, and his obsessive lifelong fandom pours out in facts, figures and lore.
  • O's Weaver was pioneer of stats game

    It began with instinct, as was often the case with Earl Weaver. "It just seemed to me that some batters hit certain pitchers better than others, and maybe it would be helpful to know those numbers," Weaver said recently. The year was 1968, at the...

    Yes, another surly Harrison Ford interview

    Yes, another surly Harrison Ford interview
    If getting reamed by the notoriously grumpy Harrison Ford is a rite of passage for entertainment reporters, you could say I was finally initiated into the club March 18. In fact, you could say a few Chicago reporters were initiated that night. The actor...

    Book review: 'Branch Rickey' by Jimmy Breslin

    Book review: 'Branch Rickey' by Jimmy Breslin

    Baseball books in play

    Baseball books in play
    Ah, the sounds of spring. The crack of the bat, the smack of the ball hitting the catcher's mitt, the ka-ching of cash registers totaling up sales of books on baseball out this season. Just as ESPN seems to lean toward the American League East for...