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  • Saving Sherrill

     
    George Sherrill entered the game in the ninth inning tonight after Dennis Sarfate walked two batters and threw fastball after fastball. Once, he shook off catcher Ramon Hernandez and threw a fastball. The man had a plan. By our count,...
  • St. Louis Cardinals: Did Dizzy Dean come in from the radio booth to pitch a game for them?

     
    BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: A team's radio announcer came in to pitch the final game of the team's season. Criticism of professional athletes by announcers put an interesting spin on a traditional retort that people being criticized often use, which is...

    Former Dodger nears 100th birthday

     
    From The Associated Press: NEW YORK (AP) -- Tony Malinosky rapped hits off Dizzy Dean and King Carl Hubbell, fought in the Battle of the Bulge and got reprimanded by Richard Nixon. Quite a life for baseball's oldest living major...

    Maury Wills among nine newcomers on 2010 Shrine of the Eternals ballot

     
    The 50-person 2010 ballot for the Baseball Reliquary Shrine of the Eternals has nine new names on it, including former Dodgers shortstop Maury Wills. New Yorker writer Roger Angell also returns to the ballot after an 11-year absence. Wills joins...

    Jim Murray, April 14, 1961

     
    April 14, 1961: The arrival of major league baseball in Los Angeles has curtailed network TV's games of the week, so that sports announcer Dizzy Dean is off the local airwaves, which may be good news to Los Angeles’ English...