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Don Drysdale

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  • The all-time team

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || CATCHER || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Mike Scioscia * Mike Piazza ++++++++++++++++++++ || FIRST BASE || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Steve Garvey * Gil Hodges ++++++++++++++++++++ || SECOND BASE || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Davey Lopes *...
  • The Coliseum was no 'real baseball'

    The crowds that welcomed the Dodgers to Los Angeles and continued to respond to their historic presence were enormous -- 78,652 for the first game in 1958, 93,103 for a 1959 exhibition with the New York Yankees saluting Roy Campanella, and more than 92,...
  • Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Over the winter Ozzie and Kenny (yet again) made comments about changing the 'all or nothing' dynamic of this station-to-station offense. The first month has just ended and already the Sox have been beaten by pitchers like Kyle Davies, R.A. Dickey, Brad...
  • Neil Leifer knows all the angles

    Neil Leifer knows all the angles
    January 6, 2008 NEW YORK -- For a guy who's a regular at Elaine's and has a standing reservation at Rao's and his own gallery in Vegas and a new book out selling for $400, and now a short doc on Oscar's short list, Neil Leifer still acts like he has...
  • Spring training memories: Dodgertown is a timeless treasure

    VERO BEACH — Step into Dodgertown, close your eyes, and you can feel the calendar years flipping backward. In a heartbeat, it's the 1960s again. There is the mercurial Sandy Koufax coming out of the clubhouse. Don Drysdale stopping to sign...
  • The bible of baseball cards

    The bible of baseball cards
    Long ago, when children were allowed to wander from their parents' side for more than 15 minutes, I spent much of my free time accumulating baseball cards. After school, my buddy Adam Rogers and I would stroll to the candy store and buy multiple packs....
  • A larger than life Cavs duo

    CLEVELAND — One is the King, a reigning MVP who at age 24 needs only a championship to complete his résumé. The other is a larger-than-life personality who may be past the prime of his career but remains an undeniable force and hungers for a fifth...
  • From the Cubicle

    In 1959 Mayor Richard J. Daley switched on the city's civil defense air-raid sirens when the White Sox clinched the pennant, sending Russian-fearing non-baseball fans into a frenzy. The Sox, up three games to one over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in...
  • L.A. in Wooden's words

    L.A. in Wooden's words
    EVEN though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 28 seasons coaching the Bruins. His Pyramid of Success, a diagram of core values,...