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Sun reporterSometimes, one aspect of a ballplayer's resume is so striking that it obscures every other trait and accomplishment. Take Hank Aaron, whose 755 home runs seem so monumental that his early years as a fleet base runner who contended for batting titles...
Learning last year that Bob Boone, one of my former teachers at Highland Park High School (never mind when), was still teaching creative writing to children and adults filled me with the kind of joy you get when you return to your hometown decades later...
Mary Frances Veeck fondly remembers the occasions when her late husband, Bill, would reminisce about his father, William Veeck. "I always loved hearing Bill talk about his father, and he would talk about him quite often," said Veeck, now 91 and living in...
Tags: Racism, Baseball, Journalism, World Series, Rogers Hornsby
Police said they saw a man climbing out of a house with stolen items wrapped in a sheet when they went to Aero Street Sunday afternoon to serve warrants, according to the Martinsburg Police Department. When police arrived at the scene at about 1 p.m.,...
Tags: Theft, Prosecution
The cafe is narrow, with a dozen little tables and a gray concrete floor. Nothing too fancy. Nothing too shiny. No espresso poured into designer porcelain with a dusting of organic cacao and a layer of orange-infused, textured milk. No movie stars. Or...
email@example.comNine years before Hall of Famer Lewis Robert “Hack” Wilson set the yet-to-be-broken Major League Baseball single-season record for runs batted in, he got his professional start in Martinsburg. Wilson, who is buried in Rosedale Cemetery in...
Special to Tribune NewspapersYup, I won a game for the Cubs when I was 9 years old, a kind of pre-pubescent reverse-Bartman deal. The next day's Chicago Tribune called the anonymous fan who interfered with a critical eighth-inning play "the fourth outfielder," which. with its...
There are some who think Hagerstown lives in the dark ages. Not local author Bob Savitt who has proof that Hagerstonians have been an enlightened bunch since at least the early 1900s, especially when it came to their baseball. “We were pioneers...
Tags: Minor League Baseball, Maryland, History, Book, Lefty Grove
firstname.lastname@example.orgArtist David Heatwole hopes to install another large mural along another major thoroughfare in downtown Martinsburg. Heatwole said this week that he would like to install a multipanel mural painted on marine-grade plywood on the north side of a historic...
TV SPORTS Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU) Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
Tags: Nolan Ryan, Clark Griffith, Bill Hall, Jimmy Collins, Trials
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