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Juan Marichal

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  • It's time to gaze at All-Stars

    Every team has its guy — a fringe candidate it believes should be recognized as an All-Star. For the Rays, it's Kyle Farnsworth, the journeyman reliever manager Joe Maddon refuses to call his closer, even though he entered the weekend 15 of 16 in...
  • Recollections of a 'Midsummer Classic' 50 years later

    Recollections of a 'Midsummer Classic' 50 years later
    It's Major League All-Star Week, so I thought I would take the opportunity to reminisce about the only All-Star Game I personally attended. It occurred 50 years ago this week on July 10, 1962, at what was then known as D.C. Stadium in Washington. These...
  • In a blink, Hall uncertain

    Citing a confidentiality agreement with Major League Baseball repeatedly during a 25-minute teleconference yesterday, Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro avoided specific questions about when and what he might have taken that triggered a failed steroids...
  • World Series: Willie Mays to throw out first pitch

     
    The San Francisco Giants will honor arguably the greatest player in franchise history Wednesday, when Hall of Famer Willie Mays throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of the World Series against the Texas Rangers. Mays will be......
  • Theater review: 'Juan and John' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

     
    Charles McNulty reviews Roger Guenveur Smith's latest solo show, "Juan and John" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre...
  • 'Juan and John' opening crowd includes John Roseboro's widow

     
    The opening night scene at Roger Guenveur Smith’s "Juan and John," the play about when Giants pitcher Juan Marichal took a bat and attacked Dodgers catcher John Roseboro....
  • Scouting Notebook: Scout around and read this book on Alex Pompez

     
    A few weeks ago, I was sitting at Dodger Stadium doing research for another book, when Dodger coach Manny Mota came over to say hello to my interview subject. I told Mota I had just finished reading a new book......
  • Buzzie Bavasi, Gil Hodges among finalists for Hall of Fame vote

     
    Former Dodgers general manager Buzzie Bavasi and first baseman Gil Hodges are among the 10 finalists the veterans committee will vote on for the Hall of Fame during the winter meetings....
  • Phillies have limited history with Buehrle

     
    The Phillies may be familiar with the Marlins, but they’re not so familiar with pitcher Mark Buehrle. And it many ways, that doesn’t make things easy for the Phillies. Buehrle has faced the Phillies just three times in career, with......
  • Marlins' Reyes reveals nickname in new baseball book for kids

     
    The Marlins??? Jose Reyes is among 15 of baseball???s top stars featured in ???Sports Illustrated Kids??? Pro Files: Baseball.??? The 96-page hardcover book is intended to introduce readers age 8-12 to some of baseball???s top players and provide tips.......
  • San Francisco Giants crush Philadelphia Phillies World Series hopes

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - San Francisco's in for a treat. The Giants are heading to the World Series. Juan Uribe hit a tiebreaking homer off Ryan Madson with two outs in the eighth inning and the Giants held off the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Saturday night...
  • World Series Notebook

    World Series Notebook
    Texas closer Neftali Feliz saved more games this season than any rookie in baseball history. Now he's got another claim to fame: having saved the first World Series victory in franchise history. Feliz retired the San Francisco Giants in order in the...