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  • And the number is....

     
    Cliff Lee wore No. 34 when he was with the Phillies for the second half of the 2009 season. But when the Phillies traded him away and acquired Roy Halladay after the 2009 season ended, the right-hander took 34. So,......
  • Jim Murray, Feb. 23, March 9, 1961

     
    Feb. 23, 1961: Jim Murray writes about golfer Buddy Sullivan’s adventures and on March 9, looks at the Frankie Carbo-Blinky Palermo extortion trial, which I have been neglecting (so many stories, only one Larry Harnisch). In case you’re...
  • House honors Apopka Mayor John Land

     
    The News Service of Florida The House honored Apopka Mayor John Land, elected mayor of the central Florida town in 1949, before the Korean War, before Mickey Mantle, before the Civil Rights movement, before space travel. Land, who was in the gallery, is...
  • Angels unhook a Trout, among other small fries

     
    The Angels reassigned 10 players to their minor league camp Monday, among them Mike Trout, the organization's 19-year-old wunderkind outfielder who has had an eventful spring. Trout has hit .344 in two minor league seasons in which he also stole......
  • Jim Murray, May 5, 1961

     
    May 5, 1961: The strange story of Gene Littler illustrates the elusiveness of golf. Seven years ago, this calm, compact young man was almost everybody's best bet to corner the game of golf altogether…. The top is a tough place......
  • Hoping to get to one before seeing "61*"

     
    I am planning on covering the District 11 4A softball opener between Nazareth and Emmaus at Pates Park today. But as we type away at about 10:30, I look out the window and find that it's -- what else is new? -- raining on Groller's Corner. Whether they...
  • Yankees fitting foe to open Marlins ballpark; they helped launch the franchise

     
    The Marlins have lined up the highest profile opponent to open the new ballpark with a pair of exhibitions against the Yankees on April 1 and 2, 2012. It???s fitting as the Yankees are no strangers to historic openings, and......
  • Hank Williams Jr. compares ABC/ESPN to Spanish-American War

     
    Despite a messy split from ESPN after Hank Williams Jr.'s controversial comments about President Obama where he compared him to Hitler, Williams made an appearance on ABC's the View Tuesday. ESPN and ABC are both owned by the Walt Disney Company....
  • Hank Williams Jr. slams ESPN and Disney: 'Mickey is a mean mouse'

     
    Hank Williams Jr. slams ESPN, "Monday Night Football" and the Walt Disney Company: "Mickey is a mean mouse."...
  • My feud with Oscar host Billy Crystal: It's time to bury the hatchet

     
    Is it time for me to bury the hatchet with Oscar host Billy Crystal?...
  • Discovery Channel’s “All Star Dealers” on deck

     
    [There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] It's one of the most American of American dreams — finding a home run ball hit by a Lou Gehrig, a Mickey Mantle or a Hank Aaron and buying it for a...
  • Five things I'll remember about Curt Simmons Day

     
    1. Bobby Shantz Talk about good guys. I began the day as a lifelong Curt Simmons fan and my first sports hero did not disappoint me. However, I ended the day as a fan of Shantz (pictured in the back of the limo below), who will turn 87 in September but...