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  • Tommy Gioiosa: Pete Rose’s chauffeur on the night he made history

     
    Rose earned all of it, first bumping off Stan Musial and his all-time hits record in the National League, before getting to Cobb. Gioiosa was there that night, too, after driving 440 miles the night before from Cleveland to Philadelphia....
  • Teammates show Thome some mercy...and respect

     
    If you're wondering just how much respect Jim Thome's teammates have for him, this just about says it all. After Thome hit a pinch-hit, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning that gave the Phillies a 7-6......
  • Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers

    Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers
    Oh, that voice! It comes out of the TV, it comes out of the radio, it comes out of the man sitting across from me in the cafe behind the press box at Dodger Stadium. Courtly and indefatigable, Vin Scully has been calling Dodger games since Harry Truman...
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • Power rankings: No. 3 Rangers

    Power rankings: No. 3 Rangers
    No. 3 Rangers: 28th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Yankees. One pitch away from a World Series parade in October. Tens of thousands to go in February, and that doesn't count those thrown on the back fields and in the batting cages....
  • VIDEO: KY3 Anchor Ethan Forhetz throws out first (wild) pitch at Cardinals game

    VIDEO:  KY3 Anchor Ethan Forhetz throws out first (wild) pitch at Cardinals game
    KY3 Anchor Ethan Forhetz had the honor of throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Springfield Cardinals Game Thursday night.  You'll see in the video his aim was off (more than a little) but his heart was in the right place.  Ethan was chosen to...
  • Freese homers in 11th inning, Cardinals stun Texas 10-9 to force World Series to Game 7

    Freese homers in 11th inning, Cardinals stun Texas 10-9 to force World Series to Game 7
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — By the time David Freese stomped on home plate Game 6 had already been stamped among the greatest thrillers in baseball history. Twice down to their last strike, the St. Louis Cardinals somehow rallied. And when Freese completed a...
  • World View: My beloved Cards deal from the top of the deck

    I woke up Saturday morning from a fitful sleep. I should have slept soundly, but my body and mind hadn't yet absorbed a new reality: My beloved St. Louis Cardinals, an imperfect but tenacious bunch who embodied the spirit of team play, overcame a Mt....
  • A Bakery's Journey From Darkness To Light

    A Bakery's Journey From Darkness To Light
    It was lunchtime at Nardi Breads Inc., but no one was thinking about eating in the dark, cold cavernous commercial bakery — not on the seventh day without power, the seventh day of wondering how the 103-year old business would survive. Owner...
  • Summer reading: Biographies

    All In From Refugee Camp to Poker Champ Jerry Yang with Mark Tabb Medallion: $24.95 Yang's memoir of becoming a world-class poker champion starts with his family, along with thousands of other Hmong, fleeing their Laotian homeland during the Vietnam...
  • Alma Pearson dies at 96; major donor to California Lutheran University projects

    Alma Pearson Major donor to university Alma Pearson, 96, a major donor to California Lutheran University projects including the library that bears her name at the Thousand Oaks campus, died Nov. 21 in Santa Barbara, the university announced. Pearson and...
  • Dodgers' Moon found success in Coliseum

    Dodgers' Moon found success in Coliseum
    It seemed like the worst kind of trade, one that favored neither team, a deal best left in the small print on the transactions page. A half century ago, the Dodgers sent Gino Cimoli to the St. Louis Cardinals for Wally Moon, an exchange of outfielders,...