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Vin Scully

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  • Tommy John surgery: From cutting edge to commonplace

    PASADENA, Calif. — His career is dwarfed by his incision. "It's the ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction while using the Palmaris longus tendon," he said. "That's why they call it Tommy John surgery." But it is actually the Frank Jobe surgery....
  • '07's oral report

    "She looked at me with this look, like, 'Mom, are you dumb or what?' She said, 'These are my friends. I want to be with them.'" Deborah McFadden, whose wheelchair athlete daughter, Tatyana, has challenged the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic...
  • Johnny Holliday's career was an easy call

    Johnny Holliday's career was an easy call
    "I want to show you something." Johnny Holliday is standing in the front hallway of his home in Kensington. His graying hair is parted, as always, perfectly to the left, not a single strand out of place. He grins, flashing his immaculately white upper...
  • Go to the Hall, Miss Agnes Thompson's being honored

    Go to war, Miss Agnes -- Chuck Thompson is in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Orioles' legendary announcer was named yesterday as the 1993 winner of the Ford C. Frick Award, given to a broadcaster who has made a major contribution to baseball. His...
  • Don't force everyone to pay for the Dodgers on TV

    To the editor: I have read that fans are pretty complacent with the Dodgers' TV situation. As an example, DirecTV says it has lost fewer than 2,000 subscribers because it doesn't carry SportsNet LA, the Time Warner Cable-managed Dodgers channel. ("The...
  • In excitement over Giants' World Series sweep, mistakes happen

     
    I left my brain in San Francisco. That’s the only possible explanation for the egregious error I made in a story about Sunday night’s outpouring of joy in San Francisco over the Giants’ four-game sweep of the shell-shocked Detroit Tigers...
  • Commentary: We've lost a piece of California gold

    A deep sadness has shadowed me concerning the death of Huell Howser. I am so grateful that Huell was able to hear what I wrote about him a month ago. His assistant called me and said that when he read the piece to Huell, it moved him to tears, and that...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: We've lost a piece of California gold

    For the past week a deep sadness has shadowed me concerning the death of Huell Howser. I am so grateful that Huell Howser was able to hear what I wrote about him in the Crosby Chronicles a month ago. His assistant called me and said that when he read...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Baseball and birthdays

    Due to my son’s school being closed on Monday, I had to take a day off of work to be home with him. That day happened to be my birthday, so the stars were aligned when I found out that April 1 was also the Dodgers’ Opening Day. And it was an...
  • Maurice Chase dies at 92; 'Father Dollar Bill' gave cash to poor

    Maurice Chase dies at 92; 'Father Dollar Bill' gave cash to poor
    Nearly every Sunday morning, Thanksgiving and Christmas for almost three decades, the man they called Father Dollar Bill, Father Dollar or just D.B. for Dollar Bill showed up on a skid row sidewalk. He was a white-haired man in a red sweater and a Notre...
  • 100 cool places in Arizona

    100 cool places in Arizona
    Western Arizona Oatman. If it was good enough for Clark Gable and Carole Lombard on their honeymoon, Oatman should be good enough for you, although it's been 73 years since the Hollywood couple spent their honeymoon night in the allegedly haunted...
  • Dodgers players honor Vin Scully (video)

    Vin Scully has been a Dodgers broadcaster since 1950, when the team was in Brooklyn. The current players have grown up listening to his unique voice and many even recall the first time  they heard the broadcasting legend say their name. In the video...