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  • Yea for York

    He still remembers the first professional uniform he ever wore. He was 18 years old, fresh off the bus from Arkansas. The jersey said White Roses across the chest. In his first pro game, the public address announcer in York, Pa., announced the team's new second baseman as Bob Robinson.
  • Baseball's Back -- Take A Swing At These

    As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my...

    Lefty O'Doul's is the best baseball bar in San Francisco

    Lefty O'Doul's is the best baseball bar in San Francisco
    SAN FRANCISCO - When it comes to picking a spot to watch the World Series, San Francisco has bigger sports bars and louder sports bars. Sports bars with more wide-screen, high-definition TVs and with more recent memorabilia with signatures from Giants...

    Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service

    Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service
    I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field. Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...

    Baseball's paradise lost in Arizona

    Baseball's paradise lost in Arizona
    CASA GRANDE, Arizona — Baseball abandoned Casa Grande, so Casa Grande abandoned baseball. In 1961, San Francisco Giants owner Horace Stoneham opened a state-of-the-art training facility in this city, between Phoenix and Tucson in south central...