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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn my family, we've never recognized a distinction between happiness and the handling of books. Books in libraries, books in shops. Books that take you places, and books you can steal from — like Norman Maclean's memoir, "A River Runs Through It,"...
Varsity Times InsiderThere's still some people who think San Fernando's City Section Division I baseball championship this past spring was a fluke. Forget it. The Tigers might be the favorite to defend their their title. They lost one game this summer in......
The Fabulous ForumWriters from around Tribune Co. discuss Jack McKeon's hiring by the Florida Marlins. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times No one would think of......
Top of the TicketChile miners got a special resolution of support passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. Of course, the escape tunnel also helped....
The Fabulous ForumWriters from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Winning with the Yankees is one thing. Winning......
The Fabulous ForumBASKETBALL LEGEND: Anfernee Hardaway was named "Anfernee" by mistake. STATUS: False. Drafted third overall in the 1993 NBA Draft, Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway came over to the Orlando Magic in a blockbuster draft day trade where the Magic traded the #1......
The Fabulous ForumFormer Detroit Tigers and Cincinnati Reds manager Sparky Anderson has been placed in hospice care at his Thousand Oaks home for complications resulting from dementia. Anderson's family said in a statement Wednesday that they appreciate the support and...
The Fabulous ForumHall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson died Thursday from complications of dementia a day after being put in hospice care. He was 76. Anderson led the Cincinnati Reds to back-to-back World Series championships in 1975-76 and won a title in......
Dodger ThoughtsAt Baseball Analysts, Rich Lederer has paired a great essay by Stan Opdyke, aka Dodger Thoughts reader Stan from Tacoma, with the Vin Scully chapter from my book, "100 Things Dodger Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die." Opdyke's......
Sports Legend Revealed: A player once stole home because he thought he saw the 'steal home' sign from his former managerThe Fabulous ForumBASEBALL LEGEND: A former White Sox player stole home because he thought he saw the "steal home" sign...from his former manager! STATUS: I'm Going With False. Jimmy Dykes is one of the most colorful characters in the history of baseball......
Varsity Times InsiderTwo baseball teams made up of Southern California players are dreaming of the World Series for Connie Mack and American Legion, respectively. The Conejo Oaks Connie Mack 18U team, coached by Chaminade's Frank Mutz, begins a series Sunday to determine........
The Daily MirrorApril 4, 1926: Westbrook Pegler, writing of Connie Mack and the Philadelphia Athletics, says, âThe dealers came crowding from neighboring stands and bought up Mr. MacGillicuddy's athletes and soon he was left with nothing but his franchise and a...
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