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  • Sports Legend Revealed: Ted Williams has a cocky response when told he could learn from watching Jimmie Foxx hit

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Ted Williams had an infamously cocky response as a rookie when told how he could learn from watching the great Jimmie Foxx hit. STATUS: I'm Going With False. As the story goes, when Ted Williams went to the......
  • One-third of the way through Obama's term, are Americans tiring of a legislator as president?

     
    Do legislators like Barack Obama have presidential MO's that Americans end up disliking?...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Baseball' on KCET

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 27 - July 3 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here THE BAMBINO: Babe Ruth is among the players featured in......
  • Baseball: Cardona, Owens on gold medal team

     
    Woodland Hills El Camino Real pitcher Jose Cardona, the City Section player of the year, and Huntington Beach Edison pitcher Henry Owens were members of the Babe Ruth team that won the gold medal Sunday in the Tournament of Stars......
  • History on display at Fanfest

     
    One of the best sports moments I've experienced came at the 2010 All-Star Game's Fanfest. There in the case in front of me was the authentic retirement jersey of Jackie Robinson. Fans of guys named Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and......
  • Question of the day: What’s the greatest rivalry in sports?

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune family tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to chime in and tell them why they're wrong. Andrew Wagaman, Allentown The best rivalry in sports is in college because of the......
  • 'Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything' by Kevin Cook

    'Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything' by Kevin Cook
    Alvin Clarence Thomas, a.k.a. Titanic Thompson, was a gambler and golf hustler who died at age 82 on May 19, 1974, but whose outlaw career really flourished, as Kevin Cook records with breezy relish in his biography "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on...
  • Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'

    Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'
    Wonder Girl The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias Don Van Natta Jr. Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99 So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Dressmaker of Khair Khana Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Harper: 288 pp., $24.99 Kamela Sediqi was not yet 20 when the Taliban took over in Kabul, Afghanistan, in...
  • Critic's Notebook: Grantland takes on the bigger world of sports

    Critic's Notebook: Grantland takes on the bigger world of sports
    When it comes to sportswriting, I tend to subscribe to George Plimpton's small-ball theory: The smaller the ball, the better the writing about the sport. This has a lot to do with my own biases (I'm a baseball fan, not much interest in basketball or...
  • 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...