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  • Old foundry a diamond in the rough

    Old foundry a diamond in the rough
    Off the bustling main street of this erstwhile Gold Rush boomtown, up a lane from the B&Bs and renovated brick storefronts and flocks of tourists, a bulky and aged factory looms like an elephant at a tea party, its windows cracked and its corrugated steel...
  • Bill Werber dies at 100; Yankee teammate of Babe Ruth

    Bill Werber, who was the oldest living former major league baseball player and a teammate of Babe Ruth, has died at age 100. Werber died Thursday morning of age-related causes after moving into an assisted-care facility in Charlotte, N.C., three weeks...
  • Eddie Logan dies at 98; Santa Anita Park shoe shiner

    Eddie Logan dies at 98; Santa Anita Park shoe shiner
    Eddie Logan, who ran a shoeshine stand at Santa Anita Park from the day the horse racing track opened in 1934 until a few weeks ago, died Saturday. He was 98. Logan, who in his younger years was a boxer as well as a baseball player in the Negro Leagues,...
  • Johnny Grant, 84; Hollywood's biggest promoter

    Johnny Grant, 84; Hollywood's biggest promoter
    Johnny Grant, who visited Hollywood in 1943 as a star-struck serviceman and returned to carve out a niche first as a radio and television personality and then as its honorary mayor and foremost booster, died Wednesday at the age of 84. Grant appeared...
  • It's a wild world with Don DeLillo, Eve Ensler and more

     
    In our pages on Sunday, novelist Matthew Sharpe looked at Don DeLillo's new novel (novella?), "Point Omega." In it, a filmmaker joins a former presidential war advisor at his desert vacation home, hoping to persuade him to be in a......
  • Sports Legends Revealed: Did Bo Belinsky intentionally hit Hank Aaron after Aaron's 400th homer?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Bo Belinsky intentionally hit Hank Aaron after Aaron hit his 400th home run off of Belinsky, with Belinsky tipping his hat to the slugger both times. STATUS: False. In 1962, Bo Belinsky was 25 years old, a rookie......
  • Yankees Clinch Babe Ruth Deal on Griffith Park Golf Course

     
    Jan. 6, 1920: Yes, it’s true. “Manager Miller Huggins of the New York Yankees arrived in Los Angeles yesterday morning. Late last night he announced that he had met Babe Ruth on the Griffith Park golf links yesterday afternoon and had signed...
  • Maury Wills among nine newcomers on 2010 Shrine of the Eternals ballot

     
    The 50-person 2010 ballot for the Baseball Reliquary Shrine of the Eternals has nine new names on it, including former Dodgers shortstop Maury Wills. New Yorker writer Roger Angell also returns to the ballot after an 11-year absence. Wills joins......
  • Don't forget about Ethier

     
    Were it not for Andre Ethier, the drama in the ninth inning of Thursday's National League Division Series Game 2 might not have been the Dodgers' bid for a rally but Adam Wainwright's bid for a perfect game. The odds......
  • Coliseum left a lasting impression

    To my youthful eyes, the Coliseum, with its dull gray exterior and looming presence, didn't seem to offer much in the way of enjoyment when I first saw it on a sunny, summer day in 1958. That quickly changed as my father led me up stairs that seemed to...
  • Torture devices seeking righteous buyer

    Torture devices seeking righteous buyer
    It slices! It dices! It pierces and pokes! It pulls stubborn flesh from bone with the flick of a wrist! And if that doesn't get your prisoner talking, perhaps the ornate chair with its spiked seat, back and arm rests will do the trick. The ghoulish...