The World Series that begins Tuesday in Cleveland will include a rarity — beyond the Chicago Cubs taking part in it.
Each team has a pitcher who played on Newhall Hart High’s 2008 team.
Trevor Bauer of the Indians and Mike Montgomery of the Cubs will have something of a reunion. And to think Hart didn’t win a baseball championship that year.
“Aaron Hicks beat us,” Hart Coach Jim Ozella recalled Saturday night as the Cubs were finishing off the Dodgers in the National League Championship Series.
Hicks pitched Long Beach Wilson past Montgomery and Hart, 4-2, in a Southern Section quarterfinal. Hicks would go on to become a first-round...