| May 5, 2010
Ernie Harwell, the Hall of Fame voice of the Detroit Tigers whose decision to leave the Brooklyn Dodgers' radio booth played a role in the hiring of Vin Scully, died Tuesday. He was 92.
Harwell died at his home in Novi, Mich., the Tigers said. He had...
| May 7, 2010
Robin Roberts, the Hall of Fame pitcher who led the Philadelphia Phillies to the 1950 National League pennant as part of the famed "Whiz Kids," has died. He was 83.
Roberts died Thursday of natural causes at his home in Temple Terrace, Fla., the Phillies...
| May 22, 2010
Former New York Yankee first baseman Wally Pipp called Dorothy "Dottie" Kamenshek "the fanciest-fielding first baseman I've ever seen, man or woman."
Spurred by the personal philosophy that "anything less than my best is failure," she was known to jump...
| Jul 13, 2010
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George Steinbrenner, who made his name synonymous with the revival of the New York Yankees as a dominant baseball team and leveraged multiple championships into business ventures that forever changed the economics of the sport, has died. He was 80....
| Dec 4, 2010
Ron Santo, who was beloved in Chicago as a Cubs third baseman and broadcaster but was never was able to gain entry to baseball's Hall of Fame, died Thursday night at an Arizona hospital of complications from bladder cancer. He was 70.
| Dec 20, 2010
Italian economist, architect of euro
Italian economist Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, 70, one of the intellectual architects of the euro and a member of the European Central Bank's first executive board, died Saturday night after...
| Dec 26, 2010
At first blush, 2011 doesn't seem like much of a sports year, at least compared with 2010, which saw the Winter Olympics and the World Cup. But there are plenty of events to keep the traveling sports fan interested in the coming year — some near,...
| Dec 20, 2010
Phil Cavarretta, who was the National League's most valuable player in 1945 when he led the Chicago Cubs to their last World Series appearance, died Saturday in Lilburn, Ga. He was 94.
Cavarretta died of complications from a stroke, his son, Phil...
| May 18, 2011
Harmon Killebrew, a Hall of Fame slugger who became one of baseball's premier home-run hitters with the Minnesota Twins, has died. He was 74.
Killebrew died Tuesday of cancer at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., the Twins announced. He said in December that...
| Jul 12, 2010
Bob Sheppard, the Yankee Stadium public-address announcer known as the "Voice of God" for his resonant introductions of baseball players from Joe DiMaggio to Derek Jeter, has died. He was 99.
Sheppard died Sunday at his home in Baldwin, N.Y., the Yankees...
| Dec 16, 2010
Bob Feller, an Iowa farm boy who became one of baseball's most enduring stars as an overpowering pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, died Wednesday. He was 92.
Feller, who was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in 1962, died at a Cleveland-area hospice,...