| Feb 5, 2013
She was a star player of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, the pioneering women's league that kept baseball alive during World War II. When the league folded after the war ended, she, like other women players of the day, packed her...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:53 PM
It looks like “batter up!” again on the theatrical boards: Mickey Mantle is the subject of a new play that writer-producer David Leaf is working on with the cooperation of Danny and David Mantle, sons of the incredibly talented but careless...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- There is new spring in Ned Colletti's step these days, a brighter glint in his eye.
Both are traceable to the same thing: Frank McCourt is no longer even a distant speck in the Dodgers' rearview mirror.
Colletti, Dodgers general...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:04 AM
Chicago Cubs' Charlie Grimm is thrown out at first with Los Angeles Angel's pitcher Elmer Phillips taking the throw....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:04 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Pope Francis celebrates his first Mass as pontiff (more photos); members of the Catalan Regional Police (Mossos d'Esquadra) are sprayed with foam by firefighters during a firefighters' demonstration against the...
| Apr 1, 2013
As the chaperon of Michigan's Muskegon Lassies in the 1940s, Helen Hannah Campbell made sure the professional baseball players wore lipstick and properly modest uniform skirts in the "girls league" founded to keep ballparks filled while men were away at...
| Apr 26, 2013
More than 25 pro baseball scouts are crowded around the bullpen at Westlake Village Oaks Christian to catch a glimpse of senior right-hander Phil Bickford warming up.
Some are holding stopwatches; others are carrying video cameras. It's an all-out...
| May 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When San Francisco Giants outfielder Angel Pagan hit a walk-off inside-the-park home run against the Colorado Rockies in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday afternoon for a 6-5 victory, it was a rare feat.
Pagan's two-run shot to deep right-center...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Los Angeles and Chicago have a short but intense playoff relationship, with the Kings and Blackhawks set to play Game 1 in the NHL Western Conference final at 2 p.m. PDT Saturday.
A quick primer.
Lakers vs. Bulls
The Lakers won NBA playoff series...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Virtuoso that he is, the kid's still a work in progress. First, he needs to find a ballclub that will pay him properly. That might be the Angels; that might not. He's an East Coast guy after all, tight with friends and family. Claims to love the West...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Hard-throwing right-handed pitcher Mark Appel of Stanford was taken No. 1 by the Houston Astros on Thursday with the opening pick in major league baseball's first-year player draft.
The 6-foot-5 Appel turned down the Pittsburgh Pirates last year after...