| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
This is what my life's come to: I'm touring Dodger Stadium with a landscape architect by the name of Mia Lehrer, an affable arborist who in the off-season planted 100 trees here, 3,000 plants, blah-blah-blah, and she notes that the ballpark itself —...
| Dec 13, 2011
Longtime Harvard football coach
Joe Restic, 85, who won or tied for five Ivy League football championships during 23 years as coach at Harvard University, died Thursday at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, the university announced. The...
| Sep 16, 2010
Al LaMacchia, a longtime baseball scout who pushed the Dodgers to acquire Andre Ethier, died Wednesday at his home in San Antonio after suffering a stroke earlier this month. He was 89.
LaMacchia, who pitched 16 games in the major leagues in the 1940s,...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 12:26 PM
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....
| Nov 5, 2010
George "Sparky" Anderson, baseball's first manager to lead teams from both the National and American leagues to World Series titles, died Thursday. He was 76.
Anderson died at his home in Thousand Oaks of complications from dementia, family spokesman Dan...
| Aug 30, 2010
Cal McLish, who pitched in the first major league baseball All-Star game played in Los Angeles, has died. He was 84.
McLish died Thursday at his home in Edmond, Okla., after a long battle with leukemia, said a spokesman for the Matthews Funeral Home....
| Feb 28, 2011
Duke Snider, one of the Brooklyn Dodgers' "Boys of Summer" and among a celebrated trio of New York center fielders in the 1950s, died Sunday. He was 84.
Snider died at Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, the Dodgers announced. No cause was...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 9:57 PM
All-Star pitcher with Angels, Yankees had blazing fastball
Ryne Duren, 81, an All-Star pitcher who joined the Los Angeles Angels during their first season and whose blazing fastball, occasional wildness and thick glasses provided the...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Ryan Howard, Philadelphia's power-hitting first baseman, has a torn Achilles tendon -- more bad news for the Phillies on the day after their surprising elimination from the postseason....
| Oct 27, 2011
| 9:33 PM
The Cardinals opened spring training eight months ago by sending their ace pitcher, Adam Wainwright, off to have season-ending surgery. So, Manager Tony La Russa was asked Thursday, if someone had told him then that his team would be in......