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  • In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player

    In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player
    ST. LOUIS -- In the year that the movie "42" dramatized the story of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, the number of African Americans playing in the World Series is the same as the number playing in the major leagues when Robinson made...
  • Cardinals hero David Eckstein: Wins & losses 'only stat' that matters

    Cardinals hero David Eckstein: Wins & losses 'only stat' that matters
    ST. LOUIS -- For the hard-core baseball fan, this was the finest in inside humor. On last week's episode of the NBC comedy "Parks and Recreation," the fake law firm name was "Babip, Pecota, Vorp and Eckstein," a nod to three sabermetric concepts and David...
  • David Ortiz, Shane Victorino get beards shaved off for charity

    David Ortiz, Shane Victorino get beards shaved off for charity
    World Series MVP David Ortiz needed encouragement to keep from shaving his beard this season. Boston Red Sox teammate Shane Victorino struggled just to grow his. Neither of them had a problem with ridding themselves of the facial hair Monday during a...
  • MTV and Major League Baseball team up; David Ortiz to produce show

    MTV and Major League Baseball team up; David Ortiz to produce show
    The World Series MVP is now producing for MTV. Fresh off a World Series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, along with Pittsburgh Pirates' centerfielder Andrew McCutchen, will executive-produce a weekly, 30-...
  • Marlins' Jose Fernandez beats Yasiel Puig for NL rookie of year

    Marlins' Jose Fernandez beats Yasiel Puig for NL rookie of year
    Yasiel Puig excited a city, electrified Dodger Stadium, spurred record merchandise sales and helped the Dodgers to within two victories of their first World Series in 25 years. He ignited a national debate about how to play baseball the right way. He even...
  • Yasiel Puig, rookie sensation? Definitely. Rookie of the year? Nope

    Yasiel Puig, rookie sensation? Definitely. Rookie of the year? Nope
    Yasiel Puig excited a city, electrified Dodger Stadium, spurred record merchandise sales and helped the Dodgers to within two victories of their first World Series in 25 years. He ignited a national debate about how to play baseball the right way. He even...
  • Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona is AL manager of year

    Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona is AL manager of year
    Terry Francona, who led the Cleveland Indians to their first playoff berth in six years, was honored Tuesday as American League manager of the year. Francona had never received a first-place vote in previous years, even when he led the Boston Red Sox to...
  • Baseball umpires aren't born knowing all the rules

    Baseball umpires aren't born knowing all the rules
    You can't help but smile while watching Charlie Reliford work at umpire camp in Compton, screaming at his students in a blowsy, animated style. Most good teachers seem to have outsize personalities and an undeniable charisma. That's Reliford, a...
  • Would deal for Cardinals' David Freese make sense for Angels?

    Would deal for Cardinals' David Freese make sense for Angels?
    Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports tweeted Thursday morning that the Angels and St. Louis Cardinals have discussed a trade that would send third baseman David Freese to Anaheim, a move that makes some sense for the Angels but would hardly address their most...
  • Dodgers award 58 playoff shares of $108,000

    Dodgers award 58 playoff shares of $108,000
    Major League Baseball announced its playoff shares Thursday, and of the 10 teams involved in the postseason, the Dodgers apparently were one of the most generous. The leagues' runners-up, the Dodgers and Tigers, received approximately $7.5 million per...
  • Angels trade CF Peter Bourjos to St. Louis for 3B David Freese

    Angels trade CF Peter Bourjos to St. Louis for 3B David Freese
    The Angels traded speedy but often-injured center fielder Peter Bourjos to the St. Louis Cardinals for third baseman David Freese on Friday, freeing up center field for Mike Trout and likely opening a right-field spot for Kole Calhoun. The Angels also...