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The Fabulous ForumBASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: A team's radio announcer came in to pitch the final game of the team's season. Criticism of professional athletes by announcers put an interesting spin on a traditional retort that people being criticized often use, which is......
The Fabulous ForumSabine Lisicki, a 21-year-old from Germany who had been carried off the court at the French Open after collapsing with cramps and who needed a wild card to get into the Wimbledon main draw, upset third-seeded Li Na, 3-6, 6-4,......
The Daily MirrorApril 14, 1961: The arrival of major league baseball in Los Angeles has curtailed network TV's games of the week, so that sports announcer Dizzy Dean is off the local airwaves, which may be good news to Los Angeles’ English......
In 1970, a journeyman pitcher published a memoir with an innocuous subtitle: "My Life and Hard Times Throwing the Knuckleball in the Big Leagues." Written by Jim Bouton (with help from sportswriter Leonard Shecter), "Ball Four" took readers to a...
Dodger ThoughtsFrom The Associated Press: NEW YORK (AP) -- Tony Malinosky rapped hits off Dizzy Dean and King Carl Hubbell, fought in the Battle of the Bulge and got reprimanded by Richard Nixon. Quite a life for baseball's oldest living major......
Buddy Blattner, a former major leaguer and longtime sportscaster who paired with Don Wells on the Angels' KMPC radio broadcasts from 1962 to 1968, has died. He was 89. Blattner, a St. Louis native who spent most of his life in the Midwest, died Friday of...
Dodger ThoughtsThe 50-person 2010 ballot for the Baseball Reliquary Shrine of the Eternals has nine new names on it, including former Dodgers shortstop Maury Wills. New Yorker writer Roger Angell also returns to the ballot after an 11-year absence. Wills joins......
Times Staff WriterOnly the lucky ones so far have made it inside the Cypres Sports Museum, now taking shape in a nondescript office building about a mile south of Staples Center. Admission to the memorabilia collection in downtown Los Angeles has been by invitation only,...
Robert Goldsborough is and always has been a gentleman, a rare thing for a newspaperman to be in the still gruff/rough-and-tumble era when Goldsborough worked in all manner of high-level editorial capacities for the Chicago Tribune and later for...
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Staff reporterMONDAY, AUGUST 1 DEADLY DISEASES Cardiovascular and neurological diseases are two of the biggest killers in America. Learn of the latest advances in treating and dodging each from two doctors from the University of Chicago. Dr. Matthew Sorrentino is a...
A trolley, according to an American dictionary, is a cart or wagon of several types that moves on a track or wire. But in England and other parts of Europe, the definition can include a wine trolley, a cart that was used to serve wine. Today, we have...
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