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The Associated PressPlayer, Year, Cast, Votes, Pct. Tom Seaver 1992 430 425 98.84 Nolan Ryan 1999 497 491 98.79 Cal Ripken Jr. 2007 545 537 98.53 Ty Cobb 1936 226 222 98.23 George Brett 1999 497 488 98.19 Hank Aaron 1982 415 406 97.83 Tony Gwynn 2007 545 532 97.61...
WatchdogA couple of loyal readers were interested in reading the entire Stan Isaacs column referenced in my Sunday newspaper column. Alas, the copy exists on microfilm, not electronically, and thus cannot be linked to in the conventional manner. So I......
WatchdogSo much for the NCAAs and the baseball openers. On to The Masters! (Thanks to our friends at ReelSportsFan.com for the above.) Speaking of the NCAAs, modesty prevents me from mentioning I won a survivor pool over 43 hapless......
WatchdogLooking forward to reading Michael Shapiro's new book, "Bottom of the Ninth," about the pivotal period between the departures from New York of the Dodgers and Giants and the arrival of the Mets, including the attempt to launch a......
Tags: Phil Rizzuto, Jesse Owens, Baseball, Joe DiMaggio, All Stars
WatchdogCheck out this rare video snippet from Don Larsen's 1956 perfect game, in which Duke Snider nearly ruins history, as called by Mel Allen. Pretty cool. Even cooler is that on July 10, for the first time, the only known......
Tags: Yogi Berra, Mel Allen
(BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
Tribune staff reporterYes, the White Sox are alone atop the American League Central. But manager Jerry Manuel is not about to throw a party. "We still have a long ways to go," he said after watching his team's 7-3 victory over Texas on Thursday night. "We have men, good men....
NewsdayWho knows? Maybe being in a street gang in late-1950s New York really was like being trapped in a bad movie. All that jazz about defending turf, avenging real and imagined slights, and adopting a thugs' code of honor could have been sculpted from cheese...
As Earl Weaver sat in the bar of the Otesaga Hotel, nursing a cold drink and a cigarette and every raw anxiety in his considerable repertoire, this village of 2,400 souls and a single traffic light seemed like any other place where 20,000 tourists...
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