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Sports Legend Revealed: A series of fortuitous events turned Harry Heilmann, an 18-year-old bookkeeper, into a baseball Hall of FamerThe Fabulous ForumBASEBALL LEGEND: A series of fortuitous events turned an 18-year-old bookkeeper who had never played organized baseball into a Hall of Famer. STATUS: True. With the fact that both Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, two of the best baseball players......
Sports Legend Revealed: Ted Williams has a cocky response when told he could learn from watching Jimmie Foxx hitThe Fabulous ForumBASEBALL LEGEND: Ted Williams had an infamously cocky response as a rookie when told how he could learn from watching the great Jimmie Foxx hit. STATUS: I'm Going With False. As the story goes, when Ted Williams went to the......
The Washington Nationals brought postseason baseball back to the nation’s capital for the first time since 1933, earning a playoff spot Thursday night with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. “Nats Clinch” flashed on the...
En Fuego - Orlando SentinelSo what’s the greatest individual feat in baseball history?...
TV SPORTS Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU) Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
Staff writerMichael Young hit one of three home runs by Texas, a three-run shot in the third inning, and the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 6-4 on Friday night. Hank Blalock hit his 18th homer, a solo shot in the second, and Nelson Cruz added a two-run shot in...
The Associated PressBill Werber, who was the oldest living ex-major leaguer and a teammate of Babe Ruth, died Thursday. He was 100. Werber, a career .271 hitter who led the American League in stolen bases three times, played with Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx and Lefty...
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...
Sun StaffNinth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. Cal Ripken's 1990 season evolved into a glove story. The Orioles finished nine games below .500 after making an improbable run toward the American League East title the previous summer....
(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...
Associated PressFor the first time in more than a half-century, a Chicago Cub is in line to be an All-Star manager. New Cubs manager Dusty Baker is expected to get the honor at next year's game at Comiskey Park in Chicago as reward for leading the San Francisco...
Tags: Bob Lemon, Joe McCarthy, New York Yankees, All Stars, Baseball
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