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  • Don Mincher dies at 73; player on '72 World Series champion Oakland A's

    Don Mincher dies at 73; player on '72 World Series champion Oakland A's
    Don Mincher, a 13-year veteran of the major leagues who played with the 1972 World Series champion Oakland Athletics and had stints with the Angels, Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers, Seattle Pilots and Washington Senators, died Sunday at his home in...
  • Willie Davis dies at 69; former Dodger center fielder

    Willie Davis dies at 69; former Dodger center fielder
    Willie Davis, a brilliant but sometimes erratic center fielder who became one of the Dodgers' stars soon after the franchise moved to Los Angeles from Brooklyn, has died. He was 69. Davis was found dead Tuesday morning in his Burbank home, police said....
  • PASSINGS: Gennady Yanayev, Bob Shaw

    PASSINGS: Gennady Yanayev, Bob Shaw
    GENNADY YANAYEV Coup leader briefly declared himself Soviet president Gennady Yanayev, 73, a leader of the abortive 1991 Soviet coup who briefly declared himself president replacing Mikhail Gorbachev, died Friday in Moscow after an unspecified lengthy...
  • Duke Snider dies at 84; Dodger Hall of Famer

    Duke Snider dies at 84; Dodger Hall of Famer
    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...
  • True Blue tattoo parlor owner is a Dodger fan on and under his skin

    True Blue tattoo parlor owner is a Dodger fan on and under his skin
    TOMMY LASORDA may not be the prettiest face in the world, but for Dodger fans, the mug belonging to the man who won the last World Series for the team back in 1988 is nothing less than gorgeous. So don't be alarmed if it starts showing up tatted on the...
  • Dodgers' Moon found success in Coliseum

    Dodgers' Moon found success in Coliseum
    It seemed like the worst kind of trade, one that favored neither team, a deal best left in the small print on the transactions page. A half century ago, the Dodgers sent Gino Cimoli to the St. Louis Cardinals for Wally Moon, an exchange of outfielders,...
  • Command(er) performances

    One was soothed by his small-town roots, the other energized by the bright lights of a big city. One was content with a closet-sized office visited only by his coaches, the other insistent on expansive quarters, stocked with a vast array of Italian...
  • Left-right combination

    If ever there was a no-brainer for a manager, this appeared to be it. Faced with a deciding seventh game of the World Series, he had his 23-game winner, a former Cy Young Award recipient, primed and ready with three days' rest. But the manager, Walter...
  • Coliseum left a lasting impression

    To my youthful eyes, the Coliseum, with its dull gray exterior and looming presence, didn't seem to offer much in the way of enjoyment when I first saw it on a sunny, summer day in 1958. That quickly changed as my father led me up stairs that seemed to...
  • The all-time team

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || CATCHER || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Mike Scioscia * Mike Piazza ++++++++++++++++++++ || FIRST BASE || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Steve Garvey * Gil Hodges ++++++++++++++++++++ || SECOND BASE || ++++++++++++++++++++ * Davey Lopes *...
  • The Coliseum was no 'real baseball'

    The crowds that welcomed the Dodgers to Los Angeles and continued to respond to their historic presence were enormous -- 78,652 for the first game in 1958, 93,103 for a 1959 exhibition with the New York Yankees saluting Roy Campanella, and more than 92,...