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Matty Alou, the middle brother in one of baseball's greatest playing families and a slap hitter who won the National League batting title in 1966, died Thursday in the Dominican Republic. He was 72. His former team in the Dominican, Leones del Escogido,...
The Fabulous ForumWith the baseball playoffs underway, it is somehow heartening to see a press release from the metro D.C. police department timed so perfectly. The headline: Police Seek to Reunite Collector with Baseball Cards. The lead paragraph: Officers from the...
The Daily MirrorNov. 29, 1970: State income from tax revenue is running lower than expected while state spending -- primarily for social welfare -- is running higher than earlier estimates. Nov. 29, 1970: The Dodgers and Angels were feeling optimistic but how......
Robin Roberts, the Hall of Fame pitcher who led the Philadelphia Phillies to the 1950 National League pennant as part of the famed "Whiz Kids," has died. He was 83. Roberts died Thursday of natural causes at his home in Temple Terrace, Fla., the Phillies...
The Fabulous ForumContinuing our countdown of the 15 greatest L.A. Dodgers of all time, as chosen by our readers. No. 1: Sandy Koufax (6,284 first-place votes, 116,888 points) When you talk about the greatest left-handed pitchers of all time, you start with......
The Phillies FilesThe Philadelphia chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced the winners of its annual Phillies awards today. Cole Hamels was the unanimous choice for the Steve Carlton Most Valuable Pitcher Award and Carlos Ruiz won the Mike...
Tim Wendel will be reading, taking questions and signing his latest book, "Summer of '68," from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at McLean & Eakin, Booksellers in Petoskey. Set in the tension-filled year after the Detroit riots and in the shadow of the...
1987 -- Steve Carlton, a member of the Minnesota Twins for just more than a week, collected his first American League victory when he pitched 8 innings in a 9-2 win over the Oakland Athletics. The Twins lead Oakland and the California Angels by three...
You’ll hear plenty of jokes and quips about Jamie Moyer’s age in the coming days, after the Orioles agreed to a minor-league deal with the 49-year-old lefty yesterday. To get you started, here are a few nuggets to consider about the oldest...
The Phillies FilesSo as much as Charlie Manuel has been talking up Juan Pierre, he still went with right-lefty matchups for his Opening Day lineup. 1. CF Shane Victorino; 2. 3B Polly; 3. SS Rollins; 4. RF Pence; 5. 1B Wigginton, 6.......
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A.J. Pierzynski prides himself on not striking out. It happened only 23 times last year, which is why the White Sox see their catcher as someone who can hit second in a batting order. Yet there was Pierzynski on Sunday...
Ryan Howard homered and drove in four runs and Roy Oswalt pitched seven solid innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to an 11-3 victory over the mistake-prone Washington Nationals on Saturday. Oswalt (5-7), making his second start since coming off the...
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