| May 31, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Vin Scully has been a Dodgers broadcaster since 1950, when the team was in Brooklyn.
The current players have grown up listening to his unique voice and many even recall the first time they heard the broadcasting legend say their name.
In the video...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 7:41 AM
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:00 PM
I'm always looking to make new friends, which is the way I approach a youth baseball draft — new coaches, new buddies. Twenty guys in a community room of the local church, in creaky chairs the preschoolers usually use. Someone jokes, "Who brought...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:30 PM
I lost my dad decades ago.
But then this guy comes along who likes to sing as he walks, a jolly Irishman who laughs and cracks wise with a hint of the devil in him and I remember that guy.
We become friendly, but then who isn't a friend of his? He...
| Jun 13, 2010
Even though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 27 seasons coaching the Bruins. His "Pyramid of Success," a diagram of core values,...
| Jun 13, 2010
John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
| Nov 5, 2010
George "Sparky" Anderson, baseball's first manager to lead teams from both the National and American leagues to World Series titles, died Thursday. He was 76.
Anderson died at his home in Thousand Oaks of complications from dementia, family spokesman Dan...
| May 5, 2010
Ernie Harwell, the Hall of Fame voice of the Detroit Tigers whose decision to leave the Brooklyn Dodgers' radio booth played a role in the hiring of Vin Scully, died Tuesday. He was 92.
Harwell died at his home in Novi, Mich., the Tigers said. He had...
| Nov 23, 2011
Nearly every Sunday morning, Thanksgiving and Christmas for almost three decades, the man they called Father Dollar Bill, Father Dollar or just D.B. for Dollar Bill showed up on a skid row sidewalk. He was a white-haired man in a red sweater and a Notre...
| Aug 18, 2010
Bobby Thomson, who hit the legendary home run dubbed "the shot heard round the world" for the New York Giants and inspired perhaps the most famous broadcasting moment in baseball history, has died. He was 86.
Thomson, who had been in poor health for...
| Feb 28, 2011
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...