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PATT MORRISON's e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.IT'S TIME to kill off Barbie. She's 46 years old, and she's turned into the Norma Desmond of the doll world, mesmerized by her own glam past, running out of everything but delusion and attitude. Legions of Mattelistas have gone through Barbie boot...
Mark Arax covers Central California for The TimesOne day not long ago, I drove into a valley deep in the mountains of Oregon, a swath of green pastures edged by wild blackberries and split by a creek that filled up a nearby lake. It seemed a pleasant enough place in the world, this hidden valley, but...
Tags: Rivers, Natural Resources, Holidays, Safeway Inc., Baseball
Hattie Carroll finally has a seat at the head of the table, and for that she has Hagers-town to thank. It’s an honor the black kitchen helper never had in life, as folk singer Bob Dylan angrily pointed out in his ballad, “The Lonesome Death...
The Baltimore SunSportswriters inevitably get the question: How do you cover teams you once loved as a fan? The standard answer is that you stop rooting for the jersey and start rooting for the best story. That’s true to a point but incomplete. It’s near...
A-Rod makes it a zoo Paul Doyle Hartford Courant The Yankees have plenty of intriguing stories, starting with two future Hall of Famers (Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter) coming off injuries at an advanced age. But the status of their icons may be...
Paul GreenbergThose of a certain age may remember following baseball on AM radio. (It used to be the national pastime.) Many a summer afternoon, the play-by-play coverage of the St. Louis Cardinals provided accompaniment to whatever folks in these Southern latitudes...
The Hartford CourantIn the 144-year narrative of our national pastime, five men have hit 60 home runs in one season. Henry Aaron never did it. Willie Mays never did it. One did it three times. As his reward, Sammy Sosa received 71 of 569 possible votes (12.5 percent) for...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a Hall of Famer with the St. Louis Cardinals for more than two decades, died Saturday. He was 92. Stan the Man won seven National League batting titles, was a three-time MVP and...
Si me dieran la oportunidad de ver jugar a un solo pelotero en vivo, elegiría sin dudarlo al impetuoso Pete Rose, icono de la pelota parida por el diablo y creador de un estilo de juego volcánico, arrollador. Una bola de cañón, irreverente. Un genio del...
Tags: Sports, Jai Alai, Johnny Bench
NEW YORK (AP) — Nobody was happier about the Hall of Fame shutout than the Hall of Famers themselves. Goose Gossage, Al Kaline, Dennis Eckersley and others are in no rush to open the door to Cooperstown for anyone linked to steroids. Barry...
Tags: Mike Schmidt, Al Kaline, Baseball, Curt Schilling, Mark McGwire
For What it’s Worth on this January 11--- Can you imagine how many steroid users there are in the NFL Hall of Fame? But it’s the sanctity of the Baseball Hall that seems to move us. Is it simply the numbers of the game? Growing up, I...
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