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Roberto Clemente Jr.

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  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • Obama's biographer

    Obama's biographer
    David Maraniss, a longtime journalist with The Washington Post, wrote “First In His Class,” a seminal biography of former President Bill Clinton, after winning the 1993 Pulitzer Prize in national reporting for his newspaper stories on Clinton....
  • Matty Alou dies at 72; one of three baseball-star brothers

    Matty Alou dies at 72; one of three baseball-star brothers
    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,...
  • Ravens RB Rice honored with Sun's Wheatley Award

    Ravens RB Rice honored with Sun's Wheatley Award
    Ravens running back Ray Rice has been an advocate for pro-kindness and anti-bullying efforts, held summer camps for kids in Baltimore and his hometown of New Rochelle, N.Y., and helped students in Baltimore get fit. Those are just several of the reasons...
  • Jim Johnson nominated for Roberto Clemente Award

    Jim Johnson nominated for Roberto Clemente Award
    Closer Jim Johnson has been named the Orioles' nominee for the 2012 Roberto Clemente Award, which recognizes a player "who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community...
  • Another shooting on a violent block: 'This neighborhood is bad'

    Another shooting on a violent block: 'This neighborhood is bad'
    The father of a man shot and killed by police on a violent block of West Humboldt Park says he has no idea why officers gunned down his son, whom he described as just a "dorky kid." "There's witnesses out there that say he didn't have no gun, so I don't...
  • Here's the pitch from Wilfred Santiago

    Here's the pitch from Wilfred Santiago
    He was a man in motion — the beautifully controlled fury of a great athlete. How, though, to convey that energy and grit and grace on the flat page of a graphic novel? How to suggest the up-and-at-'em vigor of a Roberto Clemente in a venue that...
  • Orioles notes: Jones honored for charity work but disappointed to not start fourth straight game

    Orioles notes: Jones honored for charity work but disappointed to not start fourth straight game
    Adam Jones received good news and bad news in the Orioles' clubhouse before Tuesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Camden Yards. The good news was that the center fielder had been named the club's nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award,...
  • This week at attractions: Roberto Clemente exhibit, Aquatica's Polar Plunge, Max & Ruby

    This week at attractions: Roberto Clemente exhibit, Aquatica's Polar Plunge, Max & Ruby
    What's hopping this week at Central Florida theme parks and attractions: + "Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente," an exhibit about the late Hall of Famer/humanitarian, opens Saturday at the Orange County Regional History Center in downtown...
  • This week: Chocolate, Choo Choo Soul, Iceploration

    This week: Chocolate, Choo Choo Soul, Iceploration
    Did someone say chocolate? Here's a quick look at what's happening this week at Central Florida theme parks and attractions: + There are two servings of chocolate programs this Saturday at the Orange County Regional History Center. Food writer and...
  • This week at theme parks: Kelly Clarkson, Trace Adkins, Bret Michaels

    This week at theme parks: Kelly Clarkson, Trace Adkins, Bret Michaels
    You'd best have a song in your heart this week at Central Florida's theme parks. In-park concerts and other events are in full swing, building up to a blockbuster weekend. Let's tackle it chronologically: + Carl Dixon, formerly of the Guess Who, performs...