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  • Dodgers' Jarrin, O'Malley and Angels' Carew make Latino Hall

     
    The Latino Baseball Hall of Fame will induct its first class later this month at Casa de Campo, home of the Dodgers' training academy in the Dominican Republic. And among the 25 players, broadcasters and officials to be enshrined are......
  • Brad Meltzer makes hard choices in 'Heroes for My Son'

     
    This blog is typically devoted to the heroes (and horrors) of fiction and film, but on this Saturday let's turn the attention to the inspiring leaders, transcendent artists and maverick souls of the real world. Author Brad Meltzer has a......
  • Puerto Rican legend Roberto Clemente honored at All-Star event

     
    The late Roberto Clemente, a famed Puerto Rican baseball player who died in an airplane accident while doing charitable work, was remembered at the All-Star game ceremonies as a legend of the sport and an pioneer for Hispanic baseball players. A Los...
  • Texas Rangers' Ron Washington: I'm 'a fundamentalist'

     
    There is nothing special about saying the Texas Rangers emphasize fundamentals. But the way Texas Manager Ron Washington put it, you might think the Rangers embrace them with, well, religious fervor. "I grew up being a fundamentalist," Washington said,...
  • Question of the Day: If sports had a Santa Claus, who would it be?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Paul Doyle, Hartford Courant For the 2010 holiday season, the most generous......
  • Shopping: Unexpected adventures in retailing

    One of the things we love about shopping in the Loop is the adventure of it. Here are some unusual places and things. Antiquities. Indulge your inner Cleopatra with a 2,000-year-old Roman necklace, or how about an ancient Egyptian scarab? You'll find...
  • Year-by-year inductees

    (BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
  • Cal moves up hit list, but slowly, with bad leg

    Nineteenth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 full major-league seasons. On Nov. 1, 2000, Cal Ripken signed a one-year contract that assured his return for another season. But what kind of player would the Orioles be getting? He was guaranteed to be...
  • Distracted by contract, his highs turn to lows

    Eleventh of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The 1992 season provided the worst output of Cal Ripken's 11 full seasons in the major leagues, and a contract that made him "an Oriole for life." Rumors that he could wind up in...
  • Hitting his mark

    SEATTLE - The list is so impressive that it humbles a likely first-ballot Hall of Fame player. Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro recites the names - Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Eddie Murray - and says he doesn't belong in their class. But a run-...
  • A man of meager beginnings, Sammy Sosa won over the baseball world and then lost it

    A man of meager beginnings, Sammy Sosa won over the baseball world and then lost it
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The man does not do still. He will not -- cannot -- stop moving. Not for anyone. He has tried before, but it is much too difficult. Even when he is relaxed, he is laughing, fidgeting, speaking rapidly and making wild gestures with...