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  • Baseball: Max Fried pitches team into gold-medal game

     
    Van Nuys Montclair Prep pitcher Max Fried threw four innings of no-hit ball to help his AABC team defeat Dixie, 4-2, in the Tournament of Stars in North Carolina and earn a spot in the gold-medal game on Sunday night.......
  • Who's the greatest pitcher of all time?

     
    The the greatest pitcher of all time? Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own....
  • The most mentioned former player in history is our special guest today

     
    What past baseball player do you hear more than any other? Hank Aaron? Babe Ruth? Barry Bonds? Bob Gibson? Mike Schmidt? Mario Mendoza? All good guesses. But no one gets mentioned more than Tommy John and he's our guest today on the "Calling All Sports"...
  • Did Babe Ruth play a role in the origin of the MLB trade deadline?

     
    BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: Babe Ruth played a part in the institution of Major League Baseball's first trade deadline. As we get closer to the July 31 Major League Baseball trade deadline, thoughts generally turn to where players like Carlos Beltran......
  • Could the Poe movie save Edgar Allan Poe's Baltimore house?

     
    After losing $85,000 a year from the city, Baltimore's Poe house is in jeopardy....
  • The Reading Life: The New Yorker's grand old game

     
    Yankee fan David L. Ulin reads baseball, some vintage, with the help of The New Yorker's iPad app....
  • No. 1: Babe Ruth's legend and legacy spans generations

    No. 1: Babe Ruth's legend and legacy spans generations
    They pass through the tiny row home at a steady clip, 50,000 pilgrims a year on a mission to visit their mecca. Here, in a second-floor bedroom of a narrow little residence on Emory Street, on a bitter cold day in 1895, George Herman Ruth was born....
  • Slugging away in Louisville on the first stop of a busy Saturday

     
    I missed my radio show on Saturday morning and I trust that Roger Pence did a fantastic job in my absence as the "Ultimate Road Trip" with the Lehigh Valley Yankee Fan Club reached day No. 3 and we covere five different states. I have to admit, I didn't...
  • Thome didn't miss a chance to credit Manuel

     
    Twins DH Jim Thome has crossed paths with hundreds of people in the baseball world throughout his 21-year major league career. Only one, though, was worthy of being mentioned after he hit his 600th career home run Monday against the......
  • Kansas City: It's much more than a catchy rhythm and blues song

     
    It is now late Tuesday night and we are back from a full day in Kansas City, and the darn song is still in my head. You know the one: I'm going to Kansas City, Kansas City here I come I'm going to Kansas City, Kansas City here I come They got a crazy...
  • Bill Plaschke: Kindness backstopped Jim Thome's run to 600 homers

     
    Jim Thome: Kindness, integrity backstopped Jim Thome's run to 600 homers...