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  • El cubano Abreu es el Novato del Año

    El cubano Abreu es el Novato del Año
    HOUSTON - No hubo sorpresa, se cumplieron todos los pronósticos, y el primera base cubano José Abreu alcanzó la gloria en su primer año de estar en las béisbol profesional de las mayores al ser elegido Novato de la Liga América por unanimidad, mientras...
  • City Section selects third class to be inducted in Hall of Fame

    City Section selects third class to be inducted in Hall of Fame
    The City Section has selected 44 athletes/coaches/contributors to be inducted in its sports Hall of Fame. The induction dinner, the third class overall, will be held on April 26 at the Doubletree Hotel in Los Angeles. Among the honorees will be baseball...
  • Lehigh Valley Xtreme minor league hockey team never played a game

    efore the Phantoms, before the arena at Seventh and Hamilton, before even the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, there was the Lehigh Valley Xtreme. Almost, anyway. Former Philadelphia Flyers tough guy Dave "The Hammer" Schultz had been hired as the team's...
  • All-Star Game just doesn't carry the same luster in today's era

    Baseball's All-Star Game meant a great deal to me when I was a young fan. So it saddens me to see what an embattled institution it's become. The numbers are undeniable. As SI.com's Richard Deitsch noted Monday, last year’s television audience of...
  • Frank Cashen, who built Mets into World Series champs, dies at 88

    Frank Cashen, 88, the general manager who wore a signature bow tie and fashioned a New York Mets team that rollicked its way to the 1986 World Series championship, died Monday at a hospital in Easton, Md., the Mets said. Cashen was a longtime...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Angels' Mike Trout: Leading men, class acts

    In those heady days when Barry Bonds was hitting a home run just about every day, visitors would flock to the clubhouse of the San Francisco Giants. You would turn to the right for Bonds, for his entourage, for his oversized lounge chair, and for the...
  • Barcelona players get 'Simpsons' treatment

    Playing in this summer's World Cup will undoubtedly be an honor for Barcelona's feared foursome of Lionel Messi, Neymar, Xavi and Andres Iniesta. But then a lot of players can say they've done that. How many can say they've been "Simpsonized" though?...
  • Ralph Kiner dies at 91; Hall of Fame slugger with Pittsburgh Pirates

    Ralph Kiner, who spent 10 seasons hitting towering home runs in the major leagues, then spent most of the rest of his life joyfully calling baseball games on radio and TV, died Thursday at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 91. The Baseball Hall...
  • MLB Draft 2013: Phil Bickford, Dominic Smith taken 10th and 11th

    MLB Draft 2013: Phil Bickford, Dominic Smith taken 10th and 11th
    Two Southern California high school prospects, pitcher Phil Bickford of Westlake Village Oaks Christian and first baseman Dominic Smith of Gardena Serra, were selected No. 10 and No. 11, respectively, on Thursday during the MLB draft for first-year...
  • Trayvon Robinson used baseball to escape dangerous neighborhood

    Trayvon Robinson used baseball to escape dangerous neighborhood
    SARASOTA, Fla. — Right around the time major league teams first began taking notice of a talented young outfielder playing at Crenshaw High in South Central Los Angeles, a harsh reality check came for Trayvon Robinson. The Orioles outfielder was in...
  • Baseball: The greatest team in City Section history

     
    Cal-Hi Sports has published an e-book entitled, "California: The Baseball Capital of the World." One of the highlights is the selection of all-time best high school teams from around the state. For the City Section, they selected an all-star team......