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  • Ralph Kiner dies at 91; Hall of Fame slugger with Pittsburgh Pirates

    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...
  • Frank Cashen, who built Mets into World Series champs, dies at 88

     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...
  • 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...
  • 'Tom Jones' makes convincing leap to stage; 'Sweetest Swing' a bit smug

    'Tom Jones' makes convincing leap to stage; 'Sweetest Swing'  a bit smug
    "Tom Jones" A gallery of jolly if rough-hewn rogues, wenches and aristocrats comes to roaring life in Henry Fielding's 1749 comic picaresque about a foundling who goes through hardships ranging from muggings to accidental seductions and ends up with true...
  • Theater review: 'The Sweetest Swing in Baseball' from Rollins College

    Theater review: 'The Sweetest Swing in Baseball' from Rollins College
    Playwright Rebecca Gilman wants to say a lot in "The Sweetest Swing in Baseball," the dark comedy that's opening the Annie Russell Theatre season at Rollins College. The play tosses out idea after idea: what it means to be a celebrity, the role of...
  • 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...
  • Roger Jongewaard dies at 75; longtime baseball scout

    Roger Jongewaard dies at 75; longtime baseball scout
    Roger Jongewaard, a longtime baseball scout from Long Beach who presided over three No. 1 draft picks — Ken Griffey Jr. and Alex Rodriguez for the Seattle Mariners and Darryl Strawberry for the New York Mets — has died. He was 75. A...
  • Orioles trade second baseman Robert Andino to Mariners for outfielder Trayvon Robinson

    Orioles trade second baseman Robert Andino to Mariners for outfielder Trayvon Robinson
    Once the Orioles claimed second baseman Alexi Casilla off waivers from the Minnesota Twins earlier this month, it appeared that Robert Andino's days in an Orioles uniform were numbered. Instead of facing the decision of whether to non-tender Andino by...
  • “The Simpsons” at 500 — our favorite episodes

     
    The Simpsons airs its 500th episode Feb. 19 at 8pm ET/PT on FOX, as part of its 23rd season (and it will be running through at least Season 25, and Episode No. 559). By now, its longevity, and the numbers and records it keeps racking up year after year,...
  • AN IRONPIG ON 'THE SIMPSONS?' WELL, ALMOST ... UPDATED

     
    Sunday night was the 500th episode of "The Simpsons,", the longest-running scripted show in television history an a personal favorite. Monday night was also the 20th anniversary of a favorite episode, "Homer at the Bat," where Montgomery Burns brings 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......