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  • 'Henry & Me' Director on Yankee Cameos, Cutting Alex Rodriguez

    Among the 20 animated films that have qualified to be considered for an Academy Award nomination is the little film "Henry & Me." It's a heartwarming story about a young Yankee fan battling a serious illness with the help of a magical friend and it's hoping to make it to the big leagues against some pretty heavy hitters.
  • Bing Russell's grandsons explore his 'Battered Bastards of Baseball'

    Bing Russell's grandsons explore his 'Battered Bastards of Baseball'
    Bing Russell had several claims to fame. He played Deputy Clem on NBC's blockbuster western series "Bonanza." He's the father of movie star Kurt Russell. And he owned a baseball team. Not the Dodgers, mind you, or the Yankees or any team you probably...

    Rebuttal: Why Don Drysdale belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame

    What a thrill it was (for five seconds) to see Don Drysdale’s picture on the cover of Sunday’s sports section. One of our own, a legendary Dodger, No. 53, was front-page news again. It was a thrill until flipping over the fold —...

    Sundance Film Review: 'The Battered Bastards of Baseball'

    They say you can't fight City Hall, but surely going mano-a-mano with Major League Baseball is none the wiser. Yet that's exactly what a charismatic entrepreneur named Bing Russell did in the 1970s, when he started a fully independent single-A ball club...

    10 things you might not know about Wrigley Field

    10 things you might not know about Wrigley Field
    Amid all the wrangling over renovations and increased signage at Wrigley Field, we'd like to explode a few myths about the 99-year-old ballpark. As Ernie Banks might put it, let's play 10: 1 The ballpark you know as Wrigley Field, home of the Cubs, used...