| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:24 PM
"As anyone who has watched the better colored teams will tell you — a good
many Afro-Americans belong, on their merits."
John Lardner in the Hartford Courant, Nov. 11, 1938.
With opening day of the 2013 baseball season just days away, a 75-...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 2:33 PM
GLENDALE — The District 16 Little League Minor baseball Tournament of Champions knockout playoff tournament got started Saturday morning with Foothill-Lighthouse Realty Associates and Jewel City-Jewish War Veterans Kiwanis squaring off on Babe...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:26 PM
After some strong growth a year ago, the La Cañada Summer Smash Little League baseball tournament will shrink this year.
That's just fine with Summer Smash Tournament Director Jack Johnson.
"I think it is really a local boutique, niche community...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:38 PM
The 14-and-under boys' Blue (A) team from Vanguard Aquatics of Huntington Beach captured gold Tuesday at the 44th annual USA Water Polo Junior Olympics.
Vanguard 14U Blue won the Championship Division tournament and gold medal by defeating Foothill Red...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:41 PM
This is the traditional dead period for high school sports, during which players and coaches get a chance to leave their respective sports behind to pursue other interests.
But baseball is never truly left behind in the Patrick Murphy household, and the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Hagen Danner, an incoming freshman catcher at Huntington Beach High, has committed to UCLA. It's the second time in as many summers that Bruins Coach John Savage offered and got a commitment from a player who hadn't played a day of high school baseball....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:50 AM
CHULA VISTA -- With a dramatic extra-inning home run, the Eastlake Little League team from this San Diego suburb defeated Westport, Conn., on Wednesday night to win a spot in Saturday's U.S. championship game of the Little League World Series in South...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 4:11 PM
The Eastlake Little League team from Chula Vista, Calif., beat Westport, Conn., 12-1 to win the U.S. Little League championship Saturday in the annual tourney in South Williamsport, Pa.
But the team from Tijuana lost 3-2 to Japan for the international...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Nearly 70 years after her father broke baseball's color barrier, Jackie Robinson's daughter Sharon recently got a stark reminder that society hasn't come as far as it might think.
"Two weeks ago, my father's statue with Pee Wee Reese in Brooklyn [was...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:55 AM
What is it about fathers, sons and baseball? What makes the sport so special that it is passed down the family line, normally among males? But I should quickly add that my wife learned to keep score from her father while going to Fenway Park in Boston...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Mike Trout takes a vicious swing at a 91-mph fastball and an earsplitting crack echoes through the Tampa Bay Rays' domed stadium. The drive screams off his bat at 112 mph and travels 458 feet, the longest home run this season at Tropicana Field.