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  • Sugar: One last time Ernie Banks swung and missed

    Sugar: One last time Ernie Banks swung and missed
    The life and death of Ernie Banks is truly instructive on many levels. Universally acclaimed as a perennial optimist with the sunniest disposition, he was the most beloved Cubs player in Chicago. He was the first African-American player for the Cubs, and the first Cub to have his jersey retired in recognition of his achievements on the field during his 19-year-career. He was named Most Valuable Player by the National League early on in his career in back-to-back years, he was named an All-Star in 11 seasons, and he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his first nomination. Banks started his own foundation that raised money to give to charities and received the Presidential Medal of Honor in 2013.
  • Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies

    When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox. It was...

    Virgen: Lemmerman highlights special day for CdM Baseball

    Jake Lemmerman's description of his own life may seem contradicting, but it's true. The former Corona del Mar High star baseball player said his life is crazy, yet simple. In a couple weeks Lemmerman will be headed to Peoria, Ariz. for spring training...

    Revived at 25, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum strives to preserve, fill in fading history

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. It's easy "to fall in love with the romanticism" of the Negro Leagues, Bob Kendrick said. And the vibrant cast and vivid tales have been not merely preserved but animated by the efforts of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, which has...

    Angell, Alexie and Eggers among new arts academy members

    At age 94, Roger Angell keeps collecting honors. Over the past year, the longtime New Yorker contributor and editor has been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame for his writing about the game and received a National Magazine Award for his highly praised...