| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Pete Rose is returning to the dugout for a day to manage an independent league team.
Rose, banished from the major leagues for betting on baseball, will return to the bench for the first time since 1989 when he serves as manager of the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:23 PM
What’s older than Major League Baseball?
The combined ages of two coaches who will face each other in the College World Series on Saturday.
UC Irvine’s Mike Gillespie (74) will see Texas’ Augie Garrido (75) in the other dugout for...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:15 AM
We have a history. Oh, do we have a baseball history.
The only Civil War veteran inducted by the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown brought professional baseball to Hartford in 1874. Not only was Morgan G. Bulkeley a team owner, he helped make the...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Singer Jerry Vale, who recorded more than 50 albums during his career as a romantic pop singer, died on Sunday at age 83, his family attorney said.
"Jerry Vale passed away in Palm Desert, California, at 9:45 a.m. He was with his family and friends,"...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:26 PM
It sure wasn’t pretty, but the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., will memorialize President Obama’s first presidential pitch anyway.
Obama has donated the puffy White Sox jacket he wore when he threw out the...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Buzzie Bavasi has long been blamed as the man responsible for letting Nolan Ryan leave the Angels in 1979.
Bavasi, then the team's general manager, played hardball with the game's hardest thrower with the insulting quote that all he needed was two 8-7...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Hometown: Binghamton, N.Y.; raised by a single mother, who was a dental hygienist
â¢ Ran a chain of Laundromats and tax preparation outlets; president of private equity firm Convex Group
â¢ Founded the short-lived Brash...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:50 PM
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 —...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, Tony La Russa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, pushing membership to 306. There are 74 pitchers, 17 catchers, 21 first basemen, 20 second basemen, 15 third...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Manhattan is known for its pricey hotels, but in August a small Long Island town claimed the title as most expensive New York hotel destination.
Travel booking site NewYorkHotels.org released a survey Tuesday that confirms what New York City locals...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Dwier Brown was on screen for about five minutes. It was enough to help create one of the movies' greatest moments.
And we’re giving you the chance to meet him, hear his stories and answer your questions. I’m sure he’ll also sign an...