| May 1, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Former Baltimore Sun Orioles writer Buster Olney told me back in the 1990s that he thought Roberto Alomar was the best all-around player in the game. I don't think I fully agreed with him at the time, but he definitely wasn't very far from correct.
| May 3, 2013
| 10:23 PM
Whether they were speaking to him during a luncheon at Lager's Inn, greeting him in the hallways at Northern State University or chatting about baseball with him after the book signing, people in Aberdeen treated ESPN baseball writer Buster Olney like...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baseball's greatest story will be rewritten again Monday as the sport celebrates the 66th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking the major leagues' color barrier.
Yet the man who wrote the story will be forgotten.
In every game, players from...
| Apr 1, 2013
As the chaperon of Michigan's Muskegon Lassies in the 1940s, Helen Hannah Campbell made sure the professional baseball players wore lipstick and properly modest uniform skirts in the "girls league" founded to keep ballparks filled while men were away at...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Jack and Janice Dickey of Stoystown celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Jack and the former Janice Walker were married March 22, 1953, in the Berlin Lutheran Church by the Rev. John Heller and the Rev. H. Dale Zimmerman.
Born Janice Fay Walker...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Despite its smallness, South Dakota has produced numerous nationally known journalists.
One of its finest, Chuck Raasch, brought South Dakota basketball to the forefront with his recent column in USA Today. Raasch is a South Dakota State graduate...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:15 AM
My father, Bill Guilfoile, was a baseball executive for 40 years with the New York Yankees, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was also a compulsive reader, and it's no surprise that his favorite subject was the game that has...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 5:41 PM
UC Irvine junior Andrew Morales has been named to the initial College Baseball Hall of Fame's Pitcher of the Year watch list.
The right-hander is second in the nation at 8-0 and his 1.56 earned-run average ranks 47th in the nation and third in the Big...
| Apr 21, 2013
I promised another column on baseball, our “national pastime,” and the Baseball Hall of Fame; so, while it’s still spring here goes:
Two weeks ago on Ruth Anne’s and my radio show, Ed Lough talked baseball. Ed is known locally for...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Let's be honest. It isn't really that hard to tug at the heartstrings of a Baltimore sports fan. This is a town where nostalgia lives full-time, so Saturday's Oriole Park tribute to Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver couldn't help but strike the right note....
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Beginning April 11, we asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time. You could vote via comment, Facebook, Twitter or email. And vote you did. From then until April 21, when voting closed, we received an amazing 12,231 ballots....