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  • Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88

    Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88
    In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
  • Does Dr. Frank Jobe belong in the Hall of Fame?

    Three hundred and six names fill National Baseball Hall of Fame’s roster, from men who invented the box score and first put numbers on uniforms to the recently elected trio of Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas. But no owner of a bronze...
  • Dr. Frank Jobe, best-known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88

    Dr. Frank Jobe, best-known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88
    In the fall of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
  • Wedded: Renee Coshin and Peter Coolbaugh

    Wedded: Renee Coshin and Peter Coolbaugh
    Date: Dec. 7 Her story: Renee Coshin, 39, grew up in Conshohocken, Pa., a suburb of Philadelphia. She works for a law firm in downtown Baltimore. Her mother, Irene Coshin, lives in Conshohocken. Her father, Randall Coshin, lives in Port St. Lucie, Fla....
  • Defaced Clemente mural reveals a portrait of neglect

    Defaced Clemente mural reveals a portrait of neglect
    The news sucker punched me in 1972. An airplane fell out of the sky and plunged in the water off the coast of Isla Verde, Puerto Rico. Among the lost was No. 21. Suddenly, the 8-year-old wannabe big-leaguer who determined never to drop a fly ball...
  • Ralph Kiner dies at 91; Hall of Fame slugger with Pittsburgh Pirates

    Ralph Kiner, who spent 10 seasons hitting towering home runs in the major leagues, then spent most of the rest of his life joyfully calling baseball games on radio and TV, died Thursday at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 91. The Baseball Hall...
  • Baseball's Hall of Fame is a game-changer for fans

    Baseball's Hall of Fame is a game-changer for fans
    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — I go to sleep each night watched over by a portrait of Roberto Clemente. I wake up each morning and see a baseball signed by Sandy Koufax. In between, I can glimpse Los Angeles, Washington and Cleveland baseball caps hanging from...
  • Morgan Bulkeley: The Biggest Sportsman To Come From Hartford

    Morgan Bulkeley: The Biggest Sportsman To Come From Hartford
    Morgan Gardner Bulkeley IV, accomplished artist and sculptor, Red Sox fan, last in the direct genealogical line with that distinctly Hartford name, visited the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., for the first time in the summer of 2012. "It was...
  • When 'Tinker' was part of the national lexicon

    Orlando's historic Tinker Field, recently at the center of a preservation debate, bears the name of a man whose baseball fame was earned more than a century ago. Born in Kansas on July 17, 1880, Joe Tinker had long been a household name when he...
  • Frank Thomas films ad with Hacksaw Jim Duggan for contest (updated)

    Frank Thomas films ad with Hacksaw Jim Duggan for contest (updated)
    With White Sox legend Frank Thomas getting elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame today, I thought I would check in and see how his Big Hurt Beer was doing. Imagine my surprise when I came across this gem. It’s a low-budget commercial for Thomas&...
  • High School Roundup: Can't deny Edison boys' soccer

    The Edison High boys' soccer team again is champion of the Sunset League. In a game that determined first place and as to which team would take the title, Edison slipped past visiting Los Alamitos, 1-0, Friday to clinch the crown. It took Connor Gordon'...