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  • In P.T. Barnum's Hometown, A Baseball Circus Named Pete Rose

    In P.T. Barnum's Hometown, A Baseball Circus Named Pete Rose
    BRIDGEPORT — Although the quote doesn't really belong to him, Phineas Taylor Barnum has been credited with saying there's a sucker born every minute. Like that sucker, I am drawn to Barnum's hometown to listen to Pete Rose and watch him manage an...
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  • Pete Rose to manage for a game

    Pete Rose to manage for a game
    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...
  • Now that Rollins has the Phillies hit-record, lets look at HS scouting reports

     
    High school scouting reports on Jimmy Rollins did not come close to projecting the type of career he'd go on to have. (Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports) Jimmy Rollins recorded career hit number 2,235 Saturday afternoon and passed Mike Schmidt on the...
  • Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies at 54

    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies at 54
    Former San Diego Padres star Tony Gwynn has died, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced Monday. He was 54. Gwynn, who was the head baseball coach at San Diego State University at the time of his death, had been battling salivary gland cancer, which he...
  • Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dead at 54

    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dead at 54
    Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn died Monday morning after battling cancer. He was 54. Gwynn was surrounded by his family at Pomerado Hospital in Poway, Calif., when he died. Gwynn spent his entire Hall of Fame career with the San Diego Padres...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones reflects on Padres great Tony Gwynn's death

    Orioles' Adam Jones reflects on Padres great Tony Gwynn's death
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — While growing up in San Diego, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones idolized Tony Gwynn as a player, then later gained greater admiration for him after getting to know the Padres Hall of Famer as a person. So the news of Gwynn'...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'Turning the Black Sox White' by Tim Hornbaker

    Review: 'Turning the Black Sox White' by Tim Hornbaker
    Tim Hornbaker, in his "Turning the Black Sox White: The Misunderstood Legacy of Charles A. Comiskey," makes a more persuasive case for Charles A. Comiskey's importance in 19th- and 20th-century baseball than previous books (including 1919's "Commy" by G....
  • New Nolan Ryan book details why he didn't end career with Angels

    New Nolan Ryan book details why he didn't end career with Angels
    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...
  • Thomas Tull: A Brief Bio of the Legendary CEO

    THOMAS TULL Age: 43 Hometown: Binghamton, N.Y.; raised by a single mother, who was a dental hygienist Career: • Ran a chain of Laundromats and tax preparation outlets; president of private equity firm Convex Group • Founded the short-lived Brash...