| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:33 PM
KEY MOMENT: Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter, with a career-high 15 strikeouts.
AT THE PLATE: Miguel Rojas hit a bases-loaded double to key a five-run third inning. Rojas thus boosted his career RBI total from one to four.
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2014
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...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:20 PM
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...
| 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
• Ran a chain of Laundromats and tax preparation outlets; president of private equity firm Convex Group
• Founded the short-lived Brash...
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Having a day off on Wednesday, Simi Valley baseball Coach Matt La Belle decided to take his players on a short field trip to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum to see the best exhibition of baseball memorabilia outside of the National...
| Mar 28, 2014
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....