| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Famed Dodgers play-by-play broadcaster Vin Scully will be the grand marshal of the 2014 Rose Parade in Pasadena, officials announced Thursday.
Appearing in front of the Tournament of Roses House, Scully -- who recently announced plans to call games...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:13 PM
After only one week of the college football season, I obviously have no idea who will be on my Heisman Trophy ballot in three months, but, unfortunately, I do know who will NOT be on my Heisman Trophy ballot in three months:
| Jul 15, 2013
This is an open letter to all involved. Take down the scoreboard in the center and send it to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Put the Jumbotron in its place. When a batter is in the box, have the scoreboard revert back to what the old one looked like. We've ...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:40 PM
It was one of those rare days where Jim Smiley pulled his collection of baseball memorabilia out of storage and into his La Crescenta home.
While Smiley hasn’t seen most of the items in quite a while, he only brings them out about four times a...
| Jul 17, 2013
You see them everywhere – on top of the heads of ballplayers on TV, on tourists roaming Michigan Avenue, on weekend warriors at the neighborhood softball diamond and on the kids playing in the cul-de-sac. In fact, for most fans of baseball caps, the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:14 PM
Five men will be inducted into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame Sept. 28 at the Crooks Town Hall.
The new inductees are Perry Danforth of Huron, Billy McMacken of Brookings, Mark Ripperda of Larchwood (Iowa) and brothers Chuck and Dave...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:28 PM
When you're planning a vacation with kids, Doris Kearns Goodwin suggests mixing in a little history.
"Something rubs off," said the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian. "People say maybe the kids are grumpy and such, but you often hear about a...
| Jun 12, 2013
Right when his team needed him most, Calexico native Isaiah Carrillo came through in a big way.
On “Elimination Thursday” of the American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame tournament, the second-largest travel ball invitational in the nation, the...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Earl Weaver penned his own epitaph.
“On my tombstone just write, ‘The sorest loser that ever lived,’ “ he once said.
Weaver, the Orioles’ chain-smoking, umpire-baiting, tomato-growing manager who led the team to four...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:26 PM
I'm several weeks away from entering my own Hall of Fame season, where I begin accepting nominations to my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters. I've never had a year in which no one was inducted. Then......
| May 29, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Pete Rose -- baseball's all-time hit leader, a member of the Phillies' first World Series champions in 1980, and one of the most controversial figures in baseball history -- will make an appearance at Coca-Cola Park on Father's Day, June 16, to throw...