| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:07 PM
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...
| 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,"...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:34 AM
NEW YORK -- The death of Hall-of-Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn from mouth cancer has renewed calls to end the use of chewing tobacco from its traditional place in the game. Gwynn, 54, died June 16 after two surgeries to remove malignant growths inside...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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
â¢ Ran a chain of Laundromats and tax preparation outlets; president of private equity firm Convex Group
â¢ Founded the short-lived Brash...
| May 2, 2014
While rain washed out the local baseball schedule Tuesday, Easton and Nazareth squeezed in their Lehigh Valley Conference game several hours away.
The Red Rovers and Blue Eagles met at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, N.Y., home of the National...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:01 AM
Record: 74-88 Place: Fourth in American League East
Manager: Mike Hargrove Most Valuable Oriole: Delino DeShields
Batting leader: Delino DeShields (.296) Home run leader: Albert Belle (23)
RBI leader: Albert Belle (103) Wins leader: Jose...