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  • Former 'Canes Fernandez, Fiori to be inducted into College Baseball Hall of Fame

    Tuesday may have been looking forward at media day for the Hurricanes baseball team. But it was also a day two of the program's biggest former stars were celebrated for their accomplishments.  The College Baseball Foundation announced Tuesday that...
  • Hall of Fame inductees anxious over speeches

    Braves pitcher Tom Glavine said he expects to talk longer during his acceptance speech Sunday than former teammate Greg Maddux, who will go first during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. "He and I and Frank (Thomas) were talking a little...
  • Chicago ties bind the mayor of Cooperstown

    Chicago ties bind the mayor of Cooperstown
    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Several years ago, Karen Katz walked into her son's parent-teacher day at his preschool in Lincolnshire expecting to have a conversation about 4-year-old Joey. But when Katz introduced herself as Joey's mom, she got a...
  • Cooperstown or Canton for Frank Thomas?

    Cooperstown or Canton for Frank Thomas?
    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — If Frank Thomas had chosen football over baseball, would the Big Hurt have been successful in the NFL? "If he had stuck with football, he'd be going in the Hall of Fame as a football player," former Auburn coach Pat Dye told...
  • Baseball Hall of Fame reduces maximum time on ballot

    Baseball Hall of Fame reduces maximum time on ballot
    COOPERSTOWN -- The Hall of Fame announced changes to its voting procedure on Saturday, including reducing the length of time a retired player can stay on the ballot to a maximum of 10 years. The current length is 15 years. In the new format, after 10...
  • Hall of Fame highlights for White Sox fans

    Hall of Fame highlights for White Sox fans
    Here are five must-see things for White Sox fans at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Old Comiskey pinwheel: Nothing will bring back the fondness for the old Comiskey Park quite like the oversized, 1970s-tastic electric pinwheel from the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • UC Irvine's Mike Gillespie, Texas' Augie Garrido to play one for ages

    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...
  • Summer In The City? Baseball Would Make It Special

    Summer In The City? Baseball Would Make It Special
    We have a history. Oh, do we have a baseball history. The only Civil War veteran inducted by the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown brought professional baseball to Hartford in 1874. Not only was Morgan G. Bulkeley a team owner, he helped make the...
  • 1950s singer Jerry Vale dies at 83

    1950s singer Jerry Vale dies at 83
    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,"...