| Apr 13, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Hoping to allow more fans to honor late manager Earl Weaver, the Orioles are pushing back their "A Celebration of Earl" to 6 p.m. on Saturday April 20.
The event, to be held at Camden Yards, had initially been scheduled to start at 2 p.m. that day....
| Apr 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Baseball's greatest story will be rewritten again Monday as the sport celebrates the 66th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's breaking the major leagues' color barrier.
Yet the man who wrote the story will be forgotten.
In every game, players from...
| Apr 1, 2013
As the chaperon of Michigan's Muskegon Lassies in the 1940s, Helen Hannah Campbell made sure the professional baseball players wore lipstick and properly modest uniform skirts in the "girls league" founded to keep ballparks filled while men were away at...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Jack and Janice Dickey of Stoystown celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Jack and the former Janice Walker were married March 22, 1953, in the Berlin Lutheran Church by the Rev. John Heller and the Rev. H. Dale Zimmerman.
Born Janice Fay Walker...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Despite its smallness, South Dakota has produced numerous nationally known journalists.
One of its finest, Chuck Raasch, brought South Dakota basketball to the forefront with his recent column in USA Today. Raasch is a South Dakota State graduate...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:15 AM
My father, Bill Guilfoile, was a baseball executive for 40 years with the New York Yankees, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was also a compulsive reader, and it's no surprise that his favorite subject was the game that has...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The last and most prolific day of Major League Baseball's annual amateur draft brought a little of everything to area fans.
-- The Detroit Tigers picked another Verlander.
-- Numerous players from state colleges who had successful seasons, including...
| May 30, 2013
The American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame tournament at Cooperstown Dreams Park in Cooperstown, N.Y., is the largest travel ball invitational outside of the Travel Ball World Series itself.
More than 100 elite teams will be participating this year,...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Perhaps hoping to hit a home run of a different sort, former baseball outfielder Barry Bonds has listed his Italian-inspired estate in Beverly Park for sale at $25 million.
Designed to function as both a place to host large-scale events and as a family...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 4:55 PM
During his 17-year managerial career with the Orioles, Earl Weaver crafted 1,480 winning batting orders. Arguably none was as impressive as the lineup that honored him Saturday.
A star-studded collection of players, team representatives, and baseball...
| 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......