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Reggie Jackson

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  • PIX To Air "Baseball 2010: This Is Big"

    On Sunday, April 4th, PIX will air "Baseball 2010: This is Big" a 60-minute original special previewing the much-anticipated 2010 New York Mets and Yankees baseball season, as one team looks to rebound and the other looks to repeat. "Baseball 2010: This...
  • NASCAR will struggle to fill void

    It has been said that NASCAR lost the greatest driver in its history Sunday when Dale Earnhardt danced his last dance at Daytona, but wasn't he much, much more than that? Couldn't it be said that Dale Earnhardt was America's greatest sportsman -- period?...
  • Hit man

    The shaggy-haired teen lines a pitch into the outfield, and the ping from his aluminum bat echoes throughout an empty Camden Yards. The slightly graying, 40-year-old man on the pitcher's mound offers encouragement and throws again, prompting another...
  • Palmeiro's evolution as slugger cast in doubt after suspension

    When Rafael Palmeiro was starting out with the Chicago Cubs, he seemed more likely to become the next Wade Boggs than to pass Reggie Jackson on the all-time home run list. His smooth swing sent singles and doubles skittering through gaps in the defense,...
  • Hall of Fame Orioles

    Eddie Murray will be the 11th modern Oriole in the Hall of Fame, joining Luis Aparicio, Reggie Jackson, George Kell, Lee MacPhail, Jim Palmer, Robin Roberts, Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Earl Weaver and Hoyt Wilhelm. A capsule look at the four who...
  • Thompson brought listeners to the ballpark

    WHEN IT WAS Chuck Thompson's time to say a few words, Fred Manfra led him to the microphone and then Chuck's wife, Betty, and his son, Craig, were there to guide him away. Chuck doesn't see too well now. It is one of the cruel ironies of our time. For...
  • Baltimore has played second fiddle for decades

    Baltimore is favored over New York in the big one ... and where have we heard that one before? Jan. 12, 1969: The Colts, having just run 15-1 through the NFL, are 17 1/2-point favorites over the Jets in Super Bowl III. Sports Illustrated calls it 47-0...
  • From 1995: Snub of Santo shows fickleness of Hall voters

    This is one time when the absence of a superstar is welcome. For each of the last three years, only one player has been elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Reggie Jackson walked alone to the hallowed ground in 1993,...
  • Murray hits No. 500

    Eddie Murray's timing was impeccable. On the one-year anniversary of Cal Ripken's historic 2,131st consecutive game, Murray launched his 500th home run and became only the third player in baseball history to reach both 500 homers and 3,000 hits. Murray...
  • Chuck Thompson's voice resonates from his book

    Chuck Thompson arrived behind a microphone back in that distant, primordial time when big league baseball players left their gloves on the field between innings and scoreboards were still operated manually. He remembers broadcasting one game "by peeking...
  • Thompson joins Hall, brings fans with him

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Almost a half-century after starting his baseball broadcasting career, Chuck Thompson received the ultimate award here yesterday afternoon. He did so with the same style and grace that has endeared him to three generations of...