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  • Curt Gowdy was very excited by Ted Williams' homer

     
    Speaking of Vin Scully (see post below) I was honored Wednesday night to attend the second annual induction ceremony for the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the New York Hilton. The class: Marvin Bader, Chet Forte, Curt Gowdy, Ted......
  • Surefire hangover cures

     
    Owl Meat starts out the new year with just what we need. Thank you, Owlie. Did I mention that you drink a lot of malbec when you're in Buenos Aires? Wow. These computer keys are really loud. EL You have......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Readers of quality sportswriting bid John Updike adieu

     
    I know I'm two weeks late on this, but in memory of John Updike's death, I should post his most famous contribution to sportswriting. It's about Ted Williams, here.......
  • Branch Rickey discusses a new baseball league

     
    Looking forward to reading Michael Shapiro's new book, "Bottom of the Ninth," about the pivotal period between the departures from New York of the Dodgers and Giants and the arrival of the Mets, including the attempt to launch a......
  • Sotomayor: 'Piece of cake,' she's told

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama already knew one of the finalists for the Supreme Court whom he was considering: federal Judge Diane Wood of Chicago, a fellow teacher of constitutional law at the University of Chicago. But the president......
  • Friday comment contest winner

     
    Let's get the Friday comment contest out of the way a day early to clear the palate for U.S. Open stuff: This week's winner is multiple champ John Philips for his take on Artie Lange's appearance on Joe Buck's HBO......
  • Ted Williams, Don Ohlmeyer, Jimmy V. and Mad Dog

     
    I am getting trained in some sort of new, improved blogging platform Wednesday, so there will be little or no posting that day. So let's get some time-sensitive stuff out of the way now: Item 1: HBO's latest sports documentary,......
  • More spring training memories

     
    The rich history of spring training in South Florida has been slowly wearing away during the past two decades as teams that once made Florida???s southeast coast their spring homes have moved elsewhere to fancy new venues. The news this......
  • Ted Williams' frozen head was mistreated

     
    Ted Williams' frozen head was grossly abused at an Arizona Cryonics Facility, according to a new book. "Frozen" alleges the Red Sox Hall of Famer's head, which had been severed and stored in hopes of future revival, was mutilated and......
  • Movie Star Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Jobyna Ralston, Oct. 2, 1926. Los Angeles Times file Photo Update: Jobyna Ralston with Harold Lloyd in ???Girl Shy,??? in a photo marked April 20, 1924. Jan. 23, 1967: Jobyna Ralston dies at the age of 66. Just a reminder on...