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  • Hall Of Fame, By The Numbers

    Voting There were 549 votes cast, with 412 needed for election: Randy Johnson, 534 (97.3 percent); Pedro Martinez, 500 (91.1); John Smoltz, 455 (82.9); Craig Biggio, 454 (82.7); Mike Piazza, 384 (69.9); Jeff Bagwell, 306 (55.7); Tim Raines, 302 (55.0);...
  • Canada by train: A grand lineup of cities

    Canada by train: A grand lineup of cities
    This will be a story about hockey, poutine, fishing and Ted Williams, the Titanic, waterfalls, smoked meat, an old chateau with a new roof, lobsters, chowders and other good things. But mostly, it will be about a train ride. And Canada. Both of which...
  • Looking Back On Final Appearances Of All-Time Greats

    Looking Back On Final Appearances Of All-Time Greats
    Derek Jeter went out in style at Yankee Stadium Thursday, delivering a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Yankees beat the Orioles, 6-5. Jeter was 2-for-5 with a run scored and three RBI in his final game in the Bronx. Then...
  • Boring: Major League Baseball's non-descript 2014

    More than six months after it began with a splash in Australia, baseball's 2014 regular-season grind comes to a close Sunday. Barring a spectacular October, it wasn't a particularly memorable year by any stretch of the imagination. Strikeouts...
  • New in paperbacks: Ted Williams bio 'The Kid,' others

    New in paperbacks: Ted Williams bio 'The Kid,' others
    The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams by Ben Bradlee Jr., Back Bay, 864 pages, $25 Bradlee details the life and career of "The Splendid Splinter," including the five years Williams was out of baseball to serve as a Marine pilot in World War II...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    The Times' baseball rankings
    Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:   1. ANGELS: Postseason appearances: Six in 15 years under Mike Scioscia, three in 38 years before Scioscia. (1)   2. BALTIMORE: So, if the Orioles and Washington reach...
  • Mike Trout named All-Star Game MVP as AL beats NL, 5-3

    Mike Trout named All-Star Game MVP as AL beats NL, 5-3
    Mike Trout won the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player award following the American League's 5-3 victory over the National League in the MLB All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis on Tuesday. Trout went 2 for 3 with a double and a triple. Trout&...
  • Thomas Sowell: Thoughts on Obama, Israel, politics, and spread of Ebola

    Random thoughts on the passing scene: I don't know why we are spending our hard-earned money paying taxes to support a criminal justice system, when issues of guilt and innocence are being determined on television — and even punishment is being...
  • Derek Jeter Forecast: Outlook Brightening; Forecasters More Optimistic

    Derek Jeter Forecast: Outlook Brightening; Forecasters More Optimistic
    NEW YORK – Derek Jeter's final game in Yankees pinstripes will be rainy, but the latest forecasts indicate it will be played on or close to schedule. As Yankee Stadium crews began to prep the field for the game at 3 p.m., forecasters were saying the...
  • Red Sox Struggle To Score, Lose 4-1 To O's

    By Ken Powtak, The Sports Xchange BOSTON -- Alejandro De Aza hit two homers and drove three runs, Adam Jones added a solo homer, and the surging Baltimore Orioles earned a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. It was the 10th win in 13 games...
  • Angels lean on pitching and power to beat Marlins, 6-1

    Angels lean on pitching and power to beat Marlins, 6-1
    KEY MOMENT: After Adeiny Hechavarria's first home run of the season gave Miami a 1-0 lead in the third inning, the Angels answered with three runs in the bottom of the inning on run-scoring hits by Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton, and a groundout by Albert...