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  • Angels' Albert Pujols is among players closing in on milestones

    Angels' Albert Pujols is among players closing in on milestones
    The newest addition to Angel Stadium is a dark green sign, behind the last row of the bleachers closest to center field. In white letters and numbers, the sign reads "PUJOLS 494." The number will change with every home run Albert Pujols hits. At Angel...
  • Ralph Kiner dies at 91; Hall of Fame slugger with Pittsburgh Pirates

    Ralph Kiner dies at 91; Hall of Fame slugger with Pittsburgh Pirates
    Ralph Kiner, who spent 10 seasons hitting towering home runs in the major leagues, then spent most of the rest of his life joyfully calling baseball games on radio and TV, died Thursday at his home in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 91. The Baseball Hall...
  • Bunning talks perfect game 50 years later, Cole Hamels

    Bunning talks perfect game 50 years later, Cole Hamels
    The Phillies are planning to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Jim Bunning's perfect game Sunday and he reminisced with a few reporters at Citizens Bank Park Thursday afternoon about it. The game took place June 21, 1964 - it was Father's Day, which...
  • What a sad day as Tony Gwynn leaves us too soon

    What a sad day as Tony Gwynn leaves us too soon
    Other than that sweet swing and the 3,141 hits, the thing that stood out the most about Tony Gwynn was the 1000-watt smile that shined on everyone he met and seemed to be right for every occasion. If Gwynn, who died from cancer Monday at age 54,...
  • A look at the career and life of Tony Gwynn

    A look at the career and life of Tony Gwynn
    • Born Anthony Keith Gwynn, May 9, 1960, in Los Angeles; died June 16, 2014, in Poway, Calif. (age 54). • Raised in Long Beach; attended Long Beach Poly High School (1973-1977), where he was best known as a highly recruited point guard on...
  • Matty Alou dies at 72; one of three baseball-star brothers

    Matty Alou dies at 72; one of three baseball-star brothers
    Matty Alou, the middle brother in one of baseball's greatest playing families and a slap hitter who won the National League batting title in 1966, died Thursday in the Dominican Republic. He was 72. His former team in the Dominican, Leones del Escogido,...
  • Baseball fans meet for diamond dialogue

    Baseball fans meet for diamond dialogue
    Talk baseball with Washington native David Paulson for a few minutes, and his obsessive lifelong fandom pours out in facts, figures and lore. He recalls how he loved the most obscure of Washington Senators players, like outfielder Stan Spence. How he...
  • FAU coach Joan Joyce headed into another Hall of Fame

    FAU coach Joan Joyce headed into another Hall of Fame
     Hall of Fame inductions are getting to be routine for Joan Joyce, the multidimensional coach and athlete who created FAU’s softball and has been its coach for the last 18 years.  Joyce, 71, will be inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of fame...
  • What's in a nickname?

    What's in a nickname?
    A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations. Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
  • Virginia Tech's Roth, Burnop celebrate 25 years of broadcasts, friendship

    Virginia Tech's Roth, Burnop celebrate 25 years of broadcasts, friendship
    BLACKSBURG — Sharing is inevitable when you work and travel with someone for 25 years. Five-star meals, one-star rooms and vice-versa. Wrong turns, canceled flights and comedic gaffes. None of which assure the bonds forged between Bill Roth and...
  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 23-29

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 23-29
    Sept. 24, 2000: Rookie running back Jamal Lewis scores his first NFL touchdown and the Ravens defense holds Cincinnati to 4 rushing yards as Baltimore crushes the visiting Bengals, 37-0. "We set a standard with this game," defensive tackle Tony Siragusa...