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  • 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...
  • St. Louis Cardinals icon, Hall of Famer Stan "The Man" Musial dies at 92

    St. Louis Cardinals icon, Hall of Famer Stan "The Man" Musial dies at 92
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a Hall of Famer with the St. Louis Cardinals for more than two decades, died Saturday. He was 92. Stan the Man won seven National League batting titles, was a three-time MVP and...
  • Stan Musial dies at 92; Cardinals' Hall of Fame hitter

    To generations of baseball fans, he was simply "Stan the Man." Stan Musial, a legendary slugger for the St. Louis Cardinals who came to embody one of the sport's most successful franchises, died Saturday. He was 92. Musial, who had Alzheimer's...
  • 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...
  • IronPigs "fan" game; plus high school softball gets TV exposure

     
    Attended my first IronPigs game of the season as a fan tonight (Thursday). I was there on Opening Night as a columnist, but the "fan" games are more enjoyable. Nice Bethlehem Steel hats were given out. Of course, I didn't get one. Have to get there...
  • The Blue Team in the Garden of Eden

     
     A little background for this post is probably in order. On Friday, Sam1 and I went and took in a softball game at the park at the corner of Sheffiled, Lincoln and Wrightwood, right by where the old Hoagie Hut used to be. Full disclosure, the team we...
  • The Reading Life: The New Yorker's grand old game

     
    Yankee fan David L. Ulin reads baseball, some vintage, with the help of The New Yorker's iPad app....
  • Ted Williams .406 mark greatest baseball feat of all-time

     
    So what’s the greatest individual feat in baseball history?...
  • Was pulling Mets' Jose Reyes from game in true spirit of baseball?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and join the discussion by leaving a comment. Paul Doyle, Hartford Courant In one of the greatest 24-hour stretches in baseball history, fans were......
  • Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dies at 57

     
    Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series led to perhaps the most famous comeback in baseball history, died Thursday. He was 57. Carter was diagnosed with......