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  • Ted Williams Praises Dodger Hitters

     
    Well, it was the 1970s…. March 19, 1970: Ted Williams, manager of the Washington Senators who knew a few things about hitting, had high praise for two Dodgers. "Within three years (Bill) Bucker will lead the National League in hitting," Williams told...
  • Jury Duty

     
    Photograph by Dan McCormack / Los Angeles Times Nov. 23, 1957: Caryl Chessman appears in court in a hearing to determine whether the state of California owned the manuscript of his unpublished book "The Kid Was a Killer," which was seized under the theory...
  • President's first pitch: 100 years later

     
    by Mark Silva and updated 100 years ago, it was William Howard Taft, right-hander. 100 years ago, it was the Washington Senators. Today, it was Barack Obama, south paw. Today, it was the Washington Nationals. In his time, Harry Truman......
  • Caylee Anthony: Winter Springs family says no thanks to group involved in Caylee’s case

     
     The search for Nadia Bloom, the missing 11-year-old girl from Winter Springs, has spread to the Internet. You can learn more at Help Find Nadia Bloom on Facebook. But there's another wrinkle in the story, as WFTV-Channel 9 reported last night. ...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Ted Williams has a cocky response when told he could learn from watching Jimmie Foxx hit

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Ted Williams had an infamously cocky response as a rookie when told how he could learn from watching the great Jimmie Foxx hit. STATUS: I'm Going With False. As the story goes, when Ted Williams went to the......
  • Ken Griffey Jr. retires: “The Kid” deserves a better finale

     
    Baseball great and Orlando native Ken Griffey Jr. has called it a career and announced his retirement Wednesday after 22 seasons in the MLB....
  • NASA now sending photos of people (instead of real people) into outer space?

     
    Although it may sound dumb, if you send NASA a photo of yourself they'll fly it on their next Space Shuttle flights....
  • Question of the day: Is Phil Jackson the best coach in NBA history or simply someone who benefited from great players? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. [Updated at 12:30 p.m.: Baxter Holmes, Los Angeles Times The only......
  • History on display at Fanfest

     
    One of the best sports moments I've experienced came at the 2010 All-Star Game's Fanfest. There in the case in front of me was the authentic retirement jersey of Jackie Robinson. Fans of guys named Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and......
  • All the fun of All-Star Fanfest 2010

     
    The day before Fanfest officially opened, the Boys & Girls Club and the Los Angeles Times were given a sneak peak of the setup within the Anaheim Convention Center. One of the biggest attractions will greet fans when they walk......
  • Bass Will Win "Dancing with the Stars"

     
    Well, here I go again. Making a wild - and possibly wildly inaccurate prediction - but I'm gonna do it anyway. That's just what I do, and if I'm wrong, don't blame me. Blame the voters. (Because I AM......