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  • Autry to Get L.A. Club, O’Malley Says

     
    Dec. 5, 1960: Gene Autry would be the owner of Los Angeles' new baseball team, according to none other than Walter O'Malley. Frank Finch's story claimed that O'Malley's priority in the selection of an owner for the American League expansion......
  • Ex-major leaguer Greg Goossen dies

     
    Greg Goossen, a former six-figure bonus baby of the Dodgers who played for Casey Stengel and the New York Mets, dabbled as a boxing trainer with his brother and was a stand-in for actor Gene Hackman in more than a......
  • Jim Murray, Feb. 22, March 8, 1961

     
    Feb. 22, 1961: Jim Murray writes about Gaspar Ortega, a perfect opponent. March 8, 1961: Be sure to read Murray’s attempt to interview Casey Stengel – It is a jewel....
  • Batter up! 9 baseball books to kick off the season

     
    This list of nine best baseball books by David L. Ulin includes Robert Coover -- and leaves out Boys of Summer....
  • Rangers' wish: Rain, rain come this way

     
    "Now there's three things you can do in a baseball game," the legendary Casey Stengel once said. "You can win or you can lose or it can rain." The Texas Rangers are probably thinking that the rain thing might be......
  • Jim Murray, June 4, 1961

     
    June 4, 1961: Jim Murray puts in a call to Casey Stengel and says: "I realized I was listening to the Voice of Baseball again. And what it is doing in a bank vault in Glendale instead of a locker......
  • Question of the Day: Is there an age limit for hiring a baseball manager?

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss Jack McKeon's hiring by the Florida Marlins. Check back throughout the day for more responses and weigh in with a comment of your own. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times No one would think of......
  • Is there an age limit for baseball managers?

    Is there an age limit  for baseball managers?
    New senior circuit Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Jack McKeon didn't get a four-year contract when the Marlins hired him to be their interim manager, so why not do what they're doing? McKeon is clearly a bridge guy to Ozzie Guillen, Bobby Valentine or...
  • The Reading Life: The nine best baseball books

    The Reading Life: The nine best baseball books
    Five years ago, on the eve of the 2006 baseball season, I put together a list of nine favorite baseball books — one for each inning, one for every player on the field. Such a list was not meant to be definitive (how could it be?), but since then I'...
  • Book review: 'Branch Rickey' by Jimmy Breslin

    Book review: 'Branch Rickey' by Jimmy Breslin
    Branch Rickey Jimmy Breslin Viking/Penguin Lives: 148 pp., $19.95 "I had a problem for a writer," Jimmy Breslin tells us in the prologue to "Branch Rickey," his impressionistic portrait of baseball's great emancipator, the man responsible for...
  • Mariners Front Office Reach Out to Fans thru E-Mail

    Mariners Front Office Reach Out to Fans thru E-Mail
    A Message from Mariners Chairman Howard Lincoln and Executive Vice President-General Manager Jack Zduriencik Howard Lincoln: I've been a naval officer, an attorney and a business executive in my life. But before any of these, I was a baseball fan. I...