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  • Yankees Fire Casey Stengel!

     
    Oct. 19, 1960: Casey Stengel, the most successful baseball manager of modern times, was fired by the New York Yankees Tuesday only because of his age and despite his heated insistence that at 70 he is "just as good as......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hovhannesyan's foe changes … and changes

    GLENDALE — The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene. HOVHANNESYAN ON OPPONENT MERRY-GO-ROUND In the world of boxing, rising fighters such as Glendale's Art Hovhannesyan frequently deal with opponents changing with last-minute...
  • Glendale to get CCL summer team

    GLENDALE — By midsummer, baseball games are usually already little more than a memory at Stengel Field. But when the summer of 2011 really starts heating up, local baseball will be just getting into full swing. The California Collegiate League,...
  • 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...
  • False comparisons

    WASHINGTON -- Republican wishful thinkers like to rationalize away the damage being inflicted on their party by the intramural mudslinging among its unimpressive field of presidential candidates. After all, they note, in 2008 Democrats Barack Obama and...
  • Why the GOP primary isn't like Obama vs. Clinton in '08

    Why the GOP primary isn't like Obama vs. Clinton in '08
    Republican wishful thinkers like to rationalize away the damage being inflicted on their party by the intramural mudslinging among its unimpressive field of presidential candidates. After all, they note, in 2008 Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs

    Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs
    It's 1922 and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it. But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a crew has just started putting up some kind of stadium. On Pepper Street,...
  • Verdugo Views: The rich history of the Lawson family

    For many years, John M. “Jack” Lawson was one of Glendale’s most prominent players. He took over the reins of the family business when his father passed away in 1944 and left a huge operation that included industrial and commercial...