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  • Longoria, not the Babe, on MLB Network premiere

     
    I have discussed the MLB Network in general and the rerun of Don Larsen's perfect game both in the blog and in the newspaper in recent days. But I have much, much more to say! Click below . . .......
  • BBWAA dinner on Sunday

     
    I get the sense -- based on the number of replies to my last not-so-scintillating post about a fifth starter -- that some of you are anxious to get back to baseball. So here's the scoop on this weekend's Baseball......
  • Hang with D-Wright, win Shea seats

     
    Sounds like fun, doesn't it? That's just two of the highlights scheduled for this Sunday's BBWAA Awards dinner at the New York Hilton, where all of the MLB hardware will be handed out (MVPs, Cy Youngs, etc.) and the......
  • Predictions for the 1960s

     
    Dec. 27, 1959: The Times leads with the Nixon-Rockefeller story. Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz.) expresses strong support for Nixon. Times Political Editor Kyle Palmer, as to be expected, is all for Nixon. Nixon calls for job training for African...
  • Maury Wills among nine newcomers on 2010 Shrine of the Eternals ballot

     
    The 50-person 2010 ballot for the Baseball Reliquary Shrine of the Eternals has nine new names on it, including former Dodgers shortstop Maury Wills. New Yorker writer Roger Angell also returns to the ballot after an 11-year absence. Wills joins......
  • Brown Signs Nation’s First Smog Law

     
    April 14, 1960: Gov. Pat Brown signs America’s first law requiring emissions controls on automobiles. "I consider this bill one of the most far-reaching pieces of legislation to come across my desk in my 15 months as governor," he said. In a few years,...
  • Question of the day: Where does Bobby Cox rank in the pantheon of MLB managers? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around 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. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune Winning with the Yankees is one thing. Winning......
  • 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......
  • Stengel Top Choice to Coach New L.A. Team

     
    Nov. 1, 1960: The new American League team heading to Los Angeles seemed to be stockpiling star power. Hank Greenberg, a Hall of Fame slugger turned businessman, was putting together his bid for the franchise, which would start playing in......
  • L.A. Team Seeks Manager

     
    Nov. 3, 1960: So who will manage Los Angeles' American League team? The Times already suggested former Yankees manager Casey Stengel as a top candidate and now reported that another veteran manager, Fred Haney, didn't want the job. Haney was......
  • 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......