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  • Rick Kogan on Robert Goldsborough's second calling

    Rick Kogan on Robert Goldsborough's second calling
    Robert Goldsborough is and always has been a gentleman, a rare thing for a newspaperman to be in the still gruff/rough-and-tumble era when Goldsborough worked in all manner of high-level editorial capacities for the Chicago Tribune and later for Advertising Age.
  • St. Louis Cardinals: Did Dizzy Dean come in from the radio booth to pitch a game for them?

     
    BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: A team's radio announcer came in to pitch the final game of the team's season. Criticism of professional athletes by announcers put an interesting spin on a traditional retort that people being criticized often use, which is...

    Saving Sherrill

     
    George Sherrill entered the game in the ninth inning tonight after Dennis Sarfate walked two batters and threw fastball after fastball. Once, he shook off catcher Ramon Hernandez and threw a fastball. The man had a plan. By our count,...

    Former Dodger nears 100th birthday

     
    From The Associated Press: NEW YORK (AP) -- Tony Malinosky rapped hits off Dizzy Dean and King Carl Hubbell, fought in the Battle of the Bulge and got reprimanded by Richard Nixon. Quite a life for baseball's oldest living major...

    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...