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  • Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan

    Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan
    In Michael Feeney Callan's fawning new biography, we get plenty of the actor, director and environmentalist we already know but only a tantalizing, too-brief glimpse of a young man we almost never hear about: Charles Robert Redford Jr., Angeleno.
  • From the archives: Skowron revels in storytelling as he battles lung cancer

    From the archives: Skowron revels in storytelling as he battles lung cancer
    This story was first published in the Tribune on May 22, 2011. The voice is softer now but as affable and entertaining as ever. Moose Skowron still has many, many tales to tell. Like the night Marilyn Monroe was flirting -- only not with Skowron, nor...

    Frank Robinson had deep impact on Orioles' first title team

    Frank Robinson had deep impact on Orioles' first title team
    Ask him for the highlight of his Hall of Fame career and Frank Robinson jumps on it like a high fastball. "The '66 season," he told The Baltimore Sun last month. "I couldn't have scripted the first year [with the Orioles] any better. That's winning the...

    City Lights: Pitch comes from his inspiration

    City Lights: Pitch comes from his inspiration
    It's the spot where Sandy Koufax, Don Drysdale, Hideo Nomo and other legendary pitchers faced down batters over the last 50 years. Next week, Dodger Stadium will play host to a tough hurler of a different kind. Dan Kanne, a Huntington Beach resident and...

    He had their number in '66 — zero

    It was no thanks to Larry Jaster that the Dodgers made a second consecutive trip to the World Series in 1966. The rookie left-hander from the St. Louis Cardinals pitched five shutouts in 1966 — all, remarkably, against the National League...