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  • Question of the Day: Which is the toughest division in baseball? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss the Major League Baseball season. Check back throughout the day for more responses, vote in the poll and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune There......
  • Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew dies at 74

     
    Minnesota Twins slugger Harmon Killebrew has died at age 74. His 573 home runs are the 11th most in major league history and his mark of eight seasons with 40 or more home runs has been topped only by Babe......
  • Angels avoid no-hitter but not loss

     
    For the first month of the season, the Angels' Jered Weaver was the best pitcher in baseball. But for eight innings Saturday, he was no better than the second-best pitcher on the mound at Target Field. That's because the Twins'......
  • Following in hero's adventuring footsteps

    The year was 1965. That was the year I fell in love with baseball and history. It happened in Miss Tomlinson's fifth-grade class at Crestview Elementary School in Merriam, Kan. We had the Kansas City Athletics, but they were a last-place mess that went...
  • In the Pipeline: Giving children care and hair

    In the Pipeline: Giving children care and hair
    Two stories this week highlighted some great efforts being made in Huntington Beach on behalf of kids, and by kids themselves. We start by going back to 1991 San Diego. You may remember the tragic case of Leticia Hernandez, the Oceanside youngster who...
  • MLB Hall of Famers visit Surf City

    MLB Hall of Famers visit Surf City
    "Cheaters." That's what Harmon Killebrew called the recently revealed Major League Baseball steroid users to a packed dinner crowd at SeaCliff Country Club last week at the KinderVision fundraiser. It was but one of many revealing, interesting moments...
  • Twins fans finally get some air

    Twins fans finally get some air
    White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen once said he couldn't wait to see how those piranhas, the Minnesota Twins, would play in their new outdoor stadium. For years the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, aka the Baggie, was a house of horrors for Sox teams, with...
  • With ears still ringing...

     
    If the Orioles go through with plans to put “Baltimore” on the road jerseys, they should wear them whenever the Red Sox come to Camden Yards. There had to be more noise here for Manny Ramirez’s 500th home run than......
  • Ken Burns plans 10th episode of 'Baseball' series

     
    Ken Burns, the world???s foremost peppy, mop-topped, older-than-he-looks, 55-year-old documentary film guru, is working on a new, 10th episode of his epic ???Baseball?????? documentary, which debuted on PBS in 1994 and currently is being replayed Tuesdays...
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Year-by-year inductees

    (BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...