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  • 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'......
  • 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...
  • Mariners Pay tribute to Harmon Killebrew

    Mariners Pay tribute to Harmon Killebrew
    Even though Twins legend Harmon Killebrew retired two years before the Seattle Mariners franchise came into existence in 1977, the Mariners still paid tribute to the Hall of Famer who died at 74 on Tuesday after a battle with esophageal cancer. The...
  • Mariners Win their Sixth Straight in Extra Innings

    Mariners Win their Sixth Straight in Extra  Innings
    It was bound to happen sooner or later, given Mariners pitchers had allowed just three runs over the past five games. But it was fitting that on the day the Twins honored the memory of Harmon Killebrew, the bats broke out at Target Field. The Mariners...
  • In The Pipeline: Baseball greats make the best save

    Last year in this column space, I wrote about a special event at SeaCliff Country Club. It was a golf outing and banquet put on by KinderVision that featured a slew of Major League Baseball legends, including Rollie Fingers and Harmon Killebrew....
  • Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    The Tribune's White Sox beat writer answers reader questions throughout the season. This week, the Sox's stellar performance in the face of a killer schedule and why they haven't gotten pitching help yet. Do you think that Alexei Ramirez at shortstop and...
  • 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......
  • 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...