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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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......
  • Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew has esophageal cancer

     
    Hall of Fame slugger Harmon Killebrew has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. The 74-year-old Killebrew released a statement through the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, saying he expects to make a full recovery from the "very serious" condition. "With...
  • Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven elected to baseball Hall of Fame

     
    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were chosen to the baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, in an election in which voters again rejected candidates closely identified with baseball's steroid era. Alomar got 523 votes and Blyleven 463, with 436 of......
  • 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...