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Joe Morgan (baseball)

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  • Hobson Named Lancaster Barnstormers Manager for 2011

    Hobson Named Lancaster Barnstormers Manager for 2011
    Butch Hobson, one of the most successful managers in Atlantic League history, has been hired by the Lancaster Barnstormers for the 2011 season, it was announced Tuesday by team president Jon Danos. Hobson, 59, replaces Tom Herr, whose contract was bought...
  • If no Hall pass, create new award

    The idea is always at the surface, has been since the story of an NFL star dying in an Afghanistan firefight captured America's attention, and struck especially hard on this past holiday weekend, 10 years after the Sept. 11 attacks. You remember Pat...
  • Sykesville man takes memorable swing at Orioles' announcer job

    Sykesville man takes memorable swing at Orioles' announcer job
    Kirk McEwen wasn't nervous when he entered the radio booth at Oriole Park last Saturday. The Sykesville resident had been behind a microphone a few thousand times during a long broadcasting career. But this was different. McEwen was one of 25...
  • Saints open preseason with whipping of 49ers

    Saints open preseason with whipping of 49ers
    The Saints defense set the tone early. On San Francisco's first series, defensive end Will Smith brokei thru to pressure quarterback Alex Smith. Smith's attempted pass fell aimlessly to the turf. 49ers quarterbacks were sacked 6 times and rookie...
  • Ken Griffey Jr. humbled by presentation of Baseball Commissioner's Lifetime Achievement Award

    Ken Griffey Jr. humbled by presentation of Baseball Commissioner's Lifetime Achievement Award
    Orlando resident and future Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr., was honored as the 12th recipient of the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award on Sunday night prior to Game 4 of the World Series in Arlington, Texas. Griffey Jr., who...
  • Local cyclists not surprised by Armstrong allegations of doping

    Allegations of doping by Lance Armstrong are not surprising, according to several San Diego cyclists. In a 60 minutes interview Sunday, former teammate Tyler Hamilton said he witnesses Armstrong injecting E.P.O, a red blood cell stimulant on multiple...
  • From 2007: The bummer of 69(%)

    Ron Santo's heart was broken again Tuesday when he was denied entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame, leaving the former Cubs icon to wonder whether his day ever will come. The nine-time All-Star learned Tuesday morning the Veterans Committee again...
  • Dock Ellis, former major league pitcher who counseled drug addicts, dies at 63

    Dock Ellis, former major league pitcher who counseled drug addicts, dies at 63
    Dock Ellis, the former major league pitcher who claimed to have thrown a no-hitter while on LSD but later turned his exploits into the basis of an anti-drug crusade and counseling career, died Friday of liver disease at County-USC Medical Center. He was...
  • Chicago White Sox fall short, 9-5, in bid for sweep over Los Angeles Angels

    Chicago White Sox fall short, 9-5, in bid for sweep over Los Angeles Angels
    Witnessing a five-run deficit in the first two innings Thursday that included a two-out throwing error, two walks and another defensive lapse drew an unflattering comparison from White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen. "It was like a Little League game out...
  • MLB 08 The Show and MLB 2K8 make baseball a difficult game

    MLB 08 The Show and MLB 2K8 make baseball a difficult game
    The fictional manager of the Durham Bulls (played with grit by the late Trey Wilson) said it best in the classic film "Bull Durham." Baseball, he reflected, "is a simple game. You throw the ball. You hit the ball. You catch the ball." So why do the...
  • No major sports leagues, but Hampton Roads offers other options for sports enthusiasts

    Hampton Roads has no major-league sports team, but the area doesn't lack for competitive action. From baseball and golf to football and hockey to basketball and motorsports, there is plenty of fierce competition year-round. 1. Kingsmill. It was once...