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  • Rose getting into the Hall of Fame is still a thorny issue for Bench

     
    I did not get to ask any questions of Johnny Bench on Wednesday during his appearance in the Lehigh Valley. He had to leave immediately after his presentation at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Foglesville. By the time I got from my table to his,...
  • Sports in Hampton

    Fans' fare 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. Langley Speedway....
  • War Memorial Stadium will have a new roof, but not until after the season

    War Memorial Stadium will have a new roof, but not until after the season
    - A new roof at War Memorial Stadium will be installed during this season - An inspection discovered several flaws in the original roof - The stadium was built in 1948 and cost $206,000 You don't get to be 62 years old without needing a little work...
  • Dottie Pepper's father, Don, played in majors briefly

     
    Father's day note: NBC golf reporter Dottie Pepper's father, Don, played four games for the 1966 Tigers, going 0-for-3. He appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1968 with four other projected top rookies: Johnny Bench, Mike Torrez, Cisco......
  • Reds, Dodgers in a Wild Doubleheader

     
    Aug. 10, 1970 : The Dodgers blew up the record book and challenged their fans' endurance during a wild doubleheader, using 35 hits to sweep the Cincinnati Reds, 7-3 and 13-3. The Dodgers had 26 singles, seven doubles and two triples. Willie Davis, Maury...
  • Baseball card collection in search of its owner

     
    With the baseball playoffs underway, it is somehow heartening to see a press release from the metro D.C. police department timed so perfectly. The headline: Police Seek to Reunite Collector with Baseball Cards. The lead paragraph: Officers from the...
  • George Steinbrenner, Steve Garvey on Hall of Fame veterans committee ballot

     
    Which of these candidates should be elected to the baseball Hall of Fame?online surveys Former New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner will be on the Hall of Fame veterans committee ballot next month, the Hall of Fame announced Monday. Steinbrenner.......
  • Scenes from Oklahoma City, site of tonight’s Magic-Thunder game

     
    OKLAHOMA CITY — From time to time, we're going to try on this blog to give you some flavor of the cities where the Orlando Magic play their road games....
  • A former Phils GM elected to the Hall

     
    The man who stood and cried as he handed out the 2008 World Series rings in April of 2009 to the Phillies was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Expansion Era Committee. Pat Gillick, the man behind the......
  • 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...
  • Cornerstone at third base

    Brooks Robinson's peers believe his defense wasn't just one of the Orioles' defining characteristics. His play at third base was the defining characteristic, they say. "The Orioles were built on having great defense, and Brooks was the cornerstone,"...