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  • Florida’s Preston Tucker, Mike Zunino named ABCA All-American

     
    Florida's Mike Zunino and Preston Tucker were named All-Americans by the American Baseball Coaches Association on Wednesday, with Zunino making the first team and Tucker making the second team. The honor is the latest in a long list of accolades for...
  • Mike Zunino named College Player of the Year by Baseball America

     
    The season didn't end the way Mike Zunino wanted it to, but the Florida catcher added to his list of additional honors this week. Zunino was named the College Player of the Year by Baseball America, becoming the first Florida player to receive the honor,...
  • Winning Dick Howser Trophy latest achievement for Mike Zunino

     
    OMAHA, Neb. – Mike Zunino grabbed his iPhone to take a picture. On the back of the Dick Howser Trophy was his name, the first of a Florida player engraved on a gold plate on the award honoring college baseball's best player. For all his humility, it...
  • Johnny Bench coming to Valley the day before Thanksgiving

     
    We've had this here on Groller's Corner earlier this year, but with it now being October and the Reds in the Major League Baseball playoffs, it's a good time to remind area sports fans that Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench will be the keynote speaker...
  • 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 Songs

    WGN Radio producer Rick Gieser checks in with another fantastic Sports Songs segment. (02/21/09) (:43:52) [listen to the 12/20/08 holiday edition | listen to the 10/11/08 edition | listen to the 08/09/08 edition | listen to the 06/21/08 edition | link...
  • 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...