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Johnny Bench

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  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • '83 crown wasn't only feather in Ripken cap

    The second of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The curtain to the 1983 season lowered on the careers of three future Hall of Famers: catcher Johnny Bench, pitcher Gaylord Perry and outfielder Carl Yastrzemski. It opened wide...
  • Top Series belonged to Brooks

    Gather 'round, young'uns, I got something to tell you about a ballplayer of some years past just in case your daddy didn't get around to filling you in. It was on this exact date and day of the week 20 years ago that they rang down the final curtain on a...