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  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Brother, can you spare $48 million?

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Budget negotiations between Republican legislative leaders and the Corbett administration resume today -- but with a new wrinkle. Yesterday, the Legislature's new Independent Fiscal Office predicted the state will...
  • Fund-raiser to feature six music acts to support fight against Lou Gehrig's disease

     
    A musical event featuring six regional acts – playing to raise funds for the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease, will be held Sept. 22 at Main Gate nightclub in Allentown. Larry O'Rourke Rock for ALS....
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • Donate to Iron Phi!

    Dear WGN Friends and Family: I am currently entering my junior year as a music business major at Belmont University in Nashville where I am a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Many famous and influential men have been members of Phi Delta Theta...
  • Yanks' Granderson, Teixeira Having Historic Season

    Yanks' Granderson, Teixeira Having Historic Season
    Yankee fans this season have been treated to 103 homers and the Bronx Bombers show no signs of slowing down. Remarkably, however, almost half of those round trippers have come from only two players. Outfielder Curtis Granderson and first baseman Mark...
  • Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping

    Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping
    Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s. The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...
  • New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000
    He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played. He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio. And it won't be...
  • NY Yankees and Derek Jeter Agree To 3-Year $51M Deal

    NY Yankees and Derek Jeter Agree To 3-Year $51M Deal
    Derek Jeter is keeping his pinstripes, just like everyone expected all along. The iconic shortstop and the New York Yankees reached a preliminary agreement Saturday on a $51 million, three-year contract with an $8 million player option for 2014, a person...
  • Kalamazoo's Derek Jeter Hits Home Run For 3,000 Career Hit

    Derek Jeter's importance to the Yankees and his place in baseball history has often defied statistical definition. But he now has a significant number to go next to his name. Jeter collected his 3,000th career hit on Saturday at Yankee Stadium, a home...
  • Best Jeter Moment? You Be The Judge!

    Best Jeter Moment? You Be The Judge!
    As all New Yorkers know Derek Jeter collected his historic 3,000th career hit during Saturday’s game with a home run.   It was storybook, too good to be scripted, unbelievable.  It was vintage Jeter.   In a career that has featured so many...
  • Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power

    Small-town Jimmie Foxx brought big-time power
    Sixty miles east of Babe Ruth's birthplace, in the drowsy town of Sudlersville (population 497), stands a statue of the other great slugger from Maryland's past. But you'll have to stop at the town's only red light, corner of Church and Main, to view...