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  • Baseball writers' annual dinner scheduled for Sunday

     
    Tickets still are available - at $225 per - for one of New York's most venerable mid-winter sports traditions, the BBWAA dinner Sunday at the New York Hilton. Lennon has the details here. One highlight: Bernie Williams performing "Take Me......
  • Chris Russo considered CNN's Joe Torre chat 'a disgrace'

     
    Chris Russo was unimpressed with how CNN and Larry King handled Joe Torre's first TV interview about the book "The Yankee Years." (Chris gets his crack at Torre at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday on Sirius XM.) Click below for my transcript......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Ed (The Glider) Charles writes a poem for Roy White

     
    Ed Charles, third baseman of the 1969 Mets, attended Tuesday's book signing / luncheon for his old pay Roy White at Gallagher's (see post below). He authored and read a poem about White, which I have transcribed and you......
  • More spring training memories

     
    The rich history of spring training in South Florida has been slowly wearing away during the past two decades as teams that once made Florida???s southeast coast their spring homes have moved elsewhere to fancy new venues. The news this......
  • Women in Little Tokyo Charged as B-Girls

     
    And all this time, I thought people were joking about winning the Irish Sweepstakes. The prolonged steel strike puts 6,100 local General Motors employees out of work. The affected factories are GM's Chevrolet, Fisher Body and truck plants in the San...
  • ‘Ben-Hur’ Premieres in Benefit for USC

     
    Nov. 25, 1959: Los Angeles' population reaches 2.4 million. Parents pose with newly adopted children in a program of the Adoption Institute. “Ben-Hur” premieres as a benefit for USC. Gore Vidal worked on the script for “Ben-Hur?” William Wyler,...
  • Meet Jackie Kennedy

     
    March 8, 1960: Fletcher Knebel writes about Jacqueline Kennedy as part of his series on presidential candidates’ wives. It’s hard not to feel a pang of sorrow when Knebel notes that the Kennedys have just celebrated their daughter Caroline’s...
  • Governor ‘Powerless’ to Halt Execution

     
    March 11, 1960: Gov. Pat Brown says he is powerless to interfere with Caryl Chessman’s May 2 execution … and a Los Angeles County official says U.S. automakers are resisting attempts to reduce pollution from car exhaust. “You’ve Given Me the...
  • The Public And Private Life Of Dick Blumenthal

    The heat was making the attorney general's pants slip. A cover band was pumping out a disturbingly loud version of ``Beware the Devil Woman'' and there was no shade whatsoever on the dusty grounds of the Elks Club in East Hartford, where the annual...
  • 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...