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  • 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......
  • Yankees fitting foe to open Marlins ballpark; they helped launch the franchise

     
    The Marlins have lined up the highest profile opponent to open the new ballpark with a pair of exhibitions against the Yankees on April 1 and 2, 2012. It???s fitting as the Yankees are no strangers to historic openings, and......
  • Antiques not the only attraction at Renninger's in Mount Dora

    Antiques not the only attraction at Renninger's in Mount Dora
    When I told my friends that I went antiquing last weekend, there wasn't a one of them that didn't arch an eyebrow. They don't see antiques coming from me. And, yes, I have been to the mammoth Renninger's Antique and Collectors Extravaganza only a...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Dodgers dugout doc Sue Falsone

    The Dodgers' pitchers and catchers will show up at Camelback Ranch in Arizona in a few days for spring training. And so will Sue Falsone. She won't be in the stands; she'll be in the dugout and the clubhouse, with the guys. She's the Dodgers' new head...
  • Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way

    Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way
    Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness. Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
  • 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...