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  • Teammates show Thome some mercy...and respect

     
    If you're wondering just how much respect Jim Thome's teammates have for him, this just about says it all. After Thome hit a pinch-hit, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning that gave the Phillies a 7-6......
  • Five things I'll remember about Curt Simmons Day

     
    1. Bobby Shantz Talk about good guys. I began the day as a lifelong Curt Simmons fan and my first sports hero did not disappoint me. However, I ended the day as a fan of Shantz (pictured in the back of the limo below), who will turn 87 in September but...
  • No. 1: Babe Ruth's legend and legacy spans generations

    No. 1: Babe Ruth's legend and legacy spans generations
    They pass through the tiny row home at a steady clip, 50,000 pilgrims a year on a mission to visit their mecca. Here, in a second-floor bedroom of a narrow little residence on Emory Street, on a bitter cold day in 1895, George Herman Ruth was born....
  • 'Damn Yankees' and the passions they stir

    'Damn Yankees' and the passions they stir
    A couple of years ago, for Father's Day, my family bought me the interactive video game MLB 2K9 for the Wii. The great thing about the game, and also its enduring frustration, is its verisimilitude — playing as the 2009 New York Yankees, I had...
  • Should Chipper enter Hall on 1st ballot?

    A simple comparison Steve Gould Baltimore Sun All you need to do to know that Chipper Jones is a first-ballot Hall of Famer is compare his career statistics to those of other third basemen enshrined in Cooperstown. Let's start with traditional stats....
  • Marjorie G. Gilbert, jewelry store owner

    Marjorie G. Gilbert, jewelry store owner
    Marjorie G. Gilbert, a retired certified public accountant who co-owned a Baltimore County jewelry business, died of pneumonia complications Feb. 13 at Sinai Hospital. She was 88 and lived in Owings Mills. Born Marjorie Gross in Newark, N.J., she was 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...
  • Harman in the Hall: Former Westminster baseball coach poised for state's top honor

    Harman in the Hall: Former Westminster baseball coach poised for state's top honor
    Bryan Harman will have a quiet spring this year. But he's a busy man this winter. Last weekend, he was honored as the 2011 Maryland High School Coach of the Year by the Maryland Oldtimers Baseball Association at the Del Capri Restaurant, in Dundalk....
  • How do you spot a fake or legit autograph?

    How do you spot a fake or legit autograph?
    You will be surprised what the Fix discovered at the Houston Collectors Show. Let's begin with reputable companies that can authenticate signed memorabilia: "There are certain companies like JSA, PSA, and obviously TRISTAR [Productions, Inc.] puts on...
  • Discovery Channel’s “All Star Dealers” on deck

     
    [There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] It's one of the most American of American dreams — finding a home run ball hit by a Lou Gehrig, a Mickey Mantle or a Hank Aaron and buying it for a...
  • Baseball fans meet for diamond dialogue

    Baseball fans meet for diamond dialogue
    Talk baseball with Washington native David Paulson for a few minutes, and his obsessive lifelong fandom pours out in facts, figures and lore. He recalls how he loved the most obscure of Washington Senators players, like outfielder Stan Spence. How he...