| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:14 PM
As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my daughter was going to have to give it up because of her braces." But do you know:
| Jun 30, 2011
It was no thanks to Larry Jaster that the Dodgers made a second consecutive trip to the World Series in 1966.
The rookie left-hander from the St. Louis Cardinals pitched five shutouts in 1966 — all, remarkably, against the National League...
| Feb 17, 2012
Gary Carter, a Hall of Fame catcher from Fullerton who helped lift the New York Mets to a dramatic victory over the Boston Red Sox in the 1986 World Series, died Thursday in Florida. He was 57 and had brain cancer.
Nicknamed "Kid" for his grit and...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Brendan Bilcheck, Hand-Madison, Sr.
Tim Boyle, Xavier-Middletown, Sr.
Quinn Fleeting, Windsor, Sr.
Logan Marchi, St. Paul-Bristol, Jr.
DeAngelo Berry, Xavier, Sr.
Rakeem Jordan, Prince Tech-Hartford, Sr.
| Jul 3, 2012
| 5:09 PM
In the somewhat whirlwind span of nine days, South Pasadena High graduate Keaton Leach found time for solicitous phone calls and trips to Oregon and Fresno all while pitching for the Glendale Angelenos summer collegiate baseball team.
The end result of a...