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  • Best cities to catch a baseball game? Here’s a list

     
    Alas, the Marlins (in Miami) or the Rays (in Tampa Bay) don't rate on this list of best spots to catch a Major League Baseball game, compiled by the folks at CheapFlights.com. The Web site's Top 10 list is loaded with the usual suspects: Fenway Park in...
  • Is Kobe Bryant just like a cranky, arrogant Hollywood movie star? Or worse?

     
    With the first round of the NBA playoffs in full swing, I've found myself absorbed in the sports pages more than ever, which is what drew me the other day to a surprisingly heartfelt lament from my colleague T.J. Simers,......
  • Voices -- Jerry Clark, 1940 – 2010

     
    KTLA’s Stan Chambers, left, Times reporter Nieson Himmel, center, and Jerry Clark. Note: Jerry Clark, who died Tuesday, was a longtime newsman who ran an informal group of retirees called the “Old Farts of The Times” (or in polite company, the OFS,...
  • Yea for York

    He still remembers the first professional uniform he ever wore. He was 18 years old, fresh off the bus from Arkansas. The jersey said White Roses across the chest. In his first pro game, the public address announcer in York, Pa., announced the team's...
  • White Sox defeat Orioles as pitching prowess continues

    White Sox defeat Orioles as pitching prowess continues
    Jose Contreras took a firm stance Wednesday night after he was on the verge of losing his advantage. Contreras thwarted a Baltimore threat in the fourth inning to start a renaissance that saw him retire the final 11 batters he faced with the return of...
  • Plumeri warmly reflects on decade

    Ten years ago to the day, and Joe Plumeri remembers as if it were yesterday. Sunny and brisk afternoon. Shiny new ballpark before him. Beloved alma mater around him. Father alongside him in spirit. A wonderful day that fell a couple of steps short of...
  • Willie Mays Plays Part in Griffey Return

    Willie Mays Plays Part in Griffey Return
    PEORIA, Ariz. - While Ken Griffey Jr. retreated to his home in Florida to mull Atlanta or Seattle, he got a lot of help in deciding. Ultimately, he reached out to a Hall of Fame legend -- and an old friend in Seattle who helped mold him into a superstar,...
  • Willie Mays Makes His Debut At Shea

    Willie Mays Makes His Debut At Shea
    In his Mets debut, slugger Willie Mays hit a game-winning home run in the 5th inning against his former team, the San Francisco Giants. Fans who were there that very night, share their memories.
  • Shea Memories: Lee Mazzilli

    Shea Memories: Lee Mazzilli
    The Brooklyn native talks about the first time he met his idol Willie Mays. Fun Facts: * In 1979, Mazzilli led the Mets with 181 hits, and 79 runs batted in, and was their sole representative at the All-Star Game in Seattle. * On December 11, 2006 he...
  • Sports Museum of Los Angeles

    Conveniently located at Main and Washington Blvd., just south of downtown Los Angeles and near STAPLES Center and LA LIVE, SPORTS MUSEUM OF LOS ANGELES is in the mecca of Southern California sports. The 32,000 square foot museum contains more than 10,...
  • Steroid era lessens achievements of sluggers like Ramirez, Robinson

    If you were not paying close attention, you probably missed much of the countdown to Manny Ramirez's imminent entry into the once-exclusive 500 Home Run Club. The Boston Red Sox arrived in town for a four-game series at Camden Yards with their big-...