| Jun 20, 2010
It's becoming a trend. The Fighting 59ers, of Andrean, make a mid-June pilgrimage to Indianapolis and return with the state title. For the third year, in six, Andrean drops at least six runs on an opponent in order to reign over class 3A baseball for...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 3:54 PM
BRIDGMAN — To save $21 million, Michigan's governor told state police to choose between buildings or bodies. Beginning October 1, 21 police posts will close for good, including the post in Bridgman.
Every morning, Michigan State Police Trooper...
| Mar 31, 2011
Five years ago, on the eve of the 2006 baseball season, I put together a list of nine favorite baseball books — one for each inning, one for every player on the field. Such a list was not meant to be definitive (how could it be?), but since then I'...
| Apr 3, 2011
Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella
Simon & Schuster: 516 pp., $28
He was a three-time National League most valuable player, an eight-time All-Star, and played in five World Series, but Roy Campanella was something else when the Dodgers...
| Oct 22, 2010
The Last Boy
Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood
Harper: 456 pp., $27.99
As a young girl growing up in the Bronx, Jane Leavy was enthralled not only by Mickey Mantle's amazing ability — at his best, he was as great as any...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 8:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - San Francisco's in for a treat. The Giants are heading to the World Series.
Juan Uribe hit a tiebreaking homer off Ryan Madson with two outs in the eighth inning and the Giants held off the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Saturday night...
| Oct 27, 2010
Tim Lincecum spent all of August trying to figure things out. Come Game 1 of the World Series, it took the Giants ace only a couple of innings to steady himself.
The Freak found a way in his most important outing yet, pitching San Francisco past the...
| Nov 1, 2010
| 9:02 PM
The prize that eluded Willie and Barry
at long last belongs to the San Francisco Giants, thanks to a band
of self-described castoffs and misfits and their shaggy-haired ace.
Tim Lincecum, Edgar Renteria and the Giants won the World Series
| Nov 9, 2010
| 11:30 PM
The Auburn Tigers found themselves defending quarterback Cam Newton for the second time in five days, this time sticking up for the Heisman hopeful against allegations of academic cheating when he was at Florida.
In addition, ESPN reported on its website...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 10:40 AM
From the time she was a girl growing up in the shadow of Lexington Park in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Toni Stone knew she wanted to play professional baseball. There was only one problem--every card was stacked against her. Curveball tells the...
| Jul 21, 2010
New York, NY--July 21, 2010 New Yorkers may love or hate the New York Yankees, but one thing they can all agree on is that George Steinbrenner built the team into a world champion dynasty. WPIX and THIS TV will honor "The Boss" of baseball, the late...