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  • Here is the complete Stan Isaacs column of 7/23/64

     
    A couple of loyal readers were interested in reading the entire Stan Isaacs column referenced in my Sunday newspaper column. Alas, the copy exists on microfilm, not electronically, and thus cannot be linked to in the conventional manner. So I......
  • Wednesday's TV Talk Shows: Willie Mays is Jon Stewart's guest on 'The Daily Show'

     
    The Early Show Author Stephen Perrine. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper; Jessica Biel; Jennifer Garner; Eric Dane. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Regis and......
  • The definitive biography of Willie Mays

     
    Willie Mays remains one of baseball's best all-around players. His major league stats include 660 homers, 3,283 hits and 338 stolen bases. He helped the New York Giants win the 1954 World Series. But as straightforward as his playing on......
  • Dodgers Looking for a Third Baseman

     
    Willie Davis works on bunting at Vero Beach. March 5, 1970: The Dodgers couldn't decide on a third baseman, not a new problem for the franchise. The Times' Ross Newhan noted that the Dodgers had used 38 players at third since moving to California and...
  • Giants Open Candlestick Park With Win

     
    April 13, 1960: Candlestick Park opened in San Francisco and The Times' Al Wolf described the stadium as "magnificent." Candlestick Park? The Giants defeated the Dodgers in the battle over getting their West Coast ballpark built although years would prove...
  • 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,...
  • Question of the day: Knowing what you know now, which player would you rather have as a mid-career player: Bonds, A-Rod, Aaron or Griffey? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic concerning four members of the 600 home run club: Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez, Hank Aaron and Ken Griffey Jr. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel......
  • San Bruno burn victim recalls explosion

     
    San Bruno resident Gayle Masunu, 59, sat in a friend's driveway on a hill above her smoldering neighborhood thinking about the home she had lost. News helicopters circled overhead, a constant reminder of the explosion. "I don't like that sound,"......
  • World Series: Willie Mays to throw out first pitch

     
    The San Francisco Giants will honor arguably the greatest player in franchise history Wednesday, when Hall of Famer Willie Mays throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of the World Series against the Texas Rangers. Mays will be......