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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......
  • 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......
  • Jay Leno to George W. Bush: Thanks for all the jokes

     
    And George W. Bush has some advice for parents of teenagers....
  • Hey, kids, the All-Star Game is coming to the Bronx!

     
    I don't know where to begin in giving you the details of the Fox/MLB pre-All Star game extravaganza, the kickoff to what Fox says "is sure to be one of the most memorable nights in sports history." So I'm just......
  • Griffey's 600th homer prompts 'What if'?

     
    It's a little strange to say of a guy who just joined one of the most exclusive groups in baseball history, 'What if,' but that's exactly the case concerning Ken Griffey Jr., who hit his 600th career home run yesterday......
  • All-Star Game: Pregame chatter

     
    Greetings everyone. Roderick Boone here today/night to take you through the final All-Star Game here at Yankee Stadium. We should be in for a lot of pomp and circumstance and I'll try to give you as much color as I......
  • Blogging is fun, but it doesn't pay many bills, so ciao

     
    Here's a Deadspin post by Leitch about the thing with Buzz last night (see post below). Industry sources had tipped me off Buzz might be on the show. Someone saw him in a Yankee Stadium concourse Tuesday night, so I......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......