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  • Sosa hits career HR No. 600

    Sosa hits career HR No. 600
    Former Cubs icon Sammy Sosa became the fifth player in major-league history to reach the 600 home run plateau Wednesday night when he connected off right-hander Jason Marquis in the fifth inning of the Rangers' 7-3 victory over the Cubs. Employing his...
  • 'Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend,' by James S. Hirsch

    'Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend,' by James S. Hirsch
    The remarkable baseball life of Willie Mays can be measured in innumerable ways. He started in the segregated Negro Leagues; when he retired in 1973 after 22 years in the major leagues, free agency was dawning. He was a bicoastal Giant who, in leading...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for Feb. 28, 2010

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 38 || || 2. || Point Omega by Don...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for March 21, 2010.

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 41 || || 2. || Abraham Lincoln:...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for March 28, 2010.

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 42 || || 2. || House Rules by Jodi...
  • The bible of baseball cards

    The bible of baseball cards
    Long ago, when children were allowed to wander from their parents' side for more than 15 minutes, I spent much of my free time accumulating baseball cards. After school, my buddy Adam Rogers and I would stroll to the candy store and buy multiple packs....
  • Dusty Rhodes dies at 82; pinch-hitting hero of 1954 World Series

    Dusty Rhodes, a light-hitting, hard-drinking outfielder who was at his best on baseball's biggest stage, died of cardiopulmonary arrest Wednesday at a Las Vegas hospital. He was 82. Rhodes, whose left-handed swing was tailor-made for the short right-...
  • Dodger chef hits them all out of the park

    Dodger chef hits them all out of the park
    The first half of the season has been a yawn, and some of the biggest sluggers in the lineup have holes in their bats. But one time-tested veteran swings for the fences and hits a home run every night at Dodger Stadium. Chef Dave Pearson. Like the...
  • Want this fan's World Series tickets? Give Manny what for

    Want this fan's World Series tickets? Give Manny what for
    Anybody out there want my World Series tickets? For free? I've got two of them for Game 4, should the Dodgers make it through the playoffs, which begin with today's opener against the St. Louis Cardinals. I'm talking about some pretty good seats too....
  • Chicago White Sox fall short, 9-5, in bid for sweep over Los Angeles Angels

    Chicago White Sox fall short, 9-5, in bid for sweep over Los Angeles Angels
    Witnessing a five-run deficit in the first two innings Thursday that included a two-out throwing error, two walks and another defensive lapse drew an unflattering comparison from White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen. "It was like a Little League game out...
  • Commemorative Griffey Baseball On Sale

    Seattle - Some say he was born to be in the baseball Hall of Fame.  After all, The Kid as Ken Griffey, Jr. was once called, shares the same birthday and birthplace as Hall of Famer Stan Musial, both born on November 21 in the town of Donora, Pennsylvania....