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Willie McCovey

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  • Baseball's Back -- Take A Swing At These

    As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my...
  • Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service

    I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field. Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
  • Lefty O'Doul's is the best baseball bar in San Francisco

    Lefty O'Doul's is the best baseball bar in San Francisco
    SAN FRANCISCO - When it comes to picking a spot to watch the World Series, San Francisco has bigger sports bars and louder sports bars. Sports bars with more wide-screen, high-definition TVs and with more recent memorabilia with signatures from Giants...
  • Baseball's paradise lost in Arizona

    Baseball's paradise lost in Arizona
    CASA GRANDE, Arizona — Baseball abandoned Casa Grande, so Casa Grande abandoned baseball. In 1961, San Francisco Giants owner Horace Stoneham opened a state-of-the-art training facility in this city, between Phoenix and Tucson in south central...
  • A numbers game at Angels' camp

     
    You can't tell the players without a program this spring in Tempe, where a number of Angels players and coaches are wearing new numbers. Slugging first baseman Mark Trumbo started last spring wearing uniform No. 24, then changed to No.......
  • Dodgers Web musings: Fodder, Prince Fielder, slugger James Loney

     
    A look at the Dodgers and the web, including wild-shot relievers, Prince Fielder and slugging James Loney....
  • Sandy Koufax strikes out 18 Giants

     
    In a five photo sequence, Dodgers' Sandy Koufax throws pitch during an 18-strike-out performance against the San Francisco Giants....
  • Thome powers White Sox past Angels

    Thome powers White Sox past Angels
    There's an air of invincibility swirling around U.S. Cellular Field. No matter how difficult the opponent or obstacle, the White Sox have found ways recently to overcome them. Led by Jim Thome's two home runs and Gavin Floyd's steady pitching, the Sox...
  • From 2008: '69 game still classic to Santo

    These Cubs are playing like it's 1969, and that might not be a dire predicament if they can finish the way they started. Ron Santo vividly recalls this city's exuberance when five Cubs headed to the All-Star Game at RFK Stadium in Washington on July 23,...
  • Ron Darling talks to Tom Seaver, Johan Santana

     
    Ron Darling sits down with Tom Seaver and Johan Santana for a joint interview that will debut at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday on SNY. Click below for extensive highlights from the show that SNY was kind enough to send along. Nothing......
  • Hunter, Lowell among Hutch Award nominees

     
    The Angels' Torii Hunter and Boston's Mike Lowell are among 10 finalists for the prestigious Hutch Award, given annually to the major league player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and dedication of former big league manager Fred Hutchinson....