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Willie McCovey

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  • Laughs and baseball at the Festival of Books

     
    Only the following statement would be funny to baseball fans: “Barry Bonds took steroids, but so did Marvin Benard.” That is exactly why the audience of mostly baseball fans laughed when Dan Fost said it at the panel titled “Baseball:......
  • A Foggy Night for the Dodgers

     
    July 16, 1960: The Dodgers weathered a rough night in San Francisco and beat the Giants, 5-3. Home plate umpire Frank Dascoli stopped the game in the second when a bank of fog moved in and he apparently couldn't see the outfielders. In the first inning,...
  • 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......
  • 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.......
  • Year-by-year inductees

    (BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...