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She was one of the few women to pitch a perfect professional baseball game, a 1947 achievement that she downplayed decades later by saying: "I just got lucky." Baseball records present a less-humble account of the career of Doris Sams. She was an all-...
Tags: Baseball, Sports, Tom Hanks, Alzheimer's Disease, Chicago Cubs
A South Dakota amateur baseball coach got career win No. 700 July 13 - and it came on his first forfeit. Burt Tulson is 700-417 in 37 years as the manager of the Lake Norden Lakers. No official records are available, but the 65-year-old Bryant native...
Whether it's as sellers or landlords, actor-director Warren Beatty and his wife, actress Annette Bening, are up for new roles. They have listed their ivy-clad home in Beverly Crest for $6.995 million. The house, built in 1992, had been for rent last year...
Steve Rau made his mark as a baseball player at Emmaus High School, the University of Pittsburgh and Muhlenberg College and also in both the Blue Mountain League and Tri-County leagues. Now retired, Rau's still involved in the game. As part-owner of...
Sam Fuld and Ron Santo didn't discuss their common bond very often. They didn't have to, according to Fuld, because he could feel the affection flowing his way. "My time with the Cubs, from the first day until the trade, Ron was always there,'' Fuld said...
Tags: Baseball, Leo Durocher, Pancreas, Diabetes, Chicago Cubs
ST. LOUIS — Ron Santo will enter the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., on Sunday for his accomplishments on the field. But the Ron Santo we knew and loved in Chicago was more than a legendary third baseman. He also was a broadcaster,...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Diabetes, Travel, New York Mets, Cancer
July 27, 2003: On an overcast day in Cooperstown, N.Y., former Orioles slugger Eddie Murray is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame and gives a heartfelt speech to the crowd of 18,000. "I had a dream as a kid, and I actually lived that dream," says...
Aug. 4, 1996: Earl Weaver, the irascible Orioles manager who led the club to 1,480 victories, four American League pennants and the 1970 world championship, is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. "I'm proud of my record," Weaver tells the crowd in...
Often when restoring a historic church or school, a large bronze bell is needed for the bell tower. The bells are difficult to find because many have been sold as scrap and melted, and others are too heavy to be moved for a reasonable price. But a vintage...
Pits and pieces from the local sports scene. Library to display exhibition of baseball memorabilia: The Baseball Reliquary presents "Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of '68," an exhibition chronicling the extraordinary baseball season of 1968,...
Aug. 6, 1990: Right-hander Jim Palmer, the Orioles' winningest pitcher ever, is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., after being voted in on the first ballot. "Am I as good as a lot of pitchers here? Probably not," says Palmer,...
To the sports fans and careful readers who called or wrote us about the Almanac item on Monday, thank you. And yes, we know that the caption about Mickey Mantle was wrong. But thanks for sharing. We appreciate hearing about such errors and ask you to keep...
Tags: Baseball, Mickey Mantle, Sports, Willie Mays, Duke Snider
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