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Times Staff WriterThe toughest time, San Diego Padre General Manager Kevin Towers suspects, wasn't Thursday, when Tony Gwynn made his retirement at the end of the season official. Nor, Towers said, will it be in September or whenever Gwynn makes his final plate appearance....
Sun StaffJim Palmer and Mark Belanger did a double take the first time they saw Cal Ripken the potential major-leaguer hustle out to third base at Miami Stadium. It was nothing like their encounters with Ripken the toddler, Ripken the teen-ager or Ripken the...
Tribune staff reporterWhen Tim McClelland called his umpiring crew into a conference Tuesday night at Wrigley Field, his mind flashed back 20 years to Yankee Stadium. The Kansas City Royals' George Brett had hit a home run against the Yankees, and New York manager Billy...
Tribune staff reporterRarely has a piece of cork sparked such a firestorm. It was a midsummer mystery that has turned baseball fans into amateur sleuths. There was a botched theft worthy of any Watergate burglar. There were further revelations that major-league baseball...
Sun columnistFifty years after Jackie Robinson, you need only four fingers to count the number of minority managers in major-league baseball. Not embarrassing enough? Fifty years after Jackie Robinson, you also can count the number of minority general managers,...
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