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The Hartford CourantThe deal is done, most of the contracts are let, the construction is under way — and some politicians are still bashing the New Britain-to- Hartford busway. This potentially transformative project has become a punching bag for some of the candidates...
Two summers ago, Nick Castellanos made the life-changing decision to bypass a college career at Miami and begin playing professional baseball. Today, the former Archbishop McCarthy standout is in Kansas City, basking in the limelight after an...
NEW YORK - LaTroy Hawkins has heard the stories from his 87-year-old grandfather, about his days of picking cotton in Mississippi, about the times when there were no black players in big league baseball. And about what it meant when Jackie Robinson...
SAN DIEGO -- A stamp honoring San Diego native Ted Williams will be issued in 2012 as part of a set of four stamps depicting members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, the U.S. Postal Service announced Friday. Williams, a graduate of Hoover High School who...
A World Series championship banner will fly above Dodger Stadium on March 31. No, I’m not delusional; I sadly recall the Dodgers’ miserable finish last season. The banner proclaiming the Giants World Series victory will be streamed...
TV SPORTS Women's College Basketball-Michigan at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Penn State at Northwestern, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Idaho at Nevada, 10 p.m. (ESPNU) Men's College Basketball-Xavier at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Villanova at...
ZEV CHAFETS is the author of "A Match Made in Heaven: American Jews, Christian Zionists and One Man's Exploration of the Weird and Wonderful Judeo-Evangelical Alliance."April 15, by decree of Major League Baseball, will be Jackie Robinson Day. On Sunday, a player on each big league team will be designated to wear Robinson's uniform number, 42. The Dodgers, Robinson's club in its Brooklyn incarnation, intend to go one...
Source: Associated PressJuly 20 1973 -- Wilbur Wood of the White Sox lost both ends of a doubleheader to the New York Yankees, 12-2 and 7-0. July 22 1962 -- Floyd Robinson of the White Sox had six singles in six at-bats in a 7-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox. July 24...
The day the Orioles arrived in Baltimore, trolleys clanged down cobbled streets. Kids rushed to see Pinocchio at the Hippodrome. Banana boats dumped their bushels onto weathered wharves where the Inner Harbor now stands. On April 15, 1954, Baltimore...
(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...
Sun StaffHe was a tiny left-handed pitcher whose major league career was composed of two appearances, one in Chicago and the other in Baltimore. Most of his baseball life unfolded in the game's fringes, on minor league diamonds from Canada to Cuba. Yet Jehosie...
Excerpts from Eddie Murray's speech yesterday at Cooperstown: A nice, little sea of black and orange out there. It's a wonderful thing. I'm thankful to be here today. It's a dream, one of the few things I never dreamed. The game, I knew I was going to...
Tags: Sports, Baseball, Family, Eddie Murray, Mike Flanagan
Aug 2, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
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