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I've never seen anything like this. It's hard to fathom. So rare is the view that I don't even want to blink for fear of missing a split second. Did I really just see that? Recently, at a signing for my new book, "Baseball in Orange County," an elderly...
Tags: Baseball, Authors, Lou Gehrig, Rentals, The New York Times
"H.B. Champion Standards Win 3 to 2! Fastest Game of Baseball Witnessed Here! 2000 See Game! Gate receipts over $609!" So trumpeted the local headlines one summer day in the late 1920s after a ballgame in Huntington Beach. For many fans, baseball...
As I write this, it is early Sunday morning, several hours before Ocean View Little League's championship World Series game versus Japan (an interesting coincidence, give that one of our sister cities is in Japan). The teams, of course, are about 2,600...
Colleges Terps drop series finale to N.C. State in baseball Maryland surrendered seven runs in the first two innings and lost to host North Carolina State, 9-4, in the series finale Sunday. The Terps (15-12, 4-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) were...
April 4, 2006: Maryland wins its first NCAA women's basketball championship, 78-75 over Duke. Down by 13 points in the second half, the Terps (34-4) rally as freshman Kristi Toliver hits a 3-point basket with six seconds left in regulation to send the...
Kevin Nash is wrestling at the Big Time Wrestling show at the Maryland Theater in Hagerstown on Friday night. We were able to talk to him about what he's been doing since last being on WWE television, and as well as his memories of Wrestlemania over the...
Men's college basketball Iowa beats UVa., earns NIT berth vs. Terps Roy Devyn Marble scored 24 points as Iowa ended Virginia's 19-game home winning streak in the quarterfinals of the National Invitation Tournament, 75-64, on Wednesday night. Adam...
50 years ago JCs quiz city officials on waterfront, problems Petoskey city officials answered questions of the Jaycees at a dinner meeting this week on such subjects as developing the waterfront, city dock, a baseball field, downtown parking and others....
Tags: Baseball, Politics, Government, Sports, Public Officials
It's nearly spring house cleaning time. Once, the entire family pitched in for this annual chore. It was always my springtime job to haul out to the clothes line all of the various and sundry dust-bellied rugs we had in our house, and drape them...
John J. Byrne, whose turnaround of auto insurer Geico Corp. led billionaire Warren Buffett to buy the company and call him "the Babe Ruth of insurance," died March 7 at his home in Etna, N.H., according to Robert E. Snyder, a family spokesman. He was 80...
Getting paid to be funny is great work if you can get it. And comedian Patti Vasquez knows she's fortunate to be busy. "I'm in Iowa next week and then South Carolina after that," Vasquez said recently. "I mean, it took us two weeks just to coordinate...
The Baltimore SunBaltimore is a rather Catholic town; if you ever lived here you know that. I was born and raised an Irish Catholic in Baltimore; if you frequent this blog you may have known that. Baseball is the ultimate sport for bizarre connections to history. No...
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