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Among the first orders of business for Greg Harris on Monday on the announcement of his new post as president and chief executive at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum was to throw on a few of his favorite records during breakfast at home....
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is getting a new chief executive, with its vice president of development Gregory S. Harris succeeding longtime President and CEO Terry Stewart at the helm when Stewart steps down at the end of this year. Board...
We live in a world of sports that is broadcast in full color and high definition. We try to view it through a prism of moral and ethical absolutes. And still, when faced with the great issues of our time, everything ends up being cast in shades of gray....
I was overjoyed to learn that no one was nominated for entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year ("Voters shut out players," Jan. 10). A few nominees, including Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Barry Bonds, were shunned in their first year of...
Tags: Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, Sports, Roger Clemens, Baseball
Special to the TribuneFormer White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk has been charged with DUI after police in New Lenox said they found him passed out in a pickup truck in a farm field. Fisk, 64, was at the wheel with the engine running when police arrived around 7:25 p.m. Monday,...
Tags: Drunk Driving, Carlton Fisk, Prosecution
Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver took a long look at the larger-than-life bronze likeness of himself that was unveiled at Camden Yards on Saturday and expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the people who made it possible. "My thanks to Mr. Angelos and the...
Tags: World Series, Brooks Robinson, Arts, Arts and Culture, Sports
The Phillies FilesThe Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...
Dr. Joshua Breschkin, a retired optometrist whose early work with contact lenses earned him the respect of well-known Baltimore Colts and Orioles players, died of stroke complications Nov. 6 at his Cross Keys home. He was 94. "He saved my career in pro...
Mary Frances Veeck fondly remembers the occasions when her late husband, Bill, would reminisce about his father, William Veeck. "I always loved hearing Bill talk about his father, and he would talk about him quite often," said Veeck, now 91 and living in...
Tags: Wrigley Field, World Series, Bill Veeck, National League, Sports
firstname.lastname@example.orgEven though four men are on the ballot in the state House District 2 race, only three of them are pursuing the office. Danny Miles, a Democrat from Conde, chose not to seek the office after joining the Spink County Farm Service Agency county office...
Oct. 16, 1983: The Orioles win their third and most recent World Series as Scott McGregor pitches a five-hitter to beat the Phillies, 5-0, in Game 5 in Philadelphia. First baseman Eddie Murray ends a slump by hitting two home runs. Catcher Rick Dempsey, a...
Zach Phillips keeps a few lucky quarters in his pocket. Pedro Strop wears Ninja Turtle boxers. And Jason Hammel — well, it got so extreme that he had to swear off the whole superstition thing. It was, he says, a distraction. "Yeah, I've actually...
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