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WASHINGTON -- As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the...
WASHINGTON — As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball’s return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that...
Moorhead, Minn., is fighting a new state pollution rule designed to protect water quality in Canada. For the first time, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency wants to consider the effects of the discharge from Moorhead's wastewater treatment plant...
Al Kaline, Dennis Eckersley and Mike Schmidt have a few things in common. One, they are all members of baseball's Hall of Fame. Two, they are all glad no one was elected to join them this year. “I’m kind of glad that nobody got in this year,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nobody was happier about the Hall of Fame shutout than the Hall of Famers themselves. Goose Gossage, Al Kaline, Dennis Eckersley and others are in no rush to open the door to Cooperstown for anyone linked to steroids. Barry...
Groller's CornerWe've had this here on Groller's Corner earlier this year, but with it now being October and the Reds in the Major League Baseball playoffs, it's a good time to remind area sports fans that Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench will be the keynote speaker...
The Phillies FilesThe Philadelphia chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced the winners of its annual Phillies awards today. Cole Hamels was the unanimous choice for the Steve Carlton Most Valuable Pitcher Award and Carlos Ruiz won the Mike...
Groller's CornerI did not get to ask any questions of Johnny Bench on Wednesday during his appearance in the Lehigh Valley. He had to leave immediately after his presentation at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Foglesville. By the time I got from my table to his,...
Ann Marie Surovy is a lifelong San Francisco Giants fan still basking in the glow of the team's recent World Series sweep over the Tigers. Surovy is quite fond of Buster Posey, the Giants catcher and recently named National League MVP. But on...
PHILADELPHIA — It's a good news, bad news scenario. Let's get the bad news out of the way first. Few players are as familiar with the challenges of moving from second base to third base as Placido Polanco. The 14-year veteran has won Gold...
The Phillies FilesWould you believe.... That after homering against Tampa Bay this week, Jimmy Rollins now has homered against 26 of the other 29 major league teams. The only teams he hasn't homered against are Texas (34 ABs), Seattle (37 ABs) and......
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGWith electronic band MGMT’s third disc in the works for months and an expected late 2012 release date already off the table, its label is clearly anxious. MGMT So it’s understandable when a Fenway Records representative asks that a reporter......
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