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WatchdogThe dinner of the New York Chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America featured "stars, critics, magnates and officials of the diamond," on a night when "formality was forgotten and hilarity was the keynote of the occasion." Actually, that.......
(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...
Tribune staff reporterAs has been said, justice delayed is justice denied, and it is unlikely Ron Santo, the All-Star Cubs third baseman, will get his due this week. Later, but not now. This is his 15th and final year on the Baseball writers' Hall of Fame ballot, and unless...
Tags: Jim Rice, Referenda, Tony Perez, Brooks Robinson, Don Sutton
The Morning CallOlaf Marthinson of Allentown, a 104-year-old World War I era veteran who served with troops protecting the Arizona border from Mexican rebel leader Pancho Villa, died Monday afternoon in the Manor Care Health Services home in Salisbury Township. "His...
Tags: Arizona, Defense, Nursing, Veterans Day, Babe Ruth
68 Wins compiled by Christy Mathewson (32), Red Ames (22) and Hooks Wiltse (14) for the 1905 New York Giants, the most by three pitchers 25 or younger. 24 Babe Ruth's career high in wins in 1917 at the age of 22. This is more wins in one season than...
Tribune staff reporterMaybe there's something in the soil. Maybe there's a wrinkle in the Earth's gravitational fields. Maybe it's the roadway itself, somehow cosmically attractive. Whatever the reason, I-90, wending its 1,000-mile way between Chicago and Boston, traverses...
This is the story from the Chicago Tribune exactly as it appeared that day. New York--With a determination that could not be denied Chicago's White Sox made themselves world's champions of 1917 and Red Faber a nation's hero today by winning the sixth...
Jan 26, 2009 |Blog| Newsday
Jan 4, 2005 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 4, 1998 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Mar 14, 2001 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
Mar 31, 2003 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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Oct 16, 2017 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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