Dallas Green Tells It Like It Is In Memoir

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Tuesday, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Vince Lombardi, there was quite a bit of discussion about “old-school” coaches in sports. Lombardi was, after all, as old school as it gets. The sport may be different, and the end results not quite as impressive (then again, few have approached what […]

Go West, Young Man: New Look At A Half-Century Of Expansion

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The 100th anniversary of the first game at Ebbetts Field is an appropriate time to look at expansion and its effect on the game, if only to make the natural connection between the stadium whose deficiencies of both location and amenities had long been evident by the time the Dodgers’ and Giants’ simultaneous moves to […]

Gary Carter’s Harley Davidson On Steiner Sports ‘Perfect’ Auction To Benefit Autism

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The Harley Davidson motorcycle owned by the late, great Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter will go on the auction block to benefit charity on the Steiner Sports ”Perfect 25th Anniversary Auction,” it was announced today. The on-line auction at www.steinersports.com, which also includes Don Larsen’s Perfect Game uniform and Bob Knight’s NCAA championship rings, […]

Historic Fisk Home Run Bat Featured in Hall’s FENtennial

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One hundred years of Fenway Park means a million memories for many Red Sox fans. Still, a moment which may rise above them all — or in the team picture for great Fenway moments — is Carlton Fisk‘s 12th-inning home run off the left field foul pole to beat Cincinnati in the most thrilling game […]

Singleton Recalls N.Y. Home

Mt. Vernon products Ken Singleton, YES Network Yankees broadcaster and Boys and Girls Club of Mount Vernon executive director Lowes Moore get together outside of Solano's Lincoln Lounge on Monday. The two were on hand to promote the Boys and Girls Club of Mount Vernon's 100th Anniversay Gala on March 24, hosted by Denzel Washington. Singleton will receive the Denzel Lifetime Achievement Award.

Though he now broadcasts Yankees games on the team’s RSN, YES Network, Ken Singleton’s baseball career was forged in Baltimore.  After two years in New York and three in Montreal, the slugging switch-hitting outfielder went on to a superb career, blasting 246 home runs and driving in over 1000 runs in 15 years in the […]

A Century At The Fens

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This year marks centenary anniversaries of great significance, such as the War of 1812 and sinking of the Titanic, and of lesser renown, like the incorporation of Bloomfield, N.J., and the first parachute jump from a moving airplane. But for baseball fans, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park, best known as the home […]