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Goodbye Colorado...Hello LA

Padres manager, Bud Black, stopped to chat about the current state of the team before the Friars take on the Rockies for game three of the series. 310 more words

Bud Black

Kershaw Blurring the Lines Between Dodgers Aces Past and Present

The faint whispers comparing Clayton Kershaw to the legend could be heard early in the phenom’s career–at the latest, they became audible when Kershaw was just 21. 1,654 more words


1965: The Eve of Destruction

1965:  The Eve of Destruction

 Journalist Nicholas Lemann wrote that “the 1960s turned as if on a hinge” in the summer of 1965.  Columnist George Will agreed that “rarely has there been a year that was eventful in the way 1965 was.”  Although few sensed imminent change in the winter of 1964, what James Reston of the… 5,572 more words

American League

Book Review: The Fight of Their Lives

I became infatuated early on in life with baseball.  By the age of ten it was what my world revolved around(that and Star Wars) and I began finding out everything I could about the game, including it’s history. 1,096 more words

Greatest Pitchers vs. the Greatest Hitters

What happens when you put a pair of superstars on opposite teams on the same field?  One superstar happens to be a pitcher, and the other one is a batter.   333 more words

Baseball Players

Bill Campbell: On Cody Asche, The Phillies And Kershaw's No Hitter

By Bill Campbell

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Cody Asche is back in the news these days. His Mom took him to a baseball game a few days ago after picking him up at the airport in his hometown, St. 1,125 more words