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Web ReporterTen Major League Baseball players have just learned they're in the running for the 2009 Hutch AwardŽ. A national committee has released a list of 10 players, one of whom will go on to receive the prestigious Hutch Award and visit Fred Hutchinson Cancer...
Dodger ThoughtsThe 50-person 2010 ballot for the Baseball Reliquary Shrine of the Eternals has nine new names on it, including former Dodgers shortstop Maury Wills. New Yorker writer Roger Angell also returns to the ballot after an 11-year absence. Wills joins......
What's the Curse of the Billy Goat? It started during the 1945 World Series, which pitted the Cubs against the Detroit Tigers. The Cubs refused to let Billy Goat Tavern owner William Sianis bring his lucky goat inside Wrigley Field for Game 4. An angry...
This question is not about the bulls in particular, but it is something I've always wondered about. Why do sports writers write in the style they write? For example, at the end of your article about the Bulls' loss to the Magic, you conclude with Chris...
Tribune staff reporterPresident Bush waltzed into the clubhouse Monday morning and asked Cubs manager Dusty Baker the same question fans have been asking each other for the last 98 seasons. "This is the year, right?" Bush said with the faintest hint of sarcasm. The president...
Tribune staff reporterWhen the Cubs began to become respectable in the late 1960s after 20 years of second-division finishes, columnist Mike Royko decried the rise of bandwagon-jumping fans. "Are they really Cubs fans?" Royko wrote in a 1968 Chicago Daily News column. "Were...
Sun ReporterCorey Patterson was that kid. He was the one who started in football as a high school freshman and promptly led the team in total yards and scoring. He was the one who, as a sophomore, was already considered the best among thousands of high school...
Tags: Gaming, Education, Schools, Baltimore Orioles, New York Giants
Tribune staff reporterIt is 9:30 on a Friday morning. The first game of the series won't start for almost 10 hours. But the man who calls himself "the Atlanta Scalper" is already on a street corner midway between the old courthouse where Dred Scott sued for his freedom and...
(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...
Tags: Cal Hubbard, Al Simmons, Eddie Plank, Jim Bottomley, Don Sutton
Player (x-active) Hits 1. Pete Rose 4,256 2. Ty Cobb 4,191 3. Hank Aaron 3,771 4. Stan Musial 3,630 5. Tris Speaker 3,515 6. Honus Wagner 3,430 7. Carl Yastrzemski 3,419 8. Paul Molitor 3,319 9. Eddie Collins 3,309 10. Willie Mays 3,283 11....
Tags: Eddie Collins, Al Kaline, George Brett, Pete Rose, Cap Anson
Tribune staff reporterLike you, we're stuck at work, forced to follow the game as discreetly as possible. We're hiding in our cubicle with the office chair cranked as low as it can go. It's important to keep up the illusion of actual work going on. That's why it wouldn't be...
Tags: Mark Johnson, Tom Skilling, Mark Bellhorn, Jon Garland, Diving
In a new lemon-scented edition of Ask Paul, he addresses Foul-A-Palooza, Sammy's sneeze, the Lemons and other Cub-related issues. How is Sammy's achilles feeling? I noticed he's not getting much air on his home run hop this year... and that's a shame. Is...
Tags: Mike Royko, All Stars, Jose Macias, Kevin Garnett, Sneezing
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