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Will Ferrell takes baseball back to the ’60s


Will Ferrell will be duplicating Bert Campaneris’ feat of playing all nine positions (plus DH) on Thursday. He’ll accomplish this feat by playing for 10 teams in five games as part of a cancer fund-raising event. As a child of the ’60s, it makes me sad that my decade is no longer represented on major league rosters. I started That More...

by R. Lincoln Harris | Published 1 month ago

K.J. Harrison has been one of the best hitters in all of college this season.
By Dan Kirby On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

College baseball: 10 freshmen on the rise — second edition

It’s a month into the 2015 college baseball season, and we now are getting a feel for the cream of the crop in each class. It has been awhile since I focused on the freshman class, and one thing’s for sure, More...

Dusty Baker J.R. Richards
By R. Lincoln Harris On Saturday, March 7th, 2015

J.R. Richard, Dusty Baker and a high-five moment

A memorable moment in Dodger Stadium — the birth of the high-five — with Glenn Burke and Dusty Baker following a home run off Houston’s J.R. Richards. On the final day of the 1977 regular season, More...

Don Larsen
By Matthew Orso On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Talking baseball with Yankees legend Don Larsen

The scoreboard tells the story of Don Larsen’s World Series perfection. Don Larsen is baseball’s “perfect” example that one moment can define a career. On Oct. 8, 1956, Larsen started game five of More...

Tyler Jay has been lights out for the Illini this season.
By Dan Kirby On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

2015 MLB draft: 10 college players on the rise — week 3

Duke ace Michael Matuella was back on the mound after forearm tightness postponed his last start. He tossed one inning and looked impressive, all things considered. He was hitting the mid-90s and will be on a 60-pitch More...

Minnie Minoso
By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Farewell to Minnie Minoso, baseball pioneer

Minnie Minoso was to White Sox fans what Ernie Banks was to North Siders. Just a few short weeks after the passing of Ernie Banks, we return to remember the life of his counterpart on the South Side of Chicago, More...

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