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  • ... the Greek God of Walks. In addition to James, other key baseball tanks might be said to include: Elias Sports Bureau, Baseball Prospectus, Daniel Okrent and the advent of Rotisserie, and the ...
  • Marcos Villatoro used to find the idea of a hard baseball flying through the air terrifying. Marcos Villatoro used to find the idea of a hard baseball flying through the air terrifying. Since his children came along, ...
  • Spend the day with Huell at Angel's Stadium as he meets up with the good folks at West Coast Turf and learns all about the grass that they install at venues all over California.




  • Baseball season has returned to the Southland. Take a tour of the baseball stadiums of L.A. history, and of Dodger Stadium's controversial ... from the USC Libraries' Los Angeles Examiner Collection, shows the unusual field dimensions of the Coliseum during the Dodgers' ...
  • For Japanese Americans, baseball played a critical role in shaping an ethnic identity and promoting ... {"additionalClasses":""}] Baseball game at Manzanar War Relocation Center | Photo: Ansel Adams, ... medalist Highland Park native Sammy Lee, or Hall of Fame baseball player and former South Pasadena resident Jackie Robinson, both of ...
  • ... It marked the first time that two professional baseball teams from west of the Mississippi – the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Minnesota Twins – competed for Major League Baseball ’s title. More importantly, it was the stage upon which Sandy ...
  • ... one of the most beloved players in post-WWII Japanese baseball . 2 In their respective debuts, Murakami in San Francisco, Yonamine ... connections in an ever globalizing world and used baseball to capitalize on them. Getting Past the Mississippi In the 1920s, ...
  • As the baseball season gets underway, it's time to consider the state of stadium ... in as much food as possible for the masses of fans at baseball games has become part of the tradition. And it needs to stop. ... called "The Ichiroll." I took a turn, and it changed my baseball stadium eating life. Named for their greatest player and biggest ...
  • ... Island, Southern California once hosted major-league baseball teams' preseason training camps. Every Februrary, major league ... their training camps in sunny Southern California. Baseball 's preseason ritual has changed much since the Chicago Cubs arrived ...
  • A memoir on how baseball can give strength in the face of family disintegration and make the ... playing at Mountain View Park, I learned to appreciate baseball for all its glory. In the moments of sweet bliss I was a champion ... the sacred field on which I walked on. I was terrible at baseball , but I kept at it for one simple reason: my father was great at it ...

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