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When King died, Major League Baseball struck out

Fifty years ago, on Thursday, April 4, 1968, the sun began to set on Memphis, Tennessee. At the downtown Lorraine Motel, Martin Luther King Jr., dressed for dinner, stepped out of Room 306 and onto th... read more

Longtime Baseball Scout Tommy Giordano Dies at 93

Tommy Giordano, a longtime scout who played only 11 games in the major leagues but spent more than seven decades in a variety of baseball roles, died Thursday ... Class A South Atlantic League, where ... read more

Frank Robinson: Baseball player who struck out racism to become the major league’s first black manager

Frank Robinson, who has died aged 83, was respected for what he didn’t take. The incident reverberated not unlike when Larry Doby became the first black player to retaliate against a white player by p... read more

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Tommy 'T-bone' Giordano, longtime MLB scout and executive, dies at 93

Tommy Giordano, a longtime scout who played only 11 games in the major leagues but spent more than seven decades in a variety of baseball roles, died Thursday ... Class A South Atlantic League, where ... read more


Baseball legend Frank Robinson dies at 83 after becoming the game's first African-American manager

Baseball legend Frank Robinson, who was Major League Baseball's first African-American manager and the only player to win MVP in both leagues, passed away Thursday at 83. Robinson died in Los Angeles ... read more

Column: As spring training arrives, a baseball life ends

Giordano spent nearly all of his full life as a baseball man. He was a major league player (for 11 games with the late ... Strong throwing arm. . Then, the blood infection struck out of nowhere. Not l... read more

Longtime major-league umpire, Tampa Bay area resident Jim McKean dies

and the other bases on the baseball diamond, working nearly 30 years as a major-league umpire, taking part in some of the game’s most memorable moments and earning a stellar reputation. Mr. McKean, a ... read more

Frank Robinson, Hall of Fame slugger and first Black baseball manager, dies at 83

Major League Baseball reported the death but did not ... the hiring of a Black manager in the majors when he threw out the ceremonial first ball at Game 2 of the 1972 World Series. He died later that ... read more

Softball Pitching Star Eddie Feigner; Led 'King and His Court'

Eddie Feigner, a crowd-pleasing softball pitcher and showman who toured the world for 55 years as The King and ... of six Major League Baseball players (five of whom were later elected to the National ... read more

Farewell to baseball’s greatest ever

In the 50s and 60s, baseball was still king in this country and I joined millions of young ... that I saw Robinson play in person for the first time. It was my first major league baseball game, the Re... read more

Tommy Giordano, 93, beloved and longtime baseball scout

Tommy Giordano, a longtime scout who played only 11 games in the major leagues but spent more than seven decades in a variety of baseball roles, died Thursday ... Class A South Atlantic League, where ... read more

Coroner: Fan struck in head by foul ball during Dodgers game died of blunt force injury

A California woman died in August as a result ... of such accidents and their families. In Major League Baseball's 150-year history, there were two previous reported instances of fans dying after bein... read more



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