May 12, 2008
Died At age 93, longtime baseball executive Buzzie Bavasi. In 1939 Bavasi, a native New Yorker, began working for the Brooklyn Dodgers as traveling secretary and publicity director. He replaced Branch Rickey as...
September 01, 2003 | Lars Anderson
78Consecutive batters retired on groundouts, strikeouts or infield putouts by Diamondbacks sinkerballer Brandon Webb, a streak that ended on Sunday when he retired a hitter on a fly ball to the outfield for the first...
March 04, 2002 | Phil Taylor
Beginning in Brooklyn in the 1940s with Roy Campanella (above) and continuing into the 21st century in Los Angeles with Paul Lo Duca, the Dodgers have been uncommonly successful at developing catchers. Here are stats...
August 21, 2000 | Tom Verducci
No catcher in history has hit as prolifically as Mike Piazza (right). Through Sunday he had 271 home runs, 865 RBIs and 680 runs scored in eight-plus major league seasons, which ranked him sixth, ninth and 16th,...
September 22, 1997 | Doris Kearns Goodwin
Baseball and Catholicism were the abiding passions of a young girl