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He made baseball history without the help of steroids or the kind of fame national TV or 24-hour sports channels could bring. He did it despite the racism he encountered in baseball and society. But 47 years ago this spring, Hank Aaron – who died Friday at age 86 – broke Babe Ruth’s not-so-un- breakable-after-all career home run record.
Waking up to news of Hank Aaron’s death Friday morning was a jolt straight to my baseball heart. A little piece of my childhood died right along with him.
Hank Aaron, one of the greatest players in baseball history, who smashed Babe Ruth's all-time home run record in defiance of threats to his life, and who used his Hall of Fame baseball career as a platform to champion civil rights, died Jan. 22 at 86.
The Mariners are a team whose foundation was built on roster miscalculations.
SEATTLE – With what has transpired over the past 360-plus days, the look and feel had to be different.
Francisco Lindor, Kris Bryant, Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager were among 112 players who agreed to one-year contracts ahead of the deadline to exchange proposed arbitration salaries with their teams.
The Chicago White Sox have finalized a $54 million, three-year deal with Oakland Athletics closer Liam Hendriks, another big move as they set their sights on a championship run.
Major League Baseball is suspending all political contributions in the wake of last week’s invasion of the U.S. Capitol by a mob loyal to President Donald Trump.
We are more than a week into 2021 and some people already are wishing it was 2022. But the Twitter mailbag, which doesn’t believe in New Year’s resolutions, isn’t quite that dramatic. It helps that Major League Baseball spring training appears to be starting on time.
Under questioning, the man who contested he was Jimmy Ring, a star pitcher for the Cincinnati baseball team, could not name where his team played.
Tommy Lasorda loved the game of baseball more than anything.
Before the grand old sports banquet was consigned to Spokane's reliquary, Tommy Lasorda returned in February 1992 to regale the adults with a few gags in the evening and proselytize education to the teens at the afternoon.
Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles after managing a 1970 Spokane Indians team often called the greatest in minor league history, has died. He was 93.
According to a report by Baseball America, Major League Baseball sent a memo to minor league teams on Monday informing them that the 2021 minor league season at Double-A and the Class A levels will be delayed.
A worldwide pandemic wiped away plenty of sports in eastern Washington.
For some, the sky's the limit, which also just happens to be the title of the book written by 12-year-old British skateboarder Sky Brown.
With access to his sometimes twice-daily games of pickup basketball limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller, a notorious hoop-a-holic, has seemingly channeled his frenetic energy on the court into player acquisitions for his team
Sports in 2020 was an unending state of mourning. It was as if every week, sometimes days, another luminary fell, bringing a cascade of condolence and remembrance.
Well, had enough yet? Don’t look at the score.
Their baseball dreams don't fit in one box. Oliva Csedrik wants to play in college. Ruby Churches can see herself in a press box. Paloma Benach has plans to study psychology and be a mental skills coach for a major league team. Maggie Heaphy has long known that, no matter what, she'll keep building her life around the sport.