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Atlanta Most Likely To Stay On Top

There was a time when Ted Turner seemed to aspire to be George Steinbrenner. Fortunately for the Braves, it turned out to be only a phase he was going through. …

Indians Ready For ‘96

Albert Belle will play a big role in Cleveland’s run to the Series next year. Photo by Associated Press

Justice Changes Jeers To Cheers

David Justice wasn’t hearing any boos after his home run in Game 6. Photo by Associated Press

Cursed At 1st, Champs At Last Glavine’s One-Hitter, Justice’s Hr Wins Crown

David Justice and manager Bobby Cox celebrate. Photo by Associated Press

Justice Serves Up Poison Atlanta Right Fielder Takes Exception And Reacts To Orel Hershiser’s Remarks Made After Game 5

1. Dennis Martinez 2. Tom Glavine

Cleveland’s Belle Continues To Act Like A Ding-A-Ling

Albert Belle’s bully tactics now in national spotlight. Photo by Associated Press

Martinez Ailing, But Plans To Start

Dennis Martinez will face the Braves despite being less than 100 percent. Photo by Associated Press

Hold The Champagne Indians Rough Up Maddux To Send Series Back To Atlanta

Jim Thome believes he deserves a hand following his eighth-inning home run that helped send Cleveland to a 5-4 victory over Atlanta in Game 5. Photo by Associated Press

Showalter Steps Down As Yankees Manager Despite Lucrative Offer


Network’s Policy On World Series Falls On Deaf Ears

Sometimes we take for granted what a vibrant, cutting-edge community it is we live in. At long last we have a grand new arena on the north bank, sort of …

Maddux Pitch Just A Bit Inside

Charlie O’Brien and umpire Frank Pulli restrain Eddie Murray following a brushback pitch by Greg Maddux Photo by Associated Press

Buck Showalter Career Record

The record of Buck Showalter, who resigned as New York Yankees manager Thursday: Year, Team W L Pct Pos 1992 New York (A) 76 86 .469 4 1993 New York …

Braves Tighten Championship Grip

Reliever Pedro Borbon and catcher Javier Lopez celebrate 3-1 series lead. Photo by Associated Press

Saberhagen Undergoes Surgery

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Bret Saberhagen underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair ligament damage in his pitching shoulder. Saberhagen, a right-hander acquired from the New York Mets on July 31, …

Cleveland Finds New Life Tribe Beats Braves 7-6 In Game 3

Cleveland’s Alvaro Espinoza (10) embraces teammate Jim Thome after scoring the winning run on Eddie Murray’s 11th-inning single. Photo by Associated Press

Indians Where They Want To Be Trailing Braves 0-2? Nope, At Jake; Home Field, Dh Should Give Them Edge

1. Smoltz 2. Nagy

These Braves Well-Armed For Success

Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine disarmed the Indians in first two games of Series. Photo by Associated Press

Cardinals Hire La Russa To Rebuild Storied Franchise


Game 5 So Near, Yet So Far

Since they cut up his lucky bat, Albert Belle hasn’t been very productive for the Cleveland Indians in the playoffs. Photo by Associated Press

King County, Mariners Discuss Ballpark Deal

Three King County officials interrupted their Sunday afternoons to meet with Seattle Mariners leaders and discuss a plan for a new multimillion dollar ballpark. “It was a progressive weekend,” county …

Cleveland Imitating History Atlanta Grabs Two-Game Lead In Series

Atlanta’s David Justice greets Javier Lopez at home after Lopez’s two-run homer in the sixth inning. Photo by Associated Press

Old Age May Have Caught Up To Indians During A.L. Playoffs

I’ll admit it, I’m worried about the Indians. Not just because they lost, 4-3, in Atlanta Sunday night - and not just because they are down 2-0 in the World …

‘95 World Series Ratings Trail ‘93’S

Overnight ratings for Game 1 of the World Series were down 4 percent from two years ago, Nielsen Media Research said Sunday. Atlanta’s 3-2 victory over Cleveland on Saturday night …

Hargrove Stands Behind Crucial Game 1 Decision

Even though it was only Game 1, Cleveland Manager Mike Hargrove was already being second-guessed. At issue was his decision in the seventh inning to leave his infield back with …

Sports People

The once-proud Montreal Canadiens, hoping to overcome a most embarrassing start to the NHL season, hired Mario Tremblay as head coach and Rejean Houle as general manager… . …

Injured Blauser Removed From Braves’ Roster


Who’s On First? Abc-TV

ABC’s Jim Palmer, left, Al Michaels, cneter, and Tim McCarver will call Games 1,4 and 5 and 7 if necessary. File/Associated Press

Hats Off To Indians’ Resilience The Curses Of Colavito And 1954? Those Were Nothing For This Team

The Cleveland Indians have dealt admirably with the 1993 boating deaths of teammates Tim Crews and Steve Olin. It can be argued that winning a World Series won’t be nearly …

Doggedly Excited, Cleveland Fans Ready For World Series

In the fashion world, this is what used to be known as the “full Cleveland:” Polyester leisure suit. Bell-bottom pants. White shoes. White belt. This was the full Cleveland on …

Rookie-League Skipper Will Direct Indians In 1996

The Spokane Indians have inherited two-thirds of the trio that led the Royals to this year’s Gulf Coast League baseball championship. The Indians announced Thursday that the 1996 manager of …