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Windsor, Former Indians Pitching Star, Dies

George “Duke” Windsor, a former pitcher for the Spokane Indians baseball team, died Tuesday in Spokane following a long illness. Ace of Spokane’s 1940 Western International League champions, Windsor is …


West Valley Trots To Front In Pony League

West Valley’s Jerry Jameson loads up a pitch against Greenacres in Pony League action. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review


Tichy On A Tear In Legion Play

West Valley Boosters shortstop Justin Tichy started on an American Legion baseball batting tear. In four games for the 3-1 Boosters, Tichy had 10 hits, including a pair of three-hit …


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Indians May Have ‘Right’ Stuff Spokane Visits Yakima Bears For Northwest League Opener

Long before he infuriated/delighted millions of Americans, Rush Limbaugh worked for the Kansas City Royals’ marketing department. The Royals fired Limbaugh after five years, but talk radio and television provided …


Rodriguez Has No Doubt He Should Stay In Seattle

Tacoma is often referred to as the City of Destiny. Alex Rodriguez believes his destiny is to never return to Tacoma. It’s not as if he has anything against the …


Ex-Spokane Indian Carves Up Texas

American League Matt Mieske, a former Spokane Indian star, broke a fifth-inning tie Wednesday with his first homer of the season to lead Milwaukee past visiting Texas. With the score …


Big Business Backs Seattle Ballpark

Weyerhaeuser, Boeing and other major businesses in the Seattle area have agreed to contribute to a campaign for a new Mariners ballpark. Mariners players may even join the effort to …


Royals Pen A Winning Script Haney Beats Mariners 3-1 With Help From His Friends

The Kansas City Royals’ bullpen didn’t let down Chris Haney this time. “He told them he’d buy them all a new suit if they held onto that one for him,” …


Chisox Look At Strawberry With Kruk Hobbled, Chicago Needs A Dh In The Worst Way

Whether the Chicago White Sox can count on John Kruk to come off the disabled list next week and remain healthy the rest of the season is something no one …


Angels Ascend To A.L. West Lead

American League Rookie outfielder Garret Anderson hit his first major-league home run, and Shawn Boskie remained undefeated as the California Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 Tuesday night at Anaheim, …


Yanks Expected To Sign Strawberry By Weekend

New York owner George Steinbrenner is expected to finalize a deal today that will make Darryl Strawberry a Yankee by the weekend. “It’s a done deal,” a source told The …


Reds Win Fifth Straight

National League Ron Gant hit two home runs and drove in four runs as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Colorado Rockies 11-6 Monday night in Denver for their fifth straight …


Houston Halts Streaking Phils

National League Luis Gonzalez’ three-run homer highlighted a four-run eighth inning that carried Houston to a 6-5 victory over Philadelphia on Tuesday night, ending the Astros’ losing streak to six …


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Cws Breaks Attendance Mark

While attendance at major-league games continues to slide, the College World Series set another record this year. The tournament drew 182,759 fans to 10 sessions at Rosenblatt Stadium, an average …


Gonzalez Beats Sox With Clutch Base Hit

American League Alex Gonzalez won the game at the plate for the Toronto Blue Jays after saving it with his glove Monday night. The rookie shortstop preserved a 3-3 tie …


Braves Evacuate Smoking Plane

The Atlanta Braves evacuated their Montreal-bound plane Monday night after the cabin filled with smoke while on the runway at Atlanta International Airport. The plane was awaiting takeoff when players …


Indians Assigned Fullerton Star

Tony Miranda, who helped Cal State Fullerton to the NCAA baseball World Series title last week in Omaha, Neb., was assigned Monday to the Spokane Indians. Miranda, 22, a senior …


K.C. Holds Off M’S To Post 10-9 Victory Goodwin’s Single In Ninth Thwarts Seattle Comebacks

Tom Goodwin’s RBI single in the ninth inning gave the Kansas City Royals a 10-9 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night after they blew two seven-run leads. Seattle’s …


Mcgwire Continues Fireworks At Fenway

American League Oakland first baseman Mark McGwire brought even the Boston fans at Fenway Park to their feet. McGwire hit home runs in three consecutive at-bats Sunday, and also tied …


White Attains Cycle With Six-Hit Game

National League Even for a streak hitter such as Rondell White, his performance Sunday in San Francisco was nothing short of extraordinary. White set a Montreal record with six hits, …


Fleming, M’S Can’t Hold Off Yanks Former Rookie Pitching Ace Loses His Place In Rotation

Little League, summer leagues, high school, college, the minor leagues, the majors - Dave Fleming has pitched in them all. And not once, at any level, did the 25-year-old left-hander …


New Parent Team Fields Winners

1. The parent club has changed, but the name - and the game - remain the same at Seafirst Stadium. The 1995 Spokane Indians reported for duty on Sunday. Photo …


Fullerton Rips Trojans In Title Game

Pitcher Mark Kotsay, left, and catcher Brian Lloyd celebrate. Photo by Associated Press


Mcgwire’s Homers Power A’S To Victory

American League Mark McGwire just hits ‘em. He doesn’t watch where they land.


Unauthorized Author Unveils ‘Rookie’

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Rockies’ Decision Sends Cubs To Win

National League Shawon Dunston wasn’t at all “insulted,” he said, when Colorado manager Don Baylor ordered Mark Grace intentionally walked to get to Dunston in the seventh inning Saturday. “Not …


Majoring In The Minors Pedrique Starts Over Again, This Time As Indians’ Manager

“I’m not here to be Fidel Castro.” Under new manager Al Pedrique, the Spokane Indians will know how to hit-and-run, and crave the do-or-die moments. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review


M’S Show Yanks Talk Is Cheap Johnson Shines In Rematch With Leyritz As Seattle Edges Struggling New York

In his much-anticipated rematch with Jim Leyritz and the Yankees, Randy Johnson pitched seven-solid innings, surrendering just two runs. Photo by Associated Press