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Ryne Sandberg, Kevin Stocker lead our All-Star lineup of Washington state players

To celebrate the 2018 All-Star Game, we’ve put together an all-time major league all-star team of players who attended Washington high schools.


Homer and ‘The Simpsons’ team earn baseball Hall of Fame tribute

Steve Sax won two World Series rings, was a five-time All-Star and got nearly 2,000 hits in the big leagues.


UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

Former North Central football coach Art Bauer dies

Art Bauer, who coached football at North Central High School for 17 years and led the Indians to a Greater Spokane League title in 1977, died Thursday.


Ryne Sandberg resigns as Philadelphia Phillies manager

PHILADELPHIA – Ryne Sandberg left on his terms. An emotional Sandberg resigned as Phillies manager on Friday in his third season as Philadelphia struggles with the worst record in the …


Ryne Sandberg resigns as Phillies manager

Spokane native Ryne Sandberg resigned Friday as the Philadelphia Phillies manager.


Historical first: Hall-of-Famers Paul Molitor, Ryne Sandberg managerial foes

Paul Molitor and Ryne Sandberg crossed paths a lot over the years – in spring training, at All-Star Games, up in Cooperstown. When they met in front of the mound …


Ryne Sandberg: Ryan Howard starter at first base for Phillies in ’15

Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said Ryan Howard will start at first base this season, despite plans to rebuild the team and attempts to trade the declining slugger. Sandberg spoke in …


MLB notes: Rays salute Don Zimmer

Joe Torre, Tommy Lasorda and Jim Leyland were among the many friends and family members at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Saturday to celebrate the life of longtime …


Brookover: Ryne Sandberg will discover managing in the bigs is all about winning

CHICAGO – There are only 30 major league managing jobs, and everybody agrees that Spokane’s Ryne Sandberg paid his dues and then some to get one. Right around the time …


Ryno returns to Wrigley

CHICAGO – The celebration for Wrigley Field’s 100th anniversary begins with a visit from an old friend. Ryne Sandberg brings his Philadelphia Phillies to Chicago to take on the Cubs …


Sandberg’s coach, Ken Eilmes, dies at 76

Battling cancer for some time, former North Central High School teacher and baseball coach Ken Eilmes – who instructed Hall of Fame baseball player Ryne Sandberg – held on until …


Former NC coach Eilmes dies at 76

Battling cancer for some time, former North Central High School teacher and baseball coach Ken Eilmes – who instructed Hall of Fame baseball player Ryne Sandberg – held on until …


Interim no more: Phillies sign Sandberg to 3-year deal

PHILADELPHIA – Ryne Sandberg’s tenure as the Philadelphia Phillies’ interim manager ended after 37 days on Sunday when the club signed him to a three-year contract. The graduate of Spokane’s …


What are the odds?

With the pass- ing of every inning, it seems, new algebra attaches itself to baseball – much of it useful, some of it inscrutable, maybe a bit of it much …


Two big league managers from GSL: What are the odds?

With the passing of every inning, it seems, new algebra attaches itself to baseball – much of it useful, some of it inscrutable, maybe a bit of it much too …


Ryno back at Wrigley

Ryne Sandberg grinned the whole time. On a hot, sweaty day in Chicago, the Hall of Famer looked nice and cool. Back at Wrigley Field for the first time as …


Phillies fire manager Charlie Manuel, promote Ryne Sandberg

PHILADELPHIA — Charlie Manuel has been fired as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, with his team out of the pennant race and in a tailspin since the All-Star break.


Phillies promote Sandberg to third-base coach

Baseball: Ryne Sandberg is back in the big leagues. The Philadelphia Phillies promoted the Hall of Fame second baseman to their coaching staff as third-base coach and infield instructor.


Teams may come calling Phillies for Ryne Sandberg

A couple of weeks from now, the regular season will be over. Some teams will be getting ready to start the playoffs. Others will be looking for new managers. That’s …


In brief: Feliz named A.L.’s top rookie

Baseball: Former Spokane Indians pitcher Neftali Feliz (2007) has been voted the 2010 American League Rookie of the Year. Feliz captured 20 of the 28 first-place votes, beating Detroit Tigers …


Cubs give Sandberg raw deal

CHICAGO – If you don’t want to catch a trophy fish, you shouldn’t go fishing. Jim Hendry dropped a line in the water the day in the fall of 2006 …


Sandberg named manager at Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Chicago Cubs say Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will manage Triple-A Iowa next baseball season. Sandberg, the former standout at North Central High School in …


Sandberg has major goal

CHICAGO – Hall of Famers don’t ride buses. They don’t carry their own bags and they don’t look forward to postgame meals from restaurants like Shoney’s and Arby’s. They don’t …


Sports in brief: Sandberg has major ambition

Baseball: Ryne Sandberg’s goal is the same now as it was in 1978: Get to the majors. He was 18 then and trying to prove himself as a player. Now …