By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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Ron Santo was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Monday, chosen by the Veterans Committee nearly a year to the day after the Chicago Cubs third baseman died hoping for this honor.
During much of the 20th century, The Sporting News called itself the "Bible of Baseball" with good reason. Based in St. Louis and issued weekly, the venerable publication was the only place where fans could get stories and stats on all major and minor league teams ad infinitum.
The Nationals spent nine weeks at the start of the season running out a lineup that didn't include their best player.
You've probably heard of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, the trivia game that challenges players to connect fellow actors to Kevin Bacon. The idea is that Bacon has worked with so many, that just about anyone in Hollywood has some connection to him.
Before his first home game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, manager Davey Johnson spent some time reflecting on his fond memories of the Washington, D.C. area.
Brooks Robinson says he's on the road to recovery after he was hospitalized with a fever and infection.x
Brooks Robinson says he's on the road to recovery after the Hall of Fame third baseman was hospitalized with a fever and infection.
Pharmaceutical companies no longer court doctors with tickets to sporting events and lavish trips, but one of the nation's largest drug manufacturers deployed a squad of sports figures to get physicians to play ball.
So much for Chase Utley, Josh Hamilton and their playoff pals handling every grounder, popup and throw with ease. So far, this October is all about those Es.
Matthew Campos hit a three-run homer and Waipahu, Hawaii, took advantage of wildness by Hamilton, Ohio, pitchers for a 6-4 win Wednesday to advance at the Little League World Series.
"He's just a terrific guy, he's baseball through and through, he's done a lot for the game of baseball in his career, and he's been though a lot of hardships physically and he was just a terrific player," he said. "He certainly belongs in the Hall of Fame. A long time coming. No one knows the reason he didn't get in when the writers were voting, but this process we have has been the fairest, I think."