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  • Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Mark Buehrle works against the Kansas City Royals during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Sunday, June 1, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

    Buehrle wins 10th, Encarnacion HR, Toronto tops KC

    In a season of solid outings by Mark Buehrle, this stood out as one of his best.


  • This image released by Polk & Co. shows Peter Scolari, portraying baseball legend Yogi Berra, center, and Francois Battiste, left, and Christopher Jackson in a scene from the play, "Bronx Bombers," which examines the rich history of the New York Yankees. (AP Photo/Polk & Co., Joan Marcus)

    Review: 'Bronx Bombers' adoringly looks at Yanks

    The first sign a major knuckleball is coming in the baseball play "Bronx Bombers" is when the smoke machines crank up.


  • This date in baseball

    May 30


  • Tigers' Cabrera wins 1st Triple Crown in 45 years

    Miguel Cabrera became the 15th player to win baseball's Triple Crown on Wednesday night, the reluctant superstar thrust into the spotlight by joining an elite list that includes Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and Lou Gehrig.


  • 5-time champion Moose Skowron dead at 81

    Moose Skowron, a five-time World Series champion and one of only two players to hit three home runs in Game 7s, died Friday of congestive heart failure at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill. He was 81.


  • Yankees honor Roger Maris' 61 homer season

    Fifty years have passed and others have since broken the season home run record. To the families of Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle, Maris' 61 in 1961 remains the legitimate number.


  • Woods: Billion-dollar talent, dime-store legs?

    Tiger Woods' post-scandal career is increasingly taking on the shape of a slice. It's veered farther and farther offline since the moment his SUV slid out of control at the end of his driveway, and it just took another turn for the worse. Golf is hard enough to play from the middle of the fairway. From the rough, it becomes impossible soon enough.


  • FILE - In this Oct. 2, 1955, file photo, fans and teammates applaud Brooklyn Dodgers' Duke Snider (4) after his fifth-inning home run against the New York Yankees in a World Series baseball game in the Brooklyn borough of New York. It was Snider's second homer of the game. Snider, 84, died early Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, of what the family called natural causes at the Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, Calif. Snider was part of the charmed "Boys of Summer" with the Dodgers in the late 1940s and 1950s. He helped lead Brooklyn to its only World Series championship in 1955. (AP Photo/File)

    Hall of Fame center fielder Duke Snider dies at 84

    Duke Snider played center in Ebbets Field and stickball on the streets of Brooklyn. He was immortalized in a song recalling a golden era in baseball and was once part of one of the sport's great debates.


  • Duke Snider, the Hall of Fame center fielder for the charmed "Boys of Summer" who helped the Dodgers bring their elusive and only World Series crown to Brooklyn, died early Sunday of what his family called natural causes. He was 84.

    Hall of Famer Duke Snider dies at 84

    Duke Snider, the Hall of Fame center fielder for the charmed "Boys of Summer" who helped the Dodgers bring their elusive and only World Series crown to Brooklyn, died early Sunday of what his family called natural causes. He was 84.


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