All Ron Fimrite Stories
He Finally Bagged It
The base path to glory led from first to second in Milwaukee, where Oakland's Rickey Henderson stole base No. 119 to break the single-season record—and there was, and will be, more
Oh What A Notable Victory!
Stanford did not fiddle around with Washington, scoring a dazzling 43-31 upset with John Elway's arm and some unsung feet
The Anatomy of a Miracle
The wildest kickoff return in history began when Kevin Moen of Cal fielded a Stanford squib and ended, five laterals and a felled trombone player later, amid hysteria
For Both Love And Money
Reggie Jackson is floating on Cloud 9 now that he has joined a glorious host of California Angels
Portrait of the Artist as a Hitter
The man behind the camera is Rod Carew, part-time photographer, full-time batting star, whose phenomenal .435 average has made him the focus of unwanted attention
Not long after the A's fired Billy Martin last fall, they issued a statement listing the qualifications they sought in a new manager. Among these ...
Angels pitcher Frank LaCorte, angry and frustrated with himself, fielded a ground ball near the mound, took several steps toward first base and ...
"Yessir, I've sure had an interesting career," said Al Oliver, brushing a fleck of dust from his new San Francisco Giants uniform. "My wife is ...
The Oldest rookie in major league baseball this season is also, not surprisingly, the happiest. After toiling for 14 years in the minor leagues ...
As manager of the A's, Chuck Tanner at last may have found a focus for his Panglossian view of life. Tanner is a man who sees the best in ...
Lefty O'Doul died in 1969, but that hasn't stopped one loyal fan from trying to get him into Cooperstown
Boston pits its youth, esprit de Fenway and momentum against the ordnance, speed and postseasoning of the world champions.
Two San Francisco State professors have found a novel way to bring their favorite pastime into the classroom
In the Ballpark: The Working Lives of Baseball Peopleby George Gmelch and J.J. Weiner Smithsonian Institution Press, $21.95 This book was ...
Sparky & George
The manager of the Tigers may be aptly nicknamed for his baseball persona, but away from the game, he's another fellow
THE HAPPY HUNTER
Kirk Gibson is blasting flights of ducks with an imaginary shotgun fashioned from the fingers of his two large hands as his good pal and Detroit ...
10 CHICAGO CUBS
When manager Jim Frey got the dispiriting news that his star pitcher, Rick Sutcliffe, had been hit on the thumb of his pitching hand by a batted ...