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Ron Fimrite

All Ron Fimrite Stories

April 12, 1982

CHICAGO

"The only person I recognize around here," says Ferguson Jenkins, a Cub pitcher for the first time since 1973, "is Yosh Kawano." How true.

April 06, 1987

14 California Angels

The Angels, who missed by this much last year, won't be the same team this time around. They might be better, although that's not likely. "We'll ...

April 06, 1987

19 San Diego Padres

You would think Kevin Mitchell would be a happy man. Not only is he about to play in his hometown, San Diego, but he's set for just one ...

June 14, 1971

Even the President worried

Panic wasn't exactly sweeping the ranks of American League pitchers, but, all things being relative, there was no denying that Luis Aparicio ...

June 19, 1972

Of taters and bristles

Reggie Jackson slugs the former and everybody sports the latter on his upper lip as the talent-rich Oakland A's rip through their division

Oct. 15, 1984

The Tigers Roar To The Pennant

In the end, the little things counted. The lordly Detroit Tigers swept the Kansas City Royals in the best-of-five American League playoffs last ...

Sept. 09, 1974

A HALF OF LOAFING IS NOW UNDONE

The talented Pirates were unpugnacious and unproductive until the middle of the season, when a fight set them aflight toward the top of their ...

June 19, 1995

DON'T KICK THE MICK THE MEDIA SHOULD STOP KNOCKING AILING MICKEY MANTLE AND PRAISE HIM AS THE STAR HE WAS

From what I've been reading, Mickey Mantle's grave illness hasaroused far more in the way of tedious moralizing than theheartfelt concern ...