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All Tim Kurkjian Stories

Nov. 06, 1995

JUSTICE PREVAILS

AS HAPPY endings go, this was a weird one: On eve of WorldSeries Game 6, rightfielder blasts home fans for not hikingdecibel level high ...

May 02, 1994

Cliff Gustafson

The winningest coach in college baseball history eats the same thing for lunch virtually every day (a peanut butter and honey sandwich, corn ...

April 03, 1995

SCOTTY THURMAN

College basketball has the Big East, the Big Sky, the Big Ten, the Big Eight and, now, the Big Three. It's not a small conference but a small ...

May 03, 1993

The Unforgiven

In his first six appearances this season, Pirate closer Stan Belinda produced four saves in four tries, a 1.42 ERA and six strikeouts in ...

Aug. 02, 1993

MO TOWN

The momentum of Mo Vaughn and the streaking Red Sox has Boston dreaming impossible dreams.

July 06, 1992

Baseball

Stop the Fighting When the Blue Jays set a major league record by hitting 10 homers in one game against the Orioles in 1987, Baltimore ...

March 12, 1996

2 COLORADO ROCKIES

It's quiz time: Here are 10 questions about the 1996 Rockies.Answer each one correctly and you get to take batting practiceat Coors Field, ...

April 11, 1994

A Major Step Up

If it hadn't been for Nolan Ryan, it would be hard to name five great moments in the Texas Rangers' 22-year history at Arlington Stadium.

Nov. 02, 1992

This Old Man, He Plays Well

In the locker-room bedlam that followed the final out of the World Series, the Toronto Blue Jays' Dave Winfield took several showers of Bud ...

April 04, 1994

No Worries For a Winner

It's amazing now four 1993 playoff losses and one off-season dirt-bike accident can raise doubts about a team that has won 296 regular-season ...

April 04, 1994

The View from The Basement

The Mets have done a nice job of rebuilding their image, which was blown up, bleached and Bonilla-ed last year. "We're more accessible, more ...

March 11, 1991

Beginning Again

After a nightmarish 1990, the Padres' Tony Gwynn seeks a season of redemption

Oct. 31, 1995

HOT GLOVE, HOT BAT CHIPPER JONES SIZZLES AT THIRD AND AT THE PLATE--BUT STAYS COOL

It’s not the clutch hitting from the number 3 spot in the lineup that is most impressive about Brave rookie third baseman Larry Wayne (Chipper) Jones.

June 18, 1990

THE BOSS STRIKES AGAIN

George Steinbrenner unveiled a new game show last week: It's called Stump Merrill. Ask a question and try to Stump Merrill. Are the 1990 New ...

April 01, 1996

GOOD HANDS PEOPLE MAKE NO ERROR: THESE DAYS PLAYERS ARE FIELDING THEIR POSITIONS BETTER THAN EVER

By Tom Verducci DEFENSIVE RATINGS BY Tim Kurkjian

Of the three basic components of baseball--pitching, hitting andfielding--only one is practiced with greater skill today thanever before. Pitching?

June 03, 1991

Strange, But True

After 13 straight wins, the surprising Rangers were atop the American League West

Jan. 23, 1995

Swing Shift

Anxious baseball players are trying to resolve career crises brought on by the strike

June 03, 1996

WHY MOVING RIPKEN TO THIRD WOULD BE AN ERROR BY THE ORIOLES REMEMBERING SHARPERSON ABBOTT'S PLIGHT

SHORTCHANGING CAL This was supposed to be a glorious year for Orioles shortstopCal Ripken. The pressure from the Streak would be ...