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Tim Kurkjian

All Tim Kurkjian Stories

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 ...

July 11, 1994

The Blue Days

After two World Series wins, the Toronto Blue Jays have crash-landed

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.

April 27, 1992

A'S O.K.

Remember the Oakland A'S? Once upon a time, back in the late 1980s, they were baseball's dynasty: American League champions three years ...

Oct. 31, 1995

DISARMING THE REDS BRAVE PITCHERS TOOK THE STING OUT OF CINCY'S BATS IN A FOUR-GAME SWEEP

We saw baseball's best pitching staff in its finest hour--so far.In winning the National League pennant, the Atlanta Braves'pitchers reduced the ...

Sept. 04, 1995

LONE STAR FEAR TEXAS FANS ARE AFRAID TO WATCH AS THE RANGERS FIGHT FOR A PLAYOFF SPOT

The opening of the Dallas Cowboys' training camp each Julysignals the end of serious local interest in the Texas Rangers.Some Cowboy ...

March 12, 1990

WAITING FOR HIS CHANCE

Britt Burns, in lockout limbo like many ballplayers, has had his comeback curtailed.

July 26, 1993

New Power Supply

A young and charismatic group of home run hitters has made clearing the fences look easy

July 01, 1996

MORE TEAMS ARE FINDING BIG BATS IN AN UNLIKELY PLACE: BEHIND THE PLATE OH, TO BE YOUNG IN COLORADO

CATCHING FIRE The phrase "good-hitting catcher" was once almost an oxymoron.Most catchers were expected to concentrate on calling a ...

Jan. 08, 1996

HE'S NOT STANDING PAT WHEELING AND DEALING, GENERAL MANAGER PAT GILLICK UPGRADED THE ORIOLES IN HIS FIRST MONTH ON THE JOB

Pat Gillick was on a roll, and he didn't want to stop. SoGillick, the new general manager of the Baltimore Orioles,worked the phones from home ...

Aug. 16, 1993

Baseball

A GIANT AMONG GIANTS Every sandlot league in the country has a player like San Francisco closer Rod Beck: junkyard body, Fu Manchu ...