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April 25, 2005
April 25, 2005

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April 25, 2005

Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus
Sports Illustrated Bonus Section : Golf Plus
  • Although Frank C. Ford Sr. was the progenitor of four generations of accomplished golfers, his mother, Anne (Sissie) Gaillard Hanahan Ford, was the family's oldest champion, and his wife, Elizabeth (Betsy) Coker Ford, taught their sons the fundamentals of the game. Here's an accounting of the family's many championships.

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Blue Jays rotation

At week's end Toronto starting pitchers had the second best ERA (3.36) among AL rotations, thanks mostly to rookie lefty Gustavo Chacin: 3--0, 1.42 ERA.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Led by new second baseman Jeff Kent's .415 average and 13 RBIs, L.A. was off to its best start (9--2) since 1981.

Rich Harden, RHP, A's

Emerging as the ace of a revamped staff, the 23-year-old had a 0.68 ERA in two starts.

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Rockies rotation

One reason why Colorado was off to its worst start (2--9) in franchise history: The starting pitchers had a 6.86 ERA.

Kevin Brown, RHP, Yankees

In his first game since getting shelled in Game 7 of the ALCS, the vet with the balky back was rocked again, 8--4, by Baltimore.

David Bell, 3B, Phillies

Hitless in five straight games last week, Bell slumped to .174 (8 for 46) with one extra-base hit and nine strikeouts.