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FILE - Hall of Famer Hank Aaron waves to the crowd during Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y., in this Sunday, July 28, 2013, file photo. Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career home run record in the pre-steroids era, died early Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. He was 86. The Atlanta Braves said Aaron died peacefully in his sleep. No cause of death was given. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86

Jan. 22, 2021 9:47 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — His name is all over the baseball record book and, indeed, Hank Aaron could do it all. Sure, he's remembered mostly for dethroning the Babe to become baseball's home run king on the way to 755, but don't forget about the .300 average, or the graceful way he fielded his position, or the...

FILE - Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda autographs a baseball in the Dodgertown locker-room in Vero Beach, Fla., in this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 1990, file photo. Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died. He was 93. The Dodgers said Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, that he had a heart attack at his home in Fullerton, California. Resuscitation attempts were made on the way to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93

Jan. 8, 2021 10:22 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Growing more and more frail, Tommy Lasorda looked on from a suite at Globe Life Field in Texas, watching as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the World Series in Game 6 against the Tampa Bay Rays. Surrounded by family and friends, Lasorda celebrated the team's first championship in 32...

Hall of Fame and former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda passed away at the age of 93. Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, right, with Maury Wills (30) and Bill Buckner (22) during the Old-Timers game prior to a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday, June 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Vignettes from life of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda

Jan. 8, 2021 7:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vignettes from the life and career of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda. He died Thursday at age 93. MOUND VISITS Pitcher Orel Hershiser, the 1988 World Series MVP and NL Cy Young Award winner, remembers the banter between him and Lasorda during mound visits. At times, the fiery Lasorda...

Hall of Fame and former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda passed away at the age of 93. Former Los Angeles Dodgers manger Tommy Lasorda argues with home plate umpire Larry King during the Old-Timers game prior to a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday, June 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Column: Baseball a better game because Lasorda was in it

Jan. 8, 2021 5:02 PM EST

Tommy Lasorda loved the game of baseball more than anything. If it was somehow possible, he loved the Dodgers even more. Lasorda lived his life wrapped in Dodger Blue, and when he took his last breath Thursday night at the age of 93 my guess is he was still certain of one thing “If you don’t love...

FILE - In this Monday, April 11, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers legend Vin Scully, left, with his wife, Sandra Scully, thanks Dodgers' fans at a dedication ceremony unveiling a street sign of his namesake at the entrance to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The wife of Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully has died. The Los Angeles Dodgers say Sandra Scully died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at age 76. She had been dealing with the neuromuscular disease ALS over the last several years and died at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. She and Vin Scully celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary in 2020. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Sandra Scully, wife of Hall of Fame announcer, dies at 76

Jan. 4, 2021 8:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sandra Scully, wife of Los Angeles Dodgers’ Hall of Fame announcer Vin Scully, has died from complications of ALS. She was 76. The team said Monday that Sandra Scully died Sunday night at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. She had been fighting ALS, known as Lou...

Tournament House, the headquarters of the Tournament of Roses, sponsor of the Rose Parade, is shown Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. There won't be thousands of people watching flower-laden floats roll through the streets of Pasadena on New Year's Day, but the show will go on. Sheryl Crow leads a long list of performers and celebrity guests who will appear in a Jan. 1 television special replacing the 132nd Rose Parade, which was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Antczak)

Performers set for TV special replacing canceled Rose Parade

Dec. 10, 2020 7:24 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — There won’t be thousands of people watching flower-laden floats roll through the streets of Pasadena on New Year’s Day, but the show will go on. Sheryl Crow leads a long list of performers and celebrity guests who will appear in a Jan. 1 television special replacing...

FILE - In this May 3, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully speaks during his induction into the team's Ring of Honor prior to a baseball game between the Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants, in Los Angeles. Retired Baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster Scully turned 93 on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, and marked the day by watching football. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully turns 93

Nov. 29, 2020 9:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Retired Baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully turned 93 on Sunday and marked the day by watching football. Scully saw both the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers lose and the Kansas City Chiefs win, led by Patrick Mahomes, who is his favorite quarterback, according to Los Dodgers...

Today in History

Nov. 29, 2020 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 29, the 334th day of 2020. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, 1929, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Richard E. Byrd, pilot Bernt Balchen, radio operator Harold June and photographer Ashley McKinney made the first airplane flight over the...