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Today in History

Jan. 21, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2021. There are 344 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 21, 2020, the U.S. reported its first known case of the new virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who had returned the previous week from...

Mets hire former player Tony Tarasco as first base coach

Dec. 30, 2020 10:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have hired Tony Tarasco to be their first base coach, bringing the former outfielder back to the franchise where he ended his playing career. The Mets announced the hiring Wednesday. The 50-year-old Tarasco will take over for Tony DeFrancesco, who is moving to a new role...

FILE - Dick Kaegel, editor of the Sporting News, is shown during a press conference in St. Louis, in this Jan. 25, 1982, file photo. Kaegel, who covered the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals and edited The Sporting News during a career of more than 53 years, has won the Hall of Fame’s J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. He will be honored during induction weekend from July 23-26 in Cooperstown, New York. (AP Photo/Fred Waters)

Dick Kaegel wins Spink Award for baseball writing

Dec. 8, 2020 5:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Dick Kaegel, who covered the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals and edited The Sporting News during a career of more than 53 years, has won the Hall of Fame’s J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. He will be honored during induction...