Baseball

The Baseball Reliquary Survived and Is ‘Better Than True’

LOS ANGELES — Now on display at the Los Angeles Central Library through November in an exhibit entitled “Something in Common.” There is a San Diego Chicken costume, a half-smoked cigar from Babe Ruth that likely — maybe? possibly? — was inspired from a Philadelphia brothel in 1924 and a baseball signed by Mother Teresa. …

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Jackie Robinson Museum Focuses on Civil Rights and Baseball

Jackie Robinson’s family home in Stamford, Conn., had a den featuring trophies, artifacts and a big scrapbook commemorating his many achievements. David Robinson, his son, fondly recalled in an interview how one wall held photos and plaques depicting his father’s success in sports. Another wall — with a collection twice as big — highlighted his …

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Postseason Hope Weighs Heavily on Seattle Mariners Fans

SEATTLE — The familiar sinking feeling returned quickly, in the first inning of the first game of the most anticipated Mariners homestand in a long, long while. The team had entered Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game bathing in the glow of a 14-game win streak, an expectation-less squad suddenly turned bully. Coming out of the …

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