Lou began experiencing his first neurological symptoms in 1938, right around the time of his 35th birthday. But was ALS the cause of Lou Gehrig’s death? Maybe not, say a group of neurologists, physicians and pathologists.
By PBS NewsHour
A new PBS documentary produced by Ken Burns examines the struggles Jackie Robinson faced in breaking baseball’s color barrier -- and his achievements as a player on the diamond and as a civil rights activist in later life. John Yang…
By Murrey Jacobson
Major League Baseball may be making new inroads into Cuba this week, but an expert who's long watched the Cuban game tells Jeffrey Brown that any changes between the U.S. and Cuba are the start of "a long, slow process."…
By Associated Press
HAVANA -- President Obama introduced Jackie Robinson's widow to Cuban President Raul Castro before the start of Tuesday's exhibition game.
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
After his baseball team, the Dodgers, lost to the New York Mets in a playoff series last week, Rep. Adam Schiff had to stand up on the floor of the House and sing “Meet the Mets” to House members.
By Gretchen Frazee
Hall of Fame New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra died Tuesday at the age of 90. During the World War II veteran’s 19-year career, he became a 15-time All-Star, three-time American League MVP winner and 10-time World Series champion.
Behind the scenes of Major League Baseball, team management and leadership is slowly becoming more diverse. In part, the rise of “Moneyball” analytics has helped broaden the kind of knowledge and experience that ball clubs seek in hiring. Special correspondent…
By PBS NewsHour
By Justin Scuiletti
Major League Baseball today announced a series of new rules, effective immediately, that aims to quicken the pace of the national pastime.
By Rebecca Lee
Banks, popularly known to fans as "Mr. Cub," joined the team as its first black player in 1953. He hit 512 career home runs throughout his 19-season career with the Cubs and was famous for his catchphrase, "Let's play two,"…
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