At the All-Star game in Minnesota, former Oakland A’s and Los Angeles Dodger star Glenn Burke, will be honored for his role in a movement that is just now gaining traction on the sports landscape.
In addition to the seven Oakland A’s and three San Francisco Giants in Minneapolis for this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star game, two Bay Area teachers elected by fans made the trip and will be honored during a pre-game ceremony today, league officials said.
For years, people have been pointing out that nobody bothers to play defense in the NBA’s All-Star Game, and a shocking number of NFL greats get “hurt” right before the Pro Bowl (where they play even less defense). But is the baseball showcase of stars all that much better? It may be harder to tell from the final score, but the
Fans of the Saint Mary’s basketball are in for a treat this summer as some of the biggest names in the school’s athletic history return for a the Gales Basketball All-Star Classic, a matchup of the programs brightest stars.
Jim Fregosi, a former All-Star who won more than 1,000 games as a manager for four teams, died Friday after an apparent stroke. He was 71.
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Buster Posey, Melky Cabrera and Pablo Sandoval were voted in by the fans as starters.Matt Cain was named as one of the pitchers by National League manager Tony La Russa.
Conor Jackson and Scott Sizemore each hit a two-run homer and All-Star Gio Gonzalez struck out seven to lead the Oakland Athletics past the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 Sunday.