Elijah ‘‘Pumpsie’’ Green was first black player on the last major league team to put a black man on its roster. Some baseball aficionados have called him “the last of the firsts.” He died on Wednesday at age 85.
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The “Grand Slam” and “Triple Crown” are terms used to describe some of the ultimate achievements in individual sports. In some sports, these accomplishments occur only once-in-a-generation or less.
When American Pharoah crossed the finish line at the Belmont Stakes Read More »
The NBA Finals are not going as Warrior fans planned.
The team’s overheated offense is only seen in spurts. Wide open shots (including an uncontested breakaway dunk) are missed. Lebron pushes his way to the basket without facing a double Read More »
I grew up in Los Angeles as a Giants fan, and my favorite player was Willie Mays. Mays turns 83 today, and remains the greatest living baseball player. Say Hey Willie from all of us at Beyond Chron. Read More »
Finishing on an 11-0 run, the Cleveland Indians have reached the baseball playoffs for the first time since 2007. And all baseball fans should celebrate. Because while the Cubs’ long World Series drought gets more attention, the Indians have not Read More »
The recent history of American men in Paris has been somewhat unkind, John McEnroe’s meltdown to Ivan Lendl, up two sets and a break in the 1984 final, and the gritty victory of Michael Chang over Stefan Edberg in 1987 Read More »
It’s a commonly held assumption that there are really no drugs that can help a chess player. Sure coffee or a chocolate bar might keep you more alert but they don’t really do anthing more than that. The following article, Read More »
Garry Kasparov, the world’s No. 1 chess player and former World Chees Champion who quit the professional game last month to focus on politics, said he had been hit over the head with a chessboard in a politically motivated attack. Read More »