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  1. Casey Stengel

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  2. MLB - Pittsburgh Pirates Frankie Zak moment of All-Star glory

    Steve Wulf

    You won't find him in many record books. But 70 years ago, Frankie Zak was just like Stan Musial and Mel Ott: an All-Star.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2014
  3. Girardi channeling La Russa and Stengel

    Wallace Matthews

    DENVER -- Joe Girardi, of course, is not the first manager to bat his pitcher eighth in the lineup; Tony La Russa did it on a regular basis in 2008, 2009 and 2010. He is not even the first Yankees manager to do it; Casey Stengel did it twice with...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  4. Phil Ball: The losers' blues

    Phil Ball

    Phil Ball tries to find reasons for Mallorca's slump from European candidates to relegation fodder.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2012
  5. Memorable moments in baseball and the world in 1962

    Jim Caple

    Looks like it'll be a wild finish to the 2012 season. But chances are, it won't be as wild as the way the season unfolded in 1962. (Hint: That one started with ticker tape for Casey Stengel.)

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  6. Boston Red Sox could benefit from a manager, like the Toronto Blu...

    Gordon Edes

    The Sox could benefit from a manager like John Farrell, who puts players first.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  7. Valentine's bullpen mayhem

    Christina Kahrl

    One of Casey Stengel's best remembered quotes is, "I couldn't have done it without my players," and that's nice as far as it goes. But a manager doesn't just sit back and leave things to the players; a big part of a manager's job is to put his player...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  8. Mets morning briefing 4.15.12

    Adam Rubin

    David Wright went 3-for-5 with a homer in his return to the lineup with a fractured right pinkie, Jon Niese tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings and the Mets blanked the Phillies, 5-0, Saturday at Citizens Bank Park. The Mets already have clinched the seri...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  9. Mel Parnell, former Boston Red Sox pitcher, dead at 89

    Mel Parnell, the left-handed pitcher who spent his entire 10-year career with the Red Sox and faced some of the best hitters of the 1940s and early 1950s, has died. He was 89.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  10. La Russa one of top five managers all time

    David Schoenfield

    Back in May, I wrote a list of the top 10 managers of all time. At that time, I ranked Tony La Russa sixth, behind Casey Stengel, John McGraw, Bobby Cox, Joe McCarthy and Earl Weaver. There's no "right" way to configure a list like this -- Stengel...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  11. 2011 NLCS: Tony La Russa pushing right buttons

    Jayson Stark

    Cardinals manager Tony La Russa keeps calling on his bullpen, often and at strange times, but it's worked, and now St. Louis is one win from the World Series.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  12. Aug. 30, 1965: Hall of Fame manager Casey Stengel retires


    Aug. 30, 1965: Hall of Fame manager Casey Stengel retires....

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2011
  13. Walk forces in run as Mets rally by Padres 'pen

    Rookie reliever Josh Spence walked light-hitting Ruben Tejada to force home the tiebreaking run and the New York Mets rallied late for the second consecutive game against San Diego's usually dependable bullpen, beating the Padres 5-4 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  14. 5 great quotes about baseball's trade deadline

    Glenn Liebman

    In honor of the trade deadline in baseball, here are five great quotes from my books Baseball Shorts and Yankee Shorts. 1. "Nobody knows this, but one of us has just been traded to Kansas City." -- Casey Stengel, on breaking the news to Bob Cerv t...

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2011
  15. Ten greatest managers of all time

    David Schoenfield

    In honor of Phil Jackson's retirement -- or, at least, his impending one-year hiatus and return in 2012 when the Lakers sign Dwight Howard and Chris Paul -- I present my list of the 10 greatest managers of all time. 10. Davey Johnson Record: 1,14...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  16. The homer(s) Mickey Mantle hit at USC

    Pedro Moura

    Courtesy Morris Eckhouse A map of the USC campus in 1959 shows Bovard Field in the left-center and the football practice field just north of it, where a Mantle homer landed during a March 26, 1951 football practice, legend has it. Noted baseball hi...

    Blog | March 26, 2011
  17. Ex-Met Goossen passes

    Adam Rubin

    Public relations specialist John Cirillo passes along word of the death of ex-Met Greg Goossen. Here is his obituary: Greg Goossen, a former six-figure bonus baby of the Dodgers who played for Casey Stengel and the New York Mets, dabbled as a boxin...

    Blog | February 28, 2011