Hall of Famer, batting icon Gwynn dies at 54

Jun 17, 2014

Hall of Famer, batting icon Gwynn dies at 54

Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer with a sweet left-handed swing who spent his entire 20-year career with the Padres and was one of the game’s greatest hitters, died of cancer Monday. He was 54. Gwynn, a craftsman at the plate and winner of ...

NBA bigs turn out to bid farewell to Ramsay

May 2, 2014

NBA bigs turn out to bid farewell to Ramsay

Jack Ramsay’s trophy case resembled his life — both were full. With friends and family simultaneously mourning and celebrating his life, the Basketball Hall of Famer and NBA championship-winning coach was remembered at his funeral Mass on Thursday as someone endlessly devoted to his ...

Davenport, Bollettieri elected to Hall of Fame

Mar 4, 2014

Davenport, Bollettieri elected to Hall of Fame

Lindsay Davenport was in the middle of another major life milestone when she found out she had been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The three-time Grand Slam champion got the call when she was in a hospital about to give birth ...

Nomo inducted into Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame

Jan 17, 2014

Nomo inducted into Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame

by Kaz Nagatsuka

People don’t remember Hideo Nomo by his records. They remember him as a trailblazer. And that’s enough to get him into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame. The former starting pitcher in both Japan and the major leagues was selected by the Players Selection ...