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PHILADELPHIA — Rhys Hoskins, Vince Velasquez, and Jose Alvarado reached agreements on their 2021 salaries Friday, a generally positive outcome because they were able to avoid arbitration hearings next month. But even if they hadn’t, all three were under contract to play for the Phillies this year, and that was unlikely to change. Of greater consequence, then, were two developments that might ...

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Even when losing, Tommy Lasorda was never at a loss for words. The Dodgers Hall of Famer — who died of a heart attack at age 93 on Thursday — cut his managerial teeth with a powerhouse Triple-A team in Spokane, Wash., in 1970 that featured his future big league stars yet once dropped seven games in a row. "I'm proud of you," he said he told them, according to The New York Times. "All the ...

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LOS ANGELES — Tom Lasorda, who in 20 years as the Los Angeles Dodgers manager won two World Series championships, four National League pennants and eight division titles and always insisted that he bled Dodger blue out of loyalty to the organization, has died at age 93. The vibrant and voluble Lasorda spent 71 seasons with the Dodgers and was among the few remaining links to the club’s ...

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Action at Sportsman's Park between the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Yankees some time during the 1926 or 1928 World Series championshi…

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In the summer of 2010, a renovated bridge running state Route 1077 over the Monongahela River into Donora, Pa., opened traffic from Interstate 70 directly into Donora Industrial Park, a property redevelopment where the U.S. Steel mills once operated. A ceremony christened the new expanse the “Stan Musial Bridge.”

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Fewer athletes segued from professional sports to private life more seamlessly than Stan Musial.