WORLD SERIES HISTORY 1965

After a short, one year absence, the Los Angeles Dodgers returned to the Fall Classic on the arm of ’63 Series winner Sandy Koufax. The postseason-proven lefty had just finished the regular season with a 26-8 record, a 2.04 ERA and a perfect game to boot (his...

BASEBALL’S BEST: HENRY CHADWICK

In the fall of 1856, a New York Times cricket journalist spotted a fascinating game of “base ball” being played across the field. Henry Chadwick knew baseball well enough but was now seeing the game in a new light as if for the first time. He had never...

HOCKEY’S BEST: PAVEL DATSYUK

Here’s how you know a player is extra special: His name inspires an adjective. And in the first decade of the 21st Century, amazing plays became “Datsyukian.” There were Datsyukian dekes, (coined by Red Wings announcer Ken Daniels), and Datsyukian...

BASKETBALL’S BEST: DENNIS JOHNSON

For a guy who sat on the bench in his senior year of high school and was barely noticed by college recruiters, Dennis Johnson was an unlikely NBA hero. A born fighter who didn’t have the greatest natural skills, Johnson battled his way from mediocrity as a prep...

RADIOTROY/SUBWAY SPORTSPAGE TUESDAY MAY 26, 2020

      June 1 remains a pivotal date in MLB negotiations As talks continue about the possibility of the 2020 season getting underway, “the greatest differences between the players and owners, for now, remain economic,” Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich of...