Mike Klis of the Denver Post takes a look at the
growing fraternity of older managers in baseball. Jack
McKeon recently joined Felipe Alou and Frank Robinson
in the past-retirement-age bracket while Joe Torre and
Bobby Cox are past 60 and Lou Piniella and Jimy
Williams are nearing it.
Are there worse players than Brant Brown in the major
leagues, as Mike Downey suggests in today's Chicago
Tribune? Probably. But Brown finds himself in the
Northern League at the age of 31, trying to catch
somebody's notice and get back to the bigs after a
What is the New England man and woman on the street's
take on Roger Clemens? With Clemens in town with the
Yankees and 300 victories a couple of good outings
away, Michael O'Connor of the Boston Herald took the
pulse of regular folk on the subject of the former Red
Sox ace. Like many larger-than-life figures, Clemens
has a way of polarizing opinions.
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