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When all's said and done, Berra was one of a kind

...didn't have an aura around him, like a Sandy Koufax or Reggie Jackson. He wasn't a huge physical presence, like Dave Winfield or Willie Stargell.A couple of questions, a couple of quotes - "Maybe they're scared to catch. We didn't know...
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Juneau sandlot player 'mining' baseballs in the valley

...and been runner-up numerous times.Past ABL players have included Barry Bonds, Aaron Boone, Chris Chambliss, Dave Winfield, Frank Viola, Mark McGwire, Mark Grace, John Olerud, C.J. Wilson, JT Snow, JD Drew, Jeff Kent and Doug Mientkiewicz...
Martinez, Johnson, among 4 voted to MLB Hall of Fame

...left-hander appeared on 97.3 percent of the ballots, the eighth-highest mark in the history of voting.Outfielder Dave Winfield (6-foot-6), elected in 2001, had been the tallest Hall of Famer, according to STATS."I don't think people...
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Today in sports history

...Simpson rushes for 250 yards to lead the Buffalo Bills to a 31-13 victory over the New England Patriots.1993 - Dave Winfield of the Minnesota Twins becomes the 19th player in major league history to get 3,000 hits, with a single off Oakland's...
Alaskan impact felt in playoffs

...of former Alaska Leaguers to reach the majors includes Hall-of-Fame pitcher Tom Seaver (Panners), outfielder Dave Winfield (Panners), first baseman Mark McGwire (Anchorage Glacier Pilots), pitcher Randy Johnson (Pilots) and outfielder...
Today In Sports History

...Tripucka of the Denver Broncos passes for 447 yards and two touchdowns in a 23-20 win over the Buffalo Bills.1993 - Dave Winfield of the Minnesota Twins became the 19th player in major league history to get 3,000 hits with a single off Oakland's...
Schoenberger to join Kenai Oilers this summer

...list such as Randy Johnson (Glacier Pilots), Barry Bonds (Goldpanners and Oilers), Bret Boone (Goldpanners), Dave Winfield (Goldpanners), Tom Seaver (Goldpanners) and Mark McGwire (Glacier Pilots), among others. The Arizona Diamondbacks...
Alaska Baseball League a pipeline to the majors

...wonders and peculiarities more clearly than their feats on the diamond. During his 2001 Hall of Fame acceptance speech, Dave Winfield recalled his two summers in Alaska: "It was the best baseball in the country; prettiest, most majestic state in...
Juneau's Creighton Miller to enter alma mater's hall of fame

...though he scored four runs and had two RBIs. Miller didn't get any plate appearances in 1972. "My one hit was off Dave Winfield and it was an opposite-field double," Miller said about hitting against the future Baseball Hall of Famer, who...
Arizona's Alaska League connection makes impact in first two games

...Fairbanks became the first Alaska League baseball player to reach the major leagues in 1964. Hall of Famers Tom Seaver and Dave Winfield both played for the Goldpanners. Some of the other notable Alaska Leaguers are Barry Bonds (Goldpanners), Mark...


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