Benny LeFebvre

Benny LeFebvre

LA Times Ben Lefebvre may be 72, but he is still a swinger. “Benny is a swinger all right,” Verbum Dei baseball Coach Pete Morado said. “He’s a guru of hitting. Anytime you play his kids, you know they aren’t going to be standing at the plate, watching. They’re going to attack. They’ll be up […]

Bench Brawls 10-Most Memorable

Bench Brawls 10-Most Memorable

This fight was the culmination of years of Yanks–Red Sox animosity, or, to be more specific, Yanks–Bill Lee animosity. Three years earlier, the often-inflammatory Lee had described the Yankees lineup as a “bunch of hookers swinging their purses.” The Bronx Bombers never forgot, and Lee never stopped running his mouth. The brawl came about after a huge home plate collision between the Yanks’ Lou Piniella and Sox catcher Carlton Fisk

Sedona Red Rock News Covers Carl’s First Pitch

Sedona Red Rock News Covers Carl’s First Pitch

Tuesday, March 29, marks the final game of spring training before most of the boys of summer leave Arizona to open another Major League Baseball season.

But throwing out the first pitch of the March 11 game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim kept the memories fresh in the 82-year-old mind of Village of Oak Creek resident Carl Maggio.