Subject:

Bert Blyleven

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2012

    Baseball in Orange County: History Bats Last!

    You've seen them, the "Images of America" series books from Arcadia Publishing, a terrific outfit whose sepia-toned book covers and the jam-packed photos inside pick up the slack where big-time houses often fall down as regards local history. I own a half-dozen of these, including books on Silv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Remembering Jesse Flores, the Scout Who Found Finally-Hall-of-Famer Bert Blyleven

    Flores​After God knows how many years, sportswriters have finally elected pitcher Bert Blyleven to the baseball Hall of Fame. Most of the newspapers are reporting that Blyleven is an Orange County native, a graduate of Santiago High School in Garden Grove, but none have yet reported on the other O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2007

    Beers on Mike Penner/Christine Daniels

    Gustavo's note: Today, LA Times sports reporter Mike Penner announced he was undergoing a sex-change operation and returning in a couple of weeks as a woman. Here is Weekly theater critic Joel Beers' take on it... Nearly 20 years ago, when I was a fledgling professional journalist at my first paid ... More >>

  • News

    April 5, 2007

    Grove of Dreams

    The life and times of orange picker-turned-big leaguer Jesse Flores

  • Features

    April 5, 2007

    Grove of Dreams

    The life and times of orange picker-turned-big leaguer Jesse Flores

  • Columns

    January 11, 2007
  • Features

    September 30, 2004
Loading...