Coming home: Padres' Musgrove wears No. 44 to honor Peavy
(AP Photo/Ron Schwane, file)When Joe Musgrove reported to spring training to start his sixth big league season, a brown and gold No. 44 San Diego Padres jersey was hanging in his locker. 44 is a nod to Jake Peavy, the fiery right-hander Musgrove grew up cheering for. "The last few days here, it just feels right.”Musgrove was obtained in a trade with rebuilding Pittsburgh on Jan. 19, the third big trade Padres general manager A.J. Musgrove said he was an energetic and emotional player as a kid, which is why he idolized Peavy, the 2007 NL Cy Young Award winner.
Vignettes from life of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda
FILE - Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda laughs as he reaches out for fans' hands on as he is driven around Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for a farewell lap following a ceremony in his honor, in this Friday, Sept. 7, 1996, file photo. (AP Photo/Susan Sterner, File)LOS ANGELES – Vignettes from the life and career of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda. I’m hungry and the postgame spread is cooling.’''Hershiser recalled a mound visit Lasorda made to reliever Jesse Orosco. ‘Dear Corey, your friend Tommy Lasorda. You and the Dodgers are great.’ That was the ultimate compliment for Tommy Lasorda, comparing someone to the Dodgers.
Performers set for TV special replacing canceled Rose Parade
Sheryl Crow leads a long list of performers and celebrity guests who will appear in a Jan. 1 television special replacing the 132nd Rose Parade, which was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Performers will also include Mickey Guyton, Tori Kelly, Lady A, Rascal Flatts and husband-and-wife duo The War and Treaty. Celebrity guests will include Rita Moreno, Emeril Lagasse, Gary Sinise, Daddy Yankee, Shanola Hampton, Dascha Polanco, Vin Scully, Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez and Rose Bowl Hall of Fame inductee Matt Leinart. The special will also include marching bands, equestrians, floats from previous years and segments on the Rose Bowl football game that usually follows the parade. Cancellation of the 2021 Rose Parade was announced earlier this year.
Pandemic World Series draws smallest crowd in over century
The Los Angeles Dodgers line up during during the national anthem and a fly over before Game 1 of the baseball World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Tampa Bay infielder Joey Wendle is married to one of their cousins, and they weren’t going to miss his World Series debut. That was the smallest Series crowd since 10,535 attended Game 6 in 1909 between the Tigers and Pittsburgh at Detroit's Bennett Park, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. But this World Series had a surreal, at times somber feel caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Roughly the same amount of tickets were sold for each World Series game.
Vin Scully's treasures of baseball
Vin Scully's treasures of baseball Over the years Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully accumulated a museum's worth of baseball memorabilia. Now, he's decided to auction off much of his prized collection, with the proceeds going to his kids and grandkids, and to charity. Correspondent Lee Cowan talks with the legendary announcer who shares the stories behind some of his unique artifacts of baseball history.cbsnews.com