Derek Jeter has his 3,000-hit ball. Christian Lopez, who came up with it in the left-field stands, traded it for New York Yankees memorabilia and tickets worth $180,000 less because he sees it as the right thing to do.
One thing baseball fans love about the game is that it runs by its own rhythms, with no time clock. In “ Bottom of the 33rd ,” Dan Barry has written a lovely book about the longest professional game ever -- a forgotten event in an obscure place that he has rendered unforgettable.
Jury selection in the perjury trial of former New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens continues today after a pool of potential panelists was narrowed to 35 Washington residents from 50 over three days of questioning.
The U.S. Congress refused to release audio of a 2008 deposition of Roger Clemens, a decision that a federal judge said might compromise the ex-Yankees pitcher’s perjury prosecution at a later stage in the case.