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Boston Red Sox catcher Moe Berg (right) talks with player-manager Joe Cronin in the dugout in 1937. (Photo from the Moe Berg Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library)

Historically Speaking: Moe Berg, the catcher who was a spy

Tom Morrow October 10, 2023
When baseball greats Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig went on tour in 1934 in baseball-crazy Japan, some in the U.S. sporting world wondered why Moe Berg, a third-rate catcher, was included on the team.
Bob Vetter (pictured standing far left) was a Hall of Fame baseball manager who led the Palomar College Comets to more than 500 wins in 24 seasons. (Palomar College photo)

Palomar College’s baseball program mourns loss of longtime coach

News Release March 11, 2022
Bob Vetter, a Hall of Fame baseball manager who led the Palomar College Comets to more than 500 wins in 24 seasons, died suddenly on Jan. 22.
Bob Vetter (pictured standing far left) was a Hall of Fame baseball manager who led the Palomar College Comets to more than 500 wins in 24 seasons. (Palomar College photo)

Palomar College’s baseball program mourns loss of longtime coach

OsideNews March 11, 2022

Bob Vetter, a Hall of Fame manager who led the Comets to more than 500 wins in 24 seasons, died suddenly on Jan. 22 San Marcos CA— Bob Vetter arrived at Palomar College in 1977. Over the next 45 years...

Pirates End Three Game Skid with Win over Vista

Pirates End Three Game Skid with Win over Vista

OsideNews May 12, 2017

By David A. Willauer Contributing Writer Vista CA— The Oceanside Pirates, snapped a 3 game losing streak defeating the Vista Panthers(18-10) by a 10-0 score and improved their record to 12-12 on the...

Troy Grossmans Single Scores Manny Ramirez to Pace Vista in 3-2 Win Over El Camino

Troy Grossman’s Single Scores Manny Ramirez to Pace Vista in 3-2 Win Over El Camino

OsideNews April 7, 2017

By David A. Willauer Contributing Writer Vista CA— Troy Grossman went 2 for 3 with 2 runs batted in, 2 stolen bases and delivered the game winning hit, in the bottom of the 6th, to lead the Vista Panthers...

Antonio Escalante Paces Oceanside Pirates to a 6-5 win over Classical Academy

Antonio Escalante Paces Oceanside Pirates to a 6-5 win over Classical Academy

OsideNews March 31, 2017

By David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer Oceanside CA— After a 7-3 defeat vs. Del Norte High School, the Pirates scored 3 runs in the first, 1 run in the third and 2 runs in the sixth as they held on...

Jet West at 2014 CoastFest

Vista Panthers Hold Off Late Poway Rally

OsideNews May 28, 2016

By David A. Willauer-Contributing Writer Vista CA— In a a CIF Division I Tournament, lower bracket, contest played at Vista High School, the Vista Panthers improve their record to 26-6 as they scored...

Carlsbad hosts two events for baseball fans in June at city libraries. (Courtesy photo)

CARLSBAD: Libraries field two baseball events June 13 and 20

June 1, 2015

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad hosts two events for baseball fans in June at city libraries. A screening of the documentary “Ball Talk: Baseball’s Voice of Summer,” with film Director Kevin Bender, is set...

Carlsbad City Library Hosts June Events for Baseball Enthusiasts

Carlsbad City Library Hosts June Events for Baseball Enthusiasts

OsideNews May 29, 2015

Carlsbad CA— The City of Carlsbad is hosting two events for baseball fans in June at city libraries. The first event is a film screening of Ball Talk: Baseball’s Voice of Summer on June 13, at 1 p.m....

Mission Hills High School Boosters to Host 11th Annual Golf Scramble

Mission Hills High School Boosters to Host 11th Annual Golf Scramble

OsideNews February 4, 2015

San Marcos CA— The Mission Hills High School Grizzlies want YOU as a player and/or sponsor at their annual open-to-the-public fundraising golf tournament, dinner and raffle on Monday, Feb. 16 at Twin...

Encinitas City Councilman Mark Muir (third from left), Deputy Mayor Catherine Blakespear, Mayor Kristin Gaspar (holding scissors), Ian Thompson (the husband of late Councilwoman Maggie Houlihan), county Supervisor Dave Roberts and former Councilwoman Teresa Barth celebrate the opening of Encinitas Community Park on Jan. 10. (Photo by Manny Lopez)

A grand-slam opening: Encinitas celebrates park in Major League style

Manny Lopez January 12, 2015

Hundreds attended the long-awaited grand opening celebration Jan. 10 for the 44-acre Encinitas Community Park, which sits west of Interstate 5 between Santa Fe and Birmingham drives. Festivities for...

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