June 6, 2013 |
Shades of Orel Hershiser? The Dodgers can only hope. In talking about first-round draft choice Chris Anderson on Thursday night, Logan White, the Dodgers' vice president of amateur scouting, said the big right-hander had "three quality major league pitches and a bulldog-competitive makeup to go with it. " If Anderson ends up "bulldog competitive" like Hershiser, who drew the "Bulldog" nickname from Tom Lasorda, the Dodgers made quite a...
June 13, 2013 |
Dodgers draft picks Chris Anderson and Tom Windle sat next to each other in the team's dugout Wednesday afternoon. No. 13 jerseys donned, the two young pitchers formed a potential look into the Dodgers' future before a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. However, it was also a look into the past. Anderson and Windle both played in the Northwest Suburban Conference in Minnesota and were the top two players listed in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's conference most-valuable-player race three years ago. “We've known each other since we were very little, which is pretty cool,” Anderson said.
February 18, 2011 |
When Chris Anderson was a 5-foot-4 freshman at Anaheim Canyon, he looked like a lost middle school student. He got attention because he was the younger brother of standout guard Jerime Anderson, but few expected him to develop into one of the best basketball players in Southern California. That's exactly what he has become, as demonstrated again on Friday night, when he scored 17 points, contributed nine assists and six rebounds to help the Comanches defeat Canyon Country Canyon, 65-59, in a Southern Section Division 2AA second-round playoff game in Canyon Country.
June 25, 2009 |
On Tuesday afternoon, Chris Anderson, editor in chief of Wired magazine and author of the 2006 bestseller "The Long Tail," received an e-mail warning that his new book, "Free: The Future of a Radical Price," was to be challenged. On the blog of the Virginia Quarterly Review, a leading literary journal, Waldo Jaquith was about to post the results of an examination into the book, which Hyperion will publish next month.
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February 12, 2008 |
Chris Anderson, 81, an influential jazz pianist whose innovative approach to harmony made him a favorite for an array of notable players, died Feb. 4 in New York City of complications from a stroke, the New York Times reported. A native of Chicago, Anderson was self-taught on the piano and grew up with a brittle bone disease and a degenerative eye condition. Blind by the age of 20, he nevertheless forged a steady career working with the likes of Charlie Parker, Dinah Washington and Billy Higgins.
June 12, 2013 |
The Dodgers are close to announcing deals with their first two picks in this year's draft, according to people familiar with the situation. The deals with first-rounder Chris Anderson and second-rounder Tom Windle could be announced as early as Wednesday afternoon, one of the people said. Anderson will be paid a $2.1-million bonus. Windle will receive approximately $970,000. Both are pitchers. Anderson, a 6-foot-4 right-hander from Jacksonville University, was selected 18th overall.