Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsJimmy Piersall
IN THE NEWS

Jimmy Piersall

FEATURED ARTICLES
ARTICLES BY DATE
Advertisement
SPORTS
June 29, 1986 | JULIE CART, Times Staff Writer
'I feel like I'm in a room in the sanitarium, only it had a better view. I'd like to get out of here, I'd like to talk to someone about getting another pill. I'd like to see (Vin) Scully work a game in here. I tell you, he'd give it up!' --JIMMY PIERSALL Here's how it is with Jimmy Piersall. Here's how it is to be doing minor league baseball on the radio in Oregon. Here's what it is like to embark on another reclamation project in another city: Jimmy knows something about that.
SPORTS
June 29, 1986 | JULIE CART, Times Staff Writer
'I feel like I'm in a room in the sanitarium, only it had a better view. I'd like to get out of here, I'd like to talk to someone about getting another pill. I'd like to see (Vin) Scully work a game in here. I tell you, he'd give it up!' --JIMMY PIERSALL Here's how it is with Jimmy Piersall. Here's how it is to be doing minor league baseball on the radio in Oregon. Here's what it is like to embark on another reclamation project in another city: Jimmy knows something about that.
SPORTS
April 30, 1986 | United Press International
He moves with the agility of a man half his age, camping under fly balls and getting ready to throw to the right base. It's still second nature for Jimmy Piersall, who at age 56 is back in baseball doing what he thinks he does the best: teaching baseball. The Cubs hired the controversial ex-ballplayer and ex-announcer to serve as an outfield instructor during the spring. He will also serve as an instructor for the minor league prospects the Cubs have down on the farm.
SPORTS
November 23, 1986 | RANDY MINKOFF, United Press International
Something about Chicago brings out the worst in our language. What else could explain the constant mispronunciations, misspellings and general abuse of the people, places and things associated with Chicago athletics? --Soldier Field. How many times have network commentators called it Soldiers Field? How many Chicagoans add the "s"? The plaque in front of the home of the Chicago Bears has no extra "s." --Ray Meyer. Again the "s" syndrome.
SPORTS
February 4, 1986
Former stars Billy Williams and Jimmy Piersall have been named to the Chicago Cubs' coaching staff. Williams, 47, will serve as the Cubs' batting instructor, and Piersall, 56, will be the outfielder instructor for the Cubs' major and minor league squads.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 26, 1988 | Tim Harper
Anthony Perkins continues his weird ways, now as those most famous split-level guys, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." Now shooting in Budapest, directed by Frenchman Gerard Kikoine, the $8-million film marks the 41st screen adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's tale (penned in 1886) about the respectable Victorian physician whose experiments turns him into . . . well, you know.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ted Berkman, 92, the author of "Cast a Giant Shadow" and a screenwriter whose credits include "Fear Strikes Out" and "Bedtime for Bonzo," died May 12 of cancer in Santa Barbara. The Brooklyn-born Berkman, a 1933 graduate of Cornell University, worked as a photo assignment editor at the New York Mirror in the 1930s. After serving as the Middle East chief of the Foreign Broadcast Intelligence Service, he worked as an ABC radio correspondent in the Middle East.
SPORTS
January 5, 1986
More than 1,000 people, including current and former baseball players, team owners and Chicago fans, attended a memorial service Saturday for former Chicago White Sox owner Bill Veeck. Veeck, who also once owned the St. Louis Browns and Cleveland Indians, died Thursday of cardiac arrest at age 71. "You are a prince in all the good senses of the word," the Rev. Thomas J. Fitzgerald said in his homily at the Church of Saint Thomas the Apostle on the South Side.
SPORTS
April 30, 1986 | United Press International
He moves with the agility of a man half his age, camping under fly balls and getting ready to throw to the right base. It's still second nature for Jimmy Piersall, who at age 56 is back in baseball doing what he thinks he does the best: teaching baseball. The Cubs hired the controversial ex-ballplayer and ex-announcer to serve as an outfield instructor during the spring. He will also serve as an instructor for the minor league prospects the Cubs have down on the farm.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|