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Vintage baseball cards from the early 1900s to go on the auction block in January

...baseball card depicting the Brooklyn Atlantics amateur baseball club. In 2012, the auction house sold a rare 1888 card of Hall of Famer Michael "King" Kelly for $72,000."If you love baseball, this is the beginning of it. This is where stars were made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-01/vintage-baseball-cards-e
Itsmyluckyday wins the Woodward over Moreno

...the Grade 1, $500,000 Forego for older sprinters.Wise Dan held off long-shot Optimizer by a nose. Ridden by Hall of Famer John Velazquez, the two-time reigning Horse of the Year returned to racing 15 weeks after emergency colic surgery.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-30/itsmyluckyday-wins-w
Hall-of-famer Tony Gwynn dies at age 54

...one of baseball's greatest hitters.Gwynn loved San Diego.San Diego loved "Mr. Padre" right back.Gwynn, a Hall of Famer and one of the greatest athletes in San Diego's history, died Monday of oral cancer, a disease he attributed to years of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-16/hall-famer-tony-gwynn-di
New York Yankees retire Joe Torre's No. 6

...However, I was blessed to make that journey on the shoulders of some very special players."The recently inducted Hall of Famer unveiled his number alongside those of 16 other retired numbers in Monument Park at the start of the ceremony. With No. 6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-23/new-york-yankees-retire-
Overtime

...the $1 million Pacific Classic by 2 3/4 lengths at Del Mar on Sunday, improving to 6-0 in his career.Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Shared Belief ran 1¼ miles on Polytrack in 2:00.28 and paid $4.40, $3.20 and $2.80 as the 6-5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-24/overtime
Jeff Gordon shatters track record en route to Michigan pole

...Burton will drive the No. 14 car Sunday. Frood says they haven't discussed any other races. TEAMING UP: Basketball Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins plans to take a spin around an IndyCar track.Just don't expect his 6-foot-8 frame to fit snugly into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-15/jeff-gordon-shatters-track
Baseball great Tony Gwynn dies

SAN DIEGO - Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has died of cancer at 54. Gwynn's sweet left-handed swing made him one of San Diego's best-loved athletes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-16/baseballs-gwynn-dies
Tobacco use still high among college players

...I just enjoy it, definitely. I do it maybe once a month or every other week."Sborz said this week's death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn might give college players some pause. Gwynn died at 54 of oral cancer believed to be connected to his long use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-20/tobacco-use-still-high-a
Hall of Famer Hank Aaron has hip surgery after falling on ice

ATLANTA - Hall of Famer Hank Aaron is recovering from a partial left hip replacement.The Atlanta Braves said Saturday the 80-year-old Aaron fell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-15/hall-famer-hank-aaron-ha
Hall of Famer Bill Sharman dies at 87

Bill Sharman, the Hall of Famer who won NBA titles as a player for the Boston Celtics and a coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 87.Sharman died...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-10-25/hall-famer-bill-sharman-dies-