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Richmond Academy to honor 1956 championship football team

...the school's most successful alumni. While Dye began a professional career in football, Jack Fisher became a major league pitcher. Lamar Fleming became the chairman of the Department of Ortho pedics at Emory University, John Reynolds became...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-19/richmond-academy-honor-19
Pitch usage vs. Justin Upton appears noteworthy

Major league pitchers are sneaky. They adjust to what works best for them, and that includes how to approach the better hitters in each lineup. Advance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-10-09/pitch-usage-
Atlanta Braves' Aaron Harang latest example of adjusting with age

ATLANTA - The average velocity of a major league pitcher reaches an all-time high with each passing season.Many pitchers are now able to use mid-90s heat consistently to work in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-27/atlanta-braves-aaron-har
Transcript of Ray Guy's Hall of Fame Speech

...All through high school and college I played other positions as well. I was a good athlete and could have been a Major League pitcher or an NBA basketball player, but I knew God had something special for me. And eventually one sport would stand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-02/transcript-ray-guys-hall-fame
MLB to study increase in Tommy John surgery

...most precious 2? inches ? the average length of the ulnar collateral ligament.This year, more than a dozen major league pitchers already have undergone Tommy John surgery ? which involves replacing the elbow ligament with a tendon harvested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-16/mlb-study-increase-inn-t
Betty Moffitt, mother of tennis great Billie Jean King and pitcher Randy Moffitt, dies at 91

NEW YORK - Betty Moffitt, the mother of tennis great Billie Jean King and former major league pitcher Randy Moffitt, died Friday in Prescott, Ariz. She was 91.She died at home with her children by her side, King's publicist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-07/betty-moffitt-mother-ten
War hero, baseball star Lou Brissie dies

...Generation,' " Garrard said. "When you realize the insurmountable adversity that he overcame to become an all-star major league pitcher, you see greatness."Despite everything he did, Brissie always shook his head when someone called him a hero...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-26/war-hero-baseball-star-l
Dr. Frank Jobe saved careers of many pitchers with Tommy John surgery

...John surgery and saved the careers of countless major league pitchers, died Thursday. He was 88.Jobe died in Santa...that had never been successfully performed on a major league pitcher."He change my life!! Gave me back my career...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-07/dr-frank-jobe-saved-care
Overtime

...games in 2013, when the Falcons finished a disappointing 4-12. BaseballESPN's Schilling battles cancerFormer major league pitcher Curt Schilling announced Wednesday that he has cancer."I've always believed life is about embracing the gifts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-02-05/overtime
Carlos Zambrano apologizes for starting brawl in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela - Former major league pitcher Carlos Zambrano is apologizing for starting a brawl during Venezuela's winter series final.His apology was carried Monday by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-27/carlos-zambrano-apologiz