Long Beach baseball
Long Beach City College head coach Casey Crook earned his 500th career victory thanks to a 3-2 South Coast Conference win at rival Cerritos College on Saturday.
With 500 wins, Crook currently ranks 11th among active California community college baseball coaches and is No.
David Stephens and Roozbeh Ghasemian
Seven years ago, David Stephens’ daughter Gwenith was born with a birth defect that caused her to be blind. It has been a learning experience for the father, and he continues to find ways to help his daughter, including becoming the coach of a youth baseball team for special needs children.
Long Beach Organic, (LBO) a non-profit that manages 9 community gardens in Long Beach is seeking a buyer for their Wrigley Village Garden, a children’s themed urban oasis developed in 2010 with the help of the City of LB’s Neighborhood Leadership Program’s “Waves4Change” team.
Mayor Bob Foster, Sixth District City Councilmember Dee Andrews and the Departments of Parks, Recreation & Marine and Public Works invite the public to a grand opening event for the Chittick Field sports complex, on Wednesday, April 23 at 11:00 am.
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marines launches improvements to Veterans Park this month. The park is located at 101 East 28th Street, in the City of Long Beach.
St. Anthony High School takes great pride in announcing the selection of its first inductees into the St. Anthony High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Inductees will be honored at The St. Anthony High School Benefit Ball, a black-tie optional gala, to be held on November 9, 2013 at The Grand Event Center in Long Beach.
Junior Jeff McNeil was chosen as the First-Team All-Big West Utility Player as announced by the Big West Conference on Tuesday, highlighting five Dirtbags selected for recognition by the league’s coaches. Richard Prigatano and Ino Patron each were on the second team, while Juan Avila and Ty Provencher received Honorable Mention.
Goodwill and Dirtbags team up for season promotion.
Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (Goodwill SOLAC) and Long Beach State Athletics announce their partnership where fans in February can enjoy their favorite pastime and help their community.
Magic Johnson and Jerry West
Basketball Hall of Fame members Magic Johnson and Jerry West will sign autographs and a famous, rare U.S. nickel valued at $2.5 million will be among the multi-million dollar exhibits of historic collectibles and memorabilia at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo in the Long Beach, California Convention Center, February 7 – 9, 2013.
Ty Cobb E98 Card
Some of the century-old rare baseball cards that recently generated national headlines — the treasure trove of 1910-era cards discovered in an Ohio house attic — will be publicly exhibited for the first time on the West Coast at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo.