Alan Pesin

Articles by Alan Pesin

I approach Jerry Lewis in Padres press box

"You want to ask me questions about movies at a baseball game?"

During the past year I have written about baseball, basketball, boxing, football, and horse racing. Today I am writing about a real sport: Jerry Lewis. On September 4, 1972, I was at a Padres baseball ...

Ken Norton enters the ring, followed by Muhammed Ali.

Stars at the Forum: Danny Kaye, Milton Berle, Gene Hackman, Redd Foxx, Sammy Davis, Jr., Frank Sinatra

Roslyn Kind, Barbra Streisand's sister, sings the National Anthem. Afterwards, everyone sits down despite the sounding of ten bells for the late New York Post columnist Milton Gross and the late Joe Frazier manager Yank ...

Lew Burdette – most exciting interview at Padres' Old-Timers' Day,

Who in the hell would want an upper hand on a manager anyway?

In the 1957 World Series, Lew Burdette pitched the Milwaukee Braves to victory over the New York Yankees with three complete game wins. At the 1973 San Diego Padres' Old-Timers' Day, he was the most ...

There is only one Santa Claus it baseball, and his name is C.A. Smith.

What role should the Padre fan play in all of this?

C (for Creep) Arnholt Smith, who owns a bank, an airline, and a luxury hotel, among other things, has just sold his baseball team because he could not keep up the payments. In a deal ...

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