Povich Rewind

Povich Rewind: Who’s She?
Aug 27, 2018

Povich Rewind: Who’s She?

The beginning of the new school year is a time to remind students at the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism involved with the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism just who was Shirley Povich.

Povich Rewind: All-Star Game History in Washington
Jul 17, 2018

Povich Rewind: All-Star Game History in Washington

Leading up to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game at Nationals Park on July 17, the Povich Center will rewind Shirley Povich’s coverage of the four previous All-Star games games in Washington D.C., courtesy of The Washington Post.

Povich Rewind: AL falls again in 1969 All-Star Game
Jul 16, 2018

Povich Rewind: AL falls again in 1969 All-Star Game

RFK STADIUM — It was little surmised after the flood-stage torrents of the previous night that by the third inning of the All-Star Game the American Leaguers would be praying for rain.

Povich Rewind: AL’s All-Star struggles continue in 1962
Jul 9, 2018

Povich Rewind: AL’s All-Star struggles continue in 1962

D.C. STADIUM — For the American League, the All-Star games have become an increasing embarrassment. … Its failures may be a puzzlement to the American League, but everything comes through clearly to Jackie Roosevelt Robinson.

Povich Rewind: Musial, NL win 1956 All-Star Game
Jul 3, 2018

Povich Rewind: Musial, NL win 1956 All-Star Game

GRIFFITH STADIUM — The first error of the 1956 All-Star festivities is committed by Mr. Eisenhower. On a day when the Nation is baseball minded, Ike’s announcement that he will stand for reelection could wind up among the Sally League results.

Povich Rewind: Yankees’ Power Wins in 1937
Jun 25, 2018

Povich Rewind: Yankees’ Power Wins in 1937

GRIFFITH STADIUM, 1937 — A successful packing job by Manager Joe McCarthy with President Franklin D. Roosevelt looking on – perhaps wistfully – upheld the validity of the American League’s claim to big league supremacy.