Spring training is when players shed the winter rust by limbering up on warm, sun-baked diamonds, sign autographs galore, and provide hope that this may be their team’s year. As preseason games between major-league teams begin on Saturday, here are a few facts to give you some background on spring ball.
Natalie Wood witness Marilyn Wayne heard 'a woman's voice crying for help,' on the night of Nov. 28, 1981. Ms. Wayne is the first new Natalie Wood witness to emerge since the investigation was reopened Friday.
Dennis Davern, captain of the boat off of which Natalie Wood drowned, wrote a 2009 book about the incident which contradicts the account of Wood's husband Robert Wagner.
Mystery missile: Pentagon and NASA experts say the mysterious plume off southern California Monday was probably made by a jetliner and not by some mystery missile.
Mysterious missile: CBS affiliate KCBS caught the launch on camera and reported that military officials were 'tight-lipped over the nature of the projectile.'
Conservationists on Catalina Islands, off the coast of southern California, are experimenting with birth control injections to control the wild bison population.