Los Angeles Dodgers batter Joc Pederson celebrates with third base coach Chris Woodward after hitting a solo home run against the Houston Astros in the bottom of the seventh inning of Major League Baseball’s World Series game six. Photograph: PA

One of the most intensely and evenly contested World Series ever will be decided on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Dodgers forced a decisive seventh(...)

Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully acknowledges applause from fans in front of wife Sandi , and sons Kevin  and Todd  before the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on September 23, 2015. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

After her husband Vincent died of pneumonia in the Bronx in 1932, Bridget Scully needed, like any emigrant, to feel the warm, familiar embrace of hom(...)