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  • From Neil Diamond to "The Weave" and "Cuda" it was a week to remember

     
    It was an interesting week for yours truly and I am spending this Sunday afternoon just trying to catch my breath. Here’s a look back at one of the busiest weeks of the year so far: SUNDAY – Went to an IronPigs game with my father, but left...
  • Bristol Faithful Toast An EL Title

    It is getting late on this September night in 1975 with the score tied at 2 and a local 11:30 curfew looming. The mayor of Bristol, Frank Longo, is at the game and lifts the curfew, extending it an hour. That allows the teams to play past the 15th...
  • Major Shift In Minor Leagues

    In 1975, the Bristol Red Sox drew just over 42,000 fans, fifth in an eight-team Eastern League. Charlie Eshbach was general manager or, as he says, "the No. 1 man in a one-man office." He remembers ticket prices being in the $2 range for adults and 99...
  • 10 communities with the most retirees

    10 communities with the most retirees
    Karen Lovegrove, 71, lives almost exclusively among other retirees. She moved from Scottsdale, Ariz., to Sun City, Ariz., when she turned 55. To live in this aptly named age-restricted community just outside of Phoenix, at least one household member...
  • Cast your Cooperstown ballot on Newsday.com

     
    By HANK WINNICKI The Hall of Fame inductees will be announced Monday, and this is your chance to cast your ballot in the Newsday.com poll. I'm told that last year's online poll wound up being a pretty accurate portrayal......
  • Rickey says Rickey is going to be in the Hall of Fame

     
    As for who may join him this year, we'll have to wait until 2 p.m. this afternoon when the Hall of Fame announces its next round of inductees. Henderson is the only lock, with Jim Rice, in his last year......
  • Tuesday morning reading

     
    Totally ripped off that headline from Davidoff's blog, but I'm running late this morning as I hustle to get down to the Hall of Fame news conference at the Waldorf. So here goes: -- It took Jim Rice the maximum......
  • Jim Rice, Rickey Henderson fondly recall Madonna

     
    Newly elected Hall of Famers Rickey Henderson (odd numbers) and Jim Rice (even) join forces Tuesday night to present Letterman's "Late Show" Top 10. A sneak preview from your friends at WatchDog: Top 10 "Highlights of My Hall of Fame......
  • Did Billy Martin have a problem with Ken Holtzman?

     
    MSG will begin re-running ESPN's "Bronx is Burning" series at 9 p.m. Sunday night, with extensive supplementary interviews the network has dubbed the "Summer of '77." Not surprisingly, Reggie Jackson's sitdown with his old friend and teammate Fran Healy...
  • California sea lion surplus seen on Oregon coast

     
    The population of California sea lions along the Oregon coast appears higher than normal this year.Biologists say it happens every few years, and it may be due to El Nino, the Pacific Ocean warming cycle. The scientists say El Nino......
  • '83 crown wasn't only feather in Ripken cap

    The second of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The curtain to the 1983 season lowered on the careers of three future Hall of Famers: catcher Johnny Bench, pitcher Gaylord Perry and outfielder Carl Yastrzemski. It opened wide...