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Lou Gehrig

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  • Animal Activists Protest Biomedical Research Facility

    Animal Activists Protest Biomedical Research Facility
    Animal rights activists gathered in Muskegon Thursday in protest, outside of Northern Biomedical Research, Inc., 930 W. Sherman Blvd. The group is upset about the use of animals for medical testing. Northern Biomedical Research (NBR), said in a news...
  • Yanks' Granderson, Teixeira Having Historic Season

    Yanks' Granderson, Teixeira Having Historic Season
    Yankee fans this season have been treated to 103 homers and the Bronx Bombers show no signs of slowing down. Remarkably, however, almost half of those round trippers have come from only two players. Outfielder Curtis Granderson and first baseman Mark...
  • Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping

    Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping
    Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s. The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...
  • New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000
    He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played. He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio. And it won't be...
  • Best Jeter Moment? You Be The Judge!

    Best Jeter Moment? You Be The Judge!
    As all New Yorkers know Derek Jeter collected his historic 3,000th career hit during Saturday’s game with a home run.   It was storybook, too good to be scripted, unbelievable.  It was vintage Jeter.   In a career that has featured so many...
  • Prosecutor uses memorabilia to help witnesses, victims relax

    Prosecutor uses memorabilia to help witnesses, victims relax
    When he and his staff moved back into their offices in the Carroll Building last year after a renovation, Howard County State's Attorney Dario Broccolino noticed how bare the walls were and how lifeless the place seemed. It had been a while since the...
  • Baseball diplomacy: Ripken hosts Japanese teens

    Baseball diplomacy: Ripken hosts Japanese teens
    Thinking backon his efforts as an ambassador of baseball, Cal Ripken Jr. recalled howthe teens he worked with in Nicaragua were so excited it was impossible to corral them into groups, while the kids in China were so reserved it was hard to get them out...
  • Man Whose Wheelchair Money was Stolen, Dies

    Man Whose Wheelchair Money was Stolen, Dies
    A man with Lou Gehrig’s Disease who had money for his wheelchair ramp stolen in June, has now died. Leo Smith lived in a trailer home park in Tracy with his new wife Angela. Leo was a car salesman and former cook who was active until just a few...
  • Northwestern study unveils clues to cause of ALS

    Northwestern study unveils clues to cause of ALS
    Researchers at Northwestern University say they have discovered a common cause behind the mysterious and deadly affliction of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease, that could open the door to an effective treatment. Dr....
  • Mailbag: Mozambique parking situation not very fair

    Recently, I stopped by Mozambique to check out the stage and sound system because our band, Close Enough, has been invited to play there from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 11 for the early bird session. Having been a past resident of Laguna Beach (living at...
  • The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4

    The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4
    Aug. 4, 1996: Earl Weaver, the irascible Orioles manager who led the club to 1,480 victories, four American League pennants and the 1970 world championship, is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. "I'm proud of my record," Weaver tells the crowd in...