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Yogi Berra

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  • Take Five: Hello, Mrs. Malaprop, Wherever You Are

    Writers love words just like chefs love food.  We spend hours tinkering with verbs, nouns and adjectives within all types of techniques and combinations to keep the eyes of our readers glued to the copy we create. We infuse our writing with clever,...
  • What's in a nickname?

    What's in a nickname?
    A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations. Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
  • Fields of Pikesville is closing

    Fields of Pikesville is closing
    After 120 years of continuous operation, Fields of Pikesville is closing. “It's true,” said Fields co-owner and general manager Jeffrey Levin, whose pharmacist father Norman bought the store from the Fields family in 1946. Levin said that...
  • Author Harvey Araton Speaks About Yankee Great Yogi Berra at The Westport Library

    Author Harvey Araton Speaks About Yankee Great Yogi Berra at The Westport Library
    Yogi Berra is probably the most quotable Yankee there ever was. When he was fired by George Steinbrenner in the mid-'80s, he vowed not to return to the team, and kept his promise for 14 years. The rift was mended in 1999, and Berra began a friendship with...
  • Pitching For A Good Cause - Dumont Knights

    Pitching For A Good Cause - Dumont Knights
    The Dumont Knights baseball team is hosting a number of fundraisers throughout the next few months to benefit “Putting the Pieces Together” (PTPT), an organization that helps children with autism and special needs. One of the programs that...
  • Assistant giving UCI mental edge

    Assistant giving UCI mental edge
    To paraphrase one of Yogi Berra's incisive gems, 90% of sports is half mental. Now while the mathematics of this assertion are clearly open to question, UC Irvine men's volleyball coach John Speraw has long believed that the mental side of his game has...
  • Granderson Leads Yanks Past Twins

    Granderson Leads Yanks Past Twins
    As Yankee legend and Hall of Famer Yogi Berra once said, "it isn't over 'till it's over." That cute and famous saying could not have been more true for the Yankees last night as they defeated the Twins 7-6. It looked like it was going to be a rough day...
  • Bill 'Moose' Skowron 1930-2012

    Bill 'Moose' Skowron 1930-2012
    Bill "Moose" Skowron, who went from marbles, softball and dreams on the parks and playgrounds of the Northwest Side to attain fame as one of the greatest athletes from Chicago, has died. He was 81. Skowron, whose most enduring renown came as a member...
  • "It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts: Baseball Stars of the 1970s and 1980s Talk About the Game They Loved" by Fay Vincent

    "It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts: Baseball Stars of the 1970s and 1980s Talk About the Game They Loved" by Fay Vincent
    "It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts: Baseball Stars of the 1970s and 1980s Talk About the Game They Loved" By Fay Vincent Simon & Schuster, 301 pages, $25.00 "It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts" is former commissioner Fay Vincent's fourth...
  • Tommy Henrich dies at 96; New York Yankees star

    Tommy Henrich dies at 96; New York Yankees star
    Tommy Henrich, nicknamed "Old Reliable" for his knack of delivering clutch hits for the New York Yankees, has died. He was 96. Henrich died Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio, the Yankees announced. No cause of death was given. A five-time All-Star outfielder,...
  • Discoveries: 'The People Who Watched Her Pass By' by Scott Bradfield

    Discoveries: 'The People Who Watched Her Pass By' by Scott Bradfield
    The People Who Watched Her Pass By Scott Bradfield Two Dollar Radio: 146 pp., $14.50 Salome Jensen is 3 years old and brilliant. She is also brave and unforgettable. One day, the guy who fixes the hot water heater takes her away from her family to live...