September 28, 1996
You've got to be kidding! How can you not list Michigan Stadium in the top 10 and rank the Disneyland version of Michigan Stadium, located in South Bend, first? This cheap knockoff, the design of which was stolen from Ann Arbor, cannot compare with the real thing in size, ambience, or any other measure. Add in the finest marching band in the country, and you have to conclude that the place to be on a football Saturday is the University of Michigan. One hundred thirty consecutive 100,000-plus crowds can't be wrong.
November 3, 2001 |
ABC has canceled "Bob Patterson"--the second prime-time series featuring a "Seinfeld" alumnus that has failed to survive more than a few weeks. The heavily promoted comedy, starring Jason Alexander as a motivational speaker, was produced by Touchstone Television, which like ABC is a unit of Walt Disney Co. The premiere of "Patterson" received mediocre ratings and was quickly dropped from there.
April 4, 1986 |
Pitcher Rick Rhoden was the man the Padres wanted from Pittsburgh. Outfielder Marvell Wynne was the man they got Thursday. Wynne, considered a fast runner and good defensive player, was acquired from the Pirates for left-handed reliever Bob Patterson. "We've talked about Wynne for a couple of weeks in a package deal with Rhoden involved," said Jack McKeon, Padre general manager. "It's up to Pittsburgh now to decide what Pittsburgh wants to do with Rhoden.
May 31, 1995 |
If baseball were more like hockey, you'd probably get the final score in your morning paper more often. Aside from a clock to keep the timeless game moving at a more 1990s pace, baseball could do worse than pick three stars of the game as hockey does. In honor of the man who brought hockey to Anaheim and might yet bring stability to Anaheim Stadium, Disney's Michael Eisner--who took in the Angels-Baltimore Orioles game Tuesday--here are the three stars: --The No.
March 11, 1986 |
Each day, they dress and work out next to Goose Gossage, Eric Show and Andy Hawkins. So, what is there to separate Jimmy Jones, Bob Patterson, Ray Hayward and Ed Vosberg from Gossage, Show and Hawkins? Try the month of April. That's when Gossage, Show and Hawkins return to San Diego. In the meantime, Jones, Patterson, Hayward and Vosberg return to minor league outposts such as Las Vegas and Beaumont, Tex.
December 20, 1990 |
Thousands of people each night are making a pilgrimage to the Kings Row neighborhood to look at Christmas displays on houses, roofs, lawns and trees that make up a dazzling lighted pageant begun by residents five years ago. Sightseers from throughout the area are drawn to the demonstration of holiday spirit at Kings Row Avenue and Castle Place, a cul-de-sac one block away. Trees lining the streets are wrapped with aluminum foil and spirals of plastic red ribbon.