November 18, 1989 |
The Angels haven't signed any free agents this winter, but they have changed the alignment of their minor league clubs. The Edmonton Trappers of the triple-A Pacific Coast League will remain the Angels' top affiliate and Midland of the Texas League will again be their double-A club. But the Angels have switched their Class A Northwest affiliation from Bend, Ore., to Boise, Idaho.
August 5, 1997 |
There have been 139 father-son combinations to play in the major leagues. And every offspring--from Jack Doscher, a pitcher with the Cubs in 1903 who was the first son of a former player to reach the majors, to Ken Griffey Jr.--has to face the inevitable question: How do you measure up to your dad's career? Tim DeCinces probably won't have to worry about that for another couple of years.
February 6, 1989 |
Ken Schrader of Concord, N.C., a NASCAR Winston Cup driver, entered the open-wheeled racing ranks Sunday and won the featured 50-miler for United States Auto Club Silver Crown machines at the 12th annual Skoal Bandit Copper World Classic. Schrader took the lead from pole winner Bob Cicconi of Prospect Park, Pa., on the fifth of 50 circuits around the one-mile Phoenix International Raceway oval and won at an average speed of 126.536 m.p.h.
January 21, 1999 |
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December 24, 2000
Ventura native Katherine Marie Wakelee died Thursday following a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 32. Wakelee was born in Ventura on Oct. 14, 1968, and was a graduate of Ventura High School, Occidental College and University of Hawaii. She worked as an ornithologist for the federal government, specializing in the study of endangered birds. She participated in studies involving the loggerhead shirke and the California condor.
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October 17, 2002 |
Keene Curtis, a veteran Broadway, television and film actor who won a Tony Award for his role in "The Rothschilds," played Daddy Warbucks in "Annie" on Broadway and was the snippy upstairs restaurant owner on "Cheers," has died. He was 79. Curtis died Sunday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at a retirement center in Bountiful, Utah.