December 5, 1992
Lawrence G. Derthick Sr., 85, former U.S. commissioner of education. Derthick, appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, headed the U.S. Office of Education from 1956 until 1961. He had served as superintendent of schools in Nashville and Chattanooga and as president of the American Assn. of School Administrators. After leaving government service, he became associate executive secretary of the National Education Assn. On Thursday in Chattanooga.
September 4, 1994
E. Hornsby Wasson, former president and chairman of Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Co. and Bell Telephone Co. of Nevada, has died. He was 89. Wasson, who headed the utility from 1965 until his retirement in 1970, died Aug. 27 in Chattanooga, Tenn., where he grew up. He also served one term as chairman and many years as a member of the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Wasson's career with the telephone company spanned 44 years. He began in 1926 as a salesman for Southern Bell Telephone Co.
July 9, 2011
CL, CITY, W-L, COMMENT AAA, Albuquerque, 47-41, INF Ivan De Jesus: .348 in last 5 games before going out with back strain. AA, Chattanooga, 44-41, Closer Josh Lindblom on Thursday gives up first run since May 18. A, Rancho Cucamonga, 47-39, OF Anthony Jackson hitting .361 since moving over from Chattanooga. A, Great Lakes, 48-36, RHP Garrett Gould tied for league lead with 9 wins, third with 1.86 ERA. R, Ogden, 13-6, OF Scott Schebler hitting .360 with 4 HRs, 22 RBIs in 19 games.
May 27, 2012 |
Nathan Eovaldi appears headed back to the Dodgers to make at least one start for left-hander Ted Lilly. Lilly was off to a brilliant start this season, going 6-1 with a 1.79 earned-run average in his seven starts before getting knocked around for eight runs in 3 1/3 innings in Arizona on Wednesday during his eighth start. The Dodgers would not confirm that he was injured, but Lilly is not expected to make his next scheduled start Tuesday against the Brewers. [ Updated, 9:01 p.m., May 27 : Chattanooga pitching coach Chuck Crim later confirmed to The Times' Kevin Baxter that Eovaldi is headed to Los Angeles and said he was told the right-hander would take Lilly's place in the rotation.]
November 20, 2012 |
Right-handed pitchers Steven Ames and Matt Magill were promoted to the Dodgers' 40-man roster, making them ineligible to be selected by other teams in the Rule 5 draft next month. The Dodgers now have 38 players on their 40-man roster. Ames, a 24-year-old reliever, saved 18 games and posted a 1.54 earned-run average for double-A Chattanooga this year. He struck out 72 batters in 63 1/3 innings. Magill, 23, was 11-8 with a 3.75 ERA in 26 starts for Chattanooga. He struck out 168 batters in 146 1/3 innings.
April 20, 2013 |
BALTIMORE -- Ronald Belisario was hunched over at his locker, his elbows resting on his knees. "Give me 10 minutes," he said. Once Belisario collected himself, he tried to convince his assembled audience, and perhaps himself, that everything would be fine. "I'm in a slump," Belisario said. "I'll be out of there soon. " Belisario was on the mound when the Dodgers gave up the go-ahead runs in a 7-5 defeat to the Baltimore Orioles in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday.