May 26, 1986 |
Randy Bass, formerly with the Texas Rangers, hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and led the Hanshin Tigers to a 7-4 Japanese League baseball victory over the Yokohama Taiyo Whales Sunday. Dick Davis, formerly with the Toronto Blue Jays, slugged a two-run home run, his 13th homer of the season, as the Kintetsu Buffaloes beat the Nankai Hawks, 4-2.
April 29, 1985 |
Former Montreal Expo Warren Cromartie hit two home runs to lead the Yakult Swallows to a 6-3 Japanese League baseball victory over the Yomiuri Giants Sunday. Cromartie, who had a two-run homer in the first inning, now has six homers this season. Elsewhere, Kintetsu beat Hankyu, 3-2, on a two-run home run by Dick Davis, formerly with the Toronto Blue Jays, in the eighth inning.
April 7, 1986 |
Tomio Tashiro hit a three-run home run Sunday off former major league pitcher Rich Gale to lead the Yokohama Taiyo Whales to a 5-3 win over the Hanshin Tigers, the 1985 Japan Series champions. Gale, who had 13 victories against eight defeats last season, is 0-1. In another game, former major leaguer Dick Davis drove in two runs with a single in the first inning as the Kintetsu Buffaloes beat the Nippon Ham Fighters, 3-2.
May 12, 1986 |
The Yokohama Taiyo Whales got 18 hits including a three-run home run by American Doug Loman in a 14-4 rout of the Chunichi Dragons Sunday in a Japanese League baseball game. Gary Rajisch of the Dragons, who once played for the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals, hit his 13th homer of the season. In another game, the Kintetsu Buffaloes beat the Nippon Ham Fighters 10-0 as Dick Davis, for merly of the Toronto Blue Jays, hit two home runs, his 10th and 11th of the season.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 13, 1993 |
After the fires, residents burned out of their homes turned to friends, relatives, colleagues and insurance agents. Some, however, sought help from a more unusual source: the bridal consultant. After all, who knows better how to reconstruct the immolated goods and gadgets of a house than the person who makes a living taking brides (and lots of grooms) through the housewares department so they can partake of the time-honored ritual of registering for gifts?
May 8, 2008 |
Hours after contract negotiations broke down, janitors authorized a strike in a near-unanimous vote Wednesday and launched walkouts at buildings across Los Angeles County. The union is seeking unspecified wage increases, but the main issue is to narrow the gap between janitors with the highest and lowest pay, said Mike Garcia, president of Service Employees International Union Local 1877.