March 8, 1986
Careful, Mr. Ueberroth, you might bruise someone's wrist. TOM KETTLEWELL Alhambra
November 12, 1987
Dan Hester pinned his opponent to win the 118-pound division to lead Moorpark College to a 33-12 victory over Bakersfield in a Western State Conference wrestling match at Bakersfield on Wednesday. Keith Hernandez (126) also won by pin for Moorpark (7-4, 2-2). Ross Boomhower (190) and Vince Plymire (heavyweight) both won by forfeit.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 1997
Two teenagers gunned down Friday night while riding on a bicycle have died, authorities said Sunday. Johnny Liendo and Keith Hernandez, both 17, were riding a bike together through the intersection of Strathern and White streets when they were shot in a drive-by attack. The youths, both shot in their upper torsos, were taken to area hospitals in critical condition. Police believe the shooting was gang-related. Liendo, of Sun Valley, died Saturday evening. Hernandez died Sunday morning.
March 22, 1986
As a mother and a teacher, I would like to take issue with Keith Hernandez's assertion that the only person he hurt with his cocaine use was himself. If Hernandez worked daily with high school students, as I do, perhaps he would realize that we have lost a substantial portion of a generation to substance abuse. Every new person who abuses drugs diminishes our society. When that person is, perhaps, the best first baseman in baseball, a badly needed potential role model is lost. It is a fact of life in this country that sports stars are admired and emulated by millions of children.
September 6, 1985 |
Kansas City Royal outfielder Lonnie Smith, the first of six current players scheduled to testify against drug defendant Curtis Strong, said Thursday that he had used cocaine with former St. Louis Cardinal teammates Keith Hernandez and Joaquin Andujar. Smith said he repeatedly made purchases and that one transaction took place three weeks before the 1982 World Series. The Cardinals beat Milwaukee in the Series, four games to three, with Andujar the winning pitcher of the final game.
November 13, 1986 |
President Reagan welcomed the world champion New York Mets to the White House today, and told baseball's finest in 1986, "You have certainly done yourselves, the city of New York and all America proud." In a Rose Garden ceremony under a warm November sun, Reagan recalled the 1962 Mets, who posted an embarrassing 40-120 record that prompted Manager Casey Stengal to question, "Can't anybody here play this game?"
August 10, 1990 |
The Cleveland Indians have placed first baseman Keith Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 1, because of a torn left calf muscle. The move marked the third time Hernandez has been on the list because of the injury. The Indians' team doctors had cleared him to play last week, but he declined and asked for a second opinion. Dr. Russell Warren, team doctor of the New York Giants, examined Hernandez last weekend and confirmed that he was still hurt.