April 1, 1998 |
As a chief boatswain's mate yelled one of the most unusual orders ever heard aboard ship--"Release the whale!"--the California gray whale named J.J. was lowered gently into calm seas Tuesday two miles off the San Diego coast. The 19,200-pound, 31-foot-long mammal--the largest ever kept in captivity--initially began swimming back to San Diego.
March 3, 1987
Compton-based Tinder Box International, a tobacco and specialty gift chain, named Leonard Becker vice president-chief financial officer and promoted Kevin Robinson to assistant controller.
February 17, 1987
Fred Tuttle hit a three-run home run for Loyola Marymount in the second inning and Jim McAnany added a two-run homer in the seventh as the Lions defeated United States International University Monday, 8-6, in a nonconference game. Kevin Robinson went 3 for 5 with 1 RBI to lead USIU (5-5).
April 21, 1987
Bob Esquerra went 4 for 4 with two RBIs to lead United States International University (25-24-1) to a 15-2 victory Monday over Point Loma Nazarene College (16-28) at USIU. Ron Green also had four hits for USIU, which scored 10 runs off losing pitcher Larry Johnson in seven innings. Kevin Robinson and Dean Wease added home runs for USIU.
April 4, 1986
Steve Hendricks and Greg May hit bases-empty home runs Thursday to lead United States International University to an 8-2 nonconference baseball win over Point Loma Nazarene College at Point Loma. Hendricks' home run came in the first inning and May hit his in the sixth. Tom Bailey and Kevin Robinson each had two hits for the Gulls, who are 14-24. Rian Long pitched the first five innings to get the win.
May 6, 2000
So the Fullerton Realtor ["When Fans Won't Play Ball," April 30] thinks the players owe it to us fans to autograph memorabilia (Tim Salmon's 200th-homer ball) because they make so much money. I too am a Realtor and I'd like to know what "Mr. Give Me a Black Bat!" says when a prospective client tells him his $18,000 commission for listing and selling a $300,000 Fullerton home is too high! I bet he doesn't think about being overpaid! KEVIN ROBINSON Norwalk