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November 27, 1989 | MIKE DOWNEY
Ralph Terry realizes now that you do not always realize the magnitude of what you are doing, even while you are doing it. "You go through life real fast, and you really don't stop to see what's going on," he said. "I got to play with Roger Maris when he hit 61 home runs. I got to play with Mickey Mantle, one of the greatest baseball players who ever lived. I got to play for Casey Stengel. I played on seven pennant winners, pitched in five World Series. I screwed one up and I won one.
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January 27, 2005 | Samantha Bonar
Those doodads, doohickeys, doilies and doorstops in your attic may be worth something. You'll be able to get a feel for the value of old objects in this book by renowned antiques and collectibles experts Ralph and Terry Kovel. Yes, they're the Kovels of the annual price guide, monthly newsletter, weekly newspaper column and more than 90 reference books.
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HOME & GARDEN
January 27, 2005 | Samantha Bonar
Those doodads, doohickeys, doilies and doorstops in your attic may be worth something. You'll be able to get a feel for the value of old objects in this book by renowned antiques and collectibles experts Ralph and Terry Kovel. Yes, they're the Kovels of the annual price guide, monthly newsletter, weekly newspaper column and more than 90 reference books.
SPORTS
November 27, 1989 | MIKE DOWNEY
Ralph Terry realizes now that you do not always realize the magnitude of what you are doing, even while you are doing it. "You go through life real fast, and you really don't stop to see what's going on," he said. "I got to play with Roger Maris when he hit 61 home runs. I got to play with Mickey Mantle, one of the greatest baseball players who ever lived. I got to play for Casey Stengel. I played on seven pennant winners, pitched in five World Series. I screwed one up and I won one.
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August 13, 1988 | Associated Press
Doug Dalziel shot a 7-under-par 65 Friday to lead a first-round charge of non-winners in the $250,000 Syracuse Senior golf tournament. Dalziel, whose best previous finish was seventh in last year's Kaanapali event in Hawaii, tied the tournament record with his opening round on the Lafayette Country Club. Lou Graham and Jim Hatfield, who like Dalziel have never won a PGA Seniors Tour event, were in second place at 66. George Lanning, also seeking his first senior victory, shot a 67.
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February 20, 1996 | HOUSTON MITCHELL
Colorful highlights of Charlie Finley's career: * Outbid by Arnold Johnson in an effort to acquire the Kansas City Athletics in 1960, Finley acquired the team seven months later when Johnson died. * Finley immediately vowed to never trade with the New York Yankees. Under previous ownership, the A's had traded Roger Maris, Clete Boyer and Ralph Terry to the Yankees for unheralded players who never set foot in the majors.
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January 23, 2002 | John Klima
A consumer's guide to the best and worst of sports media and merchandise. Ground rules: If it can be read, played, heard, observed, worn, viewed, dialed or downloaded, it's in play here. What: 1960: The Last Pure Season Who: Kerry Keene Sports Publishing Inc. Price: $22.95 Bill Mazeroski's jubilant romp around the bases in Game 7 of the World Series inspired Massachusetts baseball historian Kerry Keene to reconstruct the 1960 season.
SPORTS
October 28, 2002
A look at some memorable moments in World Series Game 7 history: 1946 -- Enos Slaughter scored from first base on a single to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox. 1960 -- Second baseman Bill Mazeroski opened the bottom of the ninth inning with a home run off Ralph Terry of the New York Yankees to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 10-9 victory.
SPORTS
November 3, 2001
Pitchers who have given up key playoff or World Series home runs, and what happened to their careers afterward: RALPH BRANCA * 25-year-old Brooklyn Dodger pitcher who gave up Bobby Thomson's homer that gave the New York Giants the 1951 NL pennant Aftermath: Pitched only 23 more games for the Dodgers before going to Detroit. Ended his career with the Yankees in 1954. Pitched one game for Dodgers in 1956.
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October 13, 1999 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The single greatest moment of American sports in the 1900s? It's a long list, but a lot of people would put down Oct. 13, 1960, faster than you can say Bill Mazeroski. The odds that any baseball-playing boy would one day hit a home run to win a World Series are, what, a billion to one? Mazeroski, who learned to play the game on the ballfields of Wheeling, W.Va., did it, 39 years ago today, giving Pittsburgh its first World Series championship in 35 years.
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March 9, 2005 | Larry Stewart, Times Staff Writer
Chuck Thompson, the legendary Baltimore announcer who died Sunday at 83, was truly an honest man. While calling the 1960 World Series for NBC, he made an error that, he said in his 1996 autobiography, was "easily the most embarrassing moment of my career behind the microphone." Bill Mazeroski of the Pittsburgh Pirates hit a home run off Ralph Terry of the New York Yankees in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 7, giving his team a 10-9 Series-clinching victory.
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October 13, 2004 | Larry Stewart, Times Staff Writer
The Seattle Seahawks led the St. Louis Rams by 17 points with 5 minutes 34 seconds to play in regulation Sunday and ended up losing in overtime. Wrote Dwight Perry of the Seattle Times: "The Seahawks, saying lopsided games aren't good for players, fans or TV ratings, are reportedly pushing the NFL to reduce blowouts by invoking a 17-point mercy rule any time after three quarters. "And, if possible, retroactive to noon Sunday."
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