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January 9, 2011
RYNE DUREN All-Star pitcher with Angels, Yankees had blazing fastball Ryne Duren, 81, an All-Star pitcher who joined the Los Angeles Angels during their first season and whose blazing fastball, occasional wildness and thick glasses provided the ingredients for an intimidating but unpredictable career, died Thursday at his winter home in Florida, his family said. No cause was given. Duren, who was primarily a relief pitcher, helped the New York Yankees reach the World Series in 1958 and 1960.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 2011
Ryne Duren All-Star pitcher with Angels, Yankees had blazing fastball Ryne Duren, 81, an All-Star pitcher who joined the Los Angeles Angels during their first season and whose blazing fastball, occasional wildness and thick glasses provided the ingredients for an intimidating but unpredictable career, died Thursday at his winter home in Florida, his family said. No cause was given. Duren, who was primarily a relief pitcher, helped the New York Yankees reach the World Series in 1958 and 1960.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 2011
Ryne Duren All-Star pitcher with Angels, Yankees had blazing fastball Ryne Duren, 81, an All-Star pitcher who joined the Los Angeles Angels during their first season and whose blazing fastball, occasional wildness and thick glasses provided the ingredients for an intimidating but unpredictable career, died Thursday at his winter home in Florida, his family said. No cause was given. Duren, who was primarily a relief pitcher, helped the New York Yankees reach the World Series in 1958 and 1960.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 9, 2011
RYNE DUREN All-Star pitcher with Angels, Yankees had blazing fastball Ryne Duren, 81, an All-Star pitcher who joined the Los Angeles Angels during their first season and whose blazing fastball, occasional wildness and thick glasses provided the ingredients for an intimidating but unpredictable career, died Thursday at his winter home in Florida, his family said. No cause was given. Duren, who was primarily a relief pitcher, helped the New York Yankees reach the World Series in 1958 and 1960.
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July 5, 1989 | STEVE LOWERY, Times Staff Writer
Today he lives in the same small town where he, his fastball and his legend grew up. Cazenovia, Wis., (pop. 400) once was the destination of baseball scouts who wanted to see firsthand whether a boy really could average 22 strikeouts a game. It is now the end of the long, winding journey through baseball made by Ryne Duren, that pitcher scouts first came to see some 45 years ago.
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July 5, 1989 | STEVE LOWERY, Times Staff Writer
Today he lives in the same small town where he, his fastball and his legend grew up. Cazenovia, Wis., (pop. 400) once was the destination of baseball scouts who wanted to see for themselves if a boy really could average 22 strikeouts a game. It is now the end of the long, winding journey through baseball made by Ryne Duren, the pitcher that scouts first came to see some 30 years ago.
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April 24, 1987 | STEVE ELLING, Times Staff Writer
Off the mound, Olonzo Woodfin is a nice enough guy. He's considerate to his parents. He's a popular kid on the Sylmar High campus. He drinks lots of milk, gets pretty good grades and keeps his orthodontist happy by brushing his teeth at least twice a day. On the mound, however, Woodfin's a bit more enigmatic, a little more hard to fathom.
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June 17, 1985
Player Years Stats Residence Joe Adcock 1964-66 .261 Coushatta, LA Sandy Alomar 1969-74 .243 Salinas Ken Aspromonte 1961 .223 Houston, TX Earl Averill 1961-62 .243 Auburn, WA Julio Becquer 1961 .000 Minneapolis,MN Bobby Bonds 1976-77 .264 San Carlos Ted Bowsfield 1961-62 .137 Seattle, WA Dean Chance 1961-66 74-66 Wooster, OH Tex Clevenger 1961 2-1 Porterville Paul Doyle 1970-72 3-0 Huntington Beach Ryne Duren 1961-62 8-21 Soughton, WI Tom Egan 1965-70, .186 Hacienda Heights 1974-75 .
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June 8, 1999
TODAY-WEDNESDAY AT SAN FRANCISCO Schedule: 1 p.m. today; 12:30 p.m. Wednesday * Television: Channel 9 today, Channel 52 Wednesday * Radio: KLAC (570 AM), XPRS (1090) each game * Pitching matchups: Steve Sparks (2-4, 5.63 ERA) vs. Shawn Estes (2-4, 5.75) today; Tim Belcher (3-5, 7.23) vs. Chris Brock (5-4, 4.34) Wednesday. * Last year's series: Former Angel first baseman J.T. Snow was five of 13 with two home runs and five RBIs, as the Giants won two of three games last season.
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June 9, 2006 | Bob Rohwer, Times Staff Writer
John Force, a 13-time National Hot Rod Assn. funny car champion, has been a finalist in more than half of the NHRA races contested since 1989 -- 172 of 343 events. During that span, he has won 114 times. Though he hasn't won this season, Force is runner-up to points leader Ron Capps, who has won four races heading into this weekend's event in Chicago, the 10th of 23 races on the NHRA Powerade Drag Racing Series schedule. Capps has learned to take his victories anywhere he can get them.
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July 5, 1989 | STEVE LOWERY, Times Staff Writer
Today he lives in the same small town where he, his fastball and his legend grew up. Cazenovia, Wis., (pop. 400) once was the destination of baseball scouts who wanted to see for themselves if a boy really could average 22 strikeouts a game. It is now the end of the long, winding journey through baseball made by Ryne Duren, the pitcher that scouts first came to see some 30 years ago.
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July 5, 1989 | STEVE LOWERY, Times Staff Writer
Today he lives in the same small town where he, his fastball and his legend grew up. Cazenovia, Wis., (pop. 400) once was the destination of baseball scouts who wanted to see firsthand whether a boy really could average 22 strikeouts a game. It is now the end of the long, winding journey through baseball made by Ryne Duren, that pitcher scouts first came to see some 45 years ago.
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April 24, 1987 | STEVE ELLING, Times Staff Writer
Off the mound, Olonzo Woodfin is a nice enough guy. He's considerate to his parents. He's a popular kid on the Sylmar High campus. He drinks lots of milk, gets pretty good grades and keeps his orthodontist happy by brushing his teeth at least twice a day. On the mound, however, Woodfin's a bit more enigmatic, a little more hard to fathom.
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September 26, 2005 | Bob Rohwer, Times Staff Writer
Portions of busy Fillmore Street in San Francisco will be the site of a ski jump competition Wednesday and Thursday, despite complaints by local residents who said it would cause gridlock and parking problems.
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August 21, 1988
Gary Player, claiming that anything can happen on a golf course, recalled a match against his wife, Vivienne, shortly after their marriage in South Africa. "She was a 2-handicapper," Player said. "She played the women's tees and I played the back tees. I shot a 71 and lost. That's when I decided to have six kids." Add Player: When he suggested that his two wins in the U.S. Senior Open be counted as majors, Jack Nicklaus said, "Oh, you know Gary.
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