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Ripken Jr. endorses Rice, Gossage for HOF; Gwynn speaks up for Dawson
ESPN - USA - One fringe benefit to making the Baseball Hall of Fame is the opportunity to lobby for former teammates and peers to join the club. Ted Williams believed strongly that Dom DiMaggio should be in Cooperstown, and Mike Schmidt spoke up for Pete Rose during his induction speech.

Williams and Schmidt didn't have much of an impact, it turns out. But that doesn't prevent every new class from maintaining the tradition.

Cal Ripken Jr. and Tony Gwynn, who'll enter the Hall of Fame on Sunday, weighed in with their endorsements during a news conference Saturday. When asked which players are most deserving of
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Celebrities : Jim Rice, Goose Gossage, Tony Gwynn, Cal Ripken Jr
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Idaho Business Review

Restaurant liquor licenses to get another shot
Idaho Business Review
In a move intended to help Idaho restaurants, the Legislature is expected to hear legislation next session that would make it easier for restaurants to get liquor licenses. The legislation is expected to be similar to S 1332, said Sen. Jim Rice, R ...

Yahoo Sports

Fred Lynn lives out the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry on 'Old Baseball Cards'
Yahoo Sports
A couple things you should know about the great Fred Lynn: He doesn't care for the New York Yankees or the National League — two facts that become abundantly clear on this week's fun new episode of “Old Baseball Cards,” Yahoo Sports' baseball-card ... (press release) (blog)

30 best games of '18 -- 1 player from each team (press release) (blog)
We went in search of magic. That is, players rising up and doing something they may remember forever. Every team, all 30 of them, has moments like this. From bunches of home runs to bunches of strikeouts, from household names to players you may not ...


Ken "Hawk" Harrelson Was An Entertainment Industry During His More Than 50 Years In Baseball
“Yeah, the hitters I recall who had that 'sound' when they hit were Carlos Delgado, Jim Rice and Hank Aaron,” Harrelson said. “I remember Ted (Williams) came to me one day in spring training in 1975 and told me to come with him. We're standing by the ...

Younker, Marilyn J.
Herald & Review
Surviving are her son, Jeffrey Younker of Moweaqua; daughter, Judy (John) Rice of Scottsdale, AZ; grandchildren: Dalton Younker, Olivia (Ryan Barnes) Younker, Jim Rice, Bridget (James) Short and Colleen (Scott) Hatfield. Seitz Funeral Home, Moweaqua ...

Meet and Greet Candidates Event Set In Fulton
Oswego Daily News
FULTON – Jim Rice, chairman of the Fulton Democratic Committee and other members, would like to invite the public to a Meet and Greet with Scott DelConte running for State Supreme Court and Gail Tosh running for State Assembly. The event will be held ...

Nautilus Solar acquires 13.5MW Mass., NY solar portfolio
“This transaction furthers Nautilus/Virgo's commitment to be a leading owner/operator of community solar assets,” said Jim Rice, CEO of Nautilus Solar. “In addition to furthering our goal of deploying early-stage development capital for our partners ...

The Providence Journal

RI youth adds his voice to 'NESN Clubhouse'
The Providence Journal
A football player and competitive dancer who appeared on the televised competition show “So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation” in 2016, J.J. says he has always looked up to former Red Sox left fielder Jim Rice — who played years before he ...

The Boston Globe

Suddenly, Craig Kimbrel isn't automatic. That has to be fixed, and he knows it
The Boston Globe
There's a lot of Jim Rice in Craig Kimbrel in that when Rice went 4 for 4 and knocked in a bunch of runs, he was seldom available to the media. If he made an error or somehow cost his team the game, he was right there to address his shortcomings ...

Sports Illustrated

How the 2018 Yankees-Red Sox Race Looks a Whole Lot (Statistically!) Like 1978
Sports Illustrated
It was a bad night, soon to be made worse: An hour later, Boston would finish up an extended contest of their own, victorious, after Carlton Fisk drove home Jim Rice in the tenth inning. The Yankees, reigning champions, were fourteen games back ...
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