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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
Categories : Athlete News
Posted 7/29/2007 12:07:01 PM | Permalink
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Workers repair rotted natural gas line in Little Rock's River Market hall  Arkansas Online

A natural gas line that had rotted in the Ottenheimer River Market Hall in downtown Little Rock was repaired Tuesday, the Little Rock Convention and Visitors ...

Senate passes 'Marsy's Law,' moving measure to the House  Idaho Press-Tribune

BOISE — After more than an hour of passionate debate, “Marsy's Law,” a constitutional change to expand the rights of crime victims in Idaho, passed the Senate ...

Rice: Liquor license reform 'not dead yet,' bill coming back to committee next Wed.  Idaho Press-Tribune

Sen. Jim Rice, R-Caldwell, says his sweeping liquor license reform bill is headed back to the Senate State Affairs Committee with possible amendments. “It's not ...

Bill introduced to prohibit hand-held cellphone use while driving  Idaho State Journal

BOISE — If a bill proposed by Sen. Jim Rice, R-Caldwell, becomes law, using hand-held mobile devices while driving would be prohibited across the entire state ...

Stalled liquor legislation garners reactions  KMVT

(KMVT/KSVT) — Legislation proposed to alter Idaho liquor laws could change how establishments sell alcohol. In fact, one business owner says the proposal ...

Ban on cellphone use while driving goes to Senate  Idaho Press-Tribune

A bill to ban using a handheld cellphone while driving statewide is heading to the full Senate, writes Post Register reporter Nathan Brown. The Senate ...

Filing period closes for elections

Most of the election filing deadlines have passed for the May 4 municipal and school board elections and the races are set. The only deadline that hasn't passed ...

Sen. Rice aims big with complete liquor license law reform  Idaho State Journal

BOISE — Lawmakers say Idaho's outdated liquor license laws halt business development and create a cutthroat secondary market for state liquor licenses ...

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