Allan Edward Collamore (June 5, 1887 - August 8, 1980) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for three seasons. He played for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1911 and the Cleveland Indians from 1914 to 1915.
Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (July 7, 1906 – June 8, 1982) was an American baseball player whose pitching in the Negro leagues and in Major League Baseball made him a legend in his own lifetime. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971, the first player to be inducted from the Negro leagues. Paige was a right-handed pitcher and was the oldest rookie to play Major League Baseball at the age of 42. He played with the St.
Frank Robinson (born August 31, 1935 in Beaumont, Texas), is a former Major League Baseball player and manager. He was an outfielder, most notably with the Cincinnati Reds and the Baltimore Orioles. During a 21-season career, he is the only player to win League MVP honors in both the National and American Leagues, won the Triple crown, was a member of two teams that won the World Series, and amassed the fourth-most career home runs at the time of his retirement (he is currently seventh).
James Hoyt Wilhelm (July 26, 1923 – August 23, 2002) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1985. Wilhelm was best known for his knuckleball, which enabled him to have great longevity – occasionally as a starting pitcher, but mainly as a specialist relief man (in which role he won 124 games, still the record for relief pitchers).
David Mark Winfield (born October 3, 1951) is an American former Major League Baseball player. He is currently Executive Vice President/Senior Advisor of the San Diego Padres and an analyst for the ESPN program Baseball Tonight. Over his 22-year career, he played for six teams: the San Diego Padres, New York Yankees, California Angels, Toronto Blue Jays, Minnesota Twins, and Cleveland Indians. In 2004, ESPN named him the third-best all-around athlete of all time in any sport.
Joseph Jefferson Jackson (July 16, 1888 – December 5, 1951), nicknamed "Shoeless Joe", was an American baseball player who played Major League Baseball in the early part of the 20th century. He is remembered for his performance on the field and for his association with the Black Sox Scandal, in which members of the 1919 Chicago White Sox participated in a conspiracy to fix the World Series.
Harold "Prince Hal" Newhouser (May 20, 1921 – November 10, 1998) was an American pitcher for Major League Baseball who played 17 seasons from 1939 to 1955, mostly with the Detroit Tigers of the American League. Newhouser was considered to be the most dominating pitcher of the World War II era of baseball, winning a pitcher's triple crown for the Tigers in 1945.
Tristram E. Speaker (April 4, 1888 - December 8, 1958), nicknamed “Spoke” (a play on his last name) was an American baseball player known as one of the best offensive and defensive center fielders in history. Speaker was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame during the second year of voting, 1937.
Raymond Earl Fosse is a former Major League Baseball catcher. He was drafted in the first round of the 1965 amateur draft by the Cleveland Indians and debuted on September 8, 1967. Fosse also holds the distinction of being the Indians' first ever draft pick, as 1965 was the first year of the Major League Baseball Draft. He batted and threw right-handed.
Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby (December 13, 1923 – June 18, 2003) was an American professional baseball player in the Negro Leagues and Major League Baseball. A native of Camden, South Carolina, he was the second black player to play in the modern major leagues and the first to do so in the American League. A center fielder, Doby appeared in seven All-Star games and finished second in the 1954 American League MVP voting.
Drag hunting is a sport in which a group of dogs chase a scent that has been laid (dragged) over a terrain before the hunt. The scent, usually a combination of aniseed oils and possibly animal meats, is dragged along the terrain by a volunteer for any distance up to several miles to a designated finish line before the hounds are released at the start line by their owners. The hound first crossing the finish line wins the race.
Saleh Muhamed al-Mutlaq is an Iraqi politician who is the head of Iraqi Front for National Dialogue, the second largest Sunni party and the fifth largest political list in Iraq's parliament. He is an important figure in the Sunni section of Iraq's politics. Dr Mutlaq was a former member of the Baath party, but left the party in 1977. Although seen as a pro-Sunni, however his wife is Shia. Dr.
Dessalines is an arrondissement in the Artibonite Department of Haiti, a native French-speaking country. The arrondissement is named after its main city, Dessalines. The city, in turn, is named after the Haitian Revolution leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines. The arrondissement contains four communes: the city of Dessalines, Desdunes, Grande Saline, and Petite Rivière de l'Artibonite.
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