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I got a rare opportunity last Monday. I had a chance to watch history twice in the same day. On April 29, I finally had a chance to see “42” -- the story of Jackie Robinson, who in 1947 was used to break the color barrier in major league...
I promised another column on baseball, our “national pastime,” and the Baseball Hall of Fame; so, while it’s still spring here goes: Two weeks ago on Ruth Anne’s and my radio show, Ed Lough talked baseball. Ed is known locally for...
African-Americans have been part of the American story from the founding of our nation. Men and women of African ancestry have been instrumental in forging the great nation we have today. For too long, racism and prejudice obscured the rich history of...
email@example.comCountry music legend Charley Pride never intended on breaking color barriers when it came to country music. He wanted to a break a different kind of record. One of 11 children who was born to sharecroppers in Sledge, Miss., Pride had dreams of being...
Tags: Baseball, New York Mets, American League, Music, Sports
Special to The Herald-MailIt's no joke: Steve Hofstetter never planned on becoming a comedian. But today he has appearances on programs like the "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (host Ferguson called him "delightfully funny") and Showtime's "White Boyz in the Hood" under...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA major feature of Shepherdstown’s ongoing 250th anniversary celebration is a series of seven speaking events focused on the town’s history over the last 2 1/2 centuries. The series began in March on the subject of local steamboat inventor...
email@example.comNick Adenhart is gone but not forgotten. It has been almost 2 1/2 years since the former star pitcher at Williamsport High School was killed in an auto accident in Fullerton, Calif., just after his first start of the 2009 season with the Los Angeles...
AP National WriterThe solemn ritual plays out dozens of times every day with a neatly folded flag, a crisp salute and one more goodbye to a fast-fading generation of soldiers, sailors and Marines. These were the men who made history in places such as Normandy and Anzio,...
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Zack Wheat is remembered frequently in a town in the middle of Missouri, his great-grandson often pulling out a Bull Durham cigar pin bearing the likeness of the most prolific hitter in Dodgers franchise history. "He was such a kind man, such a great...
Jackie Robinson never appears in Brian Golden’s “Cooperstown,” currently enjoying its West Coast premiere at the Road Theatre Company’s shiny new second stage, but the very idea of him is enough to catalyze powerful changes for the...
El sur de Florida, con todo su glamour y eclecticismo, recibió un duro golpe esta semana cuando los dueños de equipos de la NFL hicieron pedazos el sueño de Miami de convertirse nuevamente en sede de un Super Bowl. En una votación que resultó en...
We recently asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, and vote you did, as we received an amazing 12,231 ballots. So many people voted that we have decided to expand the list from the top 10 to the top 20. Each weekday at...
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