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  Ralph Kiner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He was selected to participate in the All-Star Game in six straight seasons, 1948 to 1953.
On June 4, 1953, Kiner was sent to the Chicago Cubs as part of a ten-player trade.
He played the rest of the 1953 season and all of 1954 with the Cubs, and finished his career with the Cleveland Indians in 1955, a back injury forcing him out of baseball at that point.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Ralph_Kiner   (595 words)

  
 Sports timeline - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
1994 in sports - Baseball World Series cancelled after player strike; Roland Ratzenberger dies during qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix at the Villeneuve corner and Ayrton Senna dies at the Tamburello corner during the race.
1953 in sports - Maureen Connolly is the first woman to win the Grand Slam in tennis
1928 in sports - Women's Olympic athletics and gymnastics are held for the first time at the 1928 Summer Olympics.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /sports_timeline.htm   (2105 words)

  
 Red Grange - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In high school, he lettered in four sports (football, baseball, basketball, and track) during each of the four years he was there, and scored 75 touchdowns.
He retired from pro football in 1934, earning a living in a variety of jobs including motivational speaker and sports announcer.
His autobiography, first published in 1953, is The Red Grange Story (1993 paperback edition: ISBN 0252063295).
www.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Red_Grange   (469 words)

  
 WTVT SPORTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Andy Hardy was an exceptional sports broadcaster with an encyclopedic mind and a sharp sense of humor.
WTVT's sports department got a big boost on April 15, 1957, with the arrival of 'Salty Sol' Fleischman, 'The Dean of Florida Sportcasters.' Sol had long been associated with WDAE radio as sports director and chief announcer (in fact, he first worked there at the age of 11, spinning records on a primitive turntable).
With an encyclopedic mind for sports trivia, a devilish sense of humor, and a rapid fire delivery, Andy was the perfect match for "The Dean"....he and Sol were an unbeatable team.
www.big13.net /sportstory.htm   (1745 words)

  
 George Mikan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He led the league in scoring six times (1946-1952), including a career-high 28.4 ppg in 1951.
He led the league in rebounding in 1953 (1,007, 14.4 rpg) and in rebounding average (1952, 13.5 rpg).
Annually, he was one of the league leaders in free throw attempts (4,597 for his career).
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/George_Mikan   (628 words)

  
 Red Schoendienst - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Schoendienst set a league record in 1956 with a.9934 fielding average, eclipsed 30 years later by Ryne Sandberg.
In 1953 Schoendienst finished second in the NL batting race, batting.342 to Carl Furillo's.344.
He scored 107 runs and drove in 79 runs from the #2 spot in the order, setting a career high with 15 home runs.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Red_Schoendienst   (524 words)

  
 Bill Nicholson (baseball) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Well respected as one of the toughest men to double up, Nicholson hit into double plays only once every 90.7 at-bats.
He finished his career in 1953 with eight pinch homers.
Bill Nicholson died in Chestertown, Maryland, at age of 81.
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Bill_Nicholson_(baseball)   (555 words)

  
 Learn more about List of sports events in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Learn more about List of sports events in the online encyclopedia.
This page indexes the individual year in sports pages.
1993 in sports - Monica Seles is stabbed during a tennis tournament
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_sports_events.html   (669 words)

  
 Al Simmons - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A "bucketfoot" hitter who strode toward third base when hitting, Simmons starred as an outfielder for the Philadelphia Athletics during their heyday in the early 1930s, then went on to play for the Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators, Boston Braves, Cincinnati Reds, and Boston Red Sox.
Simmons was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1953 after playing for twenty years from 1924 to 1943 and accumulating a lifetime batting average of.334.
Simmons died of a heart attack in Milwaukee at age 54.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Al_Simmons   (179 words)

  
 The AANF Athletic Committee - Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Assyrians in Iraq, the indigenous people of that country, oppressed though they have been, nevertheless have man aged to shine in many fields, including sports.
In 1953 Shmoiel Skopila, at nineteen years of age, excelled in track.
According to the report car­ried in Nuhra men madenkha (Light from the East) in 1954, this Assyrian young man won The former monarch of Iraq, Feisel II (d.
www.aanf.org /sports/spring03.htm   (172 words)

  
 AUTO SALON SINGEN AG, VERITAS RS COUPE` 1953, Veritas Sports Cars, Investments, Fonds
The still existing VERITAS of vehicles and chassis was bought up by washing machines the manufacturer and former backer H. Bonn and the running driver Willi fall cup.
The eventful history of the label VERITAS found a provisional end with the official bankruptcy of Ernst Loof in the year 1953.
Fall cup was conscious itself that VERITAS was economical at the end; the running vehicles themselves however were still superior to the competition.
www.auto-salon-singen.de /Veritas_RS_1953_e.htm   (403 words)

  
 Rare Sports Films - Vintage Baseball Video Sports Auto Racing Events
At the end of the tape, a young Mel Allen, nearing the height of his career, is shown hosting the 1953 TV sports quiz show "Call The Play" for White Owl Cigars.
As tobacco advertising was banned from TV years ago, it is indeed a nostalgic look back at Mel and TV commercialism in the early days of broadcasting.
The 1953 Dodgers were probably the most powerful Brooklyn club in history.
www.raresportsfilms.com /1953world.html   (810 words)

  
 1953 in sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The estimated $2 million budget it took to make the "War of the Worlds" film in 1953 was nothing compared to this.
Green Bay Press-Gazette Sports - Packers Remmel loves his Cubs...
N EWTON -- While most sports fans associate summertime with the crack of the bat, a growing number prefer something that sounds more like a hollow thump.
www.infothis.com /find/1953_in_sports   (841 words)

  
 50's 1953 Decade Sports Culture Politic Fashion Music Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
After the moment in 1922 when Lenin gots sick, Josif V. Stalin managed the polictic of the Sovjet Union.
The death of Stalin on March the 5th, 1953 leds Chroesjtsjov a period of slowdown.
Thanks to the television were In 1953 millions of Europeans witness of the corontion of British Queen Elisabeth II.
www.pieters-oldies-drivein.nl /wh1953.html   (147 words)

  
 1953 Chevrolet BelAir Restoration
This is the first of many pages showing the restoration of my 1953 Chevrolet Sports Coupe.
The specific tabs are located on the left to access the pages and photos.
This car has been in my family since it was new in 1953.
www.1953chevrolet.com /Bel_Air_Restoration.htm   (196 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Geoffrey Winthrop Young (Sports, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Geoffrey Winthrop Young (Sports, Biography) - Encyclopedia
You are here : AllRefer.com > Reference > Encyclopedia > Sports, Biographies > Geoffrey Winthrop Young
See his autobiography, On High Hills (1927), and The Grace of Forgetting (1953).
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/Y/Young-Ge.html   (183 words)

  
 Korean War (1950–1953)
Between 1950 and 1953 the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) fought against the Republic of K (PAR8529) (Magnum Photos)
Town of Pusan, which became the capital of the Republic of Korea during the Korean War.
Town of Pusan, which bacame the capital of the Republic of Korea during the Korean War.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0001291.html   (446 words)

  
 Sports (except Football) at collectorcity.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Magazine is in excellent condition with some minor wear on spine and 2 very tiny marks on the cover..
Magazine is in excellent condition with slight wear on spine and small crease at one corner.
Magazine is in very good condition with a couple of small marks on the cover and tiny crease at one corner.
www.collectorcity.co.uk /Sports_(except_Football).htm   (2320 words)

  
 1976 Sports Comedy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Picture Academy Award was Rocky (1976), often on the ten-best sports film lists...
Taxi Driver was directed by Martin Scorsese in 1976.
The Mighty Ducks is a sports comedy starring Emilio Estevez and Joss Ackland in a story about a hard...
www.comedysite.info /comedy/1976-sports-comedy.html   (537 words)

  
 Sports timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
1994 in sports - World Series cancelled after player strike; Roland Ratzenberger dies during qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix at the Villeneuve corner and Ayrton Senna dies at the Tamburello corner during the race.
1985 in sports - Pete Rose breaks Ty Cobb's major league record for career hits; Libby Riddles is the first woman to win the Iditarod; Bradford City and Heysel Stadium disasters
1869 in sports - The original Cincinnati Red Stockings, baseball's first openly all-professional team, was founded.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/S/Sports-timeline.htm   (2145 words)

  
 International Games Timeline XVth Olympiad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
1953 Winter World Games for the Deaf Oslo, Norway
1953 University Sports Week Winter St. Moritz, Switzerland
1953 World Games for the Deaf Brussels, Belgium
www.internationalgames.net /Chronology/olympiads9.htm   (59 words)

  
 Sports 1952-1956
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The major intermural sport freshman year was basketball.
Another major step in Rich's intramural sports history was taken in early
www.brownlee.org /RichHS1956/sports/sports.html   (1846 words)

  
 baseball equipment sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
When ordering baseball equipment from WePlay Sports, please specify model name and number, color, and size when applicable.
suppliers of sports equipment and gym construction for physical education.
Sporting goods for baseball, basketball, football, golf, hockey...
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 Sports Betting Odds Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Corvette Chronicle - 1953
Flint, Michigan (AP) - The President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, proclaimed this day as "America's Sports Car Day" in honor of the 1953 Corvette.
Vice President Richard M. Nixon released the final production numbers and statistics on the 1953 Corvette.
I Love Lucy's Little Ricky is born same day Lucille Ball gives birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr.
www.corvettemuseum.com /library-archives/chronicle/1953.htm   (95 words)

  
 National Road Rally Gallery - Cumberland Sports Car Races - Powered by PhotoPost
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Enjoy the photos and please accept our thanks for your interest in preserving and enhancing the history of Sports Cars in Cumberland.
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 Amazon.com: Books: Corvette, 1953-1962 (Sports Car Color History)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This item is not eligible for Amazon Prime, but over a million other items are.
Calling Chevrolet's Corvette "America's only sports car" was for years a relativeIy quick way to start an argument, especially with those indefatigable souls who forever subscribe to the belief that a sports car is only a sports car if it both taxes and excites the senses.
If "America's Sports Car" is the kind of vehicle that revs your motor, then this book is the one for you.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0760300410?v=glance   (544 words)

  
 1937   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This is a unique gift idea, to give a man or woman for Christmas, Birthday, or special occasion.
This is an original 1953 Article on "Sports Cars, Revolution or Evolution?" picturing a 1937 Auto Union "Horch" in Black and White.
This is a 6 page article from 1953 magazine.
literature.adattic.com /contents/en-us/d41.html   (163 words)

  
 Sunbeam Alpine Sports Roadster
There are lots of pages and information on the so-called "series" Sunbeam Alpines (of the type introduced in 1959 and driven by "Maxwell Smart" for instance) but this isn't one of them.
"Talbot" was apparently never applied to this model in the first place; it was introduced as the "Sunbeam Alpine Sports".
But I think we must assume that the factory wanted this car to be known as the "Alpine Sports"...Here for instance is a quote from the opening paragraph of a contemporary road test (sorry, can't ID the magazine: might be RandT)
www.wmspear.com /STA   (565 words)

  
 UNH Sports Information Office - Winter Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Photos of these sports are filed under UV 16/1/24.
Season reports for years 1936-39 are also shelved under call number Archives 378 N5L25.
1 1924-25, Winter Sports: Manager's Athletic Reports F.
www.izaak.unh.edu /archives/guides/winter.htm   (99 words)

  
 Cooper Type Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Sports Car, Cooper-MG Sports Car, Cooper Bristol for Alan Brown
Sports Car, Cooper-Jaguar Mk II Sports racing car, 1000cc bobtail
Sports Racer/Formula 1, Bristol, Jack Brabham ran as full-bodied F1, modified Bobtail
www.race-cars.com /utility/cooperr.htm   (472 words)

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