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 Sports in America: The Boswells of Baseball (The Nation, August 3, 1957)
Without the benefit of serious advertising, sports regularly splash across more columns than music, art, books and theatre combined and when a baseball promoter stoops to purchase his daily five-line advertisement, he exudes the benign air usually associated with contributions to the American Red Cross.
Whether a sport lends more to a newspaper's appeal than the paper's coverage does to that of the sport, is a riddle bruited about for decades.
Both sides are partially correct, and with the vivid emergence of the athletic hero during the fifty-year sports boom in the U.S., has arisen the unique breed of newspapermen called sportswriters.
www.thenation.com /archive/detail/13337552   (204 words)

  1957 rugby league world cup - Information from Reference.com
The second Rugby League World Cup was held in Australia in 1957.
It was in 1957 at the SCG that Australia clinched the second ever World Cup...
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www.reference.com /search?q=1957%20rugby%20league%20world%20cup&db=web   (359 words)

  1957: Sports - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
1957: Sports - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
Another exciting year in sports was marked by the expansion of major league baseball from coast to coast.
The transfer of the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles and the New York Giants to San Francisco gave true national stature to America's national pastime.
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_461510027/1957_Sports.html   (142 words)

  1957 Detroit Lions NFC Champions 11" x 13" Healy Plaque
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 Dick's Sporting Goods - Team Sports: Softball: MLB: Milwaukee Brewers: Caps: Milwaukee Braves 1957 World Series Logo ...
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 GEORGE A. BARTON: An Inventory of His Papers at the Minnesota Historical Society
He was sports editor for the Minneapolis Daily News from December 1903 to February 1923, and for the Minneapolis Tribune from February 1923 to May 1941.
There are also references to other sports in Minnesota; letters from many sport writers, sports officials, and athletes, particularly Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney; and speeches and sports stories by Barton, including those republished in his book, My Lifetime in Sports (1957).
The newspaper clippings relate to Barton's career as an athlete and sports writer, sports in Minnesota, regulation of boxing, and the lives of Merian C. Cooper, John Colton, William C. Robertson, and William G. Shepherd, all former Minneapolis newspaper reporters, and L. Cooke, University of Minnesota athletic coach and director.
www.mnhs.org /library/findaids/p0782.html   (1240 words)

 Sports Programmes
The aim of the programme was to focus on some topical aspects of a game, a point of technique or a point of procedure or rule, and call in the experts to find out what lay behind a particular problem.
The first TV sports magazine, introduced for many years by Peter Dimmock (right), the Head of Outside Broadcasting at the BBC.
Currently remains the BBC's longest running live sports series presenting a non-stop Saturday afternoon sports service, including football news flashes, half-time scores, and up-to-the-minute racing service and starting prices, although now due to be axed by the BBC by 2009.
www.whirligig-tv.co.uk /tv/adults/sports/sports.htm   (299 words)

 Concordia Sports - The First 100 Years by Finn Grinaker
The 1957 football team under Coach Jake Christiansen won the MIAC conference title with a 6 - 1 record and 7 - 2 record overall.
A new sport was added to the winter schedule.
These pages are copyrighted © and may not be published or reproduced without the express permission of Finn Grinaker.
www.cord.edu /dept/sports/sportsbackup/finn/ch6a57.html   (955 words)

 1957 Did You Mean 1957?   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.
Article on 1957, category, different spelling or sense
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 Rafer Johnson information - Search.com
It would turn out to be his last defeat in the event.
Due to injury, Johnson missed the 1957 and 1959 seasons (the latter due to a car accident), but in 1958 and 1960, he improved the world record two more times.
The crown on his career came in 1960, at the Rome Olympics.
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 eBay: 1957 JAN. THRU DEC. SPORTS CAR ILLUSTRATED MAGIZINES (item 160088014782 end time Mar-08-07 01:00:00 PST)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 NBA.com: The Foundation of a Dynasty
In 1957, the Celtics won their first-ever title and laid the groundwork for the greatest championship run in sports history
It started in 1957, when the Boston Celtics defeated the St. Louis Hawks in a tough seven-game series.
Viewed in today’s sports world, it is nothings short of astonishing.
www.nba.com /encyclopedia/celtics_1957.html   (1585 words)

 Brain Injury In Sports
An estimated 300,000 sports related traumatic brain injuries, TBIs, of mild to moderate severity, most of which can be classified as concussions, (i.e., conditions of temporary altered mental status as a result of head trauma, occur in the United States each year.
The risk for second impact syndrome should be considered in a variety of sports associated with likelihood of blows to the head, including boxing, football, ice or roller hockey, soccer, baseball, basketball, and snow skiing.
The American Academy of Neurology has adopted recommendations for the management of concussion in sports that are designed to prevent second impact syndrome and to reduce the frequency of other cumulative brain injuries related to sports.
www.headinjury.com /sports.htm   (2805 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1957 National League
The first foul struck the wife of Earl Roth, sports editor at the Philadelphia Bulletin in the face and the second hit her body while she was being removed from her seat on a stretcher.
News of the weird: On April 27, 1957, Moe Drabowsky of the Chicago Cubs was hit by a pitch on the foot.
On July 31, 1957, Pirates' manager Bobby Bragan was ejected for argueing balls and strikes.
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1957n.shtml   (763 words)

 List of sports events
1999 in sports - Death of Joe DiMaggio
1993 in sports - Monica Seles is stabbed during a tennis tournament
1989 in sports - Pete Rose banned from baseball
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/l/li/list_of_sports_events.shtml   (585 words)

 OnMilwaukee.com - Sports
OMC sports columnist Dave Begel is convinced that building a new arena for the Bucks is the right thing to do and will happen within the next three or four years.
OMC national sports columnist Steve Czaban is seeing red over the Red Sox's recent wearin' o' the green in tribute to Red Auerbach.
OMC sports columnist Dave Begel figured it out when he took at look at Tiger's daily planners from before and after his wedding to the lovely Elin.
www.onmilwaukee.com /sports/?link=2067   (751 words)

 1957 Corvette Production and Performance Reviews - Corvette Action Center
1957 Corvettes came equipped with brackets for seat belts, but did not come from the factory equipped with seat belts.
1957 was the first year fuel injection and a four-speed transmission was offered on the Corvette.
Early 1957 models came equipped with the chrome plated knobs while later production models came equipped with the white plastic knobs.
www.corvetteactioncenter.com /specs/c1/1957/57prod.html   (215 words)

 1957 BIRD'S HISTORY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Even thought the Corvette had whipped the T-Bird in sports car racing, the T-Bird was the big winner on the boulevards of America.
By the time its extended 1957 season came to a close, the three-year total of T-Bird production stood at 53,166 units.
There were big styling changes in the 1957 Thunderbird, but only minor mechanical alterations.
www.cob.montevallo.edu /FloridaCD/1957.HTM   (560 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1957 American League
On April 18, 1957, rookie Roger Maris of the Cleveland Indians hit his first Major League home run - a grand slam in the eleventh inning that propelled his club over the Tigers in Detroit 8-3.
On June 13, 1957, Ted Williams hit three home runs during a game for the second time during the same season (the first came on May 8, 1957).
On August 10, 1957, Mickey Mantle displayed his power in Baltimore's Memorial Stadium by becoming the first player to hit a ball, which traveled an estimated distance of four-hundred sixty feet, over the center field hedge.
www.baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1957a.shtml   (739 words)

 CNN.com - Arrest made in 1957 murders - Jan. 29, 2003
A man has been arrested in the 1957 slaying of two police officers who were shot after they stopped a car for running a red light, authorities announced Wednesday.
The man, whose identity was not immediately disclosed, was taken into custody after an "exhaustive" investigation involving fingerprints and other forensic evidence, Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Faye Bugarin said.
Milton Curtis, 25, and Richard Phillips, 28, were shot by a driver they stopped on July 22, 1957, in this suburb 14 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.
cnn.com /2003/US/West/01/29/1957.slayings.ap   (179 words)

 TexasSports.com - Longhorns fathers and sons
Since I played sports my whole life, it was kind of natural.
I grew up in athletics and sports were always important in our house.
We started at a very early age with Drew going to ball games with me. I used to be a coach and actually coached Drew in baseball as he was growing up.
www.texassports.com /index.php?s=&url_channel_id=18&url_article_id=1957&url_subchannel_id=&change_well_id=2   (2728 words)

 Timeline: Women in Sports
Lucy Diggs Slowe becomes the first African-American woman to win a national title in any sport when she wins the first women's title at the American Tennis Association (ATA) national tournament.
Figure skating is the only sport open to women at the first Winter Olympic Games.
Baseball commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis bans women from the sport later that year.
www.factmonster.com /spot/womeninsportstimeline.html   (603 words)

 Tar Heels' 1957 victory may be best NCAA title game ever - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
They are grandfathers in their 70s now, the North Carolina Tar Heels of 1957.
Actually, according to Brennan, it did not fully hit them until this past winter, when North Carolina recognized the 1957 and 1982 champions, 50 and 25 years after their deeds.
They heard how, in the locker room of the 1982 team, hung a picture of the 1957 team.
www.usatoday.com /sports/columnist/lopresti/2007-03-26-lopresti-1957-unc_N.htm   (1302 words)

 Central High - 40 years later
The crisis of 1957 was reported in powerful detail by the two statewide newspapers of that era -- the morning Arkansas Gazette and the afternoon Arkansas Democrat.
President Clinton, Sept. 24, 1997 -- The president reflects on 1957: The transcript of a Democrat-Gazette interview.
David Scruggs was a sports writer for the Central High School Tiger in the fall of 1958.
www.ardemgaz.com /prev/central   (1104 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- Dodgers 3, Mets 2
SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- Dodgers 3, Mets 2
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – David Cone held Los Angeles to one hit over five scoreless innings in the Dodgers' 3-2 win over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
Cone, Roberto Alomar and Cliff Floyd singled to load the bases in the third and Mike Piazza hit a two-run single.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/baseball/20030325-1957-bbo-dodgers-mets.html   (311 words)

 CBS Sports Team - CBS SportsLine.com
Now is his seventh year calling play-by-play for CBS Sports' coverage of the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, Enberg joined CBS Sports in January 2000 as play-by-play announcer for THE NFL ON CBS, college basketball and the U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
Enberg spent 25 years with NBC Sports, beginning in 1975 as the play-by-play announcer for college basketball.
A native of Armada, Mich., Enberg began broadcasting as a student at Central Michigan University, where he was the 1957 student body president.
cbs.sportsline.com /cbssports/team/denberg   (663 words)

 Hemmings Motor News: Car Parts - Hemmings Auto Classifieds featuring car parts for sale nation wide.
GOLD diamond embossed trim for 1957 Fords, reproduced, impeccable quality, sold in full sets only, $295; send SASE for sample.
1957 FORD nice rust-free hood, $300; set of nice complete Fordor doors, $200; 1957 later rh Y-block exhaust manifold, $60.
FORD 1957 parts, NOS a/c compressor and condenser, wing guards, V-guards, miscellaneous other parts, call for list.
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 Luis Tiant -- Latino Legends in Sports
Luis joined the local Little League program and progressed to the Juvenile League where he starred for the Havana team and earned a berth on the Cuban Juvenile League All-Star team in 1957.
Tiant displayed great pitching ability at an early age which was recognized by former Indians player, Bobby Avila who was scouting for talent in Havana.
Luis Tiant currently reside in Boston and is married to Maria del Refugio Navarro and has three children; Luis Tiant Jr., Isabel and Daniel.
www.latinosportslegends.com /Tiant_Luis-bio.htm   (1025 words)

 City has thirsted for title since 1957 - Boston.com
You just have to be at least 60 to remember.
The Lions had a sensational, six-year run in the 1950s with three titles in four NFL championship games -- before it was called the Super Bowl -- capped by their title in 1957.
Detroit beat the Cleveland Browns 59-14 on Dec. 29, 1957, at Tiger Stadium -- about a mile from Ford Field, where Pittsburgh and Seattle will play Sunday.
www.boston.com /sports/football/articles/2006/02/03/city_has_thirsted_for_title_since_1957?mode=PF   (627 words)

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Submit your sports commentary on a wide range of sports issues to the Times-Union for possible publication, start your own column, and share photos in T-You, your sports community.
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