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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

OTP 2016 May 31: Trump campaign eyeing big stadium for acceptance speech

Donald Trump’s campaign is considering booking one of Cleveland’s big sports venues for his acceptance speech in July, two GOP sources familiar with the planning of the upcoming GOP convention say.

The sources said First Energy Stadium, home of the Cleveland Browns, and Progressive Field, home of the city’s Indians baseball team, are the two sites under consideration for Trump’s acceptance speech on the final night of the convention.

Bitter Mouse, Space Tyrant Posted: May 31, 2016 at 08:11 AM | 1393 comment(s)
  Beats: cleveland indians, politics

Friday, May 13, 2016

Dan Holmes: The greatest pitching rotation there ever was

All four were right-handed and possessed excellent fastballs. The oldest of the quartet was an American hero and one of the most famous athletes in the world. Another was the son of immigrants who could hardly speak English but who had what Ted Williams called an “unhittable pitch.” One of them was a pitcher by necessity: he had started his ballplaying career as an outfielder but switched to the mound after it became apparent that he couldn’t hit breaking pitches. The final member of the group was a mean-tempered competitor who honed his craft under the guidance of one of the best pitching coaches in baseball history, the same coach who helped two of the others fill out their repertoire of pitches. Combined they were the Great Rotation, separately they were all aces and three of them ended up with a plaque in Cooperstown.

Wahoo Sam Posted: May 13, 2016 at 06:29 AM | 9 comment(s)
  Beats: bob feller, bob lemon, cleveland indians, early wynn, mike garcia

 

 

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