WASHINGTON D.C. — Last Friday evening, the Washington Nationals and American Veterans Center hosted a panel discussion Baseball Heroes of World War II. Panelists included: John “Mule” Miles – Army Air Corps/Tuskegee Airman – Chicago American Giants Lou Brisse – Army – Phidelphia Athletics/Cleveland Indians Jerry Coleman – Marine Corps – New York Yankees and
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THOMAS BOSWELL – Is it time for Washington baseball fans to ‘forgive’ the Texas Rangers? – The Post No. I’ve been over this before, the Texas Rangers are the enemy. The former Washington Senators moved away because over-leveraged owner Bob Short was incompetent. Boswell of all people should know better than to reward that kind
On The Early Lead, Cindy Boren notes that Minnesota Twins slugger Jim Thome, has tied the all-time record for walk-off home runs with Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Mantle, Stan Musial, Frank Robinson and Babe Ruth. That is pretty good company and along with nearly 600 home runs makes Thome a Hall of Famer in my book.
Study Says Brain Trauma Can Mimic Lou Gehrig’s Disease – The Times There is new speculation that New York Yankees great Lou Gehrig may have been misdiagnosed. For over 70 years, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) was believed to be what killed Gehrig but new evidence suggests that numerous concussions may have actually led to his