Mickey Vernon; Smooth Fielder, Hot Hitter for Senators – The PostMickey Vernon was one of the most popular D.C. baseball players ever and probably the best first baseman. He died this week. I don’t know if this was acknowledged at Nationals Park as his death may not have been known until after the home season
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J. R. Simplot, Farmer Who Developed First Frozen French Fries, Dies at 99 – The Times J. R. Simplot, a billionaire who grew up in a sod-roofed log cabin and dropped out of school at 14, then marshaled luck, spunk and inventiveness to fashion an entrepreneurial career that included developing the first commercial frozen French
Unofficial Dallas Cowboys mascot Crazy Ray (Chief Zee’s opposite number) has died. He had been in declining health for several years and was destitute before savecrazyray.com was created to raise money for Ray and his wife. Check out this video of Crazy Ray defeating Chief Zee. Crazy Ray, Dallas Cowboys, Chief Zee ©MMX William F.
Cecil Travis; Washington Senators Legend – The PostOne of the oldest surviving Senators, Cecil Travis, recently died. If you want to learn more about the former shortstop, visit Beltway Boys’ tribute from last week. Fruto baffling hitters in winter ball – nationals.comP Emiliano Fruto, acquired in the Jose Vidro trade is doing well in the