Archive for December 30th, 2015

FORMER BASEBALL PLAYER IS 80 TODAY


Sanford "Sandy" Koufax (born Sanford Braun in Brooklyn, New York)

Legendary Dodgers left-hander Sandy Koufax pitched a perfect game on the 9th
of September in 1965 and became the first MLB pitcher to throw 4 career no-
hitters. He won 4 World Series Championships, 3 Cy Young Awards, 3 Triple
Crown Awards and the 1963 NL MVP Award during his 12 years with the Dodgers,
from 1955 to 1966. Koufax, at age 36 in 1972, became the youngest player ever inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. 


Rookie Card

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

today in history

EdDonahue
Ed Donahue


Bo Diddley
(Ellas Otha Bates) (December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008)

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MICHAEL NESMITH IS 73 TODAY



Robert Michael Nesmith

Singer-guitarist of The Monkees, Michael Nesmith wrote the song "Different
Drum" for Stone Poneys and was the executive producer of the 1984 film
Repo Man. He joined the Air Force before finishing high school and went
on to work as a songwriter.

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