Archive for February 19th, 2019

ICONIC BASEBALL PITCHER HAS DIED AT 92

Related image

Image result for baseball don newcombe 2018
Donald Newcombe (June 14, 1926 – February 19, 2019), nicknamed
Newk.

(Fox News) – According to a team statement, Dodgers great Don Newcombe
passed away Tuesday after a lengthy illness.

Newcombe was the first winner of the Cy Young award in 1956 and also won
MVP and Rookie of the Year awards.    

The team called Newcombe “one of the greatest pitchers in Dodger history
and one of the franchise’s final links to Brooklyn and the days of Roy
Campanella and Jackie Robinson.”

Image result for baseball don newcombe 2018

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in Baseball,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,DEATH,HISTORY,New release,SPORTS,Sports cards and have No Comments

IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

today in history

Brian_Thomas
BRIAN THOMAS

Image result for marines land on iwo jima
During World War II on this  day in 1945, about 30,000 United States
Marines landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima 
from the Imperial Japanese Army.
  

    

        
       
Related image

Related image

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for smokey robinson

Related image
William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. is 79-years-old today.


Singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive
Smokey Robinson was the founder and front man of the
Motown
vocal group
the Miracles, for which he was also chief songwriter
and producer. Robinson led the group from its 1955 origins as
"The Five Chimes" until 1972 when he announced a retirement
from the group to focus on his role as Motown’s vice president,
but Robinson returned to the music industry as a solo artist the
following year.
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of
Fame
in 1987.

Image result for smokey robinson

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Astronomy,Battle,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,HISTORY,MILITARY,MUSIC,President,Relocation,Singers,Songwriter,THEN AND NOW,WAR and have No Comments