Jackie Robinson

23 Jul 19
Black America Web

The numbers of African-American players in Major League Baseball have been declining since the seventies, with just under 70 players total. However, those dozens of players all owe a great debt to Jackie Robinson, who broke another race barrier on July 23, 1962 after becoming the first Black player immortalized in Cooperstown. Robinson took up […]

23 Jul 19
PA Pundits - International

Burt Prelutsky  ~    On the 4th of July, Joe Biden said he wasn’t prepared at the second debate for Kamala Harris’s attack. If I’m not mistaken, with his usual gift for clichés, he said: “It came out of the blue.” It made me wonder just how many naps the guy takes. How was it […]

23 Jul 19
Reality On Bravo

Joltin’ Joe DiMaggio — Les Brown and His Band of Renown There is make the all star game on four different occasions during his career which spanned 1931-1945. The band is named after the San Francisco Seals, and forms that can be used to throw a variety of pitches. A pitcher needs to take a […]

23 Jul 19
Golden Hall of Fame

The Association of Baseball Fans presents the second ballot:  Infielders. On this ballot, voters will find the 17 leaders in MLB JAWS and 3 leaders in NLB WAR for each infield position.  Any voter may add players to the ballot and are encouraged to persuade their fellow voters. The Association is presently engaged in great […]

22 Jul 19
Jayna Ruud Station

There are certain, specific guidelines to follow when keep in mind is this: Keep your hands above your shoulders . There are certain, specific guidelines to follow when Pitching, Infield, Outfield, Just Tossing in the Yard . The best rule of thumb, since everyone has different proportions, is to choose a am not really a […]

22 Jul 19
Life With Monkeys

Willie, Mickey, and the Duke Talkin’ Baseball — Terry Cashman In 2011 this 1981 penned tune to enjoy a little baseball out in the backyard with some friends, or maybe your kids. But there are still some good rules to follow to make with a little boy who fantasizes about being the greatest baseball player. […]

22 Jul 19
Jefferson County Daily News

Bessie Viola Thorne, 81, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 12:00 a.m. on July 21, 2019, at her residence in Texico. She was born on Dec. 29, 1937, in Matoaka, West Virginia to the late Samuel Carl and Susie (Shuler) Rutledge. She married Elmer Wayne Thorne on June 24, 1954, in Matoaka, West Virginia and […]

22 Jul 19
Hockey in Society

I had the privilege of watching the documentary Willie recently, which premiered at Toronto’s Hot Docs festival in April. Willie, tells the life story of Willie O’Ree from his early days when he couldn’t quite decide between baseball or hockey, to his career threatening eye-injury and his NHL call-up, and concludes with the day he finds […]

22 Jul 19
Sully Baseball

Let’s see owned baseball on July 21, 2019 Earning Full WOBs: Charlie Blackmon went 4 for 5 with a homer and 3 runs scored as the Rockies doubled up the Yankees, 8-4. Walker Buehler struck out 11 Miami batters in 7 shutout innings as the Dodgers finished off a 9-0 laugher. Trey Mancini homered twice, […]

22 Jul 19
Oroville Mercury-Register
Monday Community Whole Body Fit: 8:50-10 a.m. Complete workout program for all ability levels. First class free. All equipment provided. 10 punch pass card, $40. Feather River Activity Center, 1875 Feather River Blvd., Oroville. 533-2011. Instructor, Lynndee Caput, 533-0780. Weekly. YMCA Health & Fitness: 7:45-8:45 a.m. Thai Chi. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Women’s Only Body Sculpt. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Co-ed Core Training. 1684 Robinson St. 533-9622. 533-9622. 1684 Robinson St. Weekly. YMCA Pool: 8-9 a.m. Water Fitness. 9-10 a.m. Deep Water Cardio. 10-11 a.m. Water Fitness. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Deep Water Cardio and Lap Swim. 533-9622. 1684 Robinson St. Weekly. Gray Lodge Wildlife Area: Sunrise-sunset. 9,100 acres; fields, riparian areas, ponds, waterways; shelter for 300+ species of resident and migrant birds, mammals. Self-guided nature trail, hunting, exhibits. 3207 Rutherford Road, Gridley. 846-7500. Public Health Clinic: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Confidential reproductive health services for men/women. 78 Table Mountain Blvd. 538-7341. Weekly. Free lunch: 9:30-10:30 a.m. Salvation Army 1640 Washington Ave., Oroville. Christian Fellowship. Feed the People Ministries, Jackie, 693-8388. Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth Monday. Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program: Medicare counseling services. RSVP appointments, 898-6716. Fourth Monday. Bolt’s Antique Tool Museum: 10 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Tools, auto parts, old kitchen utensils and more.  Admission $3, free to under age 12; $2.50 AAA members, groups 15+. Tuesdays: Half price to seniors. Call for group tour appointments. No entrance fee to ladies on Thursdays. 538-2528, 538-2406. 1650 Broderick St. Monday-Saturday. Chinese Temple and Museum Complex: Noon-4 p.m. Built in 1863 to serve largest Chinese community north of Sacramento. $3 general, free for 12 and younger, $2.50 for AAA members or groups of 15+. Special tours, days by arrangement through Oroville City Hall. Temple, 1500 Broderick St. Call to schedule group tours. 538-2406. Weekly. Health, emotional support New Beginnings AA: 6:30-7:30 a.m. Alano Club, 2471 Bird St. Open meet. 534-9960. Weekdays. Butte County Public Health Department: Oroville clinic, 78 Table Mountain Blvd. Appointments, 538-7341. Weekly. Alcoholics Anonymous, Lake Oroville Fellowship: Noon, 8 p.m. 2471 Bird St. 538-8180. Weekly. Narcotics Anonymous: Noon, First Step NA at 3300 Spencer Ave. (African American cultural Center); Noon, Open Door Church at 2555 Baldwin: 5 p.m. Foothil NA at Calvary Lutheran Church,10 Concordia Lane. 534-3599. Victims of domestic Violence Support Group: Noon. 1931 Arline Rhine Dr., Oroville. 532-6427. Catalyst Domestic Violence Services, 24-hour crisis line 1-800-895-8476. Weekly. Restraining order clinics: Daily by appointment. Catalyst Domestic Violence Services, 532-6427. Sisters in Sobriety: 5:30 p.m. Open AA women’s meet. 2471 Bird St. ADAM 12-Step Christ-Centered Support Group: 6:30 p.m. Corker House, 2649 Elgin St. 532-9261. Weekly. Al-Anon: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Unity AFG. Feather River Senior Center, 1335 Myers St. 334-6734. Weekly. Forbestown Fellowship AA: 6:30 p.m. Open meet at Elevation Church, 19082 New York Flat Road, Forbestown. Mike, 701-9150. Weekly. Gamblers Anonymous: 7 p.m. Open meeting. Holt House, 1575 Bird St., Oroville. 591-5584. Weekly. To submit an item for Oroville calendar, email to calendar@orovillemr.com, fax to 342-3617 or mail to Oroville Community Calendar, P.O. Box 9, Chico, CA 95927. Include your name and phone number.
22 Jul 19
LEARNING WELL COMMUNITY

When you have a lot of children in a wide-array of ages, it can be tricky to combine curriculum–BUT combining is totally essential to saving my sanity! I’ve received lots of questions on how we use Beautiful Feet Books with a 6, 11, 13 AND a 17 year old and this post is going to […]