Today In Sports History for July 4

...Larry Doby becomes the first black to play in the American League. He strikes out as a pinch-hitter for the Cleveland Indians in a 6-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox...8-10), 6-4, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in the Wimbledon men's final to win his first...
An old tool in new packaging

...will change.JPD is getting new batons in the fall. This time, they'll be collapsible...beating of Rodney King, which sparked riots in Los Angeles.JPD considered getting rid...usually leave their straight stick batons in their patrol cars because they're big...
England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd

...loss, England finished its deepest run in the Women's World Cup with an uplifting...and Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, leading England to a 1-0 victory over top-ranked Germany in the third-place game Saturday."This...
Juneau Empire Obituaries - Juneau, AK | Juneau Empire

...or Oscar? Are you a sloppy Oscar or a fussy Felix? Take our Odd Couple personality quiz and find out! Sports Nicknames Quiz In the history of sport, some athletes stand out ? not just for their skill on the court or the field, but for their noteworthy...
David John Nesgoda

...was 62. David was born on May 16, 1953 in Duluth, Minnesota to Clarence and Beth...him with a new bicycle and a fishing rod in his hand, eager to go out on his own to...the rest of his life. As a young adult in the 1970s, David began to hone his skills...
Maxine Sue Brouillette

Rest in PeaceMaxine Sue Brouillette of Juneau Alaska, Haines Alaska, Seattle Washington, San Francisco California and Las Vegas Nevada...
Lillian Patterson

...Coho from the Whale House at Dry Bay, is now peacefully asleep in death awaiting the resurrection. Her stay with us started on October 13, 1927 until June 20, 2015. She was preceded in death by her Mother Eva Anderson (Gamble) and father, Frank...
Frances Lee Darnell

...April 15, 1927 - May 26, 2015Frances Lee Darnell (née Walrath) died peacefully in her sleep on May 26, 2015 in Anchorage, Alaska. She was born April 15, 1927 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Duane and Lucile Walrath where she grew up on her father's...
Ronald John Jr Deishetaan Chief

Ronald John Jr., Deishetaan Chief, walked into the forest May 16 in Burien, WA. He was born & raised in Angoon and attended Mt. Edgecumbe High School where he graduated in 1956. He also went to bible college in Seattle.He loved music & was...
Mary Elizabeth Pusich

...Mary Elizabeth Pusich passed away peacefully in the Douglas home she loved on May 6th, 2015...George and Anna Margaret (Gretchen) Carr in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mary and her three brothers were raised in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Montana as her...


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