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Pentagon solves six-decade mystery of Alaska plane crash that killed over 50

Pentagon solves six-decade mystery of Alaska plane crash that killed over 50

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) --The Pentagon confirmed today it has recovered the remains of 17 service members who were among the 52 killed in a 1952 aircraft accident in Alaska.
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Feds to review Miami killer whale petition

MIAMI, April 26 (UPI) -- The federal fisheries service said it will consider whether to declare the Miami Seaquarium's killer whale as a member of an endangered pack of the species.

Canadian navy may have killed killer whale

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 9 (UPI) -- A U.S. agency is investigating whether a killer whale found washed up on a beach was killed by the Canadian navy during training exercises, officials say.

4 sea lions, a seal shot dead in Seattle

SEATTLE, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Four sea lions and a harbor seal were victims of foul play this week, their carcasses found on a Seattle beach with bullet wounds, U.S. agents say.

Gerry Davis named World Series crew chief

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball announced Tuesday Gerry Davis would be the crew chief for the World Series, which opens Wednesday in New York.

Veteran firefighter killed in N.Y. fire

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- A veteran New York Fire Department lieutenant has died while battling a Staten Island home fire, his colleagues say.

Navy sued over detonations in Puget Sound

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit claiming that U.S. Navy explosives disposal is endangering marine life in Puget Sound in Washington state.

Sea lions killed in government traps

BONNEVILLE , Ore., May 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service says six sea lions were shot and killed in Oregon by unknown culprits who closed the gates of two traps.

Umpires chosen for World Series

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Umpire Ed Montague will be behind the plate when the World Series starts Saturday at Fenway Park in Boston.

In Sports from United Press International

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- With Major League Baseball heading to the playoffs in record-setting fashion, Barry Bonds broke his sport's most glamorous record
By United Press International

Playoff umpiring crews announced

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Bruce Froemming, who is umpiring his 31st season, will be among those who will work during the American and National League Division Series, Major League Baseba
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SLP99071613 - 16 JULY 1999- ST. LOUIS MISSOURI USA: Chicago White Sox manager Jerry Manual (L) argues with first base umpire Brian Gorman after Gorman called White Sox Chris Singleton out at first base during a game with the St. Louis Cardinals', in the third inning, July 16. bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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Brian Scott Gorman (born June 11, 1959 in Whitestone, Queens, New York City) is an umpire in Major League Baseball. After working in the National League from 1991 to 1999, he has umpired in both leagues since 2000. He is the son of Tom Gorman, who served as an NL umpire from 1951 to 1976. He has worn uniform number 9 throughout his career.

After graduating from the University of Delaware, he began umpiring in the minor leagues in 1982, eventually reaching the American Association before being promoted to the NL. He officiated in the World Series in (2004, and 2009) and in the 1998 and 2009 All-Star Games. He has also umpired in the 2002 American League Championship Series and 2008 American League Championship Series, and in eight Division Series (1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, and 2009).

Gorman appeared as a "stranger" on the TV game show Identity. When the contestant identified him correctly as a Major League Umpire, he replied by saying "You're safe" and making the baseball safe signal (moving the arms across each other below the waist).

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