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Seattle's Niehaus wins Frick Award

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Dave Niehaus, who has broadcast Seattle Mariners games since the team began play in 1977, has been selected to receive the Ford C. Frick Award.

Cubs, Padres in final Hall of Fame game

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres have been chosen to play in the final Hall of Fame Game June 16 in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Bonds ball and asterisk to Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The ball Barry Bonds hit for his record-setting 756th home run will be marked with an asterisk and sent to the Baseball Hall of Fame in New York.

Broadcaster Jerry Coleman wins Frick award

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Longtime San Diego Padres play-by-play announcer Jerry Coleman is the winner of the 2005 Ford C. Frick Award for his contributions to baseball broadcasting.

Simmons named Hall of Fame broadcaster

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The 2004 Ford Frick award for baseball broadcasting excellence will go to Lon Simmons, the announcer known for his home run call "Tell it goodbye."

Hollywood Digest

"Confidence," "Identity," "It Runs in the Family" and "The Real Cancun" open in U.S. theaters Friday, on the last weekend before the summer blockbuster season.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Joe Bob's Week in Review

The Hong Kong Tourist Board launched a new ad campaign with
JOE BOB BRIGGS

Joe Bob's America: The loyalty oath

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- Let's dispense with the official loyalty oath, OK?
JOE BOB BRIGGS

Analysis: Garofalo-bashing?

LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) -- As Iraqis celebrate their newfound freedom to debate and question authority some Americans remain intent on depriving fellow citizens of the same right.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Williams remembered as American icon

By United Press International
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Dale Petroskey
National Baseball Hall of Fame's President Dale Petroskey wispers to his newest member, Bruce Sutter during induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, NY on July 30, 2006. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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Dale Petroskey (born August 17, 1955) is the Executive Vice President of Marketing for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club. He is a former executive of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, the National Geographic Society, and a former political appointee in the Administration of US President Ronald Reagan.

He graduated from Michigan State University in 1978, and worked in the White House from 1985-1987 as Assistant Press Secretary under Ronald Reagan. He later served 11 years as a senior executive at the National Geographic Society.

Petroskey was elected to the Presidency of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in 1999.

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