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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.
By United Press International
Ex-Orioles manager Earl Weaver dead at 82

Ex-Orioles manager Earl Weaver dead at 82

BALTIMORE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver, who took Baltimore to four World Series, died of a heart attack while on a cruise, the team said Saturday. He was 82.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 31, 2012.
By United Press International
Frank Robinson takes on new MLB role

Frank Robinson takes on new MLB role

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- Ground-breaking Hall of Famer Frank Robinson was announced as Major League Baseball's executive vice president of baseball development Tuesday.
Twins sign Thome to one-year deal

Twins sign Thome to one-year deal

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Twins announced Friday they have signed 40-year-old designated hitter Jim Thome to a one-year contract.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008.
By United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it.

Pizzeria owner cooked up fake $50s … 'This is Hillary' but not THAT Hillary … Woman, 66, catches alleged robber … Police: Car alarms deter home burglars … The world as we know it from UPI.

'This is Hillary' but not THAT Hillary

WARREN, Ohio, March 20 (UPI) -- An Ohio newspaper admitted it incorrectly reported that U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., was fielding questions in a congressman's local office.

Acta gets contract extended by Washington

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals Friday gave Manager Manny Acta a one-year contract extension through the 2009 season.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 31, 2007.
By United Press International

MLB: Cincinnati 10, Atlanta 3

ATLANTA, July 16 (UPI) -- Ken Griffey Jr. drilled a three-run homer Monday as the Cincinnati Reds battered the Atlanta Braves 10-3.

MLB: St. Louis 11, Cincinnati 7

CINCINNATI, July 1 (UPI) -- Ryan Ludwick hit two homers, driving in four runs Sunday, as St. Louis whipped Cincinnati 11-7.

MLB: Houston 6, Florida 1

HOUSTON, April 17 (UPI) -- Carlos Lee had a two-run home run and four RBI Tuesday, igniting the Houston Astros' 6-1 victory over the Florida Marlins.

Frank Robinson to work for ESPN

BRISTOL, Conn., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Former Washington Nationals Manager Frank Robinson Wednesday agreed to become a baseball analyst for ESPN. Robinson will work for the cable sports network for two weeks to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color line in Majo

COL BKB: UCLA 78, Cal-St Fullerton 54

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The No. 2 UCLA Bruins romped past Cal-State Fullerton 78-54 Tuesday.

St. Louis, Cleveland in rights game

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals will face the Cleveland Indians in the first-ever Civil Rights Game, Major League Baseball announced at its Winter Meetings Monday.

Member of historic rotation dies

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Pat Dobson, often overlooked when naming the four Baltimore pitchers who won 20 games the same season, has died in the San Diego area. He was 64.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 6, Washington 2

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The New York Mets scored all of their runs in the top of the second inning Sunday afternoon and beat the Washington Nationals, 6-2.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 13, Washington 0

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The New York Mets hit six home runs Saturday night and clobbered Washington, 13-0.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 4, Washington 3

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A sacrifice fly by Shawn Green in the top of the eighth inning Friday night helped the New York Mets edge Washington, 4-3.

Frank Robinson to be canned in Washington

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Frank Robinson will not return in 2007 as manager of the Washington Nationals.

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Today is Thursday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2006 with 122 to follow.
By United Press International

Bowden to remain Nationals' GM

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- The new ownership group of the Washington Nationals will retain General Manager Jim Bowden when the purchase of the team is completed.

Eischen done for the year

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals have placed left-handed reliever Joey Eischen on the 60-day disabled list with a rotator cuff injury to his pitching shoulder.

Report: Joey Eischen done for 2006

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- Left-handed reliever Joey Eischen likely is lost to Washington for the rest of the season because of a rotator cuff injury to his pitching shoulder.
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