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Dodgers' female head trainer a first

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Sue Falsone has been named the Los Angeles Dodgers' head athletic trainer, becoming the first woman hired to that position in major professional sports.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011.
By United Press International

Black stars' enclave gets landmark status

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission Tuesday named a Queens neighborhood -- which housed Jackie Robinson and James Brown -- a historic district.
Obama pays Christmas visit to school

Obama pays Christmas visit to school

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama made a book-and-author visit Friday to a Virginia elementary school, reading second graders selections from his new children's book.

Ex-big leaguer, NBA player Schultz dies

STILLWATER, Minn., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Howie Schultz, who became the odd man out when the Brooklyn Dodgers broke the color barrier by bringing Jackie Robinson the majors, died Friday. He was 87.

Tribal sovereignty issue in custody case

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Lawyers for an Indian tribe in Rhode Island argue the chief is exempt from a subpoena because the Narragansett tribe has sovereign immunity.

Historian Jules Tygiel dies of cancer

SAN FRANCISCO, July 6 (UPI) -- Baseball historian Jules Tygiel has died of cancer at his San Francisco home at the age of 59, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, April 11, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008.
By United Press International

Whitey Ford memorabilia up for sale

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Baseball fans with thousands of dollars to spend can bid for a piece of pitcher Whitey Ford's memorabilia this summer in New York.

MLB season to open in Japan

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Major League Baseball announced Thursday that the 2008 regular season would open in Japan with a game between Boston and Oakland.

Braun, Pedroia named rookies of the year

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Boston's Dustin Pedroia and Milwaukee's Ryan Braun, respectively, were voted the American League and National League rookies of the year.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 2, 2007.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007.
By United Press International

Calif. Hall of Fame inductees announced

SACRAMENTO, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Computer whiz Steve Jobs will lead a baker's dozen of celebrities into the California Hall of Fame this year.
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U.S. President George W. Bush applauds as Rachel Robinson, wife of Jackie Robinson, shakes hands with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, during a ceremony where baseball great Jackie Robinson was awarded a posthumous Congressional Gold Medal in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington on March 2, 2005. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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