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Rocker Graves defends West Memphis 3

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Michale Graves, former singer with the New Jersey punk band The Misfits, is the latest rocker to speak up for the West Memphis 3 and its jailed members.

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MLB: Baltimore 5, Texas 4

BALTIMORE, July 26 (UPI) -- Javy Lopez homered in the eighth inning Tuesday to give the Baltimore Orioles a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers.

Rangers get Gryboski from Braves

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 21 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers have acquired right-hander Kevin Gryboski from Atlanta and picked up right-hander James Baldwin on waivers from Baltimore.

Photographer Richard Avedon dead at 81

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Richard Avedon, whose gritty fashion photographs helped define an era, died Friday in Texas where he had been on assignment for The New Yorker magazine. He was

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Author James Baldwin honored with stamp

NEW YORK, July 14 (UPI) -- Author James Baldwin will be honored with a 37-cent stamp issued July 23 in Harlem with ceremonies involving a cross-section of the black cultural community.

Play centers on activist James Baldwin

EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- A single performance of a one-man play about the life of writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin will be held Feb. 6 at Northwestern University.
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James Baldwin
The New York Yankees Jason Gaimbi reacts to being hit by a pitch in the fifth inning against the Baltimore Orioles James Baldwin on September 29, 2005 at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

James J. Baldwin, Jr. (born July 15, 1971) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He batted and threw right-handed. In his 11-season career, he played for the Chicago White Sox (1995-2001), Los Angeles Dodgers (2001), Seattle Mariners (2002), Minnesota Twins (2003), New York Mets (2004), Texas Rangers (2005), and Baltimore Orioles (2005).

Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 4th round of the 1990 MLB June Amateur Draft, he made his major league debut on April 30, 1995, for the White Sox. In 2000, he made the Major League Baseball All-Star Game as a member of the White Sox. On January 24, 2006, he signed a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, but was released on April 22 and has yet to return to the Major Leagues.

Baldwin is currently the Pitching Coach for the baseball team at Pinecrest High School in Pinehurst, NC. He lives with his family and enjoys playing golf at Forest Creek Golf Club, a private golf club where he is a member in Southern Pines, North Carolina. His son, James Baldwin III, a center fielder from Pinecrest High School, was drafted in the fourth round and signed in 2010 by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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