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UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 27, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, July 27, 2012.
By United Press International

Report: Former Cubs skipper dies at 82

CHICAGO, March 20 (UPI) -- Former Chicago Cubs manager Whitey Lockman has died from pulmonary illness at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., Yahoo! Sports reported. He was 82.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 27, 2008.
By United Press International

Actress Laraine Day dead at 87

IVINS, Utah, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Movie actress Laraine Day has died at the home of her daughter in Ivins, Utah, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. She was 87.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Friday, July 27, 2007.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 2, Oakland 1

NEW YORK, June 29 (UPI) -- Mike Mussina gave up a run on six hits in seven innings Friday night, carrying the New York Yankees to a 2-1 victory over Oakland.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 10, Chi. White Sox 3

CHICAGO, June 7 (UPI) -- A two-run double by Bobby Abreu and a grand slam homer by Alex Rodriguez Thursday night sent the New York Yankees storming past the Chicago White Sox, 10-3.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, July 27, the 208th day of 2006 with 157 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, July 27, the 208th day of 2005 with 157 to follow.
By United Press International

MLB: Atlanta 11, Philadelphia 4

PHILADELPHIA, April 15 (UPI) -- Two solo homers each by Raul Mondesi and Rafael Furcal Friday night helped give Atlanta an 11-4 victory over Philadelphia

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, July 27, the 209th day of 2004 with 157 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2003 with 157 to follow.
By United Press International
Feature: Remembering Vernon Scott

Feature: Remembering Vernon Scott

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Most of all, a good man -- that's how family and friends remember veteran United Press International Hollywood reporter Vernon Scott, an earthy, complex and fri
TOBIN BECK

Commentary: Wisdom or lack thereof?

CHICAGO, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Few would consider it wise to root for a baseball club that has not won a World Series in nearly a century. But "wisdom" is what some try to find in the sporting loyalties of Chicago Cubs fans, especially University of Notre Dame professor Jim Langford, w
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Leo Ernest Durocher (July 27, 1905 – October 7, 1991), nicknamed Leo the Lip, was an American infielder and manager in Major League Baseball. Upon his retirement, he ranked fifth all-time among managers with 2,009 career victories, second only to John McGraw in National League history. Durocher still ranks tenth in career wins by a manager. A controversial and outspoken character, Durocher's career was dogged by clashes with authority, umpires (his 95 career ejections as a manager trailed only McGraw when he retired, and still rank fourth on the all-time list), and the press.

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