Worker throws sandwich at customer — then came an ‘all-out brawl,’ Louisiana cops say
“The sandwich maker, who allegedly already had a bad attitude, picked the sandwich up off the ground and hurled it (like a Nolan Ryan fastball), right into the customer’s face (with a few choice words),” police said.news.yahoo.com
Don Sutton, Hall of Fame pitcher for Dodgers, dies at 75
The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, said Sutton died at his home in Rancho Mirage, California, after a long struggle with cancer. (AP Photo, File) (AP Photo, File)LOS ANGELES – Don Sutton, a Hall of Fame pitcher who was a stalwart of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ rotation spanning an era from Sandy Koufax to Fernando Valenzuela, died Tuesday. The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, said Sutton died at his home in Rancho Mirage, California, after a long struggle with cancer. Shortly before the start of the following season, Sutton broke his left leg. Sutton pitched for Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda, who died on Jan. 7.
Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame pitcher Whitey Ford
FILE - In this Oct. 8, 1960 file photo, New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the third World Series game at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo, File)Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame pitcher Whitey Ford, the ace of the mighty New York Yankees teams in the 1950s and ’60s. Obviously, a great pitcher. They never say Whitey Ford. It’s Whitey Ford.
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
NEW YORK Tom Seaver transformed a franchise and captivated a city, setting enduring standards as he whipped his powerful right arm overhead for the Miracle Mets and dirtied his right knee atop major league mounds for two decades. Said ex-Mets closer and captain John Franco: As a kid, you always wanted to be Tom Seaver." Tom Seaver hated to lose, said Jerry Grote, his longtime Mets catcher. We just left New York, and every time you walk in a door there, its like Tom Seaver Hall, with different pictures." Tom Seaver was a star at the University of Southern California and was drafted by Atlanta in 1966.
All-Star outfielder Claudell Washington dies at age 65
FILE - This 1975 file photo shows Oakland A's outfielder Claudell Washington. Washington, a two-time All-Star outfielder who played 17 seasons in the majors after being called up as a teenager in Oakland, died Wednesday, June 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Robert H. Houston, File)Claudell Washington, a two-time All-Star outfielder who played 17 seasons in the majors after being called up as a teenager by the Oakland Athletics, has died. Washington played with seven teams in his career, finishing with 1,884 hits, 164 home runs and 312 stolen bases. The outfielder also hit the 10,000th home run in New York Yankees history, connecting off Minnesotas Jeff Reardon in 1988.