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2009-08-05 16:47:04

A California man on a mission to work a different job in each of the 50 states said he has reached the 45-state marker in Massachusetts as a first base coach. Daniel Seddiqui, 27, who set off on his 50-state quest after graduating with a degree in economics and failing to gain a job from 40 interviews, said he is working this week as first base coach for the Brockton Rox baseball team and next week he'll be working for the Democratic Party in New Hampshire, WCVB-TV, Boston, reported...

2005-07-27 20:10:48

By Daisuke Wakabayashi BOSTON (Reuters) - Not far from baseball's Fenway Park where he once pitched for the Boston Red Sox, the 45-year-old Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd pursues a comeback in the sport he never wanted to leave. Boyd's return to pro ball as a member of the Brockton Rox of the independent Can-Am league comes 14 years after the end of a Major League career notable for theatrics both on the pitching mound and off it. One of baseball's most colorful characters during the 1980s and...

Word of the Day
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".