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2011-06-06 09:03:00

NEW YORK, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jorge Posada Foundation, created by All Star Yankee catcher Jorge Posada and his wife Laura, will soon launch Cinco Anillos Sangria. Translated from the Spanish as Five Rings, the Cinco Anillos brand symbolizes the five World Series championships captured by the catcher. "Both Laura and I have always had an interest in fine wines and it seemed a natural outgrowth for us to have a highly specialized sangria wine as the first product under the...

2011-02-22 11:49:00

HELOTES, Texas, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With each passing year, various unique pieces of sports memorabilia surface at auction and in turn, get collectors in a frenzy. Here is another one of these examples. Imperial Sports Auctions, of Helotes, Texas, is proud to offer the earliest known signature of Henry (Louis) Gehrig. Signed "Henry Gehrig January 1917," this remarkable antiquity presents an opportunity for advanced collectors to secure an amazing piece of memorabilia for their...

2010-12-14 18:38:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after introducing H.Res. 1760, a resolution of the House of Representatives congratulating the San Francisco Giants on their 2010 World Series Championship victory. "The Giants' unforgettable win in the World Series continues to be a point of pride for the entire Bay Area, and especially San Francisco. Our entire community united to root for the Giants and turned out in massive...

2010-12-10 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11: JOE DIMAGGIO RETIRES FROM BASEBALL Profile America -- Saturday, December 11th. One of baseball's greatest players -- Joe DiMaggio -- announced his retirement from the game on this day in 1951. He was the middle of three brothers who each became major league center fielders,...

2010-12-06 08:42:00

WESTHAMPTON, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- If legendary New York Yankees centerfielder Mickey Mantle wanted to make a statement, all he had to do was step up to home plate, bat in hand. Mantle had the magic. During his storied 18-year career in the Bronx, Mantle claimed three American League MVP titles and played in 12 World Series and 16 All-Star Games. To this day, he still holds the records for most World Series home runs, RBIs, runs, walks and extra-base hits. Because of Mantle's...

2010-11-07 00:16:45

HCA Gulf Coast Division and The Joe Niekro Foundation present the second annual "Knuckle Ball"”A Pitch for Life" on Saturday, November 13th at Minute Maid Park. The event benefits The Joe Niekro Foundation funding education about brain aneurysms, aneurysm research and support for aneurysm patients and their families. Houston, TX (Vocus) November 4, 2010     HCA Gulf Coast Division and The Joe Niekro Foundation present the second annual "Knuckle Ball"”A Pitch...

2010-07-06 13:59:00

NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Youkilis of the Boston Red Sox caught and passed day one leader Nick Swisher of the New York Yankees in the race for the American League's final roster spot after 48 hours and 22 million votes in the 2010 All-Star Game Final Vote Sponsored by Sprint, held exclusively on MLB.com and the individual Club sites. Over in the National League, Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds continued to hold off challenges from Ryan Zimmerman (Washington Nationals),...

2010-06-15 11:17:00

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today three of the world's most renowned and respected Major League Baseball personalities are revealing their own untold stories and personal journeys to comfort in a series of entertaining :90 second videos by DOVE® Men+Care. The videos showcase the real life unsung moments, cherished memories and personal milestones that helped St. Louis Slugger Albert Pujols, New York Pitcher Andy Pettitte and renowned manager Joe Girardi...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'