Trevor Hoffman Misses Baseball Hall of Fame Induction by 5 Votes

sportTrevor Hoffman Misses Baseball Hall of Fame Induction by 5 Votes
San Diego sports fans received another punch to the gut Wednesday when Padres great Trevor Hoffman missed induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame by just five votes. Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez were elected into the Hall as members of the …
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Pro baseball: Bonds, Clemens making slow HOF gains
Hall of Fame voters are still sharply divided on Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens. The electorate is changing, however, and that could be good news for both. Bonds and Clemens inched past the 50-percent mark for the first time Wednesday, each appearing on …
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Local kids return from winter break baseball trip to Cuba
The local kids on the Philly Cuba team who went on a goodwill baseball trip to Cuba the first week of January are back and, according to a parent organizer, Pam Goodman, it was “a huge success. Epic, as described by some of us.” The Goodmans stayed for …
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Tina Campbell’s Debut Album ‘It’s Personal’ Misses Launch Date and Gospel

musicTina Campbell’s Debut Album ‘It’s Personal’ Misses Launch Date and Gospel
The 41-year-old singer who is one-half of the gospel music group Mary Mary, has been vocal about her range of emotions leading up to the release of her solo music. Now with the delayed release of the highly touted album, the singer says she’s watching …
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City Called Heaven: Beyond Gospel Respectability
Robert Marovich’s latest book traces gospel music’s orgins and honors those who devoted themselves to the gospel by showing how various, and how important, that devotion has been. citycalledheaven-resize Today gospel performers, like Mahalia Jackson …
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Gospel Music Museum Advocates Push Rahm To Turn Over Closed School
“When you say ‘Chicago,’ you think of it as the home of blues and gospel music …” — Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the campaign trail. BRONZEVILLE — After years of prayer — not to mention a pretty important political endorsement in the mayoral runoff …
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