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Charley Pride
Charley Frank Pride
Pride
(born March 18, 1934[1]) is an American country music singer, musician/guitarist, recording artist, performer, business owner, and former baseball player. His greatest musical success came in the early to mid-1970s, when he became the best-selling performer for RCA Records
RCA Records
since Elvis Presley.[2] During the peak years of his recording career (1966–87), he garnered 52 top-10 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, 40 of which made it to Number One. He has appeared with country music star Brad Paisley and was featured in the 2016 CMA Awards. Pride
Pride
is one of the few African Americans to have enjoyed considerable success in the country music industry and one of only three (along with DeFord Bailey
DeFord Bailey
and Darius Rucker) to have been inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry
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Capital Centre
The Capital Centre, later renamed USAir Arena, and then US Airways Arena, was an indoor arena located in Landover, Maryland, United States, a suburb east of Washington, D.C.. It opened in late 1973, closed in 1999, and was demolished in 2002. The seating capacity was 18,756 for basketball and 18,130 for hockey.Contents1 History1.1 Sports venue 1.2 Concert venue 1.3 Demolition2 Legacy 3 See also 4 ReferencesHistory[edit] Capital Centre
Capital Centre
was the primary home for the Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
of the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
and the Washington Bullets
Washington Bullets
of the National Basketball
Basketball
Association
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Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim
The Los Angeles Angels
Los Angeles Angels
are an American professional baseball franchise based in Anaheim, California. The Angels compete in Major League Baseball
Baseball
(MLB) as a member club of the American League
American League
(AL) West division. The Angels have played home games at Angel Stadium
Angel Stadium
since 1966. The current Major League franchise was established as an expansion team in 1961 by Gene Autry, the team's first owner. The "Angels" name was taken by Autry in tribute to the original Los Angeles Angels, a Minor League franchise in the Pacific Coast League (PCL), which played in South Central Los Angeles from 1903 to 1957. He bought the rights to the Angels name from Walter O'Malley, the then- Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Dodgers
owner, who acquired the PCL franchise from Philip K
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United States Presidential Inauguration
The inauguration of the President of the United States
President of the United States
is a ceremony to mark the commencement of a new four-year term of the President of the United States. This ceremony takes place for each new presidential term, even if the president is continuing in office for a second term. Since 1937, it has taken place on January 20, which is 72 to 78 days after the November presidential election (on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November). The term of a president commences at noon ("EST" – Eastern Standard Time) on that day, when the Chief Justice of the United States administers the oath of office to the president. However, when January 20 falls on a Sunday, the chief justice administers the oath to the president on that day privately and then again in a public ceremony the next day, on Monday, January 21
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Negro American League
The Negro American League was one of the several Negro leagues created during the time organized American baseball was segregated. The league was established in 1937, and disbanded after its 1962 season
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Farm Team
In sports, a farm team, farm system, feeder team, practice squad, or nursery club, is generally a team or club whose role is to provide experience and training for young players, with an agreement that any successful players can move on to a higher level at a given point. This system can be implemented in many ways, both formally and informally. The term is also used as a metaphor for any organization or activity that serves as a training ground for higher-level endeavors
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New York Yankees
The New York Yankees
New York Yankees
are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City
New York City
borough of the Bronx. The Yankees compete in Major League Baseball
Baseball
(MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City, the other being the New York Mets
New York Mets
of the National League. In the 1901 season, the club began play in the AL as the Baltimore Orioles
Baltimore Orioles
(no relation to the modern Baltimore
Baltimore
Orioles)
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Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin
Fond du Lac is a city in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. The name is French for Bottom of the Lake,[6][7] named as such because of its location at the bottom (south end) of Lake Winnebago. The population was 43,021 at the 2010 census. The city forms the core of the United States
United States
Census
Census
Bureau's Fond du Lac Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Fond du Lac County (2000 population: 97,296). Fond du Lac is the 342nd largest Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area
(MSA) in the United States
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Louisville, Kentucky
Louisville (/ˈluːəvəl/ ( listen) LOO-ə-vəl, /ˈlʊvəl/ ( listen) LUUV-əl or /ˈluːiːvɪl/ ( listen)) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Kentucky
and the 29th-most populous city in the United States.[d][5] It is one of two cities in Kentucky
Kentucky
designated as first-class, the other being the state's second-largest city of Lexington.[e] Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County. Louisville was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark
George Rogers Clark
and is named after King Louis XVI of France, making Louisville one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains. Sited beside the Falls of the Ohio, the only major obstruction to river traffic between the upper Ohio River
Ohio River
and the Gulf of Mexico, the settlement first grew as a portage site
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Pioneer Baseball League
The Pioneer League is a Minor League Baseball
Baseball
league which currently operates in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. In the past, it also operated in adjoining portions of Canada. It is classified as a Rookie League, and is staffed with mostly first and second year players. The Pioneer League is a short-season league operating from June to early September. Along with the Appalachian League, it forms the second-lowest rung on the minor league ladder, the "Rookie Advanced" level. While classified as a Rookie league, the level of play is slightly higher than that of the two spring training complex-based Rookie leagues, the Gulf Coast League and Arizona League
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Cincinnati Reds
The Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Reds are an American professional baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Reds compete in Major League Baseball
Baseball
(MLB) as a member club of the National League
National League
(NL) Central division. They were a charter member of the American Association in 1882 and joined the NL in 1890.[2] The Reds played in the NL West division from 1969 to 1993, before joining the Central division in 1994. They have won five World Series titles, nine NL pennants, one AA pennant, and 10 division titles. The team plays its home games at Great American Ball Park, which opened in 2003 replacing Riverfront Stadium
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New York Mets
The New York Mets
New York Mets
are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City
New York City
borough of Queens. The Mets compete in Major League Baseball
Baseball
(MLB) as a member club of the National League
National League
(NL) East division. The Mets are one of two Major League clubs based in New York City; the other is the New York Yankees
New York Yankees
of the American League. One of baseball's first expansion teams, the Mets were founded in 1962 to replace New York's departed NL teams, the Brooklyn Dodgers
Brooklyn Dodgers
and the New York Giants. The Mets' colors are composed of the Dodgers' blue and the Giants' orange, which also form the outer two bands of the New York City flag.[4] During the 1962 and 1963 seasons, the Mets played their home games at the Polo Grounds
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East Helena, Montana
East Helena is a town in Lewis and Clark County, Montana, about 5 miles (8 km) east of downtown Helena. The population was 1,984 at the 2010 census
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ASARCO
ASARCO LLC (American Smelting
Smelting
and Refining Company) is a mining, smelting, and refining company based in Tucson, Arizona, USA, that mines and processes primarily copper. The company is a subsidiary of Grupo México. Its three largest open-pit mines are the Mission, Silver Bell and Ray mines in Arizona. Its mines produce 350,000,000 to 400,000,000 pounds (159,000,000 to 181,000,000 kg) of copper a year. Asarco
Asarco
conducts solvent extraction and electrowinning at the Ray and Silver Bell mines in Pima County, Arizona
Pima County, Arizona
and Pinal County, Arizona
Pinal County, Arizona
and a smelter in Hayden, Arizona. Before its smelting plant in El Paso, Texas
El Paso, Texas
was suspended in 1999 and then demolished in April 13, 2013, it was producing 1,000,000,000 pounds (454,000,000 kg) of anodes each year
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Slag
Slag
Slag
is the glass-like by-product left over after a desired metal has been separated (i.e., smelted) from its raw ore. Slag
Slag
is usually a mixture of metal oxides and silicon dioxide. However, slags can contain metal sulfides and elemental metals. While slags are generally used to remove waste in metal smelting, they can also serve other purposes, such as assisting in the temperature control of the smelting, and minimizing any re-oxidation of the final liquid metal product before the molten metal is removed from the furnace and used to make solid metal.Contents1 Ore
Ore
smelting 2 Ancient uses 3 Modern uses 4 Basic slag 5 See also 6 References 7 Further reading Ore
Ore
smelting[edit] In nature, iron, copper, lead, nickel and other metals are found in impure states called ores, often oxidized and mixed in with silicates of other metals
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