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Ford Frick
FORD CHRISTOPHER FRICK (December 19, 1894 – April 8, 1978) was an American sportswriter and baseball executive. After working as a teacher and as a sportswriter for the New York American , he served as public relations director of the National League
National League
(NL), then as the league's president from 1934 to 1951 . He was the third Commissioner of Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1951 to 1965 . While Frick was NL president, he had a major role in the establishment of the Baseball Hall of Fame
Baseball Hall of Fame
as a museum that honors the best players in baseball history. He extinguished threats of a player strike in response to the racial integration of the major leagues. During Frick's term as commissioner, expansion occurred and MLB faced the threat of having its antitrust exemption revoked by Congress. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
Baseball Hall of Fame
in 1970. The Ford C
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United States Department Of War
The UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF WAR, also called the WAR DEPARTMENT (and occasionally WAR OFFICE in the early years), was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army , also bearing responsibility for naval affairs until the establishment of the Navy Department in 1798, and for most land-based air forces until the creation of the Department of the Air Force on September 18, 1947. The Secretary of War , a civilian with such responsibilities as finance and purchases and a minor role in directing military affairs, headed the War Department throughout its existence. The War Department existed from August 7, 1789 until September 18, 1947, when it split into Department of the Army and Department of the Air Force and joined the Department of the Navy as part of the new joint National Military Establishment (NME), renamed the United States Department of Defense in 1949
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World War I
Allied victory (exception: Russian defeat) * Fall of the German , Russian , Ottoman , and Austro-Hungarian empires * Formation of new countries in Europe and the Middle East * Transfer of German colonies
German colonies
and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers * Establishment of the League of Nations . (more..
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Rocky Mountain News
The ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS (nicknamed the ROCKY ) was a daily newspaper published in Denver
Denver
, Colorado
Colorado
, United States from April 23, 1859, until February 27, 2009. It was owned by the E. W. Scripps
E. W. Scripps
Company from 1926 until its closing. As of March 2006, the Monday–Friday circulation was 255,427. From the 1940s until 2009, the newspaper was printed in a tabloid format. Under the leadership of president, publisher, and editor John Temple, the Rocky Mountain News
Rocky Mountain News
had won four Pulitzer Prizes since 2000. Most recently in 2006, the newspaper won two Pulitzers, in Feature Writing and Feature Photography . The paper's final issue appeared on Friday, February 27, 2009, less than two months shy of its 150th anniversary
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Pueblo, Colorado
PUEBLO /ˈpwɛbloʊ/ is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County , Colorado
Colorado
, United States . The population was 106,595 in 2010 census , making it the 267th most populous city in the United States
United States
and the 9th largest in Colorado. Pueblo is the heart of the Pueblo Metropolitan Statistical Area totaling over 160,000 people and an important part of the Front Range Urban Corridor . As of 2014, Pueblo is the primary city of the Pueblo-Cañon City
City
combined statistical area (CSA) totaling approximately 208,000 people, making it the 134th largest in the nation . Pueblo is situated at the confluence of the Arkansas River
Arkansas River
and Fountain Creek , 112 miles (180 km) south of the Colorado
Colorado
State Capitol in Denver
Denver

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The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
THE GAZETTE is a daily newspaper based in Colorado
Colorado
Springs, Colorado , United States
United States
. It has the second largest circulation in Colorado, behind the Denver Post . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORY 1955 Sears
Sears
ad in the Colorado
Colorado
Springs Gazette-Telegraph with the misprinted telephone number that led to the NORAD Tracks Santa Program The publication began as Out West, beginning March 23, 1872, but failed in its endeavor. The company relaunched as The Colorado
Colorado
Springs Gazette, and the first issue was published on January 4, 1873. In 1946, the Colorado
Colorado
Springs Gazette and the Colorado
Colorado
Springs Evening Telegraph merged to form the Colorado
Colorado
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Colorado College
The COLORADO COLLEGE (CC) is a private liberal arts college in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Colorado Springs, Colorado
, United States, near the foot of the Rocky Mountains . Founded in 1874 by Thomas Nelson Haskell in his daughter's memory, it was the first private college established in the Rocky Mountain region. The college enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduates at its 90-acre (36 ha) campus, 70 miles (110 km) south of Denver. The college offers 42 majors and 33 minors, and has a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Famous alumni include James Heckman , Ken Salazar , Lynne Cheney , Thomas Hornsby Ferril , Marc Webb , and Steve Sabol
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Phi Kappa Psi
Cardinal red Hunter green FLAG Phi Kappa Psi's flag FLOWER Jacqueminot Rose PUBLICATION The Shield (quarterly) PHILANTHROPY Boys "> The Letterman home, where Phi Kappa Psi
Phi Kappa Psi
was founded In the winter of 1850, a typhoid fever epidemic hit Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
. Many students left school. Among those who remained were William Henry Letterman
William Henry Letterman
and Charles Page Thomas Moore . They chose to care for their classmates who were stricken with the contagious disease, and a strong bond was formed. In the following school year, Letterman and Moore decided to found a fraternity based on "the great joy of serving others" that they experienced during the epidemic. On February 19, 1852, Phi Kappa Psi
Phi Kappa Psi
was founded
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1937 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
The 1937 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ALL-STAR GAME was the fifth playing of the mid-summer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League
National League
(NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball . The game was held on July 7, 1937, at Griffith Stadium
Griffith Stadium
in Washington, D.C., the home of the Washington Senators of the American League. The game resulted in the American League
American League
defeating the National League
National League
8–3. The game, watched by President
President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
, is remembered because of a play in which Earl Averill of the Indians hit a ball that struck pitcher Dizzy Dean on the toe, breaking it. Complications of this injury shortened the career of the future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
COLORADO SPRINGS is a home rule municipality that is the largest city by area in Colorado
Colorado
as well as the county seat and the most populous municipality of El Paso County , Colorado
Colorado
, United States
United States
. Colorado Springs is located in the east central portion of the state. It is situated on Fountain Creek and is located 60 miles (97 km) south of the Colorado
Colorado
State Capitol in Denver
Denver
. At 6,035 feet (1,839 m) the city stands over 1 mile (1.6 km) above sea level, though some areas of the city are significantly higher and lower. Colorado
Colorado
Springs is situated near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak
Pikes Peak
, rising above 14,000 feet (4,300 m) on the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains
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General William J. Palmer High School
This article is about the high school located in Colorado
Colorado
Springs, Colorado
Colorado
. For the high school located in Monument, Colorado , see Lewis-Palmer High School . GENERAL WILLIAM J
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WOR (AM)
WOR (710 kHz ) is a 50,000 watt class A clear-channel , AM station located in New York, New York
New York, New York
. The station is owned by iHeartMedia . The station airs a mix of local and syndicated talk radio shows, primarily from co-owned Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks
, including The Rush Limbaugh Show , The Sean Hannity Show
The Sean Hannity Show
, and Coast to Coast AM
Coast to Coast AM
; all three of these programs previously aired on WABC , WOR's competitor, before iHeartMedia purchased WOR and moved them there. Since 2016, WOR serves as the New York affiliate station for NBC News Radio . It also serves as the flagship station for the New York Mets and Rutgers University 's football and men\'s basketball teams
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American Communist Party
The COMMUNIST PARTY USA (CPUSA) is a far-left communist political party in the United States
United States
. Established in 1919 after a split in the Socialist Party of America
Socialist Party of America
, it has a long, complex history that is closely tied with the U.S. labor movement and the histories of communist parties worldwide. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Ideology * 2.1 The CPUSA constitution program * 2.2 Bill of Rights socialism * 2.3 Living standards * 2.4 Imperialism and war * 2.5 Women and minorities * 2.6 The environment * 2.7 Religion * 3 Geography * 4 Relations with other groups * 4.1 The U.S. labor movement * 4.2 Soviet funding and espionage * 4.3 Criminal prosecutions * 4.4 African Americans
African Americans
* 4.5 Gay rights
Gay rights
movement * 4.6 U.S
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Baseball Writers Association Of America
The BASEBALL WRITERS\' ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (BBWAA) is a professional association for baseball journalists writing for daily newspapers , magazines and qualifying websites . CONTENTS * 1 Early years * 2 Mission * 3 Awards voting * 4 Awards display * 5 J. G. Taylor Spink Award * 6 Web membership * 7 Chapter awards * 7.1 New York chapter * 7.2 Other chapters * 8 Presidents * 9 List of current members * 10 See also * 11 Footnotes * 12 Further reading * 13 External links EARLY YEARSThe BBWAA was founded on October 14, 1908, to improve working conditions for sportswriters in the early part of the 20th century; It also sought to promote uniformity of scoring methods, and to professionalize the press box, such that access was limited only to working reporters, telegraphers, and others who had a reason to be there. The forty-three founding members of the Baseball Writers Association first met in mid-October 1908
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Chicago Tribune
The CHICAGO TRIBUNE is a daily newspaper based in Chicago
Chicago
, Illinois , United States
United States
, owned by tronc, Inc. , formerly Tribune Publishing. Founded in 1847, and formerly self-styled as the "World's Greatest Newspaper" (for which WGN radio and television are named), it remains the most-read daily newspaper of the Chicago
Chicago
metropolitan area and the Great Lakes region
Great Lakes region
. It is the eighth-largest newspaper in the United States by circulation (and became the second-largest under Tribune's ownership after the Chicago
Chicago
Tribune's parent company purchased the Los Angeles Times ). Traditionally published as a broadsheet , on January 13, 2009, the Tribune announced it would continue publishing as a broadsheet for home delivery, but would publish in tabloid format for newsstand, news box, and commuter station sales
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Cincinnati Reds
- In 1994 , a players\' strike wiped out the last eight weeks of the season and all post-season.