Saturday, June 1, 2013

It's Saturday











It's Saturday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is June 1st, the 152nd day of 2013. There are 213 days left in the year.

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Bruins' Julien top coach halfway through playoffs.

Gretzky, Messier reportedly eye Rangers' coaching job.

Visit the official league website, http://www.nhl.com/.

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On this date in 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state of the U.S.

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Watchful Eye: What to look for as CFL camps open.

Riders name guest coaches for training camp.

Visit the league's official website at cfl.ca.

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Tennessee became the 16th state of the U.S. on this date in 1796.

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Tampa, FL. — Next Friday, a group of well-known Buccaneer figures, including General Manager Mark Dominik will have their heads shaved as part of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation's Cut for a Cure Charity Challenge.

Read the rest here.


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Thomas Edison received a patent for his electric voting machine on this date in 1869.

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Cleveland, OH. -- Joe Maddon, then a member of the Boulder Collegians, can recall pinch-hitting for Joe Carter in the 1980 National Baseball Congress tournament in Wichita, Kan.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1935, the Ingersoll-Waterbury Company reported that it had produced 2.5 million Mickey Mouse watches during its 2-year association with Disney.

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St. Louis, MO. -- As this city and its environs braced for possible tornadoes Friday night, the Giants' world remained calm as their series opener against the St. Louis Cardinals was postponed due to the scary weather.

Read the rest here.


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Superman, the world's first super hero, appeared in the first issue of Action Comics on this date in 1938.

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This is exciting, huh Daddy?

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as watching baseball after three rain delays, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History

1957 - Elvis Presley's "Too Much" hit #6 in the U.K.

1959 - Elvis Presley was promoted to specialist Fourth Class Corporal.

1968 - The compilation album "Elvis' Gold Records, Volume 4" hit #33 in the U.S.

1971 - Elvis' birthplace in Tupelo, MS, was opened to the public.

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On this date in 1939, the Douglas DC-4 made its first passenger flight from Chicago to New York.

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Today in Beatles History:

1967 - In Britain, "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" was released by the Beatles.

1969 - In Montreal, John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded "Give Peace a Chance" with Tommy and Dick Smothers, Derek Taylor, Murray the K and Timothy Leary.

1991 - Paul McCartney's album "Unplugged - Official Bootleg" debuted at #7 in the U.K. The work documented his MTV performance on January 25, 1991.

2003 - In Liverpool, Paul McCarntey performed the final show of his 14-month "Back in the World" tour.

2009 - "The Beatles - Rockband" had its world premier. It contained 45 songs.

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On this date in 1944, Siesta was abolished by the government of Mexico.

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Today in Sports History:

1923 - The New York Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 22-8. The Giants scored in every inning of the game.

1925 - Lou Gehrig began a streak of playing in 2,130 consecutive baseball games. The streak ended on May 2, 1939.

1938 - Baseball helmets were worn for the first time.

1941 - Mel Ott hit the 400th home run of his career. He also drove in his 1,500th career run.

1975 - Nolan Ryan pitched his fourth career no-hitter in his 100th career victory.

1980 - Steve Garvey hit the 7,000th home run for the Dodgers.

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In the Peanuts comic strip, Linus' security blanket made its debut on this date in 1954.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians 1:05pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- 5-Hour Energy 200 at Dover International Raceway 2:30pm EDT

Izod Indy Car Series -- Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit, Race 1 3:30pm EDT 

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals 7:15pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Fedex 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Raceway 1:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians 1:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals 2:15pm EDT

Izod Indy Car Series -- Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit, Race 2 3:30pm EDT

Monday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 7:10pm EDT

Tuesday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Toronto Blue Jays 10:15pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Toronto Blue Jays 3:45pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 7:10pm EDT

Thursday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Kansas City Royals 7:10pm EDT

Friday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Kansas City Royals 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks 9:40pm EDT

Saturday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Kansas City Royals 4:10pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Dupont Pioneer 250 at Pioneer Speedway 8:00pm EDT

Izod Indy Car Series -- Firestone 550 at Fort Worth, Texas 8:30pm EDT 

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks 10:10pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Party in the Poconos 400 at Pocono Raceway 1:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Kansas City Royals 1:40pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks 4:10pm EDT

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That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, see you tomorrow!

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