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On the Blog: The Norris Hockey Family
Who remembers the term “Original Six” hockey? I do, I do!
For the benefit for those who don’t, from 1942-1967 only six teams were part of the “Big Show” in the National Hockey League; the Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, and Toronto Maple Leafs. Who had the money during that time? Who had the power? Who pushed their will on the others? Who made the boardroom decisions? In other words, who really controlled the league? Answer--the Norris family. Read the Rest HERE
THE HARDLUCK 1962 LOS ANGELES DODGERS
The LA Dodgers—led by dual aces Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale—moved into their new 56,000-seat stadium in 1962. Despite a strong season, the Dodgers hit hard luck leading into the postseason, blowing a lead to the San Francisco Giants and facing them in a three-game playoff for the NL pennant. (Read the rest here)
Four Cool first basemen of the 1950s
One should be in the Hall of Fame, two others borderline.
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