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Entries by Kate Kelly from 07/2010

Where Eagles are as Common as Robins

| Posted 07.01.2010 | Politics

For those of us who live in one of the lower 48 states in the U.S.A., the fact that the bald eagle is our national bird seems fitting, but a bit of a ...

Baseball and Politics: A Reminder of a Time They Intersected

| Posted 07.07.2010 | Politics

My most recent gift came in the form of a book, a sports autobiography. I don't follow sports, so my head-over-heels-in-love feeling about this book, It's Good to Be Alive, couldn't be more surprising.

Pools and Politics

| Posted 07.16.2010 | Politics

Last week I wrote about baseball catcher Roy Campanella. Reading his autobiography sent me in search of who, what, when, where, and why about the end...

The American Story: A Patchwork of People

| Posted 07.21.2010 | Healthy Living

What did your great-grandparents do? If you think about it, they were probably important players in helping develop our country, no matter what their...

Eighty Years to Right a Wrong: Baseball, Politics, and the Press

| Posted 07.28.2010 | Sports

A significant moment in baseball occurred in New York on July 5, 1930. For the first time ever, Yankee Stadium hosted a game featuring two teams from the Negro Leagues, but no one in 1930 could have read about the game in the New York Times.