Posts Tagged: New Orleans

Pitching complete games, Mel Parnell, 89, was the winningest southpaw in Boston Red Sox history

NEW ORLEANS – The back wall of the press box at new JetBlue Park is covered with pictures, scorecards and even newspaper articles from many of the 18 no-hitters in Red Sox history. Among them, Mel Parnell’s no-no on July

Pitching complete games, Mel Parnell, 89, was the winningest southpaw in Boston Red Sox history

NEW ORLEANS – The back wall of the press box at new JetBlue Park is covered with pictures, scorecards and even newspaper articles from many of the 18 no-hitters in Red Sox history. Among them, Mel Parnell’s no-no on July

Mother dead, father lynched by the Klan, blues guitarist Louisiana Red, 79, found love and a home in Europe

HANOVER, Germany –  Louisiana Red died this afternoon (Feb. 25, 2012) at a hospital in Germany after a few days in a coma brought on by thyroid imbalance. He was 79. Louisiana Red was a powerful downhome blues artist who could channel

Mother dead, father lynched by the Klan, blues guitarist Louisiana Red, 79, found love and a home in Europe

HANOVER, Germany –  Louisiana Red died this afternoon (Feb. 25, 2012) at a hospital in Germany after a few days in a coma brought on by thyroid imbalance. He was 79. Louisiana Red was a powerful downhome blues artist who could channel

‘Savannah Jack’ Russell, 63, wrestled before thousands before steroids caught up with his heart

MINNEAPOLIS – Putting behind him youthful scrapes with police while growing up in St. Paul, Savannah Russell donned the maroon and gold as a Minnesota Gophers football player and then wrestled professionally before thousands of fans in stadiums and arenas

‘Savannah Jack’ Russell, 63, wrestled before thousands before steroids caught up with his heart

MINNEAPOLIS – Putting behind him youthful scrapes with police while growing up in St. Paul, Savannah Russell donned the maroon and gold as a Minnesota Gophers football player and then wrestled professionally before thousands of fans in stadiums and arenas

First person: Alastair Maitland was beloved diplomat, essayist and francophile, niece writes

HEATH, Mass. – My uncle Alastair Maitland, who has died aged 95, was a diplomat, essayist and francophile who spent his latter years avidly following world affairs from the tranquillity of his adopted home in Massachusetts. Alastair was born in

First person: Alastair Maitland was beloved diplomat, essayist and francophile, niece writes

HEATH, Mass. – My uncle Alastair Maitland, who has died aged 95, was a diplomat, essayist and francophile who spent his latter years avidly following world affairs from the tranquillity of his adopted home in Massachusetts. Alastair was born in