Perfect game pitcher Larsen remembered

NEW GLASGOW – It was a not-so-perfect day last week for Clyde Macdonald. The retired judge and author learned that World Series perfect game pitcher Don Larsen died of cancer on New Year’s Day at his home in Idaho. He was 90. Larsen hurled the only perfect game in World Series history for the New...

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Cherry gave me just five seconds

During my 65 years in the newspaper business, I talked face-to-face with Donald S. Cherry only once. That was more than enough. It was a November evening in 1972, about an hour before an American Hockey League game at the Halifax Forum between the Nova Scotia Voyageurs and Rochester Americans. I had been appointed sports...

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