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Colette Elyse Alston

...was 20 1/4 inches long. Her grandparents are Elsie Mae Frank and the late Hampton Frank, Sr. of Mamou, La. and Walter Alston of Philadelphia, Penn. and the late Gwendolyn Jones of Glassboro, N.J. She was welcomed home by big sister...
This date in baseball

...doubleheader sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs won the pennant by taking the opener. 1936 - Hall of Fame manager Walter Alston played in his only major league game as a late-inning substitute at first base for Johnny Mize of the St. Louis...
Sutton makes Hall of Fame a kaleidoscope of memories and images of people and faces, from the first day I walked into Dodger Stadium to Walter Alston, Don Drysdale, my mother, and Bob Boone. "Then I hit a perfect tee shot." Sutton, who fell nine votes shy last...
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Braves turn reins over to Gonzalez do it. I'm honored they asked me to do it.""Walter Alston was replaced by Tommy Lasorda," Cox said, referring...Tommy did a great job and they forgot all about Walter Alston. That is what's going to happen here."Cox recalled...
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Braves' Cox to retire

...Sparky Anderson -- 2,194-1,834 7. Bucky Harris -- 2,157-2,218 8. Joe McCarthy -- 2,125-1,333 9. Walter Alston -- 2,040-1,613 10. Leo Durocher -- 2,008-1,709 Source:
Ramirez puts past in Boston behind

...Arizona's Randy Johnson. Ramirez, who wore No. 24 in Boston, will wear No. 99 in Los Angeles. Hall of Fame manager Walter Alston wore No. 24 with the Dodgers, and that jersey is retired. "I don't know why they gave me 99," he said. "I...
Dodgers talk it over with Torre, but no deal finalized

...remember." Still, it would be a surprise at this stage if Torre doesn't follow in the footsteps of Hall of Famers Walter Alston and Tom Lasorda in what would likely be the final chapter of his own Hall of Fame career. Colletti acknowledged the...
Marte demoted to bolster pitching

...Greisinger would likely be Monday's contingency starter. MOVING UP: With the Braves' victory Friday, Cox passed Walter Alston for seventh place all-time on the managerial wins list. Cox has now won 2,041 games. Joe McCarthy is next on...
Cox sitting out for Phillies' ejection

...Stengel (1,905) for ninth place on the all-time managerial wins list. Next up are Leo Durocher (2,008) and Walter Alston (2,040), who he won't pass until 2005. ... Greg Maddux's win Sunday was his 288th, tying Tommy John for...
Cubs finally get All-Star manager

...following season and Paul Richards of the second-place Orioles managed both All-Star games in '61. In 1954, Walter Alston managed the NL after replacing Charlie Dressen, who led the Dodgers to the Series the previous year. In one of the...