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Baseball Heritage Museum travels to Wellington Place

By Ryan Kaczmarski The Baseball Heritage Museum recently paid a visit to the Wellington Place home for seniors. Isaac “Ike” Brooks, a member of the museum’s board of trustees, was on hand to discuss some of the significant events in black and Latino baseball leading up to the reintegration of Major League Baseball (MLB baseball […]

Olmsted Falls native sees basketball career come full circle

  What a long strange trip it’s been By Ryan Kaczmarski From the hardwood floors of Olmsted Falls High School, college, the NBA, Europe and Asia, Mike Gansey has landed back home in Cleveland as director of Development League Operations for the Cleveland Cavaliers. After spending the 2011-2012 season as the Cavaliers basketball operations assistant, […]

Cockroft kicks another winner with book about 1980 Kardiac Kids

By Jeff Gallatin Appropriately enough for a book about the 1980 Kardiac Kids, the 672-page volume about that iconic Cleveland Browns squad exceeded the expectations of many people involved in the several-year project, including its originator – the team’s stellar placekicker, Don Cockroft. “When I started thinking about it several years ago, I really didn’t […]

Crushers improve in 2012, fall short of ultimate goal

By Dan Gilles The Lake Erie Crushers had hoped to be playing for a berth in the Frontier League Championship Series this past week, with a chance at the franchise’s second championship. Instead, the Crushers are on the outside looking in, having their playoff chances collapse on the final day of the regular season for […]



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