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Cy Young

Denton True "Cy" Young was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. Born in Gilmore, Ohio, he worked on his family's farm as a youth before starting his professional baseball career. Young entered the major leagues in 1890 with the National League's Cleveland Spiders and pitched for them until 1898, he was transferred to the St. Louis Cardinals franchise. In 1901, Young jumped to the American League and played for the Boston Red Sox franchise until 1908, helping them win the 1903 World Series, he finished his career with the Cleveland Naps and Boston Rustlers, retiring in 1911. Young was one of the hardest-throwing pitchers in the game early in his career. After his speed diminished, he remained effective into his forties. By the time Young retired, he had established numerous pitching records, some of which have stood for over a century, he holds MLB records for the most career wins, with 511, along with most career innings pitched, games started, complete games. He led his league in wins during five seasons and pitched three no-hitters, including a perfect game.

Young was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937. In 1956, one year after his death, the Cy Young Award was created to honor the best pitcher in each league for each season. Cy Young was the oldest child born to Jr. a German American and Nancy Mottmiller. He was christened Denton True Young; the couple had four more children: Jesse Carlton, Alonzo and Anthony. When the couple married, McKinzie's father gave him the 54 acres of farm land. Young was born in Gilmore, a tiny farming community located in Washington Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, he was went by the name Dent Young in his early years. Young was known as "Farmer Young" and "Farmboy Young". Young stopped his formal education after he completed the sixth grade so he could help out on the family's farm. In 1885, Young moved with his father to Nebraska, in the summer of 1887, they returned to Gilmore. Young played for many amateur baseball leagues during his youth, including a semi-professional Carrollton team in 1888. Young played second base.

The first box score known containing the name Young came from that season. In that game, Young had three hits in three at-bats. After the season, Young received an offer to play for the minor league Canton team, which started Young's professional career. Young began his professional career in 1889 with the Canton, team of the Tri-State League, a professional minor league. During his tryout, Young impressed the scouts, recalling years "I tore the boards off the grandstand with my fast ball." Cy Young's nickname came from the fences. The fences looked. Reporters shortened the name to "Cy", which became the nickname Young used for the rest of his life. During Young's one year with the Canton team, he won 15 games and lost 15. Franchises in the National League, the major professional baseball league at the time, wanted the best players available to them. Therefore, in 1890, Young signed with the Cleveland Spiders, a team which had moved from the American Association to the National League the previous year.

On August 6, 1890, Young's major league debut, he pitched a three-hit 8–1 victory over the Chicago Colts. While Young was on the Spiders, Chief Zimmer was his catcher more than any other player. Bill James, a baseball statistician, estimated that Zimmer caught Young in more games than any other battery in baseball history. Early on, Young established himself as one of the harder-throwing pitchers in the game. Bill James wrote that Zimmer put a piece of beefsteak inside his baseball glove to protect his catching hand from Young's fastball. In the absence of radar guns, however, it is impossible to say just how hard Young threw. Young continued to perform at a high level during the 1890 season. On the last day of the season, Young won both games of a doubleheader. In the first weeks of Young's career, Cap Anson, the player-manager of the Chicago Colts spotted Young's ability. Anson told Spiders manager Gus Schmelz, "He's too green to do your club much good, but I believe if I taught him what I know, I might make a pitcher out of him in a couple of years.

He's not worth it now, but I'm willing to give you $1,000 for him." Schmelz replied, "Cap, you can keep your thousand and we'll keep the rube." Two years after Young's debut, the National League moved the pitcher's position back by 5 feet. Since 1881, pitchers had pitched within a "box" whose front line was 50 feet from home base, since 1887 they had been compelled to toe the back line of the box when delivering the ball; the back line was 55 feet 6 inches away from home. In 1893, 5 feet was added to the back line, yielding the modern pitching distance of 60 feet 6 inches. In the book The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers, sports journalist Rob Neyer wrote that the speed with which pitchers like Cy Young, Amos Rusie, Jouett Meekin threw was the impetus that caused the move; the 1892 regular season was a success for Young, who led the National League in wins, ERA, shutouts. Just as many contemporary Minor League Baseball leagues operate today, the National League was using a split season format during the 1892 season.

The Boston Beaneaters won the first-half title, the Spiders won the second-half title, with a best-of-nine series determining the league champion. Despite the Spiders' second half run, the Beaneaters swept five games to none. Young lost two decisions, he threw a complete game shutout, bu

Bill Williams River

The Bill Williams River is a 46.3-mile-long river in west-central Arizona where it, along with its tributary, the Santa Maria River, form the boundary between Mohave County to the north and La Paz County to the south. It is a major drainage westwards into the Colorado River of the Lower Colorado River Valley south of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead, the drainage basin covers portions of northwest, west-central Arizona; the equivalent drainage system paralleling the east–west lower reaches of the Bill Williams is the Gila River, which flows east-to-west across central Arizona, joining the Colorado River in the southwest at Yuma. The confluence of the Bill Williams River with the Colorado is north of Parker, south of Lake Havasu City. To the north of the river are the Artillery Mountains, the Rawhide Mountains and the Bill Williams Mountains. To the south lie the Buckskin Mountains; the old mining camp of Swansea lies in the Buckskin Mountains about 3.7 miles south of the river. The two tributaries that form the Bill Williams are the Santa Maria River.

Alamo Lake, a flood control reservoir, lies just west of the confluence of the two tributaries. The reservoir and state park is a major recreation region on the river; the confluence of the Bill Williams River with the Colorado River is just north of Parker Dam and the entire riparian environment has state parks and wilderness areas: Buckskin Mountain State Park, Cattail Cove State Park, the Gibraltar Mountain and Cactus Plain wilderness areas. Fish species in the Bill Williams river include largemouth bass, yellow bullhead, green sunfish, carp, red shiner, razorback sucker, others; the lowland leopard frog, North American river otter, muskrat, Arizona toad, spiny-spotted turtle are among the major aquatic vertebrates found in or near the water. Plants in the riparian zones include several kinds of willows as well as bulrushes, saltcedar; the Bill Williams Wildlife Refuge near Parker is frequented by at least 335 species of birds. The city of Scottsdale, Arizona owned a ranch on the river and planned to export water from it.

However, in 2006, Scottsdale sold the ranch & surroundings to the Phelps Dodge mining company, operating it as a nature reserve, under a government program for companies to restore habitat in one area to balance environmental damage caused elsewhere. The Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge protects the lower course of the river, to its mouth at Lake Havasu reservoir; the Sonoran Desert rare riparian habitat of Bill Williams River NWR draws a variety of Neotropical migratory birds, from Central and South America en route to their breeding grounds in the north. It has one of the last stands of the natural Cottonwood-Willow Forests plant community along the lower Colorado River, with Fremont's cottonwood and Goodding's willow the primary tree species. List of rivers of Arizona Benke, Arthur C. ed. and Cushing, Colbert E. ed.. "Chapter 11: Colorado River Basin" in Rivers of North America. Burlington, Massachusetts: Elsevier Academic Press. ISBN 0-12-088253-1. OCLC 59003378. Alamo Lake State Park Arizona Boating Locations Facilities Map Arizona Fishing Locations Map

Henry Marley Burton

Captain Henry Marley Burton was a British architect. He was the eldest illegitimate son of the gunpowder manufacturer William Ford Burton and the grandson of the pre-eminent London property developer James Burton, the nephew of the architect Decimus Burton. Henry Marley had William Warwick Burton. William Warwick Burton lived at Lincoln's Inn Fields, where he was articled as a solicitor to his uncle, Septimus Burton of Lincoln’s Inn. William Warwick Burton had three children, William Edgar Burton, Edmund Burton, Jessy Burton, each of whom were left property in the will of their uncle, who never married and died without issue. Henry Marley Burton was baptized as Henry Marley on 12 Dec 1821: at his baptism, he was claimed to be the son of William Marley and Sally Marley, London neighbours of the Burtons. Henry Marley Burton trained in the office of his uncle, Decimus Burton, by whom he was subsequently employed as an assistant. Henry Marley succeeded to Decimus's practice on Decimus’s retirement in 1869.

In 1866, Henry Marley was commissioned by John George Dodson, 1st Baron Monk Bretton to design a mansion at Coneyborough. His uncle Decimus had designed Bineham in Chailey for Dodson's brother-in-law John George Blencowe; the construction of additions to the Clubhouse of the Oriental Club that were designed by Decimus Burton, in 1853, was superintended, when commenced, in 1871, by his nephew Henry Marley Burton. Henry Marley, together with his uncle Decimus, trained the architect Edward John May FRIBA. Henry Marley Burton was a Captain in the Queen’s Rifle Corps. Henry Marley's residence was 14 Spring Gardens, St James's. Henry Marley had Edgar Burton, who became an architect. Edgar Burton's daughter, Adelaide Veronica Elizabeth Burton, was abortively married, at St. George's, Hanover Square, to Leopold Albu, of 4 Hamilton Place, the brother of Sir George Albu, between 19 August 1901 and 1915. Henry Marley Burton died in 1880. "Dictionary of Scottish Architects, Henry Marley Burton". Retrieved 20 June 2016

Jomhod Kiatadisak

Jomhod "King of the Ring" Kiatadisak is a professional muay Thai fighter from Phang Nga province in the South of Thailand. He won his first fight when he was 11 years old. In 1986 Jomhod won the Southern Thailand Championship in 59.6 kg weight category and the same year, at the age of 16, he moved to Bangkok and began his proper fighting career. Jomhod fought in Lumpinee stadium for the first time in 1989. At the age of 18 he won the Lumpinee Lightweight Title, he never lost the belt but vacated it to move up in weight. In 1994 he won the Rachadamernn Championship in the same weight class, followed by the super lightweight title the next year and at one stage held titles in both Lumpinee Stadium and Rajadamnern Stadium. In 1995 Jomhod moved to Finland after a request to come coach there, he lived in Finland for 11 years kickboxing. In 2006 he moved back to Thailand to be head coach at the J. Prapa Gym in Kata Beach, Phuket but opened his own gym, Jomhod Muay Thai, near Phuket airport and Nai Yang beach.

In 1998 he won the Muay Thai Champion's League Final in Amsterdam beating Sakmongkol Sithchuchok by TKO in the final. He holds a notable win over Ramon Dekkers from the King's Cup in 1996 and a notable K-1 loss to Buakaw Por. Pramuk from 2006. Other Western opponents he has beaten include Ole Laursen and Eval Denton. Jomhod has continued to fight in Phuket though he is now in his 40s and in December 2012 he returned to Bangkok, beating former Olympic gold medal winner Somluck Kamsing by decision at Lumpinee Stadium. 2011 W. M. C. Muay Thai World Champion -76.2 kg 2004 W. M. C. Muay Thai World Champion -72.6 kg 2003 I. S. K. A. Muay Thai World Champion -69.8 kg 2002 W. P. K. L. Muay Thai World Champion -69.8 kg 2002 I. S. K. A. Muay Thai World Champion -69.8 kg 2001 W. P. K. A. Muay Thai World Champion -69.8 kg 2000 W. K. N. Muay Thai World Champion -72.6 kg 2000 W. P. K. L Muay Thai World Champion -69.8 kg 2000 W. M. C. Muay Thai World Champion -69.8 kg 2000 Muay Thai Champions League Tournament Champion -70 kg 1998 I. S.

K. A. Muay Thai World Champion -66.7 kg 1998 W. K. A. Muay Thai World Champion -67 kg 1998 I. K. B. F. Kickboxing World Champion -66.68 kg 1996 W. M. T. A. Muay Thai World Champion -67 kg 1995 Rajadamnern Stadium Champion -67 kg 1994 Rajadamnern Stadium -63.5 kg 1991 W. M. T. C. Muay Thai World Champion -67 kg 1989 Lumpinee Stadium Champion -63.5 kg 1986 South Thailand Champion -59.6 kg List of male kickboxers Ryhänen, Tapio. A telephone call with Jomhod Kiatadisak on June 2012. Jomhod Kiatadisak website. Jomhod Kiatadisak. Ryhänen, Tapio. An telephone interview with Jomhod Kiatadisak on January 2012. Immonen, Riku. Jomhod vs. Buakaw: One night in Bangkok. URL last accessed June 13, 2007. Jigotai. Nuorena vitsa väännettävä. URL last accessed June 13, 2007. King of the Ring. Jomhod Kiatadisak. URL last accessed June 12, 2007

Raúl Casanova

Raúl Casanova is a Puerto Rican retired Major League Baseball player, a catcher from 1996 to 2008 with the exception of 1999, 2003, 2004, 2006. Casanova attended Ponce High School in Puerto Rico, he was drafted 220th overall, in the eighth round of the 1990 draft by the New York Mets. His professional career started off that year. In 65 at bats, he collected only five hits for a.077 batting average. In his 1991 season he had 18 at-bats with the Kingsport Mets, he collected one hit for a.056 batting average. In 32 games with the Gulf Coast League Mets that year, he hit.243. His 1992 season was an improvement, he hit only.167 in 18 at bats with the Columbia Mets that year though. After the 1992 season, he was traded with Wally Whitehurst and D. J. Dozier to the San Diego Padres for Tony Fernández, he spent the whole of 1993 with the Waterloo Diamonds, he hit.256 with six home runs in 76 games. In 1994, he had the best season of his professional career. Playing for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, his batting average rose to.340, he hit 23 home runs and had 120 runs batted in.

Because of his outstanding performance, he was named the Padres Minor League Player of the Year. He was a California League All-Star. In 1995, Casanova saw his average drop to.271, but he did hit 12 home runs while with the Memphis Chicks. He was playing in Double-A baseball, higher than he had played before. According to Baseball America, he was the 60th best prospect in 1995. After the 1995 season, he was traded with Richie Lewis and Melvin Nieves to the Detroit Tigers for Sean Bergman, Todd Steverson and minor leaguer Cade Gaspar, he started 1996 off strong. That prompted his promotion to Triple-A, he made his major league debut on May 24 of that year at the age of 23, going 0-for-4 in his debut game. He collected his first hit on May 27 off pitcher Tim Belcher of the Kansas City Royals. Two days in his next game, he hit his first career home run, a solo shot off Kevin Appier. Overall, he played 25 games for the Tigers that year, hitting.188 with nine RBIs. In 1996, he hit home runs from both sides of the plate in one game.

He was the team's main starting catcher in 1997, although Matt Walbeck got a large amount of playing time. In 101 games with Detroit that year, he hit.243 with 24 RBIs. Of all the players on the team who appeared in over 100 games, he was the only one not to collect 40 or more RBIs, he spent some time in the minors, hitting.195 in 12 games with the Toledo Mud Hens. He started 1998 as the team's starting catcher, but after collecting only two hits in his first 13 games, he was sent down to Toledo. In 50 games with Toledo that year, he hit.257. He was recalled back to the Majors in July of that year, but only played three more games in the big leagues. Overall, he hit only.143 in 16 games with the Tigers that year. He spent all of 1999 in the minor leagues. In two games with the GCL Tigers that year, he collected four hits in five at-bats. In 12 at-bats with Single-A Advanced Lakeland, he hit.500. He struggled while with Triple-A Toledo-he spent 44 games with them and hit only.206. He was signed by the Colorado Rockies.

He was released by them before the beginning of the season and was picked up by the Milwaukee Brewers. Casanova, Henry Blanco and Tyler Houston all spent time catching for the Brewers in 2000, he hit.247 with 36 RBIs for the Brewers that year. He hit.288 in 20 games with the Indianapolis Indians that season. He was the team's main backup catcher in 2001, backing up Blanco, he had a career year that year, belting a career high 11 home runs and hitting a career high.260 in 71 games. For the first time in his career, he did not spent any time in the minors that season. 2002 was a bad season for Casanova. He started off with the Brewers, but after hitting only.184 in 31 games with them he was released and signed by the Baltimore Orioles. He only played two games with them that year. Overall, he hit.182 that year, with eight RBIs. He spent 14 games with Indianapolis that year, he played in five different farm systems between 2005, playing well. He played for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and Ottawa Lynx in 2003, hitting.301 while with the Sky Sox, who are in the Colorado Rockies farm system, and.286 with the Lynx, who are in the Orioles farm system.

Signed as a free agent by the Boston Red Sox in 2004, he hit.270 in 23 games with their Triple-A team, the Pawtucket Red Sox before being sent to the Kansas City Royals as part of a conditional deal. In 58 games with their Triple-A team, the Omaha Royals, he hit.323 with 10 home runs. After a great performance in their system, Casanova was released by the Royals and signed by the Chicago White Sox, he spent 70 games with their Triple-A team, the Charlotte Knights, before getting called up to the Majors in the latter part of the season. In six games with the White Sox that year, he collected, he was signed by the Oakland Athletics. He played in a total of eight minor league games in 2006, he spent time with three teams in 2006 – he played two games with the Stockton Ports, two games with the Midland RockHounds and four games with the Sacramento River Cats. He was a non-roster invite


Lamatar is a village and former Village Development Committee, now part of Mahalaxmi Municipality in Province No. 3 of central Nepal. It lies 10 km North-East to the district headquarters of Patan. To the East of Lamatar lies Ryale VDC of Kavrepalanchwok district. Luvu VDC lies to the West. To the North lie Dadhikot and Gundu VDC of Bhaktapur. Bishankhunarayan VDC lies to the South of Lamatar VDC, it has typical climatic feature as of Kathmandu valley with low temperature. The temperature ranges from 15 to 30 °C during summer. Snowfall occurs in the hills in winter and good rainfall occurs in summer. Lakuri Bhanjyang is one of the notable place for snowfall during extreme winter, it is a famous hiking destination for tourists. The VDC had total population of 8188 residing in 1759 households according to the census 2068 B. S. Out of which 4072 were male and 4116 were female. Most of the people here are Hindu. Followers of other religions like Buddhism, Christianity are found. 29.66% of people in Lamatar are Chhetri, 27.69% are Brahmin, 15.21% people are Tamang, 10.75% are Newar, 3.68% are Sarki, 2.1% are Magar and 10.93% are others.

72.52% people used Nepali as mother tongue, 15.27% used Tamang, 10.76% used Newar and 1.45% used other languages. This VDC has 73% literacy rate. Agriculture is the main occupation in the VDC. With exception of some parts of Ward No.6 and 9 and forests area most of the area are suitable for farming. People adopt farming with seasonal crops. Major crops are paddy, wheat and millet. Seasonal crops include vegetables and fruits. People are involved in other occupations such as service and agriculture. Lamatar VDC is surrounded by forests with wide variety of plants. Using the concept of community forests people have been utilising the forest resources like grass, timber and pastures, they have been conserving wide variety of plants like Uttis, Gurans and Chilaune. There is a blacktopped road from Lagankhel to Lamatar. Buses take 40 minutes from Lagankhel to Lamatar. A sub-health post, staffed with auxiliary health worker, village health worker, is located at ward no.2 of the Village Development Community.

Another sub-health post is at ward no.9, Lakurivanjyang staffed with an HA. It is place where literate people of Nepal live. UN map of the municipalities of Lalitpur District Community Medicine blog: VDC Profile of Lamatar