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Hidden ball trick

A hidden ball trick is a play in which a player deceives the opposing team about the location of the ball. In the game of baseball, the defense deceives the runner about the location of the ball, in an effort to tag out the runner. In goal-based sports, the offense deceives the defense about the location of the ball, in attempt to get the defense running the wrong way, such as in a fumblerooski. In the game of baseball, the defense deceives the runner about the location of the ball, in an effort to tag out the runner. A fielder may employ the hidden ball trick. Variations of the play exist: they all involve a fielder keeping the baseball without the runner's knowledge, waiting for the runner to lead off of his base, quickly tagging the runner out. For the trick to work, the fielder must get the ball while the ball is still in play, the runner must not realize that the fielder has the ball. Variations of the play involve a fielder miming a throw to the pitcher or another defender while keeping the baseball out of sight in his glove.

If the runner does not detect the deception and realize that the play is still ongoing, he may stray off the base and be tagged out. A related tactic is to re-tag the runner after an unsuccessful tag in the hope that his hand or foot has lost contact with the base after a slide. In most situations, the balk rule precludes a pitcher from performing a hidden ball trick. In high school and college baseball, a balk is called if a runner or runners are on base and the pitcher, while he is not touching the pitcher's plate, makes any movement associated with his pitch, or he places his feet on or astride the pitcher's plate, or positions himself within five feet of the pitcher's plate without having the ball. In professional baseball, under Rule 6.02, a balk occurs if the pitcher is standing on or astride of the pitching rubber without the ball. As play after a foul ball, hit batsman, or time out, must not resume until the pitcher is on the pitcher's mound, the infielder cannot use these times to obtain the ball.

While variations exist, use of the play in major league baseball is somewhat rare. Some say that the hidden-ball trick has been pulled fewer than 300 times in over 100 years of major league baseball. A first baseman may attempt the play after a pitcher, in an attempt to pick off a runner, throws to first; the first baseman fakes the throw back to the pitcher while keeping the ball in his glove, if and when the runner leaves the base, tags the runner. Dave Bergman is a former first baseman. A second baseman could attempt a similar play after a successful steal of second base, having received a throw from the catcher. Former second baseman Marty Barrett successfully performed the trick more than once. After a runner reached second base on a ball hit to the outfield, after receiving the throw in from the outfield, he faked a throw to the pitcher while retaining the ball. To aid the deception, Barrett took the throw with his back to the runner placed the ball between the back of his glove and one of his fingers: this way, he exposed his glove to the runner without the ball in the pocket, suggesting that he did not have the ball.

Other players have hidden the ball in their armpit. Former third baseman Matt Williams used a different technique. On more than one occasion, he asked the runner to step off the base so that Williams could sweep the dirt off it tagged out the runner when the runner complied; this worked twice. Former third baseman Mike Lowell made the trick work twice, each time after a throw in from the outfield; the key to Lowell's success was acting and waiting: acting as if nothing was on, standing away from the bag but not too far from it, waiting, at least 10 seconds, until the runner on third took a few steps. On June 8, 2007, shortstop Julio Lugo of the Boston Red Sox caught Alberto Callaspo of the Arizona Diamondbacks. However, third baseman Lowell, Lugo's teammate, claimed it was not a true hidden ball trick since the pitcher did most of the work "selling" the trick. Before Lugo caught Callaspo, Lowell laid claim to the last successful hidden ball trick and held that position for eight years to the day.

Lowell's occurred on August 10, 2005, when he with the Florida Marlins, caught the Arizona Diamondbacks Luis Terrero, with reliever Todd Jones on the mound. Lowell caught Brian Schneider of the Montreal Expos in 2004. Third baseman Bill Coughlin was reputed to have been the master of the hidden ball trick. Although not verified, Coughlin pulled it off seven times; the first known recorded and successful example of Coughlin's hidden ball trick was against the Detroit Tigers on September 24, 1901, as seen from a contemporary description of the game:In returning the sphere to the infield the ball was thrown to our tricky third baseman and he promptly did a little sleight-o'-hand work, his hands moving faster than coachers' eyes, shoved the ball up under his arm and assumed his position as it there were nothing wrong. Carrick was standing in the box as if he were about to toss the globule over, Cronin eased off the ottoman but enough to get him caught, he returned to the bench amids the jeers and howls of the populace.

He did it again on September 1906, catching George Stone in the first inning. In Game 2 of the 1907 World Series, Coughlin caught Jimmy Slagle with a hidden ball trick, the only one in World Series history; the play went from Germany Schaefer to Coughlin. Willie Kamm was considered another master of the trick. On April 30, 1929, in a game against the Cleveland Indians, Kamm was involved in a rare triple play involving a hidden-b

Junketsu Paradox

"Junketsu Paradox" is the 25th single by Japanese singer and voice actress Nana Mizuki, released on August 3, 2011 by King Records. "Junketsu Paradox" Lyrics: Nana Mizuki Composition: Eriko Yoshiki Arrangement: Jun Suyama Ending theme for anime television series Blood-C "7Colors" Lyrics, composition: Yoshihiro Saito Arrangement: Takahiro Furukawa Ending theme for TBS TV program Sekai Fushigi Hakken! "Stay Gold" Lyrics, composition: Koutapai Arrangement: Junpei Fujita Ending theme for Tokyo FM Nana Mizuki's M world Oricon Sales Chart

Katherine Kealoha

Katherine Puana Kealoha is a former deputy prosecutor with the City and County of Honolulu, a convicted felon. She resigned from the position of deputy prosecutor in September 2017 after she and her husband Louis Kealoha were indicted on eight counts of bank fraud, her husband is a former Chief of Police. She grew up on the windward side of Oahu. Kealoha attended high school at the Mid-Pacific Institute, she obtained a bachelor's degree in political science and a master's degree in Criminal Justice Administration at Chaminade University. Kealoha attended the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and received a Juris Doctorate. Kealoha worked at the Law Offices of Katherine Kealoha and Associates between 2000 and 2006. Kealoha was appointed as the director of the state Office of Environmental Quality Control in 2009 by then-governor of Hawaii, Linda Lingle. In 2011, Kealoha was accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her grandmother, Florence Puana.

Kealoha's grandmother and uncle, Gerard Puana filed a civil suit against Kealoha based on the accusations. Kealoha won the civil suit against her uncle. On June 22, 2013 Kealoha reported to the Honolulu Police that her mailbox was stolen from her home in Kahala. Kealoha alleged that her uncle Gerard could be seen stealing the mailbox on video taken via her home surveillance system. After having the case transferred from Honolulu Police, the U. S. Postal Inspection Service determined. On July 1, 2013, Gerard Puana was charged by federal prosecutors with destroying a mailbox. Puana's trial began on December 4, 2014. While testifying against Puana, Kealoha's husband, Louis Kealoha perpetuated a mistrial by informing the jury about Puana's former criminal conviction. In December 2013, Niall Silva a retired policeman from the Honolulu Police Department, pleaded guilty to conspiring with Katherine Kealoha to frame Gerard Puana. On June 27, 2019, Kealoha was convicted of federal obstruction of justice charges.

In January 2020, Kealoha is schedule for trial on allegations of identity theft. The next trial, for alleged drug crimes, is scheduled for May

Gdynia Open

The Gdynia Open was a pro–am minor-ranking snooker tournament, part of the Players Tour Championship. The tournament in the 2012/2013 was split in two parts, with the first part taking place at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield and the second part at the Gdynia Sports Arena in Gdynia, Poland. In the 2013/2014 season the event was moved to the second half of the season, the whole event took part in Gdynia. Mark Selby was the last champion, while Neil Robertson is the most successful player in the tournament's history having won the championship two times. 2011 Warsaw Classic Official website

Atarot Airport

Atarot Airport, is a regional airport not in use, located between Jerusalem and Ramallah. When it was opened in 1920 it was the first airport in the British Mandate for Palestine. Royal Jordanian and Middle East Airlines were known to operate daily commercial flights to and from Atarot airport before 1967 under the Jordanian occupation. After Israel occupied the West Bank after the Six-Day War in 1967, the airport fell under Israeli control. Arkia and El Al Israel Airlines operated daily commercial flights to and from the airport between 1967 and 2001, when the airport was closed to the civilian traffic after the breakout of the Second Intifada in 2000. From 1920 until 1930, the airfield in Kalandia was the only airport in the British Mandate for Palestine, it was used by prominent guests bound for Jerusalem. In 1931, the Mandatory government expropriated land from the Jewish village of Atarot to expand the airfield, in the process demolishing homes and uprooting fruit orchards. In 1936, the airport was opened for regular flights.

The village of Atarot was captured and destroyed by the Jordanian Arab Legion during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. From 1948 to the Six-Day War in June 1967, the airport was under Jordanian control, designated OJJR. Following the Six Day War, the Jerusalem airport was incorporated into the Jerusalem city municipal area and was designated LLJR. In the 1970s and early 1980s, Israel invested considerable resources in upgrading the airport and creating the infrastructure for a full-fledged international airport but the international aviation authorities, bearing in mind that the airport was in lands occupied after 1967 by Israel, would not allow international flights to land there, thus the airport was only used for domestic flights and charter flights. Due to security issues during the Second Intifada, the airport was closed to civilian air traffic in October 2000 and by July 2001 it was formally handed over to the Israel Defense Forces. In maps presented by Israel at the 2000 Camp David Summit, Atarot was included in the Israeli built-up area of Jerusalem.

This was rejected by the Palestinian delegation, which envisioned it as a national airport for the Palestinians. Yossi Beilin proposed that the airport be used jointly as part of an overall sharing of Jerusalem between Israel and Palestinian Authority, citing the successful model of Geneva International Airport, used by both Switzerland and France; the airport is sometimes shown with two different ICAO codes. The LL designator is used by ICAO for airports in OJ is the code for Jordan; the airport is depicted in the film World War Z as the main Israeli airport defended from a zombie epidemic. In reality all the Israeli scenes in the film were shot in Malta. Ben Gurion International Airport Media related to Jerusalem airport at Wikimedia Commons Jerusalem Airport in lowshot website

R. S. McGregor

Ronald Stuart McGregor R. S. McGregor, was a philologist of the Hindi language. Best known as editor of the Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, a standard reference work published in 1993 after a sustained effort of twenty years, McGregor was a Fellow of Wolfson College and retired as Reader in Hindi at the University of Cambridge. McGregor was born in New Zealand in 1929, his parents were Scottish. After obtaining his BA, he studied early English philology at Oxford, learned Hindi, he attended the University of Allahabad in 1959–60 to study Hindi. His PhD thesis, The Language of Indrajit of Orchā – A Study of Early Braj Bhāsā Prose, was published in 1968. McGregor, Ronald Stuart. Outline of Hindi Grammar: With Exercises. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-870008-1. McGregor, R. S.. The Language of Indrajit of Orchā: A Study of Early Braj Bhāsā Prose. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-05228-3. McGregor, R. S.. Devotional Literature in South Asia: Current Research, 1985–1988. Cambridge University Press.

ISBN 978-0-521-41311-4. CS1 maint: extra text: authors list McGregor, Ronald Stuart; the Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-864339-5. Pauwels, Heidi, "Review of The Oxford Hindi–English dictionary. Edited by R. S. McGregor, pp. xx, 1083, Oxford and Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1993, £50.00", Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 5: 454–455, doi:10.1017/s1356186300006969 Trivedi, Harish. "The storyteller of Hindi". The Indian Express