The 2009 NCAA Division III Baseball Tournament was played at the end of the 2009 NCAA Division III baseball season to determine the 34th national champion of college baseball at the NCAA Division III level. The tournament concluded with eight teams competing at Time Warner Cable Field at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, Wisconsin for the championship. Eight regional tournaments were held to determine the participants in the World Series. Regional tournaments were contested in double-elimination format, with five regions consisting of six teams and three consisting of eight, for a total of 54 teams participating in the tournament; the tournament champion was St. Thomas; the 54 competing teams were: Brunner Field in the Duane R. Swanson Stadium-Moline, IL Nicolay Field-Adrian, MI FirstEnergy Park-Lakewood, NJ Eastern Baseball Stadium-Mansfield, CT Arthur W. Perdue Stadium-Salisbury, MD Farmingdale State Baseball Stadium-East Farmingdale, NY Roy Helser Field and Jim Wright Stadium-McMinnville, OR E.
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William Henry Harvey, FRS FLS was an Irish botanist and phycologist who specialised in algae. Harvey was born at Summerville near Limerick, Ireland, in the youngest of 11 children, his father Joseph Massey Harvey, was a prominent merchant. William started his education at Ballitore School in County Kildare and by the age of 15 had established algae as his over-riding interest. After leaving school he joined the family business. Harvey was an authority on algae and bryophytes, author of A Manual of the British Algae, Phycologia Britannica, Nereis Boreali-Americana. and Phycologia Australica. He spent several years in South Africa, was the author, with German botanist Otto Wilhelm Sonder, of the Flora Capensis. Harvey's main algal herbarium is located at Dublin. Harvey's discovery in 1831 of the moss Hookeria laetevirens at Killarney, new to Ireland, led to a lifelong friendship with Sir William Jackson Hooker, Regius Professor of Botany at Glasgow University. Hooker lent him books and specimens.
Soon afterwards Hooker invited him to contribute the section on algae to his British Flora as well as the section on algae for The Botany of Captain Beechy's Voyage. In 1835 Harvey went to South Africa aboard the vessel "Carnatic", with his brother Joseph, mistakenly nominated as Colonial Treasurer by Thomas Spring Rice instead of William; when Joseph's health failed in the following year, William took over his duties. They left for Britain together on 14 April 1836 and Joseph died on the voyage. Back in Cape Town, now Treasurer-General, William took up residence at Bishop's Court, rising before dawn every day, collecting in the mountains or sea-shore, working on the plants at night. In March 1837 he wrote:'I have taken so many excursions that I fear I shall earn the sobriquet of Her Majesty's pleasurer general'. In the same year he enlisted the services of botanical collector Karl Zeyher, in Uitenhage, to collect specimens, he developed a close friendship with Baron von Ludwig who had started his famous gardens in Cape Town, dedicated his Genera of South African Plants to him.
Under the patronage of Sir George Grey and with the assistance of a team of collectors and of Otto Wilhelm Sonder, he set about writing a Flora Capensis in English – he lived long enough to see the first three volumes completed and published in Dublin, the third in 1865. He came home in 1842. In 1844 Harvey became curator of the Trinity College Herbarium and in 1848 Professor of Botany of the Royal Dublin Society. In 1853 he made a three-year voyage, visiting South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Tonga and Chile. On his return he published further important books dealing with the botany of North America and South Africa and in 1858 was appointed Professor of Botany at Trinity College, Dublin, he was buried there. As a result of the publication of his 1858 book, The genera of South African plants, in which he asked South African readers to send him specimens so that he could begin documenting the flora of the Cape, he began a correspondence with Mary Elizabeth Barber, an amateur naturalist who lived in Cape Colony.
Their ongoing correspondence took place during a time when it was not accepted for women to engage in scientific discussion. Barber became one of Harvey's main suppliers of plants from South Africa and assisted him in the naming and classification of numerous species. Over a nearly 30-year correspondence, she sent Harvey 1,000 species with notes on each one. Harvey described in excess of 75 genera of algae, his Phycologia Britannica was published in 1846–1851 and his publication of Nereis Australis Or Algae of the Southern Ocean along with other publications established his reputation. His Phycologia Australica represents one of the most important books on phycology in the 19th century. Published in five volumes between 1858 and 1863 it is the result of his extensive collecting on the Australian shores. By the time Harvey set foot in Western Australia he had established himself as a leading phycologist having published several large works, he earned the title: "father of Australian Phycology".
He was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1858. About 600 specimens from Ireland, Friendly Islands and Tasmania collected by Harvey are in store in the Ulster Museum Herbarium 90 of which are in the 5th volume of the William Thompson collection in the Ulster Museum, catalogue numbers: F8848–F8937; however his primary collection is still in the TCD Herbarium attached to Botany School building of Trinity College. There are collections of Harvey's specimens in: The former Botany Department of University College, Ireland. In Harvey's era naturalists relied upon the exchanging of specimens with other scientists and contributions by amateur collectors, his 1841 Manual of the British Algae was dedicated to Amelia Griffiths. In his Phycologia Britannica Harvey notes the "distribution" of each species giving the name of the collector who reported the record. In the Preface of Vol. 1 he lists 19 people to whom he is indebted. These include: Rev. Mr. Pollexfen and Dr. McBain for Orkney algae
Molly Morgan was an English landowner and convict. She was born as Mary Jones in Ludlow, Shropshire and stayed there throughout her childhood and early adulthood, marrying William Morgan on 25 June 1785 and having two children with him. In 1789, hempen yarn stolen from a factory was discovered at the Morgans' house, resulting in the couple being sentenced to penal transportation. Although William was able to escape Molly was transported to New South Wales as a convict with the Second Fleet on the Neptune, William was caught and transported as well. After working together for a while in Australia, William left Molly due to her flirting with other men. In 1794, Molly Morgan was able to escape back to England aboard the Resolution by becoming Captain John Locke's mistress. Once back in England, she recovered her children and became a dressmaker in Plymouth, marrying Thomas Mears in 1797. However, she was transported back to Australia on the Experiment, after she was accused of burning her husband's house down in 1803.
When Morgan returned to Australia, she acquired land and cattle. In 1814, she was sentenced to seven years in jail for milking a stolen cow. However, by 1819, she was trusted enough to be one of the twelve convicts given several acres of land to farm at Wallis Plains, was set free by 1822, she married Thomas Hunt on 5 March 1822. She started a wine shanty on the land she was given at Wallis Plains and received a grant of additional land by the governor, Thomas Brisbane, where she built the Angel Inn. By 1828, she was described as "one of the largest landholders on the Hunter River" and had several features in New South Wales named after her. Morgan aided other settlers several times, including donating money to help build a school, turning part of her home into a hospital, riding to Sydney on behalf of convicts, her wealth decreased throughout the years of her life and she died on 27 June 1835, at Anvil Creek in Greta, New South Wales, where she owned 203 acres of land. Morgan was born as Mary Jones in 1762, in Ludlow, Shropshire and was baptised in the village of Diddlebury, on 31 January 1762.
She was the child of David Jones, an English general labourer and ratcatcher, Margaret Jones, born Powell. As a child, she received education and became a dressmaker, she became known as that for the rest of her life. Her first child was with a farmer, her first husband was William Morgan, whom she married on 25 June 1785, when she was 22 years old William was from the village of Hopesay in Shropshire and was working as a carpenter and wheelwright. The couple had two children. In 1788, Molly Morgan stole hempen yarn, due to her family struggling at the time, which resulted in her being arrested along with her husband. A bleaching factory located near the Morgans' house was reported to have a few shillings of hempen yarn missing, it was discovered to be hidden at their house. While her husband, with the help of some of his soldier friends, was able to escape jail and run away, Molly was tried at Shrewsbury Assizes and found guilty on 8 August 1789, which caused her to attempt suicide, her trial was used as an example of what would happen if other thieves performed a similar action as Morgan, a "special case".
Morgan was sentenced to seven years of penal transportation, being forced to sail to Australia with the Second Fleet on the hell ship Neptune in 1790. Of the 502 convicts on the ship, 164 of them died during the voyage from starvation and neglect, half of the total group of convicts died either on the ship or shortly after arriving at shore. During that time, ship owners would receive money for every convict they transported and if a convict died they would not have to spend money to feed them meaning that the more convicts that were on the ship but died during the voyage, the more money the ship owner would make. However, by using her "good looks" and swapping favours with the officers of the ship during the voyage, she received better treatment than the other convicts, including gaining extra rations and special privileges, as well as not having to endure the harsh treatment the rest of the convicts received. Due to this, Morgan was still in decent condition after the voyage. Shortly after arriving at Botany Bay in Sydney, New South Wales, on 28 June 1790, Morgan was sent to Parramatta and essentially became a free agent.
Three years William was caught again and this time was deported to Australia. Molly received permission to join him after his arrival, they both worked in William on labour gangs and Molly in a factory. As a result of her good behaviour, Molly soon received a ticket of leave, allowing the couple to start a small shop. Due to Molly's persistent flirting with men, William left her following several arguments between the two. Morgan decided to try to escape the colony in New South Wales, so that she could go to the two children of her and William, who were still in England with no parent caring for them, she became the mistress of Captain John Locke, allowing her to join him on the Resolution, a store ship, heading towards England, on 9 November 1794, along with thirteen other convicts who had not finished their transportation sentences. Along the way, Locke proposed to her. After Morgan's escape, various theories were formed by the people in the colony as to what had happened to her. Upon arrival in England, Morgan was able to recover her children.
Fine Young Cannibals is the debut album released in 1985 by the band of the same name. The album features the UK #8 debut hit single "Johnny Come Home"; this success did not continue with the next single, "Blue", which languished at #41 in the UK. The version of "Blue" on the original U. S. and Canadian vinyl LP and cassette was re-mixed and edited in an attempt to boost its commercial appeal. The re-mix version features additional electronically processed percussion overdubs, giving it a sound more typical of 1980s synthpop hits. Available CDs feature the re-mix version of Blue in place of the original U. S. album version. Album cover art was released in 2 versions. Original U. S and Canadian releases on I. R. S. Records had a blue tinted cover. Most other versions, such as the U. K. release on London Records has the artwork tinted in red. Sounds writer Carole Linfield gave it a four and a half out of five rating. Stewart Mason, in an Allmusic retrospective review, commented that the album "is a powerful and satisfying debut".
Songs composed by Fine Young Cannibals except. "Johnny Come Home" - 3:35 "Couldn't Care More" - 3:30 "Don't Ask Me to Choose" - 3:05 "Funny How Love Is" - 3:28 "Suspicious Minds" - 3:56 "Blue" - 3:31 "Move to Work" - 3:26 "On a Promise" - 3:06 "Time Isn't Kind" - 3:12 "Like a Stranger" - 3:28Additional tracks on 1986 edition "Johnny Come Home" - 5:43 "Suspicious Minds" - 7:52 Fine Young CannibalsRoland Gift - vocals Andy Cox - guitar, organ David Steele - bass, pianoAdditional musiciansMartin Parry - drums Graeme Hamilton - trumpet, piano on "Time Isn't Kind" and "Johnny Come Home" Gavin Wright - violin Saxa - saxophone on "Funny How Love Is" Beverly and Maxine Brown - backing vocals on "Like a Stranger" Jimmy Somerville - backing vocals on "Suspicious Minds" Jenny Jones - drums and backing vocals on "Couldn't Care More"TechnicalAlvin Clark - engineer Anton Corbijn - front cover photography Rudy Langlais. Spins. Spin Magazine. P. 39. Retrieved 2010-09-11
The Tampa Bay Rays are an American professional baseball team based in St. Petersburg, Florida, they compete in Major League Baseball as a member of the American League East division. Since its inception, the team's home venue has been Tropicana Field. Following nearly three decades of unsuccessfully trying to gain an expansion franchise or enticing existing teams to relocate to the Tampa Bay Area, an ownership group led by Vince Naimoli was approved on March 9, 1995; the Tampa Bay Devil Rays began play in the 1998 Major League Baseball season. Their first decade of play, was marked by futility. Following the 2007 season, Stuart Sternberg, who had purchased controlling interest in the team from Vince Naimoli two years earlier, changed the team's name from "Devil Rays" to "Rays", now meant to refer to a burst of sunshine rather than a manta ray, though a manta ray logo remains on the uniform sleeves; the 2008 season saw the Tampa Bay Rays post their first winning season, their first AL East championship, their first pennant, though they lost to the Philadelphia Phillies in that year's World Series.
Since the Rays have played in the postseason in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2019. The Tampa Bay Rays' chief rivals are the New York Yankees. Regarding the former, there have been several notable on-field incidents; the Rays have an intrastate interleague rivalry with the National League's Miami Marlins, whom they play in the Citrus Series. Former civic leader and St. Petersburg Times publisher, Jack Lake, first suggested St. Petersburg pursue a Major League baseball team in the 1960s; the notable influences Lake held in the sport are what led to the serious discussions that changed St. Petersburg from a spring training location to a major league city, he spoke to anyone who would listen about his desire to see the city of St. Petersburg have a Major league baseball team, his colorful direction dominated the mindset in both sports and business circles dating back to 1966. He was said to have the prominence to make it happen. Local leaders made many unsuccessful attempts to acquire a major league baseball team in the 1980s and 1990s.
The Minnesota Twins, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners all considered moving to either Tampa or St. Petersburg before deciding to remain in their current locations; the Florida Suncoast Dome was built in St. Petersburg in 1990 with the purpose of luring a major league team; that same year two separate groups, one in Tampa and another in Sarasota, were seeking to get an expansion team. The Tampa one registered the name "Florida Panthers", after a local feline - a trademark that ended up being purchased by entrepreneur Wayne Huizenga one year and used by him to name an NHL ice hockey team; when Major League Baseball announced that it would add two expansion teams for the 1993 season, it was assumed that one of the teams would be placed in the Dome. However, in addition to the application from St. Petersburg, a competing group applied to field a team in Tampa, prompting much conflict over the bid; the two National League teams were awarded to Miami instead.
In 1992, San Francisco Giants owner Bob Lurie agreed in principle to sell his team to a Tampa Bay-based group of investors led by Vince Naimoli, who would move the team to St. Petersburg. However, at the 11th hour, MLB owners nixed the move under pressure from San Francisco officials and the Giants were sold to a group that kept them in San Francisco. On March 9, 1995, new expansion franchises were awarded to Naimoli's Tampa Bay group and a group from Phoenix; the new franchises were scheduled to begin play in 1998. The Tampa Bay area had a team, but the stadium in St. Petersburg was in need of an upgrade. In 1993, the stadium was renamed the Thunderdome and became the home of the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team and the Tampa Bay Storm Arena Football League team. After the birth of the Rays, the naming rights were sold to Tropicana Products and $70 million was spent on renovations; the name "Tampa Bay" is used to describe a geographic metropolitan area which encompasses the cities around the body of water known as Tampa Bay, including Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Sarasota.
Unlike in the case of Green Bay, there is no municipality known as "Tampa Bay". The "Tampa Bay" in the names of local professional sports franchises, such as the Rays, Buccaneers and the former Storm and Mutiny, denotes that they represent the entire region, not just the city of Tampa; the records of the Rays' last five seasons in Major League Baseball. These statistics are current through the 2019 Major League Baseball regular season. Tampa Bay's primary rivals are the New York Yankees; the Red Sox/Rays rivalry dates back to the 2000 season, when Devil Ray Gerald Williams took exception to being hit by a pitch thrown by Boston pitcher Pedro Martínez and charged the mound, resulting in a game full of retaliations and ejections on both sides. There have been several other incidents between the teams during the ensuing years, including one in 2005 that resulted in two bench-clearing fights during the game and a war of words between then-Devil Rays manager Lou Piniella and then-Boston pitcher Curt Schilling through the media in the following days.
The rivalry reached its highest level to date during the 2008 season, including a brawl during a June meeting in Fenway Park and a seven-game Americ