Tag Archives: 1962

Maury Wills And A New Stolen Base Record October 3, 1962

The Dodgers All-Star Shortstop Maury Wills Gets His 104th Stolen Base LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3 – WILLS STEALS AGAIN – Maury Wills of the Dodgers slides safely into third for his 104th stolen base of the season, as the throw … Continue reading

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50 Years After Marilyn Monroe’s Death – Examining The Books That Were Written About Her While She Was Living

The Fascination With Marilyn Monroe: A Look At The First Six Books About Her Sometime during the evening or early morning hours of August 4 or 5th 1962 Marilyn Monroe died under mysterious circumstances at the age of 36. Even after fifty years … Continue reading

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The New York Mets 50th Anniversary: A Look Back At Casey Stengel

Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game? Writer Jimmy Breslin claimed that “Can’t Anybody Here Play This Game,” was Casey Stengel’s lament during Casey’s first year managing the Mets in 1962. Breslin later admitted he made up the quote. But it … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary Of the Death Of Ernie Kovacs

Ernie Kovacs Is Killed In A Car Accident January 13, 1962 Ernie Kovacs would have turned 93 on January 23 and today I’ll be remembering him. Kovacs was a brilliant comedian who was killed in a car crash 50 years ago today … Continue reading

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