The TEN: 6/12/2012


(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)

1.) Did you know the new HC at Bassett is former South El Monte assistant Hector Spathias? His OC is Jerry Urias and his DC is Aaron Williams.

2.) On this date in 2009 Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers. In eight appearances for Oklahoma City Hernandez went 2-0 but never made  it toArlington.

3.) Angels first baseman Albert Pujols: 242 at-bats, 9 home runs, 37 Rbis, .260 batting average.

4.) Monrovia linebacker Brett Walsh.

5.) “I’ve been saying this all last week, the NHL should grant a special waiver to allow Ace and Mark’s name on the Cup.”— Big Tony Solorzano

6.) On this date in 1965 the Rolling Stones release “Satisfaction” and Major Lawrence Thomas Holland, of Alhambra, is shot down inVietnam. He parachute’s to safety but is killed in a gunfight with the Viet Cong. His body is never recovered.

7.) ”I wish I could take that play back. I didn’t want to hurt my team. I wanted to help them. This is extremely hard. It’s been a long playoff run for us. To finish on that note, it’s not fun for sure. But there’s nothing I can do now.’— New Jersey Devils’ right winger Steve Bernier on being ejected after boarding Rob Scuderi in the first period. The subsequent five minute major penalty led to three Kings goals.

8.) “This job is not that BLANKING easy!”— Former Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda sound cut from “The Jim Healy Show”.

9.)Pasadena wide receiver Raymond Jackson.

10.)Glendale wide receiver Mike Davis has received an offer from Iowa State.

Glendale's Mike Davis

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