(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1. Cuban boxer Teofilo Stevenson, a three time Olympic heavyweight champion, dies of a heart attack at age 60.
2. Andre Ethier signs five-year $85-million contract extension.
3. Seattle SuperSonics.
4. Alex Rodriguez ties Lou Gehrig for most career grand slams with his 23rd.
5. Evan Hunko (Mayfair) and Andrew Buenrostro (La Serna) are battling for the starting quarterback job at Cerritos College.
6. Zander Anding (Burroughs) is continuing his football career at Pasadena City College.
7. Gladstone RB/LB Aaron Sanchez 2011 stats – junior year: Rushing: 67-369-3TD. Receiving: 18-132. 63 tackles, 66 assisted, 129 total.
8. Gahr LB Caleb Jackson 2011 stats- junior year: 29 tackles, 22 assisted, 51 total, 1 sack.
9. Former Bonita and current UCLA outfielder Jeff Gelalich.
10. On this date in 1973 the Dodgers’ Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, Bill Russell, and Ron Cey play together for the first time. They eventually set a record of staying together on an infield for 8 ½ years.