(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1.) “The days of hauling around a big notebook are over, so that’s good. I’ve just got to hide it from my kids. They all want to play. They want to download apps. I don’t know if coach will like that.”— St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson on the switch to the iPad for the team’s playbooks.
2.) On this date in 1863 the Union army won the third day of fighting at Gettysburg turning back an assault (Pickett’s Charge) on the center of its line from the Army of Northern Virginia.
3.) Andy Griffith dead at age 86.
4.) Angels first baseman Albert Pujols: 308 at-bats, 12 home runs, 48 Rbis, .273 batting average.
5.) La Mirada standout Tyler Luatua (Class of 2014) has been offered by Michigan. Offensive lineman Spencer Ueli Fa’atoalia (Class of 2013) has been offered by Hawaii.
6.) Rosemead Panthers linebacker Dominic Salas.
7.) “I don’t give a BLANK about the fans.”— Former Los Angeles Clippers center Benoit Benjamin sound cut from “The Jim Healy Show”.
8.) Dodgers first baseman James Loney: 227 at-bats, 2 home runs, 23 Rbis, .242 batting average.
9.) “There are times a corps commander’s life does not count, this is one of them.”— General Winfield Scott Hancock while riding up and down his line, under fire, to encourage his men on the third day at Gettysburg.
10.) Duarte OC Antyone (Slims) Sims.