(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1.) “The only way to play this game is by whippin’ (butt). You can’t just win. You have to beat him up. You have to beat him up to such a state that it can’t be denied who’s the better man.”— David ‘Deacon’ Jones
2.) Former Temple City Ram and well travelled area assistant Thomas Camareno is 23 today.
3.) “I didn’t come to New York to be a star. I brought my star with me.”
– Reggie Jackson, when he joined the Yankees after the 1976 season
4.) Dodger shortstop Dee Gordon out six weeks with thumb injury.
5.) Angels first baseman Albert Pujols: 319 at-bats, 13 home runs, 49 Rbis, .273 batting average.
6.) El Monte defensive end Edgar Heredia(6-0, 216): 2011 stats; 37 tackles, six sacks, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble. Second Team Mission Valley League.
7.) “I’ve forgotten more about this f***ing game than all you people combined are ever gunna know.”— Former Indiana University basketball HC Bobby Knight sound cut from “The Jim Healy Show”.
8.) Dodgers first baseman James Loney: 234 at-bats, 2 home runs, 24 Rbis, .248 batting average.
9.) Dodger Stadium has only hosted the MLB All Star game once…1980.
10.) Former MT. View football HC James Wilson in retirement.