1.) Gerald “Daddy Wags” Wagner, long time area youth coach, turns 50 today.
2.) “Every time I think the comments on this board can’t get any dumber, someone manages to prove me wrong. To think that the expression “worst kept secret” is even remotely a commentary on Castaneda is a real effort in willful stupidity. Congratulations, “What’s your problem”; you’ve just made the dumbest ever post on MVS!”—MVS commenter “Mensa We Are Not”
3.) Former USC basketball standout, Harold Miner (Baby Jordan) turns 46 today.
4.) Mid Valley Sports staffer Joe Torosian denies that he has interviewed with El Monte regarding its vacant head coaching football position.
5.) On this date in 1904, Cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Philadelphia A’s, 3-0.
6.) As of today: The Los Angeles Dodgers are 15-14, in third place and 3 games back in the National League West…The Los Angeles Angels are 15-15, in second place, and 4.5 games back in the American League West
7.) San Gabriel Matadors…still looking head football coach.
8.) Scott Van Slyke was sent down when Franklin Gutierrez was activated by the Dodgers. Does Cody Bellinger get sent down with Joc Pederson’s return from the Disabled List?
9.) Race has been suggested between Cincinnati Reds Billy Hamilton and Cincinnati Bengals draft pick John Ross.
10.) Groucho Marx on being at a Cricket match in England: “What a wonderful cure for insomnia. If you can’t sleep here, you really need an analyst.”