Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt remembers Joe Morgan, ‘God’s gift to baseball’

Joe Morgan’s eye-popping Hall of Fame ledger does not include any saves, but he did earn one in his career.

Morgan, who died at 77 on Sunday, spent the 1983 season with the Phillies and helped the club win the National League pennant.

In May of that season, Mike Schmidt was in the throes of a hellacious slump. Schmidt’s struggles reached an agonizing crescendo in a game against Montreal at Veterans Stadium on May 28.

“I struck out four times on 12 pitches,” Schmidt said Monday. “You can look it up.”

We did.

He was right.

In the top of the ninth inning, the game was delayed for 18 minutes by rain. His misery prolonged, Schmidt retreated to the clubhouse. He was beside himself.

“I was actually thinking about retiring, getting in my car in full uniform and driving home,” he said.

Morgan walked over to Schmidt in the clubhouse

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Baltimore-based fashion editor, stylist to appear on ‘Tamron Hall’ tv show

As a celebrity stylist and fashion editor, Baltimore-native Zoey Washington’s work has graced the pages of Vogue, Elle, Essence and other top fashion magazines. Wednesday, she’ll share some of her DIY craft tricks and trends on Tamron Hall, a syndicated daytime television talk show.

“We talk about how I got involved in DIY fashion; what I didn’t see in the market and how nothing really spoke to teens and tweens on their basic level,” said Washington, 38, who lives in Federal Hill.

Washington, a graduate of Garrison Forest School, Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University, believes that DIY fashion is the wave of the future — particularly with the younger generation.

“There is no faster fashion than reimagining fashion that you already own,” she explained. Her company SEWSQUAD, which launched in 2019, sells various sewing patterns along with DIY fashion and craft projects. “It’s budget friendly and easier.”

For example,

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Coyotes shopping Taylor Hall with free agency approaching | Devils, Oilers seeking reunion?

The Devils have more cap space than all but two teams and one of their big needs is a goal-scoring winger to pair with young center Jack Hughes. They could use someone like Taylor Hall, who was traded away last winter to the Arizona Coyotes for a No. 1 pick and prospects.

Could Hall be back on the still-rebuilding Devils’ radar?

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Maybe, but a second marriage seems unlikely.

Hall will become a free agent at noon Friday when the market opens, and he’s expected to chase an opportunity to compete for Stanley Cups as much as big dollars.

In the meantime, the Coyotes are shopping Hall’s rights, TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger reported on Monday. If a deal goes down, it probably would be for a late-round conditional pick

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Coyotes shopping Taylor Hall with free agency approaching

The Devils have more cap space than all but two teams and one of their big needs is a goal-scoring winger to pair with young center Jack Hughes. They could use someone like Taylor Hall, who was traded away last winter to the Arizona Coyotes for a No. 1 pick and prospects.

Could Hall be back on the still-rebuilding Devils’ radar?

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Maybe, but a second marriage seems unlikely.

Hall will become a free agent at noon Saturday when the market opens, and he’s expected to chase an opportunity to compete for Stanley Cups as much as big dollars.

In the meantime, the Coyotes are shopping Hall’s rights, TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger reported on Monday. If a deal goes down, it probably would be for a late-round conditional pick

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USA’s Sara Hall finishes second in London Marathon

Associated Press
Published 9:46 a.m. ET Oct. 4, 2020 | Updated 10:58 a.m. ET Oct. 4, 2020

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LONDON (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge’s four-year winning run at the London Marathon ended Sunday as Shura Kitata emerged from the rain and the gloom to become the new champion.

There was no upset in the women’s race with world record holder Brigid Kosgei winning her duel with fellow Kenyan Ruth Chepngetich, the world champion, who was eventually pipped for second by Sara Hall of the United States.

The race, originally scheduled to be run in April, was adapted to 19.7 laps of St James’s Park rather than the traditional street route, and was restricted to elite runners only, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kipchoge, the Kenyan who has had not lost a marathon in

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Constance Hall Buchanan, pioneering leader of women’s studies in religion at Harvard, dies at 73

Ms. Buchanan, who was 73 when she died Sept. 16 in her home in Manhattan of complications from Parkinson’s disease, helped change that through her longtime role at Harvard Divinity School.

As director of the Women’s Studies in Religion Program for two decades, she championed bringing women into the virtually all-male faculty ranks at the divinity school and other institutions, and she created paths for them to become powerful voices in theological studies nationally.

At issue was more than simply making a male-dominated academic field more welcoming to women.

“She saw the equality of women as a moral issue. She didn’t see it solely as a political issue or an issue of human rights,” Ann Braude, who now directs the Women’s Studies in Religion Program at Harvard Divinity School, said in an interview.

“Connie understood that religious scholarship had important public ramifications,” Braude said, “and that women’s rights could not

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Tukwila’s Spice Bridge Food Hall helps women business owners turn their restaurant dreams into reality

Light streams through the windows at the new Spice Bridge Food Hall in Tukwila, further illuminating the butter-yellow walls. The air is filled with the scent of grilled chicken kebabs and coffee, but perhaps the best part is the sound of laughter from women chatting.

Kara Martin, program director for the Food Innovation Network (FIN), gestures to the ceiling, remarking on the need to get some sound baffles, but for now the symphony of laughter is the welcome sound of success.

Spice Bridge is the home of FIN’s Food Business Incubator, a program that helps provide women immigrants and refugees in South King County with everything from permit assistance and marketing guidance to rent subsidies and mentoring.

https://www.seattletimes.com/Spice Bridge, a 2,800-square-foot Tukwila global food hall, is home to four retail stalls and cook stations, a commercial kitchen and dining area.   (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)
Spice Bridge, a 2,800-square-foot Tukwila global food hall, is home to four retail stalls and cook stations, a commercial kitchen and dining area. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)

FIN is a program

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