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Brains not brawn key to major league success

Brains not brawn key to major league success

A well-traveled catcher from the Lone Star State smacked a three-run double to put the Detroit Tigers ahead of the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the World Series on Oct. 10, 1945. Paul Rapier Richards was born in 1908 at Waxahachie, a baseball hotbed in those days, where several big-league clubs came to the area for spring training. The town with the name that has twisted so many Yankee tongues was home away from home for the Detroit Tigers, while the New York Giants practiced down the road at Marlin.

PET PAL

PET PAL

Dear Heloise: My pet is 20 months old. She’s smart and cute as can be. Daisy thinks everyone loves her. Our neighbor gives her treats and makes her sit or give out her paw. Daisy is a Maltese/Shih Tzu, and she doesn’t shed. -- Jane and Robert, Florida Readers, to see Daisy and our other Pet Pals, go to Heloise. com and click on “Pet of the Week.” Do you have a furry friend to share with our readers? Send a photo and a brief description to Heloise@Heloise. com. -- Heloise

Hints

Hints

from Heloise Dear Heloise: My shredder once broke in the middle of a job. But, a tip came from a friend, and now I use it all the time. I fill a large household bucket with warm water, about half-full to accommodate the batch of papers. Try to have most of the paper covered. Sometimes I add a spritz of dishwashing detergent. Set it aside to soak well.

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