Simmons, Al

Simmons, (Aloysius Harry) Al (b. Aloys Szymanski)

(1902–56) baseball player; born in Milwaukee, Wis. During his 20-year career as an outfielder (1924–44), primarily with the Philadelphia Athletics, he posted a lifetime batting average of .334 and hit 307 home runs. Nicknamed "Bucketfoot" because he tended to stride away from a pitched ball, he was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame in 1953.
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Andrew Simmons, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Geneva, said: "He [Blatter] didn't really seem to be in buoyant form but it was clear that he feels that this whole thing is now put behind Fifa.
Philharmonic of California and the All-Star Southern California Honor Band; at various times, she played in orchestras behind such eclectic artists as "Weird Al" Yankovic, Richard Simmons, Al Jarreau and Buddy Ebsen.
Andrew Simmons, Al Jazeera's reporter in Sarajevo, the Bosnian capital, said the election has revealed disillusionment with the system.
Andrew Simmons, Al Jazeera's correspondent in the capital Kigali, said that little solid opposition to Kagame exists.
Andrew Simmons, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Nairobi, said this was a victory for all Kenyans.
However Andrew Simmons, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Nairobi, said there are concerns that the results of the vote will not be accepted.
Andrew Simmons, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Nairobi, said there were concerns that the results of the vote might not be accepted.
It is unclear whether or not this call for new elections will change anything," Andrew Simmons, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Addis Abba, the Ethiopian capital, said.
Andrew Simmons, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Nigeria, said the decision has helped to clarify the confusing political situation there.
Locals in Kuru Jantar, also known as Kuru Karama, told Andrew Simmons, Al Jazeera's Africa editor, that a massacre had taken place in the village.
But Andrew Simmons, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Abuja, said: "There has been a fresh outbreak of violence on the outskirts of Jos in a place called Bakuru.
Andrew Simmons, Al Jazeera's Africa correspondent, said: "Camara, who has been in Morocco since the attempt on his life, was taken onto a plane and according to him he was expecting to be coming back to Guinea.