Wright, George

Wright, George

(1847–1937) baseball player; born in Yonkers, N.Y. One of baseball's pioneers, as a shortstop he was the star player on the famed Cincinnati Red Stockings of 1869, baseball's first admittedly professional club, which was managed by his brother, Harry Wright. He played in the first seven years of the National League's existence (1876–82), and in 1937 he was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame. On retiring from baseball he formed a sporting goods manufacturing firm, Wright and Ditson.
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Substitutes: Jordan Porter, Joe Wright, George Conway, Max Leonard.
O'Shea has wasted no time in revamping the Sussex side's squad and four players - Jermaine Wright, George Porter and Sam Butler - made their debuts in last Saturday's 1-1 draw at home to Dartford.
Father Bob Wright, George Nganda, 5, Michael Ali, 9, Rosie Andreason, 7, Irisha Ivor, 6, Emily Gullick, 5, Shea Bracken, 3, Alana Hunt, 7, Keanna Bassett, 10, Ashley Court, 4, Ashton Jilson, 11, Ed Ruane and Bernard Walsh
Negotiations are underway with Kevin Kyle, while the likes of Steve Caldwell, Stephen Wright, George McCartney, Tommy Miller and Andy Welsh all have less than 12 months remaining on their present deals.
Victory would have meant that Herbert Chapman, Bertie Mee, Charlie George, Ian Wright, George Graham, even Michael Thomas and his last-minute goal at Anfield, would have had to take a back seat in Arsenal's pantheon of legends.
Essays include: Thompson, Ann, "Heightened Language"; Magnusson, Lynne, "Style, Rhetoric, and Decorum"; Adamson, Sylvia, "The Grand Style"; Wright, George T., "Shakespeare's Meter Scanned"; Nash, Walter, "Puns and Parody"; Carroll, William C., "Description"; Kastan, David Scott, "Narrative"; Hunter, Lynette, "Persuasion"; Magnusson, Lynne, "Dialogue"; Mason, Pamela, "Characters in Order of Appearance"; Lichtenfels, Peter, "Shakespeare's Language in the Theatre"; Elam, Keir, "Language and the Body"; Wales, Katie, "Varieties and Variations"; Adamson, Sylvia, "Understanding Shakespeare's Grammar: Studies in Small Words"; Nevalainen, Terttu, "Shakespeare's New Words"; Lass, Roger, "Shakespeare's Sounds.
Dougie Mellor 16 - Dougie Mellor, Peter Kain, Mick Cox, Dave Cooling, Chris Ball, Peter Ramsden, Mark Wood, David Huntington, Mick Fisher, Eddie Haigh, John Wright, George Fellows, John Abbott, Barry Gibson, Geoff Martin, Charlie Moxon.
OCs had a 2-1 edge in the Under-8s, winning 7-5 and 6-3 on either side of a 6-3 success for Barkers, whose tries came from Harry Davey - with four - Charlie Neale, Robert Anderson, Tom Brookes, Anne Richardson, Jake Wright, George Mee and Tyler Allen.
With the Black Cats still waiting for Niall Quinn's proposed takeover to go through, new faces were notable by their absence but Kevin Richardson at least had Stephen Elliott, Chris Brown, Stephen Wright, George McCartney, Kevin Kyle and Steven Caldwell back from injury.
Christian Bassila will definitely miss out with a hamstring problem, while Stephen Wright, George McCartney, Colin Healy and Kevin Kyle remain long-term absentees for Mick McCarthy's side.
Front row: Alex Vickerman, Danny McCue, Ben Mercer, Danny Schoolar, Andrew Mannion and Oliver Mansell-Taylor (JH010212Ghonley- * HONLEY ON A HIGH: The Boys Under 12 team (from left) back row: Matthew Jamieson (coach), Alex Wright, George Sykes-Kenworthy, Jordan Williams, Alfie Copley, James Sunderland, Jonathan Woodall.
Haunchwood Colliery winners (above) of Kenilworth six a side in the 1950s, (back) John Hunter, Bert Hall, Ken Mullineaux, (front) Billy Davis, Harry Wright, George Hodgkins.' READY TO BAT...Haunchwood Cricket Team (left), Chettle, Nuneaton 1920s, (back) Tommy Middleton, Arthur Jones, Wilf Cowburn, F Storer, David Gadsby, George Hodgkins, Derek Phillips, (front includes) Tommy Oldham, Harry Barnett, F Brown.' WINTER SPORT...