2016-09-30 / Community

Gleanings

10 years ago

From the Journal Tribune: “Tiger Woods rarely gets ahead of himself no matter what the score, although he found himself doing just that Friday in the American Express Championship after his best 36-hole start in six years. Only this had nothing to do with his five-shot lead. Worn out by playing six tournaments in the last seven weeks, Woods said he found strength from knowing he could take some time off after this World Golf Championship ends.”

50 years ago

From the Biddeford-Saco Journal: “Bobby Doerr, who played second base for the Boston Red Sox for 13 years between 1937 and 1952, was hired as a coach Friday by the American League club’s new manager Dick Williams... The 48-year-old Doerr has been a scout for the Red Sox for the past 10 years, and for the past six years has been a special batting instructor throughout the Red Sox minor league system.”

100 years ago

From the Biddeford Daily Journal: “Some 25 or 30 residents and others of Alfred gathered Friday night at the home of John Stevens, who lives in the outskirts of town, for an old-time husking bee. Although a rather bad year for corn, yet Mr. Stevens on his excellent farm, had managed to harvest a very good crop and the ears were piled in a big heap on the big barn floor.”

— Marissa Heffernan

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