The blue lettering on his jersey brought out the blue in his eyes, and Grace became so popular that you still spot fans wearing his No. But current blue-eyed slugger Kris Bryant also wears 17.17 is the best-selling jersey in the National League. Grace, a three-time All Star in his 13 years with the Cubs, had more hits than anyone else in baseball during the 1990s. Who wears it better -- current occupant Jon Lester or Kerry Wood?Retrospectives for Linda Bloodworth-Thomason’s other series, “Evening Shade” and “Hearts Afire,” are also on the ATX 2017 schedule, with Burt Reynolds and Marilu Henner confirmed for “Evening Shade,” and Markie Post and Leslie Jordan confirmed for “Hearts Afire.” The “Northern Exposure” reunion will include cast members Rob Morrow, John Corbett, Barry Corbin, Janine Turner, and Darren Burrows, along with creator Joshua Brand (“The Americans”), writers Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess, and network executive and producer Cheryl Bloch.
They aren't depraved or polymorphously perverse incarnations of uninhibited sexual mores; they're just attracted to both sexes. Some pass for straight or gay or allow others to make their own assumptions.On this date in history: In 1768, Encyclopedia Britannica was first published. In 1877, the Washington Post published its first edition. In 1933, following the repeal of Prohibition, Americans crowded into liquor stores, bars and cafes to buy their first legal alcoholic beverages in 13 years. In 2005, an Iranian military aircraft hit a 10-story residential building in Tehran and exploded shortly after takeoff, killing at least 128 people. In 2010, Julian Assange, the Australian-born co-founder of Wiki Leaks, the whistle-blower website that published thousands of secret U. government documents, was arrested in England on a Swedish warrant accusing him of sexual assault. In 1907, in West Virginia's Marion County, an explosion in a network of mines owned by the Fairmont Coal Co. In 2006, Robert Gates was confirmed as the secretary of defense by the U. They include England's King Henry VI in 1421; French chemist Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac in 1778; pioneer Western movie star William S. In 1917, more than 1,600 people died in an explosion when a Belgian relief ship and a French munitions vessel collided in the harbor at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Roosevelt sent a message to Japanese Emperor Hirohito expressing hope that gathering war clouds would be dispelled. Senate authorized a .3 billion emergency loan to save New York City from bankruptcy. Hart in 1864; poet Joyce Kilmer in 1886; lyricist Ira Gershwin in 1896; photojournalist Alfred Eisenstaedt in 1898; actor Agnes Moorehead in 1900; bank robber Lester "Baby Face" Nelson in 1908; ice cream entrepreneur Irv Robbins in 1917; jazz pianist Dave Brubeck in 1920; football Hall of Fame member Otto Graham in 1921; comedian Wally Cox in 1924; actors James Naughton in 1945 (age 71), Jo Beth Williams in 1948 (age 68) and Tom Hulce in 1953 (age 63); comedian Steven Wright in 1955 (age 61); actor Janine Turner in 1962 (age 54); director and screenwriter Judd Apatow in 1967 (age 49); Ryan White, U. HIV/AIDS activist, in 1971; and Heisman Trophy-winning NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel in 1992 (age 24). Constitution was ratified, abolishing slavery in the United States. In 1922, the Irish Free State, forerunner of the modern Republic of Ireland, was officially proclaimed. (Japan attacked Pearl Harbor the next day.) In 1973, Gerald Ford was confirmed as vice president under Richard Nixon, replacing Spiro Agnew, who had resigned in the face of income tax-evasion charges. In 1997, the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia's Far East was hit by a fierce earthquake, measuring 8.5 to 9 in magnitude, but there were no reported deaths in the sparsely populated region.