Sunday, October 24, 2010

Dick Miles, Record-Setting U.S. Table Tennis Player, Dies at 85

Published: October 23, 2010
Miles had a powerful forehand and exceptional defensive skills, which helped him win a record-setting 10 national championships.
 
Dick Miles, right, with Erwin Kline in 1961. Miles was known for his strong forehand stroke.
 
One of the real greats in my sport. Click the title above to read the NY Times article.
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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Chess sets for the Jet Set



One of several terrific chess sets shown at the title link. This one uses the New York skyline as its inspiration.