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From Spokane to the World Series

In 1958, Sherry spent much of the season in Spokane.

In 1959, he won two games for the Dodgers in the World Series.

He managed the Spokane Indians in 1959

Bragan was a teammate of Jackie Robinson's. Not willingly, at first. But the Alabama native's views evolved.

Which just goes to show you that people can change.

Are you one of Steve Garvey’s children?

Yes, that's impolite.

But considering what we learned long ago about the onetime Los Angeles Dodgers slugger's off-field antics, it seems fair to ask.

Did he father some children here while a member of the Spokane Indians?

If Garvey was your dad, you would be about 42 now. You might have a prominent chin.

If you think it is a possibility, ask your mother if she used to be a baseball fan.

Remember, Father's Day — the special occasion invented in Spokane — is just 31 days away. But there's still time to pick out a nice card.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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