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Walt Dropo: UConn Legend, Red Sox Star

Walt Dropo graduated from the University of Connecticut as the greatest three-sport athlete in the college’s history. Between his sophomore and junior year, he played on July 12, 1943, at Fenway Park with Ted Williams and Dom DiMaggio. Babe Ruth ...

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The Great Appalachian Storm of 1950

Over the Thanksgiving holiday in 1950, New England was hit by a monster that was part blizzard, part hurricane. The storm became known as ‘The Great Appalachian Storm,’ ‘The Storm of the Century’ and ‘The Great Sou’easter.’ The National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

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