R.I.P. Marge Schott

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Hollie Newton
Mar 10, 2014

50 years ago, 1964: Despite an estimated $250,000 in damages dealt by hurricane-force winds, Cedar Point would open on schedule in the spring, announced public relations man William Evans. Winds were clocked at 96 miles per hour said the State Geological Survey office.

25 years ago, 1989: A somber Ohio Senate approved a bill that would allow a person to direct, by power of attorney, how health care would be administered if he were incoherent, terminally ill or comatose.

10 years ago, 2004: Marge Schott, the former Cincinnati Reds majority owner who clashed with baseball's leadership and was a community philanthropist, was buried in a suit of her favorite color: red. Johnny Bench said, "Actions speak louder than words. I judged her by her actions."

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Darwin's choice

Love the Bob and Tom Shows version of 'Ol Marge....

Train

Billy West on Howard Stern did the best Marge Schott impression