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10527
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Sobsey recounts the Durham Bulls minor league baseball team of the 1980s, when \"the players were bums, the fans were dangerous, and a backup catcher came up big.\"
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 27, July 2008, p15-17, il Periodical Website
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10530
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Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan talks about his time playing with the Durham Bulls in 1963. Morgan played with the Houston Astros and Cincinnati Reds and retired from baseball in 1984. Today, he is an Emmy award-winning ESPN commentator.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 27, July 2008, p19, por Periodical Website
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10528
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The movie BULL DURHAM was filmed in Durham during November of 1987. The people who were there either as crew or extras comment on making a movie set in the summer months during the late fall season.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 27, July 2008, p17, il Periodical Website
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10529
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Gearino discusses why the movie Bull Durham is a disservice to baseball, to the movies, and to the city of Durham.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 27, July 2008, p18, il Periodical Website
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28139
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The Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) from Arizona has threatened to sue the North Carolina Governor’s School program. In reaction, NC Governor’s school has canceled a course called the Human Sexuality Film series and has not renewed the contract of its openly gay teacher. Tanya Olson is now speaking out and questioning why ADF influences a NC school program and likely forced her firing. The legal impact ADF has had on gay-rights related programs and issues and the current situation with the class and its instructor in the NC Governor’s School are detailed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 27, July 2008, p5-7 Periodical Website
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28140
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Locals from Durham remember the filming of Bull Durham. Local residents who served as extras, an audio assistant, and a local bar owner whose bar was in the film remember the filming of the movie. The weather, a day with actor Tim Robbins, stolen memorabilia, long filming days, and parking issues are all shared in stories about the filming of the movie.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 27, July 2008, p17 Periodical Website
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28141
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With the twentieth anniversary of the film Bull Durham arriving, the author can’t understand why Durham, its residents, and baseball fans love the film. The author describes why the film inaccurately portrays minor league baseball, why it is an unoriginal, poorly cast, and poorly written movie, and how the film did not represent life in Durham.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 27, July 2008, p18 Periodical Website
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28143
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A former statistician for the Durham Bulls describes baseball and the Durham Bulls in the 1980s. The team and rough atmosphere created by fans in 1980s are compared with the current team and family-friendly atmosphere. The author also describes the best game he ever attended and famous baseball players who he watched play.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 27, July 2008, p15-17 Periodical Website