James Howard Thome is a former American baseball player who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball . Thome spent most of his career with the Cleveland Indians , anchoring a core of players that led the franchise to two World Series appearances in three years during the mid-1990s. Thome also had stints with the Philadelphia Phillies , Chicago White Sox , and three other teams. Initially a third baseman, Thome transitioned to first base and, later in his career, became a designated hitter.
Tyron Lakent Woodley is an American mixed martial artist, actor and former collegiate wrestler for the University of Missouri. He is currently signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship , where he competes in their welterweight division and is the reigning champion. He is known for holding notable victories over Tarec Saffiedine, Paul Daley, Jordan Mein, Jay Hieron, Josh Koscheck, Carlos Condit, Dong Hyun Kim, Kelvin Gastelum and Robbie Lawler, in which he would become the Welterweight Champion. In becoming the Welterweight Champion, he successfully defended his belt against Stephen Thompson and Demian Maia.
Yao Ming is a Chinese former professional basketball player who played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association and the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association . He was selected to start for the Western Conference in the NBA All-Star Game eight times, and was named to the All-NBA Team five times. At the time of his final season, he was the tallest active player in the NBA, at 2.29 m . He is the only player outside of the United States to lead the NBA in All-Star voting.
Guy Takeo Kawasaki is an American marketing specialist, author, and Silicon Valley venture capitalist. He was one of the Apple employees originally responsible for marketing their Macintosh computer line in 1984. He popularized the word evangelist in marketing the Macintosh and the concepts of evangelism marketing and technology evangelism.
Angelique Kerber is a German professional tennis player and former world No. 1. Having made her professional debut in 2003, Kerber rose to prominence upon reaching the semifinals of the 2011 US Open as the no. 92 ranked player in the world. She ascended to the top of the rankings on 12 September 2016, thus becoming the twenty-second and oldest player to achieve the number one ranking for the first time and the first new number one player since Victoria Azarenka in 2012.
Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.Andrew Jackson
It's funny, I'm very analytical in my real life, but in terms of my films, I try to not analyze them at all and let things just go into them and let them be what they are. I mean, people ask me to this day what 'The Squid and the Whale' stood for, and I have no idea except that it's an exhibit in the Natural History Museum.Noah Baumbach