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Catcher Mike Piazza and designated hitter Chili...

From Staff and Wire Reports

Catcher Mike Piazza and designated hitter Chili Davis were named most valuable player of the Dodgers and Angels, respectively, by the Los Angeles-Anaheim chapter of the Baseball Writers Assn. of America.

In addition, Cal State Fullerton journalism student Jon Clifford was selected as the winner of the chapter’s annual baseball writers scholarship. Clifford, a part-time sports reporter with The Times Orange County edition, will receive a $500 award.

Miscellany

Caroline Starr, a supporter of sailing in the Newport Harbor area since 1952, died Tuesday.

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Starr was office manager and secretary of the Newport Ocean Sailing Assn. from 1973 until her retirement in 1993.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at Our Lady Queen of Angels in Newport Beach. Burial will follow at Pacific View Cemetery.


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