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Gene Shalit is all smiles as he gets a behind the scenes look at  the New York Met locker room at Huggins-Stengel Field.

TIMES | Ricardo Ferro

Looking Back: Gene Shalit gets cheeky with the New York Mets. (March 8, 1986)

This story appeared in the pages of the St. Petersburg Times on March 8, 1986. What follows is the text of the original story, interspersed with photos of the event taken by Times staff photographer Ricardo Ferro. That 'Met' behind the mustache is Gene Shalit By Cynthia Mayer Times staff writer There was definitely …

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  1. Photo gallery: Calvary Christian rolls to state title

    Blogs

    View a gallery of images from Calvary Christian's defeat of Pensacola Catholic 11-1 in six innings Saturday night at Hammond Stadium in Ft. Myers for the Class 4A title.

    Calvary Christian players circle up on the field before the FHSAA class 4A baseball championship against Pensacola Catholic on Friday May 27, 2017 at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla. Calvary scored 6 runs in the first inning, and had 7 hits.
  2. Photos of the week: 20 great images from around the globe

    World

    This week's collection of the most interesting photos from around the world features a silhouetted surfer in France, images of joy and grief from England, a massive landslide in California, a life rescued and a life lost at sea, an image from the final performance of "the greatest show on Earth" and, just for kicks, a …

    BIARRITZ, FRANCE - MAY 24:  Guillermo Satt of Chile in action whilst competing in the Men's Qualifying Round 2 during day five of the ISA World Surfing Games 2017 at Grande Plage  on May 24, 2017 in Biarritz, France.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
  3. Looking Back: Gene Shalit gets cheeky with the New York Mets. (March 8, 1986)

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    This story appeared in the pages of the St. Petersburg Times on March 8, 1986. What follows is the text of the original story, interspersed with photos of the event taken by Times staff photographer Ricardo Ferro.

    Gene Shalit is all smiles as he gets a behind the scenes look at  the New York Met locker room at Huggins-Stengel Field.

TIMES | Ricardo Ferro
  4. Photos of the week: 20 great images from around the globe

    World

    This week's collection of the most interesting photos from around the world features a young boy shielding himself from protest violence in Kashmir, images of grief from Mississippi and Mumbai, a boatload of refugees awaiting rescue off the coast of Italy, the city of Montreal celebrating its 375th birthday with …

    A Kashmiri boy shields himself with plywood from stones and glass marbles during a clash between Indian policemen and protesters during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, May 19, 2017. Government forces fired tear gas during clashes with Kashmiri protesters in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir after Friday prayers called by separatist leaders against the continuous detention of woman separatist leader Asiya Adrabi, chairman of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, or Daughters of the Nation. They also demand release of all political prisoners from Indian prisons. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
  5. St. Petersburg native and Gibbs High grad brings opera to the city council (w/video)

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       Maiya Stevenson performs He Looked Beyond My Faults at City Hall in St. Petersburg Thursday, May 18, 2018, after being recognized by the city council as an official Sunshine Ambassador. The 22-year-old FAMU graduate is headed to Bulgaria for one month this summer, where she will play the role of Donna Anna …

    Maiya Stevenson gets applause after performing He Looked Beyond My Faults at City Hall in St. Petersburg Thursday, May 18, 2018, after being recognized by the city council as an official Sunshine Ambassador. The 22-year-old FAMU graduate is headed to Bulgaria for one month this summer, where she will play the role of Donna Anna in a production of Don Giovanni. During her senior year at Gibbs High School's Pinellas County Center for the Arts, she participated in the Negro Spiritual Voice Competition, winning first place. She has also sung at Carnegie Hall.
  6. Looking Back: D. T. Thomas reflects on 30 years with Thomas Edison (January 5, 1958)

    Human Interest

    This story appeared in the pages of the St. Petersburg Times on January 5, 1958. What follows is the text of the original story, interspersed with photos of the event taken by Times staff photographer George Trabant.

  7. All Eyes photo gallery: Hillsborough County's last dairy farm moves on

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    The 160 cows were milked and corralled into four 18-wheelers before the morning light struck the fifth-generation Florida dairy farm. As it traveled north on Interstate 75 — passing one-time farmland that had long ago given way to houses, offices shopping malls — the bovine caravan marked the departure of …

    Cows line up to be milked in the dairy parlor at Tower Dairy in Tampa, Florida on February 8, 2017. According to dairy farmer Jeff Busciglio, the cows get used to their milking schedule and some will start walking towards the barn as it approaches regular milking time.
  8. Florida Shorebird Alliance members conduct bird count on Spoil Island 3D (w/video)

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    Individuals from Florida Fish and Wildlife, Audubon Florida, Tampa Bay Watch, Port Tampa Bay and the US Army Corps of Engineers conducted a bird count on Spoil Island 3D in Tampa Bay the morning of Monday, May 15, 2017. Spoil Island 3D, a manmade island created with bottom material dumped after nearby …

    Mark Rachal, an Audubon Florida sanctuary manager, drives a boat of bird counters to "Spoil Island 3D" in Tampa Bay on Monday, May 15, 2017. The manmade island was created with bottom material dumped after nearby channel dredging, and now serves as important habitat for myriad bird species. The island continues to grow as material is added with continued dredging operations.