On the afternoon of Sept. 21, 1980, a rookie outfielder for the Chicago Cubs cracked his first major league home run over the centerfield wall at Wrigley Field. Four days later, he hit his second homer, and two days after that, a third.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring/​Summer
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading The Pirates’ new skipper says there are no more excuses
The remarkable story of Tom Vilsack began in a Pittsburgh orphanage where Dolly and Bud Vilsack adopted him. He grew up in Squirrel Hill and graduated from Shady Side Academy and later Hamilton College and Albany Law School.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading The citizen
I’m an entrepreneur, the CEO of a company. That takes up a lot of my time. But I love playing with my kids, doing things with friends and getting exercise. I’ve also found that I need artistic stimulation to exercise the other part of my brain.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading A life’s recounting in the subject’s own words
My mother and father were immigrants who had a mom-​and-​pop grocery store, and they worked hard. I was an only child — born March 20, 1931 — and, from the beginning, my father told me that I was going to be a doctor.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading A life’s recounting in the author’s own words
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