Stew Thornley (born July 23, 1955 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States) is an author of books on sports history, particulary in his home state. His books include histories of the Minneapolis Millers minor league baseball team, the Minneapolis Lakers major league basketball team, and the Polo Grounds, an historic baseball stadium in New York as well as a definitive history of baseball in Minnesota. Another book, Six Feet Under: A Graveyard Guide to Minnesota, is about notable people buried in Minnesota. It is part of his hobby of visiting the graves of celebrities, and he has visited the grave of every member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. A member of the Society for American Baseball Research since 1979, Thornley served as the organization's vice president on its board of directors from 2002 to 2004. July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Saint Paul Minneapolis Area - Total - Width - Length - % water - Latitude - Longitude Ranked 12th 87,014 sq mi 225,365 kmÂ² 250 miles 400 km 400 miles 645 km 8. ... The Minneapolis Millers were a professional minor league baseball team that played in Minneapolis, Minnesota until 1960. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... The Polo Grounds was the name given to four different stadiums in New York City used by Major League Baseballs New York Giants from 1883 until 1957, New York Metropolitans from 1883 until 1885, the New York Yankees from 1912 until 1922, and by the New York Mets in...
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