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But he milks the situation and has the residents wait on him hand and foot, until they rebel.
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Edna has a health scare and decides to change her sensual ways. When Cora tries to convince Brown to make a will, he thinks she's out to kill him. Note-This episode and a couple others had the child abuse number before the credits. Brianna freaks out when classmate Jamal makes an innocent pass at her. Hughes gives Cora a full-time teaching job and she's immediately challenged when troublesome Angie shows up to class drunk.
The Colonel discovers he's lost his nest egg and tries to get a job. Brianna gets arrested for shoplifting at the mall. Jo Marie Payton as Shirley Absent: Meanwhile, when Edna's theater date falls ill, his nephew fills in.
Elsewhere, Brown treats a sick Cora, with nauseating results. Brown and the Colonel go to war against a mouse in the house. Brianna must face who her father really is, not who she's imagined him to be all these years. The Colonel reveals to Brown that he has fallen for Edna, and with Brown's help the Colonel makes his move.
Despite his injuries, for several years he was the fastest man on the team and one of the fastest in the American League. As an outfielder, he could outrun a fly ball. When Don Larsen pitched a perfect game against the Dodgers in the World Serieshe got a major assist from Mantle. A line drive by Dodgers first baseman Gil Hodges appeared certain to fall safely in left-center field until a speeding Mantle caught up with it, snaring the ball with a backhand catch.
Mantle was one of the most powerful hitters in baseball, but he also was a good bunter and a brilliant base runner.
As a young man, he was timed at 2. He was a switch hitter, and his swing was described as ferocious. Inagainst the Washington Senatorshe hit a ball feet into the street beyond the left-center-field bleachers at Griffith Stadium. He also struck out often, 1, times during his major league career. Years later, he told friends that he wished he'd retired after the season, his last year of greatness, when he batted. Had he left the game after that season, Mantle's career batting average would have been well over.
But his last four years were not good ones. And his batting average sank. In FebruaryMantle reported for spring training with the Yankees intending to play for one more season. But on March 1, he announced his retirement. I can't steal when I need to. I can't score from second when I need to. I never wanted to embarrass myself on the field or hurt the club in any way or give the fans anything less than what they are entitled to expect from me.
Mickey Charles Mantle was born Oct. His father, Mutt Mantle, was a lead and zinc miner who had played semiprofessional baseball, and his grandfather Charles Mantle had played baseball on a mining company team.
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The two men drilled the boy in the fundamentals of baseball from an early age, and it was at their insistence that he learned to be a switch hitter. By the time young Mickey was a teenager, he was playing baseball 12 to 14 hours a day, day after day. At high school in Commerce, where the family had moved when he was 4, Mantle played on the football, basketball and baseball teams.
During a football practice inhe was kicked in the left shin while carrying the ball, an accident that caused a chronic bone infection called osteomyelitis. At one point, Mantle's doctors thought his leg might have to be amputated, but Mantle's family refused to consider that, and the condition was arrested after several operations.
It would cause his draft board to reject him four times as physically unfit for military service. While still in high school, Mantle also played baseball for a team called the Whiz Kids in a league for players younger than He was noticed by a scout for the Yankees' organization named Tom Greenwade, who signed him to a minor league contract the day he graduated from Commerce High School.
Two years later, as a year-old shortstop, he joined the Yankees at spring training, widely publicized and eventually heralded as the replacement for the aging DiMaggio. Stengelthe manager, called him "my phenom.
That only fueled the already intense media interest. He and his wife Sasha have become adoptive parents to Brianna and Joaquin Ortiz. Will never met his father; Vera, his alcoholic mother, met his father while she was drunk.
Sasha, Will's wife, is a nurse who decides to work for Brown helping to look after the retirement-home residents. Sasha and Will start their family by adopting Brianna and Joaquin Ortiz. In one episode Sasha becomes pregnant, then miscarries. She is also very good at giving advice. Tony Vaughn as Colonel Cleophus Jackson: The Colonel is a former military man who still lives as if he's in the military.
His motto is "Shoot now, ask questions later. His wife died several years ago and he's estranged from their only child, daughter Karen. He takes up with Edna Barnes; in Season 3 they moved out of Brown Meadows to a house down the street.
He finally weds Edna in Season 5. Most of her close friends and relatives have passed. She's extremely in touch with her sexuality—she can relate everything to sex—and acts like "late 60s" is the new A running gag involves Brown comparing Edna to various animals. She finally weds the Colonel in Season 5. In the series pilot she had a crush on Brown, telling him to come in his bed with her plus showing him her full body naked.
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Brianna is a foster child who comes from a broken home and an unsafe foster environment. At age 16, she knows the foster care system too well. She's very bright, but has anger problems that stem from her tragic childhood.
The only relationship she nurtures is with her brother Joaquin; she feels like they are alone in the world. At the end of Season 1, Brianne Gould left the series for undisclosed reasons and Logan Browning took over the role from the beginning of Season 2. Gunnar Washington as Joaquin Ortiz: Joaquin is Brianna's year-old brother.
As the siblings are veterans of the foster care system, Joaquin in particular is very anxious to find a good home and feel settled.
He and Brianna have their moments of discord, but mainly they look after each other. Overall, he just wants to be loved. Vaughn as Renee LaToya Smith: A nurse at the hospital where Will, Sasha, Brown, and Derek work. She also appears as a close best friend and confidentae to Sasha, despite the two constantly butting heads at work. She considers herself as part ghetto. Renee was a recurring character in Season 3 who became a regular in Season 4. She claims to have four kids. Recurring characters[ edit ] Robert Ri'chard as Derek Porter: A Dominican frat student who lives next door to Brown Meadows and often helps out there, in between masterminding or participating in Brown's antics.
He made his debut in Season 3 and has been a recurring character throughout the series' run. Jenifer Lewis as Vera Brown: Brown's younger sister and Will's mother.
Vera means well but she is a loud, controlling alcoholic who spoils Will and subtly despises Sasha. She appeared with Mr.
Brown, Cora, and Will in the Meet the Browns feature film. In one episode, Vera and Brown have an argument and Vera says, "I'm about to be an only child," which indicates that their brother LB does not exist in the television universe or may be a non-canonical reference, to the fact that Mr. Brown has mentioned LB in the series.
Tasha Smith as Tanya Ortiz: