Rays’ Archer’s rehab start upstaged by WW II vet


PORT CHARLOTTE – The Rays’ Chris Archer was on a rehab assignment for the Charlotte Stone Crabs Tuesday night, but he was upstaged by Air Force veteran Lt. Colonel Grace Chicken, who lives in Port Charlotte.  She served as a nurse in World War II and Korea, is just shy of her 104th birthday, and she threw a strike on the ceremonial first pitch.

Her understudy on this night, Archer, pitched 4 innings and struck out 7 while giving up not a hit or a run. He struck out Twins all–star Miguel Sano twice.

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Don got his start in the television while working in production for the WWE in Connecticut, while also working overnights at WSTC 1400 News Radio. He moved to Florida to pursue a Master’s Degree while working in sales for the Miami Heat. Don got back in to radio after earning his degree by going to work for Sportsradio 560WQAM in Miami. He worked his way up to become a beat reporter for the Florida Marlins, then the Miami Heat, while also covering the Miami Hurricanes, Florida Panthers, and Miami Dolphins. As he worked in radio, he became a reporter for a High School Sports television show on CBS4 in Miami. Don then went into TV full-time as a sports anchor/reporter at ABC 7 in Fort Myers for 4 years, and then at ABC 7 in Sarasota for 10 years. Don began at SNN in July of 2017. When he is not working he enjoys time with his two sons, Trey(13) and Logan(11), and two dogs, Mia and Venus.


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