Links from the Times for June 29: Random Acts, Billy Mays
Random Acts: For his 70th birthday, surprise gift at Tropicana Field is a home run
Barry Siebold is celebrating his 70th birthday. A pitcher decades ago in the Cleveland Indians farm league system, he has since attended hundreds of games. But he has never caught a genuine major-league baseball. A 10 year-old fan made his wish come true.
More stories of kindness.
TV pitchman Billy Mays found dead in Tampa home
Billy Mays' trademark voice helped sell everything from cleaning supplies to baking soda, was found dead this morning by his wife at his Tampa home. No cause of death has been reported and no foul play is suspected, according to Tampa police.
Guest book: Pay your respects to the Mays family
The Feed TV Blog: Legend's death stuns family, friends