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Philadelphia

had some prominent success in Philadelphia, winning three of four World Series from 1910 to 1914 (the "First Dynasty") and two in a row in 1929 and 1930 (the "Second Dynasty"). The team's owner and manager for its first 50 years was Connie Mack (Connie Mack (baseball)), and its Hall-of-Fame players included Chief Bender, Frank "Home Run" Baker (Home Run Baker), Jimmie Foxx and Lefty Grove. After two decades of decline, however, the team left


Mexico

. In 1980, Belgium narrowly lost the European Championship (1980 European Football Championship) final from Germany (Germany national football team) in Rome. In the opening game of the 1982 World Cup (Football World Cup 1982), Belgium surprised the world by beating the reigning world champions Argentina (Argentina national football team) by 1-0. But Thys' most prominent success came in 1986 when Belgium ended fourth in the World Cup (Football World Cup 1986) in Mexico. His team beat Spain (Spain national football team) and the Soviet Union (USSR national football team), but was halted by Diego Maradona and his Argentine team in the semi finals. *Allan H. Treman State Marine Park, United States *Cabo Pulmo National Park, Mexico


Germany

, at only 16 years old, Szewczenko won her first international competition, at the prestigious Nations Cup in Germany, defeating the reigning world champion Oksana Baiul. A few weeks later, she won her first national title, defeating the figure skating legend Katarina Witt. Her most prominent success occurred in the mid-nineties, when she won a bronze medal in the 1994 World Figure Skating Championships. After finishing 6th place at the 1996 World Figure Skating Championships, Szewczenko contracted a near-deadly combination of viral infections that took her out of competition for nearly two years. She made a successful comeback in the fall of 1997, winning on home ice at Sparkassen Cup on Ice in Gelsenkirken, Germany over eventual World Champion, Irina Slutskaya. She went on to defeat former World Champion Chen Lu and eventual World Champion Maria Butyrskaya at the NHK Trophy in Nagano, Japan, and in doing so, earned a spot to the Grand Prix Final in Munich, Germany. She finished 2nd behind American Tara Lipinski in what is regarded as the greatest performance of her career. She made a successful comeback in the fall of 1997, winning on home ice at Sparkassen Cup on Ice in Gelsenkirken, Germany over eventual World Champion, Irina Slutskaya. She went on to defeat former World Champion Chen Lu and eventual World Champion Maria Butyrskaya at the NHK Trophy in Nagano, Japan, and in doing so, earned a spot to the Grand Prix Final in Munich, Germany. She finished 2nd behind American Tara Lipinski in what is regarded as the greatest performance of her career. Singles "4ever (4ever (song))" was released as the albums lead single on 15 August 2005. 4ever release date in Australia. 4Ever SINGLE] IMPORT] ''Amazon.com''. Accessed 11 November 2009. The single was successful in Australia peaking at number two and peaking at number seven in New Zealand. "4ever - worldwide chart peaks". ''acharts.us''. Retrieved 9 July 2007. In Europe it became a top forty hit in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Switzerland and in the United States it peaked at number twelve on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart. 4ever US chart peak. THE VERONICAS on the us charts! ''ricki-leeforums.com''. Accessed 11 November 2009. "Everything I'm Not" was released as the second single in Australia and New Zealand. It peaked at number seven in Australia and number ten in New Zealand. Everything I'm Not chart peak. Everything I'm Not Chart peaks ''australian-charts.com''. Accessed 11 November 2009. It also peaked at number three on the Ultratip charts in Belgium. "When It All Falls Apart" was the third single in Australia, New Zealand and Europe and their second single in the United States. It peaked at number seven in Australia and New Zealand, becoming their third consecutive top ten hit from the album in both countries. When It All Falls Apart chart peak. When It All Falls Apart Chart peaks ''australian-charts.com''. Accessed 11 November 2009. In Belgium it peaked at number eighteen and eighty-three on the Dutch Charts. "Revolution (Revolution (The Veronicas song))" was released as the fourth single from the album in Australia. It was released on 7 August 2006 and it peaked at number eighteen. Revolution chart peak. Revolution Chart peaks ''australian-charts.com''. Accessed 11 November 2009. "Leave Me Alone (Leave Me Alone (The Veronicas song))" was the final single to be released from their album. It peaked at number forty-one in Australia and was on the top-fifty chart for only two weeks. Leave Me Alone chart peak. Leave Me Alone Chart peaks ''australian-charts.com''. Accessed 11 November 2009. Early life and career De Forest was born in Seymour, Connecticut, (then called Humphreysville), the son of a prosperous cotton manufacturer. He did not attend college, but instead pursued independent studies, mainly abroad, where he was a student in Latin, and became a fluent speaker of French (French language), Italian (Italian language), and Spanish (Spanish language). While yet a youth, he spent four years traveling in Europe, and two years in the Levant, residing chiefly in Syria. In 1850, he again visited Europe, making extensive tours through Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Greece, and Asia Minor. From that time, he wrote short stories for periodicals, having already authored several books. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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