Young black men find refuge in street skateboarding scene
The Baltimore Sun

Ted Williams, Willie Pep among the deaths

Two legendary figures of the region passed on during the decade. Red Sox Hall of Famer Ted Williams died on July 5, 2002 at the age of 84. Willie Pep, a Connecticut native and considered one of the greatest boxers of all time, died on Nov. 23, 2006 at the age of 84.BRIAN SNYDER / REUTERS