Milestones Jun. 1, 1998

BOWING OUT. MARION BARRY, 62, shameless mayor of the District of Columbia for four controversial terms (interrupted by a stint in prison) that left the city insolvent and under near total congressional rule; announcing he will not seek re-election when his term expires.

TRADED. MIKE PIAZZA, 29, All-Star catcher, momentarily, for the cost-cutting Florida Marlins; to the New York Mets in a three-player deal, just one week and five games after Florida acquired him from his longtime team, the Los Angeles Dodgers.

DIED. JOHN DEREK, 71, dreamy actor-director whose real talent lay not in his so-so acting (in All the King's...

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