Pole may refer to:
Other articles related to "pole":
... Richard Henry Pole (born October 13, 1950) is a retired Major League Baseball player and a former Cincinnati Reds pitching coach ... A right-handed pitcher, Pole was 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) tall and weighed 210 pounds (95 kg) during his playing career ...
... Pole day was scheduled for Saturday May 12, with Al Unser, Jr ... and Emerson Fittipaldi the favorites for the pole position ... Rain closed the track for the day, and postponed pole qualifying until Sunday ...
... A trolley pole is not "attached" to the overhead wire ... The pole sits atop a sprung base on the roof of the vehicle, with springs providing the pressure to keep the trolley wheel or shoe in contact with the wire ... If the pole is made of wood, a cable brings the electrical current down to the vehicle ...
... Pole (Venezuela) (Polo), a political party in Venezuela. ...
... On Saturday May 9, rain delayed the start of pole position time trials until 334 p.m ... was the fastest of the nine, sitting on the provisional pole at 196.078 mph (315.557 km/h) ... and pushed pole qualifying into the next day ...
Famous quotes containing the word pole:
“No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice.”
—Marcel Proust (18711922)
“Oh Sleep! it is a gentle thing,
Beloved from pole to pole!
To Mary Queen the praise be given!
She sent the gentle sleep from Heaven,
That slid into my soul.”
—Samuel Taylor Coleridge (17721834)
“This man was very clever and quick to learn anything in his line. Our tent was of a kind new to him; but when he had once seen it pitched, it was surprising how quickly he would find and prepare the pole and forked stakes to pitch it with, cutting and placing them right the first time, though I am sure that the majority of white men would have blundered several times.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)