“Before we all know someone who loved someone on that list….”
Let’s not let the momentum after Newtown fade away or go to waste. The President has signalled his commitment to come up with a plan, let’s hold him - and all our nation’s leaders - to that commitment.
Of course, the Yankees were still in the World Series with regularity back then, so not everything changes. Having won 106 games during the 1939 regular season under manager Joe McCarthy, the Yankees breezed to the American League pennant, winning the flag by a staggering 17 games. In the ‘39 World Series, New York won games 1 and 2 at Yankee Stadium — moments from those contests are captured in the footage above — en route to a sweeping the Fall Classic.