Here NYC’s American League team a hundred years ago, playing formally for first time as Yankees (1913) - @BeschlossDC
Here baseball fans absent from a game could watch it simulated onstage at DC’s National Theatre, 1924
New York Knicks player Oscar “Ossie” Schechtman, who scored the first basket in NBA history during a game against the Toronto Huskies in 1946, died on Tuesday. He was 94. (Via the New York Post)
@BeschlossDC: Babe Ruth hit 714th home run (for Boston Braves, against Pirates) this day 1935—record stood until Hank Aaron 1974
“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.
Hitting Lessons From Babe Ruth
1939 New York World’s Fair
That’s The Babe on the mic giving some baseball advice while Christy Walsh is ushering the previous young hitter out of harm’s way.