Author Topic: Baseball Lore and Trivia  (Read 412 times)

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Offline welch

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Re: Baseball Lore and Trivia
« Topic Start: September 03, 2017, 06:08:28 PM »
You need to give fans more credit than that.  A properly attired fan had very little exposed skin.  This from Griffith Stadium in 1924:

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Ah, but that looks like the picture of Babe Ruth in front of the RF grandstand. Someplace there's a picture of fans in the LF bleachers trying to see where Mantle's 565 foot home run landed. Not many people up there. Best I remember, you had to be a ten-year-old kid to want to sit in the bleachers for a day-game after opening day. Great place to collect batting practice baseballs, though, in 1959 and 1960.