Tuesday: 2 December 2008
Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century: Patches.
The first patch to be worn on all 16 major league uniform sleeves in a given year appeared in 1939 to observe the centennial year of a baseball invention (an accepted consensus opinion — the argument continues as to whether baseball was really 'invented' or evolved). Indeed, this patch was worn by all of professional baseball, including the minor leagues and it coincided with the grand opening of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
Great Christmas idea for this season.
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Autograph Analysis and Signing Habits of Brooklyn Dodger Batboy Charlie “The Brow” DiGiovanna
Perhaps the most famous big league batboy of all time was Brooklyn Dodger Charlie 'The Brow' DiGiovanna (b.1920). Charlie was certainly the envy of every teenager growing up in Brooklyn. The laborious task of signing hundreds of team baseballs was one of the duties that 'The Brow' accepted and mastered. He came under a lot of heat from the Dodger front office to provide a required six dozen signed baseballs weekly. Read More on Batboy secrets !!
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