The St. Petersburgh Museum of History featured a traveling exhibit of autographed baseballs, called Schrader’s Little Cooperstown. It features over 5,000 autographed baseballs in random order. ARGH!
I stumbled on some familiar names. This name was on my baseball glove when I played in the sandlots of Newton Falls, Ohio.
If I could go back in time to watch any pitcher, it would be Satchel Paige. He could pitch in three games on a weekend; 100 pitch limit – BAH!
The third base coach touches his nose, ear, and stomach. Then he touches his cap and claps twice. Now the batter and base runners know what to do. What Dummy thought of giving signs to convey this information? William “Dummy” Hoy. He was deaf and suggested the coaches use signals. It caught on for all the players.
Weird life-sized sculpture on the streets of St. Pete.