Cleveland great, second baseman Napolean Lajoie was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on this date in 1874.1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders
Nap had a lifetime batting average of .339 and 3252 hits. He was inducted into the HOF's second class in 1937.
From Line-up for Yesterday by Ogden Nash:
L is for Lajoie
Whom Clevelanders love,
With glue in his glove.
Nap and Honus Wagner
Hall of Fame Pirates second baseman Bill Mazeroski is celebrating his 77th birthday today.
One of the greatest moments in World Series history:
10× All-Star (1958, 1959, 1959², 1960, 1960², 1962,1962², 1963, 1964, 1967)
2× World Series champion (1960, 1971)
8× Gold Glove Award winner (1958, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967)
1960 Babe Ruth Award
Pittsburgh Pirates #9 retired
With Mom after the 1960 World Series
Comedian and actor, Bob Newhart is celebrating his 84th birthday today.
I have these two LP's as well as a couple others
The Bob Newhart Show
Giving an Emmy to Tina Fey
Me too, Bob!
The Newhart statue on Navy Pier in Chicago