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Saturday, January 15, 2011

Blow Out the Candles -- Jan 15

Cleveland Naps shortstop Ray Chapman was born on this date in 1891.  He sadly died twelve hours after being hit in the head by a Carl Mays fastball on August 16, 1920.
 2010 Obak #67

This restored plague honoring Ray Chapman now hangs at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on this date in 1929.
 2009 Topps American Heritage #51

 2009 Topps American Heritage #123


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