On this day in 1927 Laurel and Hardy became an official comedy duo and in 1956, baseball player Don Larsen pitched a perfect game.
1959: The Red Sox’s First Black Player Elijah Jerry “Pumpsie” Green was born in Boley, Oklahoma on October 27, 1933. He became the oldest of five siblings. His brother Cornell … Continue Reading This Day in Pop Culture for July 21
1939: Lou Gehrig Plays His Last Game Lou Gehrig, baseball first baseman for the New York Yankees, played an incredible 17 seasons for the team before retiring on this day … Continue Reading This Day in Pop Culture for April 30
2015: Baseball’s Record Low Attendance On April 12, 2015, Freddie Gray, an African American resident of Baltimore, Maryland was arrested by the local police but sustained injuries to his neck … Continue Reading This Day in Pop Culture for April 29