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
It was on this day in pop culture history that the film “All the Presidents Men” entered theaters, Bob Hope held his first TV special and the first indoor baseball game was played.