This should put you in the mood for baseball season! [pics & film]

baseball 1898The song in the video,  “Baseball Rag” was recorded in 1913 by

Arthur Collins 1864-1933 (vocalist)

Dave Wolff (lyricist)

Clarence Jones (composer)

The rare footage below was filmed in 1898 by Thomas A. Edison Company.  Photographed from one camera position behind home plate, the film shows a baseball game in progress. The action includes two players running toward the camera; one uniform seems to be Newark, New Jersey.

 

 Here are some old photographs of Detroit, Michigan. Detroit-Cleveland baseball game at Briggs Stadium December 1942 by photograher John Vachon from Library of CongressDetroit, Michigan. Detroit-Cleveland baseball game December 1942 by photograher John Vachon

Detroit, Michigan. Detroit-Cleveland baseball game December 1942 by photograher2 John Vachon

 

 

 

Detroit, Michigan. Buying tickets for the ball game at Briggs Station 1942 by John VachonDetroit, Michigan. Buying tickets for the ball game at Briggs Station 1942 John Vachon

Detroit, Michigan. Kids at a ball game Briggs stadium 1942 by photographer John VachonDetroit, Michigan. Kids at a ball game3Detroit, Michigan. Kids at a ball game

 

Detroit, Michigan. Kids at a ball game 1942

 

Detroit, Michigan. Kids at a ball game4

Vinegar of the Four Thieves was a recipe that was known for its antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic and antifungal properties for years. It was even used to cure the Bubonic Plague. See Thomas Jefferson’s recipe in VINEGAR OF THE FOUR THIEVES: Recipes & curious tips from the past

Vinegar of the Four Thieves: Recipes & Curious Tips from the Past (Paperback)


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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me

All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.

She has authored numerous genealogy books.
RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE)
is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2)
is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series)
Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1)
is the continuation of the story. .

For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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