Another forgotten story for women’s history month Webster, Massachusetts seems to be rather forward thinking for the time in allowing a girl to play on a boys’ high school baseball team. And what is amazing is that she was the STAR player. The story about Nellie Twardzik made it all the way to a deep south newspaper, […]
He married a child of thirteen-years of age and got ten dollars for ten years work – Do you know his name?
Born in Boston in 1809, the second child of two actors, his father abandoned the family when he was barely a year old and his mother died the next year. He was taken in by a rich tobacco merchant. Bad luck followed him Bad luck continued to follow him. He attended the University of Virginia […]