Friday, February 20, 2009

Triple Play Friday

baseball season is right around the corner and the anticipation of warm sunny days, a perfectly manicured field and the call of "batter up" is beginning to enter my thoughts daily. every friday i'll be a making a TRIPLE PLAY~ by posting "this day in history facts" - "my Etsy finds" and "baseball fun facts"!!! TGIF ~

February 20th - on this day in HISTORY
1. 1872: Incorporated in 1870, New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its doors to the public.
2. 1915: The World's Fair opens in San Francisco. The fair, called the Panama-Pacific Exhibition, celebrates the opening of the Panama Canal and the rebuilding of S.F. following the 1906 earthquake.
3. 1962: Astronaut John Glenn, in the Mercury capsule Friendship 7, orbited the Earth three times & became the first American to orbit the Earth.

February 20th - my Etsy finds ~ GLASS
i think these glass artists and their pieces are AMAZING!!!
i hope you think so too.

February 20th - Baseball ~ Did You Know?

1. Baseball originated before the American Civil War (1861-1865) as rounders, a humble game played on sandlots.
2. The very first professional baseball league was born in 1871.
3. Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr. didn't miss a game in 16 years. He played in 2,632 consecutive games from April 30, 1982 to Sept. 19, 1998.


  1. I love this idea. I will look forward to your Friday posts.

  2. Lots of interesting facts...and some nice

  3. love the glass works! I am a huge fan of glass beads and make a few earrings from those I love. Cute shoes too!

  4. I enjoyed your baseball facts and your finds are fabulous! Thanks for the birthday wishes on my blog for my dad today too!

  5. How fun! And I love that bracelet.


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