Friday, March 13, 2009

Triple Play Friday - March 13th

Let's "Play Ball" it's TRIPLE PLAY friday ~ check out this weeks entries for "this day in history facts" - "my Etsy finds" and "baseball fun facts"!!! TGIF ~
March 13th - on this day in HISTORY

1. 1930 - Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory
2. 1965 - Beatles' "Eight Days a Week," single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
3. 1991 - Exxon pays $1-billion dollars in fines & cleanup of Valdez oil spill

March 13th - my Etsy finds ~ WIND CHIMES
i think these artists and their work are WONDERFUL!!!
i hope you think so too.


March 13th- Did You Know? ~ BASEBALL

1. In 1936, Tony Lazzeri of the New York Yankees hit 2 Grand Slams in one game for the first time ever in the Major Leagues. Since then, only eleven other players have achieved this feat, making this one of the most amazing and elite hitting feats in the game.
2. In 1912 National League player Casey Stengel played his first ever Major League game and went 4-for-4 at the plate.
3. In 1916 Sam Crawford of the Detroit Tigers set the record as the first and only player to hit more than three-hundred triples during his career.


  1. Interesting facts and great finds! I enjoy learning something from your blog every Friday!


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