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Kid Stuff: Cracker Jack

Posted by on Sep 26, 2011 in Americana, Featured, Kids Stuff | 1 comment

My first question – how is that all the peanuts always fall to the bottom? They’re my favorite part of Cracker Jack, and it...

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Americana: "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"

Posted by on Jul 12, 2010 in Americana | Comments Off on Americana: "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"

Here you have the unofficial song of baseball, written in 1908. Want a really strange bit of trivia? Neither the lyricist (vaudeville...

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Sports: Wrigley Field

Posted by on May 20, 2010 in Sports | 1 comment

For baseball fans, one of the game’s true shrines is Wrigley Field, a.k.a. “The Friendly Confines.” Located in Chicago,...

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