A look at the Washington Americans baseball uniform of the 1970s sitcom, Ball Four, based on Jim Bouton’s autobiography.
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New to me — through Mark Hornbaker’s Washington D.C. Baseball History Facebook group, I learned that Jim Bouton starred in a sitcom based on his book, Ball Four. Unlike the book that detailed his time on the Seattle Pilots, the team here is called the Washington Americans. The opening features a shot of RFK Stadium:
MANAHAWKIN, N.J. — One of the first intersections on Route 72 east of the Garden State Parkway is for Doc Cramer Blvd. Over many years traveling to Long Beach Island, I had a mild curiosity of the boulevard’s namesake and during a trip to the Beach Haven Library I learned that Roger “Doc” Cramer was