“I remember a sheriff coming up to me and saying ‘I’m going to ask you three times to leave. If you don’t, I’m going to arrest you,’” 83-year-old retired dentist Bill Griffin explains. “He just wanted us out.”
The inside story of how D.C.'s beloved baseball tradition of racing presidents got started.
A hometown hero turned the 1969 baseball all-star game held in the nation's capital a memorable affair.
In 1968, proposed an idea to his friend Donald Dell. “He said to me, ‘why don’t we do a tournament here? I’d like to play in it, but it has to be in an integrated neighborhood.’”