Baseball Gameday Circa 1912

GoDCer Ben sent along a great photo of the Washington Post baseball scoreboard circa 1912 (the same year the Titanic sank).

Washington Post sponsored "bulletin board" for the 1912 Boston AL vs. New York NL World Series. (Library of Congress)
Washington Post sponsored “bulletin board” for the 1912 Boston AL vs. New York NL World Series. (Library of Congress)

It’s remarkable how this low-tech scoreboard resembles our current day ESPN Gameday and MLB.tv.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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