RFK Stadium

The Senators greet the World Bank

From the summer 1962 copy of the International Bank Notes (via World Bank Archives pages, PDF), we hear the story of World Bank President Eugene Black (from 1949-1963) arranging World Bank staff to ta...

aerial view of RFK stadium

We found this gem of a photo on Flickr. Source: Flickr user ddotphotos

The Beatles at D.C. Stadium in 1966

Christianity will go ... It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue about that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now. I don't know which will go first-rock 'n' roll ...

RFK Stadium

Early GoDC reader and now occasional contributor, Jason, wrote a great post about the sad decline of the last local franchise to hold the Senators name. The city flirted with bringing a team back, i...

Willie McCover 1974 Topps Washington "Nat'l Lea"

Wait, what did you say? The Washington Padres? Yes, that's right. This deal was pretty much signed, sealed and delivered when the Washington Post reported it on May 28th, 1973 in an article tit...

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It's Sunday and you're probably catching up on last week's GoDC posts. Here's a really quick one for you, and you'll enjoy this if you're a soccer fan. If you're a casual fan, you may not remember ...

Eastern High School (1910)

I thought it would be a good to branch out and do a on Eastern High School (check them out on Facebook) near RFK Stadium. It's a beautiful building at 1700 East Capitol St. NE, originally built in 192...

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