Day: January 18, 2013

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April 1943. Washington, D.C. "Pin boy at a bowling alley." Nitrate negative by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information.

Duckpin Bowling in the 1940s

You’re probably not going to find too many alleys where you can go duckpin bowling. This is a shot of a pinsetter at Washington alley in 1943.

April 28, 1923. Washington, D.C. "McGrew of Nationals, Harriss of Athletics." Two tall pitchers -- Washington's Slim McGrew goes up against Philadelphia's Slim Harriss. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

Two Dudes Named Slim. Who is Taller?

Excited about the upcoming baseball season? The Nats are going all in, especially with their last signing. The dude on the right is Philadelphia’s Slim Harriss and the one on the left is Washington’s Slim McGrew. This must be mislabeled,

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