Republican Congressional Baseball Team Riding an Elephant … Seriously

This is a rather strange photo. It’s of the Republican Congressional baseball team parading around the field at American League Park.

The photo was taken on May 3rd, 1926.

Members of the Republican baseball team of the House of Representatives parading around the field at American League Park
Members of the Republican baseball team of the House of Representatives parading around the field at American League Park

Don’t forget to watch Ron Paul crank a double in 1983. More importantly, watch the video to see the awesome Houston Astros uniform he’s wearing.

 

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Super Bowl XXVI

Hail to the Redskins!

Well, football is coming to a close this weekend and you’re probably thrilled to watch the commercials. Oh, and I’m sure everyone has their plans

View from Pennsylvania Avenue NW looking east towards the buildings on the east side of 15th Street as well as the southeast corner of 15th and G Streets. Streetcars and horses and wagons are on streets.

15th and G St. NW in 1911

I’m trying to make out where this is today. 15th, Pennsylvania, and G St. don’t really intersect. Can you help out and add your ideas