Gallinger Hospital

Josh Gibson scores a run in the 1944 Negro League East-West All-Star Game at Comiskey Park

Negro League Star Held in Hospital for Mental Observation

The title of this article caught my eye: “Josh Gibson Held in D.C. for Mental Observation.” If you’re a baseball fan, you know that Josh Gibson was probably one of the greatest and most feared hitters...

Man Arrested After Frantic Drive on Dupont Circle … and Babe Ruth? (1930)

I guess D.C. has always had bad drivers. This one is from December 7th, 1930. A dizzy clockwise circle of an automobile around Dupont Circle, which caused several crashed last night, was climaxed when the driver,...
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