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The Story of World Bank President Eugene Black's Annual Baseball Outings with World Bank Staff
Discover the story of World Bank President Eugene Black's annual baseball outings with World Bank staff, which began in 1950 and continued through at least 1962. Learn more about this early example of "baseball diplomacy" and see photos of the Washington Senators greeting the World Bank staff.
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Explore RFK Stadium From Above in This Spectacular Photo
Discover RFK Stadium from a unique angle with this beautiful photo! See the aerial view of the famous stadium and explore the unique perspective from above.
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"Bigger Than Jesus" Beatles Play D.C. Stadium in '66
Beatles became embroiled in a massive controversy with John Lennon's incendiary comments.
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When Baseball Returned to RFK Stadium in 1987
On April 5th, 1987, a charity exhibition game between the world champion New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies brought baseball back to Washington, DC after 16 years. Read the story of the cold and wet game at RFK Stadium and Washington's desire for a team.
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San Diego Padres Move to Washington for 1974 Season
Can you believe the San Diego Padres almost moved to DC? In fact, it was approved, and ready to go. And then, it didn't happen. Read on to learn why.
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Witnessing History at RFK Stadium: Saeed Al-Owairan's 1994 World Cup Goal
Relive one of the most iconic goals in World Cup history at RFK Stadium. Watch the video of Saeed Al-Owairan's incredible 1994 World Cup goal, helping the Saudi team advance to the second round for the first time ever.
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Eastern High School: History of The Pride of Capitol Hill
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 1923. The original Eastern High School building was building in the 1890s at 7th and C St. SE. This past fall, they started a unique program of enrolling a new ninth grade class, growing the school...
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