It was the mid 70’s. I managed, barely, to get the #WhiteSox Harry Carey and Jimmy Piersall radio broadcasts in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. They advertised Stroh’s beer. That was my beer du jour back then because of them.
December 26, 1919
Though it won’t be official until January, the Yankees buy Babe Ruth from the Red Sox for $100,000 cash and a $300,000 guaranteed loan for owner Harry Frazee, with Fenway Park as collateral.