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September 2nd Special Days - Featuring 12+ Baseball Freebies!

By Catherine Mcdiarmid-Watt @frugalfreebies
Image: Spalding Baseball, by Ernesto Rodriguez on Pixabay
September 2nd is... Spalding Baseball Day (Albert Goodwill Born 1850), Bison-ten Yell Day, Calendar Adjustment Day, Victory over Japan Day/V-J Day/V-P Day/Victory in the Pacific Day, National Blueberry Popsicle Day, Great Fire of London – 1666, US Treasury Dept. established 1789, National Beheading Day, Pierce Your Ears Day, World Coconut Day, National No Patrick Day
PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.
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Image: A. G. Spalding and the Rise of Baseball: The Promise of American Sport, by Peter Levine (Author). Publisher: Oxford University Press; Reprint edition (September 11, 1986)Spalding Baseball Day
-- Albert Goodwill Spalding (born September 2, 1849 – died September 9, 1915) was an American pitcher, manager and executive in the early years of professional baseball, and the co-founder of A.G. Spalding sporting goods company. He played major league baseball between 1871 and 1878. Spalding set a trend when he started wearing a baseball glove, and eventually opened his sporting goods store.
Read: A. G. Spalding and the Rise of Baseball: The Promise of American Sport, by Peter Levine
-- This biography captures the zest, flamboyance, and creativity of Albert Goodwell Spalding, a man of insatiable ego, a showman and entrepreneur, whose life illuminated the hopes and fears of 19th-century Americans. It is also a vivid evocation of the vanished world of 19th-century baseball, recreating a time when it was transformed from a game played on unkempt fields to modern style.
ImGE: Spalding Little League BaseballSpalding Little League Baseball -- Top-quality ball helps Little Leaguers play like pros. Features cushioned center, quality yarn windings, and select cowhide cover hand-stitched with waxed cotton thread. Official size and weight.
CapRack18 - Baseball Cap Holder -- perfect for storing, displaying and organizing up to 18 baseball caps and visors. With two separate cords, each able to hold 9 caps/visors, you have the flexibility of putting both cords behind one door, or using a cord behind different doors in different rooms. Each cord has its own over-the-door and under-the-door hooks as well as a metal adjustment buckle to ensure a snug fit behind a door.
Spalding Pro Series Batting Gloves -- made with the toughest free-range goatskin leather, for a secure grip every time at bat. Now comes in multiple colors and sizes for an even better performing and better looking glove.

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
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