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This Day in Baseball: Abe Ribicoff Seeks to Establish National Baseball Day

By Precious Sanders @pdsanders99

On May 11, 1950, Connecticut Senator Abe Ribicoff introduced a bill to Congress to designate June 26th “National Baseball Day,” in honor of the birthday of Major General Abner Doubleday. Doubleday, of course, was at one time credited with inventing the game of Baseball. Sadly, the bill was never approved by Congress.

This day in baseball: Abe Ribicoff seeks to establish National Baseball Day

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