Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Play ball!

Writer Jason Rodriguez, who penned the story "National Pastime" in District Comics, talks about old-time baseball, particularly the facts surrounding his story:

When I was writing my story for District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington DC, I was asked to recheck my references on the game scores almost every step of the way. What people just don’t get is that baseball games had basketball scores back in the day of no gloves. 

Read more at his blog....

And just to set the mood, here's a photo of an 1885 championship team from Washington, D.C. 

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