December 10, 2019

Today in History: The Brewer & Baseball

Today in History–March 28–the Library of Congress features brewing magnate and baseball team owner August Anheuser Busch Jr., born on this day in 1899. As CEO of the Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc., Busch convinced the company board of directors to purchase the St. Louis Cardinals team, halting the team’s move to another city. Learn more about Busch and baseball by visiting the Today in History section, then clicking the links below. August Anheuser Busch Jr. Was Born from America's … [Read more...]

Today in History: Connie Mack

Today in History–December 22–the Library of Congress features Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy, better known as Connie Mack, born on this date in 1862. This baseball hall of famer was a player, manager, and owner. Learn more about the "tall tactitian" and "grand old man of baseball" by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to see more of Mack and read the book about baseball he authored in 1903. Connie Mack images How to Play Baseball by Connie … [Read more...]