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Found on EBay – B.H. Dyas

This lightly (if at all) used Wilson tennis racket from B.H. Dyas in Los Angeles has been listed on EBay. Dyas was a sporting goods store in Los Angeles, and items don’t show up terribly often. Bidding on this racket … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions: Society for American Baseball Research Convention

 A post by Baseball Toaster alum Bob Timmermann (in private life he’s a librarian at LAPL) alerted me to the upcoming convention of the Society for American Baseball Research, July 6-10 at the Long Beach Hilton. The group plans a … Continue reading

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Charlie Chaplin’s Big Moment in Venice

I was intrigued by Sunday’s Then and Now piece by Anthony Mostrom on Charlie Chaplin’s “Kid Auto Races at Venice” and I thought I’d do a little digging. Here’s what I found. The film includes footage of two races. One … Continue reading

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