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Ping vs. Percy

Ping vs. Percy

Long before Joey Chestnut was conquering the competitive eating world, there was another intriguing eating competition: New York Yankee Ping Bodie verses Percy the Ostrich.

The 1963 Hispanic All-Star Game

The 1963 Hispanic All-Star Game

Back in 1963 Hispanic names were much more of a rarity on the backs of players’ jerseys, and on October 12, 1963, two teams made of Latino players from the Major Leagues played against each other in what is known as the first and only Hispanic All-Star Game.

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