bullpen facts

(BS) - Brown Swiss (BB) - Baseball

“1920 - 1929”

7-1922
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The Brown Swiss Bulletin inaugural edition is published.
1920’s
(BB)
George Herman (Babe) Ruth was sold to the New York Yankees in 1919 for $100,000. During 1920 & 1921, he hit 113 home runs and was nicknamed “The Sultan of Swat”. He led the league in home runs in 8 of the next 10 years and in 1927 hit a record 60 home runs, which record stood until 1961.
1-1923
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The first in a series of articles on leading families of Brown Swiss is published. The first was the Swiss Valley family & specifically Swiss Valley Girl 7th 4678 who was the National Show Champion four years: 1917, 1921, 1922, 1924.
8-5-1921
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First radio broadcast of a baseball game heard on Pittsburgh’s KDKA as Pirates defeat the Phillies 8-5.
1926
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Junes College Girl 11427 becomes new Fat Champion with 24,572m &1062 fat. She was owned by C. F. Osborne, Hampton, IA.
3-5-1922
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Babe Ruth signs a 3-year contract with the Yankees for $52,000 per season.
1929
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Swiss Valley Girl 10th 7887 is both Milk and Fat Champion with 27,514m & 1106 fat. Bred & owned by Hull Bros., Painesville, OH
4-18-1923
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Yankee Stadium opens & Babe Ruth hits the first home run against Boston.