bullpen facts

(BS) - Brown Swiss (BB) - Baseball

“1940 - 1949”

1941
(BB)
Joe DiMaggio hit safely in a record 56 consecutive games, a record which has never been broken.
1941
(BB)
Ted Williams batted .406, the highest batting average since Roger Hornsby’s .424 in 1924, and the last player to reach the .400 mark.
4-1942
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The 100,000th Brown Swiss female was registered when Betsy’s Charity EH, owned by J. K. Eve, Danville, IN, was registered.
5-18-1945
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Jane of Vernon dies at the age of 17 and is laid to rest on the Judd’s Bridge Farm in New Milford, CT. A gravestone marks her grave to this very day.
1947
(BB)
Jackie Robinson becomes the first black American to play in the Majors and is voted Rookie of the Year.
10-1947
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Mr. Kastenmeier of Beaver Dam, WI, claims he has the oldest living cow, Silver Queen H Daughter 21372 who at 22 years had just freshened with a bull calf.
2-12-1948
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Research report by Earl Weaver, Dairy Dept. Head at Michigan State College, verifies that Brown Swiss have an extended gestation period of 291 days compared to the generally-accepted 283-day length of other dairy breeds.
1948
(BB)
Satchel Paige as a 42-year-old rookie goes 6-1 with a 2.48 ERA.