nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
Well, the baseball season is underway like it has been since C1850's. It was coined as the "national pastime" or the "national game." There were baseball players from all over the States. Since 1895 until approx. 1910 there were board games and we find "trading cards" to be found in cigarettes packs. The first fully professional baseball club formed was in 1869 - "The Cincinnati Red Stockings:. A quick history.....
In Grove Street, we have a wonderful memorial stone given to the cemetery by the Cofrancesco family to honor Mr. Miller his music and his giving to the US Military Troupes during World War II. However, you ask and what does baseball have to do with that monumental musician from the 20th century. Well - I am attaching a file about a great story about Glenn, baseball and New Haven.
Please enjoy the story and then come for a visit to the cemetery to enjoy our summer garden.
Thank you......Happy Summer