The Knot Hole Gang
The mass of 8 and 9 and 12 year olds would start running and jumping over the bench seats to the spot, were they thought the ball would drop.
In the early 50’s, Seattle had a professional baseball club, called the "Seattle Rainier’s" the major sponsor of this club, was the "Rainier Brewing Company".
The stadium was located on Rainier Avenue,
which was 80 miles north of Mount Rainier. Portland Oregon, San
Francisco, and San Diego had similar teams. These teams were farm
clubs for the "Majors"
With the remaining 50 cents from our
dollar, we could purchase 5-cent candy bars, or 10-cent sodas, or even
have a 25-cent hot dog,
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