July 30 in history:
The last of the traditional Volkswagen Beetles came off an assembly line in Mexico on this date in 2003. The Beetle had been sold only in Mexico since 1998. 111 more words
Bart Giamatti was named Commissioner of Baseball before the start of the 1989 season. Before that year was done, he was dead.
His death remains one of the most aggravating “What If’s?” in baseball history. 831 more words
“Perhaps the best thing (Bud) Selig could do to improve things is get rid of General Manager Jim Baumer and Manager Alex Grammas.” – columnist Dennis Punzel, November 4, 1977. 45 more words