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Boston Braves win at the South End Grounds beating the Dodgers 11-7 (May 2, 1912)

Team owner William Hepburn Russell died after the 1911 season and his stock was bought up by a group including James Gaffney and former baseball manager John Montgomery Ward. 131 more words

Boston Braves (1912 - 1935)

"Fannie Mae-Buster Brown"

Buster Brown (August 15, 1911 – January 31, 1976)[1] was an American blues and R&B singer best known for his hit, “Fannie Mae”.[1]

Brown was born in Cordele, Georgia.[1] In the 1930s and 1940s he played harmonica at local clubs and made a few non-commercial recordings. 306 more words

Male Vocalist

February 17, 1895: New Kid on the Block

Mickey Dugan, a bald, snaggle-toothed kid with a silly grin who always wore an over-sized yellow hand-me-down nightshirt, was right at home in the 19th century New York slum known as Hogan’s Alley, and beginning on February 17, 1895, became right at home in Joseph Pulitzer’s… 216 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Buster Brown and His Dog Tige Wish You Happy Holidays!

Holiday greetings from the most famous cartoon dog of the early 1900s, Tige.  Tige, a bull terrier who could speak to his owner and to other animals (but not to adults), belonged to the cartoon character Buster Brown, the little boy in the Lord Fauntleroy suit with the blonde pageboy haircut.  324 more words


Back to School

It was my favorite time of the year, a time that most kids dread.

I did not.

I couldn’t wait to get back to school. 303 more words


BB(p2)/come love me (part 1)

Here is the “final” version of “buster browne,” my acrostic homage to Jackson Browne. I put “final” in quotes because I had intended to make this an oil pastel, and I may yet, when I am sure I will not ruin it. 713 more words