Well, nothing like a beatdown on a 40 degree, 90% chance of rain gloom to really test the pax’s mettle. As one can see from the photo above, the Sky Q was looking out for the Rubicon (and maybe even our friends at The Norseman)…..at least for the first 5 minutes or so.
8 pax gathered and once YHC & MT got the blue tooth speaker issue figured out, disclaimer was given and no time to waste.
Mosey through the front entrance of Wills Park directly to the FOD to see what kind of shape it would be in. Construction has already started on re-surfacing our lovely turf field so only a little warm-up in the outfield.
1879 — Princeton beats Harvard 1-0 in a college football game held in New Jersey. The Tigers unveil the concept of using blockers to help advance the ball.
2011 – Alabama defeated Tennessee 31-10 in Tuscaloosa. (YHC totally made this up. However, just checked the google machine and they actually did play in Tuscaloosa in 2011 and won 37-6…on October 22 though….I was close on the score).
On this day in 1732, James Edward Oglethorpe and approximately 114 passengers left Gravesend, England, for Georgia on the frigate Anne. When the colonists set off, there was no one from debtor’s prison on board—despite what most believe about the colonists who first settled Georgia.
(this actually did happen but two days later on November 17)
On November 15, 1864, United States forces led by Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman burned nearly all of the captured city of Atlanta, Georgia.