Sunday, June 30, 2013

FASTEST Baseball Pitcher



On August 20, 1974, the GREATEST record speed at which a baseball has been pitched is 100.9 MPH by Lynn Nolan Ryan, California Angles at Anaheim Stadium in California 


                                                                 


. N.p.. Web. 30 Jun 2013. <http://www.baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_guin.shtml>.

How Much Do We Spend on Entertainment?


Average Americans spend 4.01% of their incomes on ENTERTAINMENT per year!! That means if the average Americans earn $50K a year, they spend $2000 on entertainment

                                                                           

Longest Baseball Home Run


In September 1960, New York, Yankee Star, Mickey Mantle set the record for hitting the longest home run, which is 634 ft., in a major league game against the Detroit, Tigers at the Briggs Stadium, Michigan.

                                                                 




                                                                     

. N.p.. Web. 30 Jun 2013. <http://www.baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_guin.shtml>.

Friday, June 28, 2013

First Cable Television In The United States


"In 1949, Cable television was first introduced in the United States"


  • The original use of cable was to serve communities with poor over-the-air signals reception. 

  • Cable TV adopted a redistribution system with a large community antenna connected by cable to individual homes.



                                            
Source: "Television." Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, Second Edition. Great Barrington: Berkshire Group, 2011. Credo Reference. 9 Mar. 2011. Web. 29 June 2013. <http://www.credoreference.com/entry/berkwhist/television>




 

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