1913 United Gas Improvement team

Baseball Heaven: United Gas Improvement v. Brooklyn Gas at Ebbetts Field, August 2, 1913

Sousa Band baseball team circa 1902

1926 House Republican baseball team

1926 House Democratic team

The Republican team's grand entrance

House Speaker Nicholas Longworth


Color Blind, the Blog

Now pitching...John Philip Sousa

March 11, 2013

Tags: John Philip Sousa

Sousa Band baseball team, circa 1902. Sousa, the pitcher, is seated front row center.


The late sports historian Harold Seymour - who was a batboy for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the early 1920s - coined the term “House of Baseball” to describe the multiple levels of the sport. Professional baseball occupied the top floor, with minor league and semipro ball hovering just underneath. (Color Blind is about the (more…)

Quick Links