It's interesting to see that on even the most remarkable days in history, very ordinary things are happening. Things like a baseball game.
On June 20, 1969, a 39-year-old graduate of Purdue University named Neil Armstrong took man's first steps on the moon. It was a seminal moment in American and world historyùman reaching farther than ever before, achieving what even a decade before most people would believe to be impossible.
Surely it is one of the greatest feats of mankind.
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Over 200,000 miles away in Oakland, CA, James Augustus Hunter, colloquially known as Catfish, crossed the plate in the bottom of the 14th inning, thoroughly displeasing Bob Miller.
A marathon game over five hours long had finally ended, and with a pinch-running pitcher scoring the clinch ...
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Article written by Kendall Salter