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  • Remember This? When Major League Baseball was postponed or cancelled

    June 17th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Several historic events have led to the cancellation of Major League Baseball (MLB) games: the escalation of […]


    Remember This? Mini baseball hats

    June 10th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Whether your batting helmet is filled with ice cream or came from a vending “gumball” machine, these […]


    Remember This: Hotel Matchbooks

    June 3rd, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor In 1961, San Francisco Giants owner Horace Stoneham unveiled his grand vision of the ultimate spring training […]


    Remember This? Cracker Jack prizes

    May 27th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Candy-coated popcorn, peanuts, and a prize- that’s what you get with Cracker Jack! This tasty snack was […]


    Remember This? All Star Ballots

    May 20th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Royals Stadium was brand-spanking new when Kansas City hosted the 1973 All-Star Game. Votes for the selected […]


    REMEMBER THIS: Baseball Scratch Off

    May 13th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Batter up! Want to play ball but don’t have a field or enough players? Before the advent […]


    Remember This? Push button cans

    May 6th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Me and my RC, and the 1976 MLB All-Star team. To commemorate players featured in the 1976 […]


    Remember This? MLB Pinback Buttons

    April 29th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Don’t forget the Guy’s- Guy’s Potato Chips, for this special offer. Inside specially marked bags, chip munchers […]


  • Remember this? Radio

    April 22nd, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Decades before television and the internet, folks relied on radio for news and entertainment. Credited to Italian […]


    Remember this? Round baseball cards

    April 15th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Whether they’re square or round, baseball cards have always been a popular business giveaway item. Featuring players […]


    Remember This: Lamb cakes

    April 8th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Is your Easter lamb made of cake, or butter? While the Easter Bunny may fill your basket […]


    Remember this? “White Label” goods

    March 31st, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Consumers tired of paying higher prices for name brand products embraced the introduction of generic label goods […]


    Remember This? Pennants

    March 25th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor For over 100 years, felt pennants have been a colorful way to show team spirit, whether at […]


    Remember This? Betty Crocker

    March 18th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor American icon Betty Crocker was born in 1921 to respond to homemakers’ baking questions. Following a contest […]


    Remember This? The Hair Dryer

    March 11th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor For girls who want curls, the Lady Sunbeam Vista model VHD-9 provided the “fastest, easiest way to […]


    REMEMBER THIS? Susan B. Anthony coins

    March 4th, 2020
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    Dorri Partain Contributor Quarter or dollar? After the Susan B. Anthony one dollar coin was introduced in 1979, users quickly […]


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