November 7, 1973

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1973 – New Jersey became the first U.S. state to permit girls to play on Little League baseball teams. The little boys complained and whined that allowing girls on their teams wasn’t fair, since most of them already had mustaches and knew more cuss-words. The whining stopped when Antonio “Little Joey” Garducci XIV informed the teams that any further obstruction that prevented his daughter Silvia “The Spike” Garducci from playing would be frowned upon and certain personages, who shall remain nameless, would be fitted with new shoes, the kind that never needed tying.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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