Baseball Banquet

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

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66646. Baseball Banquet. April 18, 1947. WWSW, Pittsburgh. Sustaining. After dinner remarks from The William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh. The Chamber Of Commerce honors the new owners of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bing Crosby sings, "Goodbye Mr. Ball, Goodbye" and "The Anniversary Song." A Bing Crosby impersonator sings a parody called, "I'll Buy That Team" and another called, "Mac's Got A Pocket Full Of Schemes." The date is subject to correction. Joe Tucker (announcer), Pat Hyland, David Lawrence (mayor of Pittsburgh), John K. King (chairman of the Board Of County Commissioners), Rosie Rosewell (baseball sportscaster ?), Happy Chandler (commissioner of baseball), Bing Crosby, Frank McKinny (president of the Pirates), Thomas Galbraith, Thomas Johnson (secretary of the Pirates), Ford Frick (president of the National League). 1:05:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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