Baseball is a skilled game. It’s America’s game; it, and high taxes. —Will Rogers

June 12, 1939 — The Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown, New York.

Really what we would like to see is to take these unions out at the knees so they

June 11, 1969 — John L. Lewis, American labor organizer, died (89). He was the driving force behind the 1935 formation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).

Well, first, I didn’t kill Dr. King.
—James Earl Ray

June 10, 1977 — James Earl Ray escapes from Brushy Mountain State Prison in Petros, Tennessee. He is recaptured three days later.

Do not keep saying to yourself, if you can possibly avoid it, ‘But how can it be like that?’ because you will get ‘down the drain,’ into a