Here's an interesting bit of history about Canadian baseball on the west coast, as well as a bit of Canada's inglorious past.
|If you were there when the photo was taken for the Beatles cover for it's 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, you would only smell the flowers, and not marijuana. There was no marijuana on the cover as alleged (just above the floral Beatles). They are peperomia plants. The scene was created by Jane Haworth and her husband Peter Blake and photographed by Michael Cooper.|
|This is the non-cropped photo of the Long Jump podium - a photo taken by Heinrich Hoffmann, who was part of Hitler's inner circle and was sentenced to four years in prison following WWII, for war profiteering. Look him up... it's an interesting biography.|
|I believe there is a "G Kelly" autograph on the reverse - so baseball autograph collectors take note.|
Title page, first American edition of Moby-Dick, 1851
|Ariana Grande in 2015. In 2019, it's more like Me-ow!|
|The tiny Japanese BBQ known as a shichirin.|