The answer is July 20th, 1969. Fifty years ago today, American astronauts made history by becoming the first humans to set foot on the moon. Back on earth Gaylord Perry a pitcher for the Giants was also defying gravity by hitting his first career homer. What makes this seemingly insignificant moment so memorable is because of a strange prediction made by Perry’s coach earlier in the year. Check it out. ( via Ultimatebaseballtraing
All jokes aside July 20th, 1969 was a great day to be an American. Happy anniversary to Perry and everyone involved in the moon landing.