What Does Apollo 11 and Gaylord Perry Have In Common?
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.