Day: May 5, 2019

COMMERCE/ECONOMY SPORTS

Bob Gibson most dominant pitching season in baseball history

It was the year when St. Louis pitcher Bob Gibson compartmentalized his grief over the assassination of King — “the one man in my lifetime who had been able to capture the public’s attention about racial injustice” — and put together the most dominant pitching season in baseball history.

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COMMERCE/ECONOMY

McDonald’s Big Mac Makes it’s Debut, 1968

McDonald’s had already been America’s most successful fast-food chain by 1968—having opened its 1,000th restaurant that year— Jim Delligatti, manager of the Uniontown, Pennsylvania, McDonald’s, saw his gastronomic creation become part of the company’s permanent menu. Delligatti, who first became a McDonald’s manager in 1957, tried in the mid ’60s to convince the company honchos […]

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