A BABE IN PIN STRIPES
On December 26, 1919: Babe Ruth’s contract was sold to the New York Yankees by Harry Frazee, owner of the Boston Red Sex.
LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW
On December 26, 1947: New York City was blanketed in 26 inches of snow in just 16 hours.
BORN ON THIS DAY: STEVE ALLEN
On December 26, 1921: Actor, comedian, musician, and television personality Steve Allen was born in New York City. Allen was the first host of The Tonight Show.
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