Saturday, October 12, 2013

On line for tickets to the 1924 World Series, Senators v Giants

"Elsie Tydings bought tickets for Washington’s first World Series, in 1924." NY Times (Senators over Giants)

10/12/13, "Who's on line first?" NY Times, Samantha Storey

"Before the modern convenience of buying tickets with the smartphone in your palm — or, before that, the phone attached to the wall — you often had to work to see postseason baseball. Perhaps you mailed in a request, only to receive an apology note a week later explaining there were no tickets left. 

Or maybe you spent hours on the sidewalk outside the stadium ticket office in unkind autumn weather. In a series of pictures from the Times photography archives, we look at the old-fashioned way of buying tickets."...

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