Seventh-inning stretch

Originedit]. Harry Wright, first to report the seventh-inning stretch in 1869. William Howard Taft, first U.S. president to observe the ...

7th Inning Stretch History by Michael Aubrecht - Baseball Almanac

7th Inning Stretch History - A Historical Perspective by Michael Aubrecht on Baseball Almanac.

The Seventh-Inning Stretch - Origins and History - Urban Legends

The seventh-inning stretch: does anyone really know when, where and how this baseball custom got started?

Who invented the seventh-inning stretch? |

Much like the origins of the sport of baseball itself, the beginnings of the seventh- inning stretch are disputed, with a brother at a New York college, fans in ...

Why Do We Stretch During the Seventh Inning? | Mental Floss

Aug 6, 2014 ... Reading about the theories behind the Seventh-Inning Stretch's origin story might take longer than the stretch itself.

5 Reasons The Seventh Inning Stretch Is One Of Baseball's Most ...

Nov 12, 2013 ... The origins of the seventh inning stretch are lost to the shadows of history. One popular story dates back to the days of President William ...

Origin of Seventh Inning Stretch - The Heckle Depot

Origin of the Fan Tradition. ... The seventh inning stretch is a time honored baseball custom in which the fans ritualistically stand and stretch before their team ...

Why "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" is Sung During the 7th Inning ...

Feb 27, 2014 ... Harry Caray started singing the song during the seventh inning stretch in 1971, with fans within earshot of his booth occasionally joining in.

After 9/11, 'God Bless America' a tradition at ballgames |

"But [the seventh inning] seemed like a place you could do something different ... that "God Bless America" should be played during the seventh-inning stretch at .... as the most prolific home run-hitting month for rookies in Major League history.

The seventh-inning stretch isn't what it used to be. - Sports on Earth

May 8, 2014 ... What does the seventh-inning stretch mean to you? For an increasing number of fans, it's a great time to hit the bathroom and not miss any of ...

Popular Q&A
Q: Who started the seventh inning stretch?
A: Legend has it that President Taft inspired the tradition of the 7th inning str... Read More »
Q: Which president started the seventh inning stretch in baseball?
A: William Howard Taft in 1910. Read More »
Q: When did the tradition of the seventh inning stretch start?
A: Legend has it that William Taft inspired the baseball Read More »
Q: What is the origin of the seventh inning stretch and when did it ...
A: A President once attended a game and at the break at the 7th he stood up to strectch, the spectators saw him standing and thought he was about to leave so as a ... Read More »
Q: Which president started the first seventh inning stretch?
A: It is credited to William Howard Taft but it is possbily older. In 1882 at a game at Manhattan College in New York City, Manhattan coach Brother Jasper, also pr... Read More »