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 - A Historical Perspective by Michael Aubrecht on
The seventh-inning stretch: does anyone really know when, where and how this
baseball custom got started?
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 ...
Aug 6, 2014 ... Reading about the theories behind the Seventh-Inning Stretch's origin story might
take longer than the stretch itself.
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 the Fan Tradition. ... The seventh inning stretch is a time honored
baseball custom in which the fans ritualistically stand and stretch before their
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.
"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.
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 ...