What do football's Otto Graham, baseball's Del Rice and actor Chuck Connors have in common?
John Adams, the second president, is described in a biography as "frolicking with the bat and ball" _ presumably playing rounders or town ball. A century later, the game had evolved into baseball.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "For years, I told Cal: "When the streak is over, come lift with me and I'll show you how much better you can be.' " Brady Anderson, whose weight work helped make him a home run leader, discussing Orioles teammate Cal Ripken