A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from September 29, 2013
“We’ve got ourselves a ball game”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Google Books
Ham with Wry:
Appearing in the Indiana Evening Gazette

By J. K. Stoner
Indiana, PA: A.G. Halldin Pub.
Pg. 47:
“Just as confusing and trite are these comments, ‘He’s not a great runner, but he is a good runner and he’ll get the yardage when they need it,’ or ‘We’ve got ourselves a ball game.’”

Google Books
Three Runs Up:
The Story of the World Series That Could Have Been

By Ed Hart
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse
Pg. 125:
“A two-run blast for Kapler, and suddenly we have ourselves a ballgame...”

Google Books
The Comeback Season
By Jennifer E. Smith
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster
Pg. 103:
“No outs in the bottom of the seventh, and it looks like we have ourselves a ball game.” The color commentator can’t help himself.

Mason Howington
And like the old saying goes.... “We got our selves a ball game”
8:29 PM - 29 Sep 13

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Sunday, September 29, 2013 • Permalink