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\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.

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April 26, 2013 12:01 a.m.

April 26, 1941

A baseball tradition is born

The Chicago Cubs were more surprised with the results than their fans when they took an organ to the field on April 26, 1941. What was meant as a one-day gimmick, turned into a baseball tradition--the baseball organist.

The Dodgers at Ebbets Field was the second team to install an organ, and the rest, as they say, is history.



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