In 1908, in one of baseball’s most publicized stunts, Washingon Senators catcher Charles Evard “Gabby” Street, also called “Old Sarge,” caught a baseball dropped from the top of the Washington Monument, a distance of 555 feet. Street was born in 1882 in Huntsville.
On the Road, People, Sports, Trivia
https://americanprofile.com/articles/charles-evard-gabby-street/By American Profile on November 28, 2010
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