Daily Bread for 8.11.13

Good morning.

Sunday presents a one-third chance of thunderstorms during the day, but a ninety percent chance for tonight. The high temperature for today will be seventy-four.

Some creatures just won’t share the road, as an enduro rider recently learned:

On this day in 1929, Babe Ruth becomes the first major-league player to hit 500 home runs.

But on August 11, 1919, an even more significant sports moment:

1919 – Green Bay Packers Founded
On this date the Green Bay Packers professional football team was founded during a meeting in the editorial rooms of Green Bay Press-Gazette. On this evening, a score or more of young athletes, called together by Curly Lambeau and George Calhoun, gathered in the editorial room on Cherry Street and organized a football team. [Source:]

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