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In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics you get shortsighted, if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end.

Tom Seaver in Baseball Quotes

 Today in History - 10/22

  • 1335 Ex-emperor Hanazono became a Zen priest
  • 1708 Great Alliance occupies Rijsel
  • 1721 Czar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"
  • 1746 Princeton University (NJ) received its charter
  • 1797 1st sky diver (Andr‚-Jacques Trim, above Paris)
  • 1797 Andr‚-Jacques Garnerin makes 1st parachute jump from balloon (Paris)
  • 1799 Russia leaves second anti-French Coalition