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today’s picture: Germany Schaefer

Germany Schaefer
Herman A. ‘Germany’ Schaefer tries out the other side of the camera during the Washington Senators visit to play the New York Highlanders in April 1911. Shaefer, a versatile infielder and quick baserunner, played most of his career with the Detroit Tigers and the Washington Senators.

Photo: Library of Congress

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Saint of the Day for Tuesday, December 16th, 2014: St. Ado of Vienne

Image of St. Ado of Vienne

St. Ado of Vienne

An archbishop and scholar, Ado was born in Sens and educated at the Benedictine abbey of Ferrieres. Abbot Lupus Servatus, an outstanding humanist of the time, trained Ado, and was impressed with the … continue reading

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