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In '69, Gazette paperboys go to Yankee game, see Bouton pitch, weird on-field scene

A murderer's row of hot dog fans enjoys baseball's favorite food at Yankee Stadium on June 15, 1969. The guys were all paperboys for the Schenectady Gazette.
Photographer: Gazette file/Sid Brown
A murderer's row of hot dog fans enjoys baseball's favorite food at Yankee Stadium on June 15, 1969. The guys were all paperboys for the Schenectady Gazette.
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Working as a paperboy for the Schenectady Gazette in 1969 came with a benefits package. For one, exercise was part of the job. And clients in Mont Pleasant, Bellevue, Carman and other neighborhoods might tip guys for their early-morning services. There was even the chance for an extra newspaper stashed in canvas delivery bags. Gazette managers gave their employees a bonus, sometimes a picnic, sometimes a field trip. On June 15 — a Sunday, and ...

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