On August 28, 1921, John Michaelson became the first person born in Finland to play in a major league game. The 27-year-old White Sox right-hander from Taivalkoski would only appear in two games, however. Michaelson posted an ERA of 10.12 in his two appearances for the Chicago team.
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Came across this Precious. Thought you might like it,
I do! This is great. Seeing and listening to things like this make me wish I had devoted more time to music while I was growing up. Wow, these guys are talented.
Me too. I guess it’s never too late especially with you tube tutorials. We could probably learn the piano.