A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from April 25, 2015
“The best pitch is strike one” (baseball adage)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Google News Archive
7 June 1986, The Blade (Toledo, OH), ‘Tribe’s Schrom Superb In Firing 2-Hit Shutout At Angels, 3-0” by John Bergener, pg. 15, col. 3:
“My key is getting ahead of a hitter. I got my slop curveballs over tonight. The best pitch in baseball is Strike One.”
(Ken Schrom.—ed.)

Google News Archive
25 April 1990, The Daily Gazette (Schenectady, NY), “A-C Yanks Pound Indians For Fifth Straight Victory” by Bill Palmer, pg. C1, col. 4:
‘He had good velocity and he threw strikes,” said Yankee manager Rick Down. ‘The best pitch in baseball is strike one.”

Google News Archive
29 June 2001, Wilmington (NC) Morning Star, “Revisiting the gem that was the Braves’ first no-hitter” by Chuck Carree, pg. 1C, col. 1:
It often has been said that the best pitch is strike one.


The Softball Clinic
‏@softballclinic
Whats the best pitch in #softball
1) Riseball
2) Change Up
3) CurveBall
4) DropBall
Answer STRIKE ONE is always the best pitch! Get on top!
12:05 AM - 11 Mar 2015

Twitter
Don Scott II
‏@tracoachscott2
@WhitleyNathan5 you will do great. “The best pitch in baseball is strike one. “ - Greg Maddox
4:11 PM - 12 Mar 2015

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