August 3, 1923: The Reds game against the Giants at Redland Field is postponed to ovserve a national day of mourning following the August 2nd death of President Warren Harding. Harding died during a trip to San Francisco. The Reds game against the Braves at Boston on August 10, the day of Hardings’ funeral was also postponed. Calvin Coolidge succeeded Harding as president.
All “Reds trivia” posts come from Greg Rhodes and John Snyder’s fabulous book, “Redleg Journal” (see link for purchasing) and are used with Greg’s permission.
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