Baseball is known as America’s favorite pastime, but it was also Walt Disney’s. From the Disney archive I wanted to share this story.
Disney has had a special relationship with baseball since the early days of the Company. Walt Disney was a big fan of the sport as a spectator and even as a player, as seen in this rare photos of Walt at bat during a friendly game with employees on the land that the Ink & Paint building would eventually occupy at the old Hyperion Studios in Los Angeles, circa 1930.
If you’re a fan of the sport—or even curious to learn a little bit of Disney history—check out Disney archivist Michael Buckhoff’s article on WaltDisneyArchives.com. He’ll guide you through some fun facts and details about Disney’s connection with America’s favorite pastime.
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