Steven M. Johnson’s Bizarre Invention #204: New Baseball Field Designs

Steven Johnson Sideline business as cartoonist specializing in quirky invention ideas since 1966. Author of 7 books: What the World Needs Now; Public Therapy Buses (two editions); Have Fun Inventing; Patent Depending: Vehicles;Patent Depending: Armbrella; Patent Depending: The Early Years; and Patent Depending: A Collection. Source: Steven M. Johnson's Bizarre Invention #204: New Baseball Field … Continue reading Steven M. Johnson’s Bizarre Invention #204: New Baseball Field Designs

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