National Bicycle History Archive of America Historical Sources / Museums / Exhibits - (Africa, America, Asia, England, Ireland, Europe) by David Mozer Note: Many people claim credit for inventing the first bicycle.
The answer to the question often depends upon the nationality of who you ask; the French claim it was a Frenchman, Scots claim a Scotsman, the English an Englishman, and Americans often claim that it was an American.
Players put so much work into the offseason, you could just tell at spring training.
If you apply yourself in the offseason, you will get results.” And by applying yourself, Eddins means engaging in the necessary training drills it takes to get the required skills.
As with any list, it's impossible to be definitive.
We've taken nominations, suggestions, polled friends and experts around the world, and even done a bit of on-the-ground research.
For decades, the first (and only) place where many men and women could meet other gay, lesbian, or transgender people was at a bar, mostly in the shadows.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska MAD MYRNA'S: You can't see BLAKE'S ON THE PARK: This spot has been a neighborhood institution for decades and remains the hub of Atlanta gayest area, Midtown.
Since the early 1990's the International Cycling History Conferences, with proceedings Cycle History (San Francisco), has worked to get past the jingoism.
Our current understanding of the history of the bicycle suggests that many people contributed ideas and developments: Giovanni Fontana is credited with building the first human powered land vehicle -- it had four wheels and used an continuous rope, connected via gears to the wheels.
We've also tried to arrive at a list that satisfies everyone from a pierced and leather-clad cub to a skinny, go-go boy wannabe.
But we're sure that this will only stoke the fires of debate. AKRON, Ohio THE SQUARE: To be fair, Akron isn't known for its hopping gay scene, but The Square would shine even in a more populated city.
“Honestly, it takes a rare breed for it to happen,” says Leslie Eddins, who served as personal trainer to catcher Jason Varitek during his entire career with the Boston Red Sox.