In October 1908, the most famous “Merkel” in America actually spelled his last name Merkle, and he was eager to escape the national spotlight. Fred Merkle, a slugging first baseman for New York Giants, drew the immediate ire of New York baseball fanatics after his base-running mistake cost his team a National League championship. Fortunately for Fred, a two-wheeled savior was on its way… read more >
The Flying Merkel motorcycle’s spirit still soars
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