Billy Peterson has left his impression on Saint Paul baseball for more than five decades.
Quotes from Saint Paulites
“Whoever designed the streets must have been drunk. I think it was those Irish guys, you know what they like to do.”
—Jesse Ventura, former Minnesota governor, The Letterman Show
“Another very great nuisance with which we have been afflicted... is the myriads of mosquitoes with which the country abounds... they have been for the last two months almost intolerable... their depredations at night are beyond description.”
—Horace Bigelow, Saint Paul Pioneer, September 10, 1854
“I was a Depression baby. The year I was born, my mother was fond of telling me, enough material for a dress cost only a nickel, but no one had a nickel.”