Telling it


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Batter Up!
Beyond the Job

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Given the size of the Turnpike Authority, it could easily field a team—or teams—among its own employees. In this story about the 1963 season opener, the "Ad" (Administration) Building employees beat the Maintenance crew. Then-director William J. Flanagan (center), well known for his company spirit, throws out the first ball to photographers.

“’Ad’ Building Defeats Mtce. In Season Opener,” from the Pike Interchange, May 1963
Collections of The New Jersey Historical Society, gift of Marie Koch
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