18 February 2021
On Feb. 27, 1938, Joe DiMaggio visited the Santa Rosa Junior College field and gave a hitting exhibition before a game between the San Francisco Seals and the Pacific Greyhounds. The event was a benefit for Ursuline College and attracted an overflow crowd of 3,000 fans.
Two days earlier, on Feb. 25, 1938, Petaluma’s new feed mill became the tallest building in Northern California, outside of San Francisco, Oakland and Sacramento. The 11-story, fireproof structure was built for the Poultry Producers of Central California, and was equipped with the latest milling equipment to assure poultry farmers of the best poultry feeds.